DSGN 5000

Design Research + Methods

  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Grading Basis: Student Option
  • Course Type: Online
  • Campus: Distance Learning

Course Description

This online course is a study of research-based design in the Master of Design (MDes) Integrative Design curriculum, which introduces traditional and emerging methods and processes of examining complex problems. The course will challenge the student to deeply question, investigate, and formulate their coursework to reflect and propel the value of design research in finding viable and meaningful solutions.

The focus of the course is to introduce research-based design practices and methods as part of the visual problem-solving process and to study emerging trends in design research aimed at uncoiling complexity.

Fall only, MDes Graduate Students only