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Catalog 2015-2016 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

APDZ 361 Design Research Project

3 credits
Students will complete a culminating project integrating their program coursework and resulting in a portfolio piece or case study that involves research and design process from discovery to proof of concept, showcasing their abilities.

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

  • Demonstrate mastery in some and familiarity with many design methods, tools, techniques, and technologies associated with design and its applications in the workplace
  • Express a personal design aesthetic that informs and enriches a student’s future contributions to the field
  • Employ creative and critical thinking to enhance problem solving
  • Produce a comprehensive design project or case study including: research, discovery, concept development, design artifact, or proof of concept