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Curriculum

Students in the Design Computing program explore how digital technology can create and execute design ideas across the creative professions. Through the study of modeling, visualization, simulation, digital fabrication, and other techniques, students develop a thorough understanding of the design methods and processes used in digital content creation. Students in this program have a rich array of digital design courses from which to chose, allowing them to follow their own creative path.

  • Course Sequence
  • Major Courses
  • Concentration Courses

Semester 1

  • FND1006 City Lab
  • FND1003 Transdisciplinary Studio 1
  • FND1005 Design Representation
  • FND1001 Critical Reading and Research 1

Semester 2

  • FND1004 Transdisciplinary Studio 2
  • FND2002 Sustainable Material Assemblies
  • FND2001 Making and Modeling
  • FND1002 Critical Reading and Research 2
  • FND2003 Community Practice
  • PRV0001 Portfolio Review

Semester 3

Major

  • DME2001 Observation and Imagination Drawing and Illustration Graphics
  • Geometric Modeling and Visualization Imaging Elective
  • SSH1001 Social and Political Theory
  • MNS1001 College Algebra and Trigonometry
  • HTC1001 History of Architecture and Design 1

Concentration

  • DME2001 Observation and Imagination Drawing and Illustration Graphics
  • Geometric Modeling and Visualization Imaging Elective
  • SSH1001 Social and Political Theory
  • MNS1001 College Algebra and Trigonometry
  • HTC1001 History of Architecture and Design 1

Semester 4

Major

  • DME2014 Design Computing Research
  • Advanced Imaging Elective
  • Advised Design Computing Elective
  • HTC1002 History of Architecture and Design 2
  • MNS1002 Physics

Concentration

  • DME2014 Design Computing Research
  • Advanced Imaging Elective
  • Open Elective
  • HTC1002 History of Architecture and Design 2
  • MNS1002 Physics

Summer

Major

  • APL1001 Design Studies Practicum 1

Concentration

  • APL1001 Design Studies Practicum 1

Semester 5

Major

  • Advanced Geometric Modeling Elective
  • Advised Design Computing Elective
  • Mathematics and Natural Sciences Elective
  • SSH1002 History and Modernity: Special Topics
  • HTC1003 Contemporary Architecture

Concentration

  • Advanced Geometric Modeling Elective
  • Open Elective
  • Mathematics and Natural Sciences Elective
  • SSH1002 History and Modernity: Special Topics
  • HTC1003 Contemporary Architecture

Semester 6

Major

  • DST1001 Design Studies Advanced Studio
  • Design Information Modeling Elective
  • Advised Design Computing Elective
  • Arts Elective
  • Open Elective
  • PRV0002 Portfolio Review 2

Concentration

  • DST1001 Design Studies Advanced Studio
  • Design Information Modeling Elective
  • Open Elective
  • Arts Elective
  • Open Elective
  • PRV0002 Portfolio Review 2

Summer

Major

  • SSH1099 Independent Study Seminar

Concentration

  • SSH1099 Independent Study Seminar

Semester 7

Major

  • Advised Design Computing Elective
  • APL1002 Design Studies Practicum 2
  • SSH1004 Advanced Research Strategies
  • Social Science and Humanities Elective
  • Open Elective

Concentration

  • Open Elective
  • APL1002 Design Studies Practicum 2
  • SSH1004 Advanced Research Strategies
  • Social Science and Humanities Elective
  • Open Elective

Semester 8

Major

  • DST1002 Design Studies Degree Project
  • Open Elective
  • Open Elective

Concentration

  • DST1002 Design Studies Degree Project
  • Open Elective
  • Open Elective

Semester 3

  • DME2014 Design Comupting Research

Semester 4

  • Imaging Elective
  • Advised Design Computing Elective

Summer Session

  • APL1001 Design Studies Practicum 1

Semester 5

  • Geometric Modeling Elective
  • Advised Design Computing Elective

Semester 6

  • DST1001 Design Studies Advanced Studio
  • Design Information Modeling Elective
  • Advised Design Computing Elective

Semester 7

  • APL1002 Design Studies Practicum 2
  • Advised Design Computing Elective

Semester 8

  • DST1002 Design Studies Degree Project

Semester 3

  • DME2014 Design Comupting Research

Semester 4

  • Imaging Elective

Summer Session

  • APL1001 Design Studies Practicum 1

Semester 5

  • Geometric Modeling Elective

Semester 6

  • DST1001 Design Studies Advanced Studio
  • Design Information Modeling Elective

Semester 7

  • APL1002 Design Studies Practicum 2

Semester 8

  • DST1002 Design Studies Degree Project