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2011-2012 University Catalogue
The University of the Arts
  Jan 19, 2018
2011-2012 University Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

IDES 231 - Design Issues Seminar

3 credits
This course is designed to assist the student to develop an understanding of the major issues for design in modern society. Discussions range from issues such as the ecological responsibility of designers to the contributions of individual designers and design organizations throughout the history of the discipline. Assignments include research and demonstration projects that explore ideas and illuminate ethical, practical, and moral issues with which designers should be concerned. Students prepare information and present their views on issues through written, oral, and visual means.

Prerequisites Completion of Foundation

Open to Industrial Design majors only.