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Lake Washington Institute of Technology    
  Feb 23, 2018
Catalog 2015-2016 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

APDZ 310 Introduction to Applied Design

5 credits
A survey course of concepts and issues in applied design. Design terminology will be reviewed and contemporary design-related concepts such as human factors, interaction design, usability, and heuristics will be examined.

Prerequisites: Admission to BTAD program or instructor permission.
Quarters Offered: Fall

Global Outcome(s)
This course teaches to the global outcome of Critical Thinking.

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Accurately use design terminology
  • Explain the design process
  • Identify principles and issues which cross design disciplines
  • Evaluate their design/technical/academic skills and identify areas for improvement
  • Use  resources effectively (library, learning management system, e-portfolio tools)
  • Describe their personal design aesthetic
  • Communicate  in-depth, credible knowledge of a subject or issue specific to their discipline