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    Massachusetts College of Art and Design
  Jan 18, 2018
Academic Catalog 2017-2018

CDGD402 Design Research 3 cr.

In this studio/seminar course, students will explore multiple goals and methods of design research in the context of communication design practice. Through case studies and studio projects, multiple creative strategies and tactics in design research will be investigated. The course will make a strong argument for performing rigorous experimentation and analysis as creative practice that makes designers’ way of thinking and communicating so unique. Additionally, the course involves a student-defined research project in preparation for degree project course.

Prerequisites: CDGD340, CDGD341

Departmental Requirement