• Participate, Punctual and Prepared. Three unexcused absences / nine tardies will be an automatic failure of this course.  Excused are:  illness, death, marriage, IE something dramatic and in writing.
  • NO LATE work will be accepted.  If you are late in the Art, Fashion and Design industry you won’t work, so start building self-discipline now!
  • Cheating, plagiarism or harassment will not be tolerated
  • Leave your cell phones, personal problems and gossip at the door. If you have a problem make an appointment to see me, send me an email, it’s your responsibility to communicate with your professor. 


Class attendance: (3 per class, Participate, Punctual and Prepared)               60 pts
Assignment 1:  Design Principle Portfolio                                                      20 pts
Assignment 3: Exhibition visit and report                                                       10  pts
Assignment 4: Final Project                                                                            30 pts

A         120-110
A         120-110
A-        109-104
B+       103-98
B         97-92
B-        91-86
C+       85-80
C         79-74
C-        73-68
D+      68-63
D         63-78
D-        77-72
F          71-0

Students earn points for their ability to think critically, think and work independently, problem solve, invest the time to produced works using skills demoed in the class, research the suggestions made during critiques and meetings. You earn points by doing the work, turning it on time, and being the best you can be!

Cal State LA will be converting from Quarters to Semesters in all 2016. Neither your time to degree nor the cost of your education will be increased as a result of this conversation. Contact your major program in order to determine the procedures for meeting with an advisor and submitting an Individualized Advisment Plan (IAP) Evelyn Chicas: telephone 323 343 4108 or email

Information on student rights and responsibilities, academic honesty, standards of conduct, etc., can be found in the Student Handbook:

Reasonable accommodation will be provided to any student who is registered with the Office of Students with Disabilities and requests needed accommodation.

Students are responsible for understanding the policies and procedures about add/drops, academic renewal, etc. Students should be aware of the current deadlines and penalties for adding and dropping classes:


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