Design & Build

In this focal study, students will take theory to practice through the application and implementation of design in different disciplines as a way to develop creative problem-solving abilities and gain experience and skill in manipulating physical materials.

Instructions for Focal Study 28

Complete at least three courses and a minimum of 10 credits. No more than two of these courses may have the same disciplinary prefix.

Complete two courses from the first cluster and one course from the second cluster.

First Cluster (complete 2 courses)
ARTST 121 Studio I (any topic) 2-4 credits
ARTST 122 Studio I CE (any topic) 2-4 credits
ARTST 206 Design for Aesthetics 4 credits
ARTST 207 Design for Sustainability 4 credits
ARTST 208 Design for Function 4 credits
ARTST 221 Studio II (any topic) 2-4 credits
ARTST 222 Studio II CE (any topic) 2-4 credits
THEA 120 Technical Theatre 4 credits
THEA 220 Introduction to Theatrical Design 4 credits
Second Cluster (complete 1 course)
CHEM 220 General Chemistry I 4 credits
ENV 141 Permaculture: Design Science (formerly ENV 142) 4 credits
PHY 202 Introductory Physics I 4 credits
PHY 232 General Physics I: Workshop Physics I 4 credits
SCI 200 & HUM 200 Material Science for Makers 4 credits