Program Learning Outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes for the Department of Design are shared by all Design majors

  1. Students will communicate design concepts through written and oral presentations using design terminology; data collection and analysis; and reasoned, reflective practices aimed at creating design solutions.
  2. Students will develop and create design solutions that demonstrate a strong sense of civic responsibility and ethical practice with regard to designs that impact local and global society.
  3. Students will add value to their design solutions by incorporating knowledge, empathy and respect for diverse audiences, abilities, and points of view.
  4. Students will synthesize and integrate cross-disciplinary knowledge to construct design solutions that demonstrate professional level proficiency.
  5. Students will work collaboratively, conduct multi-modal research, and use design methodologies to craft design solutions.