Jul 10, 2020  
2019-2020 University Catalogue 
2019-2020 University Catalogue [Archived Catalogue]

DESN 101 Intro to Design: Principles, Processes And Meaning

3 credits 90.0 hours
100 level undergraduate course

This studio course provides an introduction to the integration of basic design principles, processes and applications. Studio processes include research, ideation, visual thinking, sketching and prototyping. The course introduces design tools and methodologies that allow students to understand, explore and create meaningful solutions to design problems. Through a series of exercises and projects, students experience how design can inform, facilitate, inspire, persuade, engage, and provoke. In addition, students will be introduced to issues, methods, history and professional aspects of contemporary design practices as well as to the various disciplinary studies, majors, concentrations and other curricular pathways available within the School of Design.

This course is not repeatable for credit.