2019-2020 Catalog 
    Jul 17, 2024  
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Design Major

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)