2022-2023 Catalog 
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2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Design Major

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The program integrates coursework in graphic design, digital media design, and environmental design into a dynamic interdisciplinary studio concentration. By practicing design in an expanded field, students gain comprehensive experience with a wide range of process-oriented skills, including conceptual development, visual rhetoric, formal experimentation, and critical thinking.

Program Learning Outcomes

Students will:

  • Apply skills to generate design work through methodologies of process, production, and experimentation
  • Synthesize design research and scholarship in history, theory and criticism
  • Demonstrate fluency with diverse media and their accompanying technologies, along with the ability to accommodate new technologies as they emerge
  • Articulate the role of design and the function of the designer as a leader in the social, cultural, and political landscape
  • Engage in the practice of design professionalism and collaboration

Major Requirements (49 Units)

Optional Elective

The 1-unit Art + Architecture lecture series does not count towards program requirements.

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