Catalog 2016-2017 
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Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSYC 441 Psychology of Creativity

5 credits
This course is a close examination of creativity as a human trait. Issues of definition, identification, measurement, development, use, loss, and value in the design process are examined.

Prerequisites: PSYC& 100  or equivalent. Admission to BTAD program or instructor permission.

Quarters Offered: Fall

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

  • Evaluate measurements and outcomes of creativity
  • Identify obstacles to creativity in the design process and methods for overcoming them
  • Apply concepts and theories of creativity to the field of design
  • Describe characteristics of creative individuals
  • Identify characteristics of workplace environments that are conducive to facilitating creative processes
  • Appreciate cross-cultural perspectives of creativity