DEA 1110

DEA 1110

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2021-2022.

This course provides a broad overview of design applied various disciplines, scales, and problem contexts, and how design can offer an alternative, and often more human-centered perspective towards solving the problems around us. With a focus on designing with a human-centered mindset in this age of technology, we will examine topics on the role of design in wearable computing, virtual and tangible interfaces, robotics to biology. We will also apply the lens of design to issues on sustainability, healthy environments, diversity and inclusion, and designing for social good. Each week, through case studies and familiar examples, DEA 1110 explores how designing is part of every discipline.

When Offered Fall, Summer.

Permission Note Enrollment priority given to: DEA majors.

Course Attribute (CU-CEL)

  • Comprehend disciplines and fields: Develop an understanding of design applied across a wide range of disciplines to make a difference; learn to appreciate design at different scales and applied across problem contexts.
  • Apply multi-disciplinary perspectives: Identify and examine the relationship between design, technology, and other disciplines and proactively apply interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary perspectives to problem-solving.
  • Write, speak, and use visual communications effectively: Demonstrate the ability to develop and communicate one's creative ideas effectively through writing, visuals, and tangible prototypes.

View Enrollment Information

  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: COGST 1111

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 12760 DEA 1110   LEC 001

    • MWF Weill Hall 226
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Kao, C

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    This course is open to all majors (with DEA majors given priority). Intended for freshman and sophomores. Please pre-register directly in pre-enrollment if you are interested to take this course. If you do not get a slot through the system, please add your name to the waitlist here and come to the first class: