Design (DSGN)

DSGN1000  VISUALIZATION I/DRAWING I  

Visualization I/Drawing I is an interdisciplinary course between the Industrial Design and Interior Design departments. Students create finished illustrations through observation, sketching and refining. Skills in hand-eye coordination, correct tool selection and use, and an application of linear perspective are developed to accurately and expressively record subjects from life, design and built environment. An emphasis on verbalizing work utilizing design nomenclature is stressed. (3 credits)

DSGN1010  DRAWING &THINKING FOR PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT  

Primarily geared towards non-design majors, this course is focused on developing freehand drawing skills, the creative visual processing of ideas, and fundamental presentation techniques typical of the design practice and product development methodology. Course is open to all majors and levels of students. (3 credits)

DSGN1100  DESIGN MAGIC  

This course is a jam-packed experience that introduces the first-year design student to the magic world of design creativity, the infinite possibilities in design, who's doing it and what they're doing, and how one gets creative magic. (2 credits)

DSGN1200  COLOR & COMPOSITION  

This course investigates the properties and relationships of color, color systems and color interactions. Students relate theory to design through studio projects and explore its psychological and physiological effects on the environment. (4 credits)

DSGN3500  STUDY ABROAD EPIC STUDIO  

The Study Abroad EPIC Interior/Industrial Design studio explores human scale and interaction in the interior built environment. Projects require solutions that simultaneously resolve theoretical, aesthetic and technical concerns, including the use of sustainable design methodologies. Prerequisites: INDS3000 or INTD3000 (6 credits)

DSGN3800  SPECIAL TOPICS IN DESIGN  

Presents topics that are not covered by existing courses and are likely to change from semester to semester. Refer to the Class Schedule for a specific semester for details of offerings for the semester. (1 - 4 credits)