Prerequisite(s): CDES 3215 with C- or better; or permission of department. Prerequisite(s) and/or Corequisite(s): CDES 3222 Students in this course explore themes of social advocacy with emphasis placed upon research, process and production techniques through poster design. Social causes are addressed through large-scale print media as a platform for communication, applied to real-world scenarios. As a medium for social change, posters are persuasive, conceptual, educational and informational as platforms for advocacy through the public dissemination of ideas. Students demonstrate the designer’s role in social and political frameworks, integrating how to respond to cause-based contexts in relation to design and communication.