Design Core Skills

Begin building the foundation for a professional and creative design practice. Gain knowledge of the contexts, processes and techniques that will help propel you into a successful practice in any design discipline. Whether you are interested in User Experience, Communication Design, Spatial Design or Product Design, or simply adding to your repetoire of skills, our Design Core Skills courses offer an entry point for students from all backgrounds and experience.

Course Format

Courses are offered either online or on campus.

Tuition Rates

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Material List

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Course No Course NameTerm
(Subject to change)
CSDS 100Principles of DesignTBA
CSDS 101Innovations in DesignSummer
CSDS 102Industry Intro: DesignSummer
CSDS 110Design ThinkingFall
CSDS 111Designing for AccessibilityFall
CSDS 112Human Centered DesignFall