STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES FOR ALL IND MAJORS
To the standard of an entry level professional designer, graduating students should be able to:
- Perform, organize, analyze and report in written form; qualitative and quantitative research that contributes to the definition and solution of given design problems.
- Formulate and assess multiple concepts and debate their strengths and weaknesses. Select appropriate final solutions for design problems.
- Demonstrate proficiency in; hand sketching, perspective rendering, and technical drawing; physical and/or computer modeling, methods of prototyping.
- Compare and assess aesthetic, structural, economic, and consumer safety aspects of different industrial materials and manufacturing processes in order to choose the most appropriate for each component of a proposed design solution.
- Prepare and deliver verbal presentations that demonstrate visual organization skills and proficiency in media technology.
- Analyze current and historically relevant designs that relate to a given problem.
- Consider form semantics, human factors, business and professional practices, sustainability issues, and cultural influences in order to develop appropriate design solutions.