Welcome to DSGN 3100

Introduction to Semiotics

Welcome to DSGN 3100: Introduction to Semiotics. This web site is the main location for class content, assignments and other information. If you wish to contact me, I can be reached at: or rcurrie@me.com or rcurrie@nscad.ca

-Robert Currie.

Intro video


In an online course, communication is critical. Make sure to:

  • Check the class Slack workspace frequently
  • Check your NSCAD email often
  • If you miss class, need to get caught up, or have to review material, visit this web site first, then get in contact with me.


Pre-class reading

Course outlines

Download the official description PDF for this class in Adobe PDF format. You will need the Adobe Acrobat Reader software installed on your computer to view these files.


Your mark in this class is based on grades in several categories. Category weights are below:

Assignments: 70%
Quizzes: 15%
Class Participation: 15%