Innovative Design (ID)

Courses numbered 500 to 799 = undergraduate/graduate. (Individual courses may be limited to undergraduate students only.); 800 to 999 = graduate.

ID 500H.  Design Thinking & Innovation   3 credit hours

Overview of how to become a creative catalyst with a systemic approach to innovation. Intended for students with diverse interests and nontechnical backgrounds. Honors section.

ID 752.  Product, Service, and Process Prototyping   3 credit hours

Provides an overview of prototyping concepts with the specific intent of help innovation design degree students identify various methods of successfully demonstrating the potential of their ideas. Intended for students with diverse interests and nontechnical backgrounds.

ID 840.  Innovation in Practice   1-6 credit hours

Independent study course for students undertaking the Master of Innovation Design or other related programs. Built around experiential enrichment related to the broad topic of innovation. Topics such as intellectual property, branding, pitching, wire-framing, prototyping and funding are discussed in a group setting and may include guest speakers and/or visits to local companies. Repeatable for credit, but only 3 credit hours may count toward plan of study. Graded S/U.

ID 841.  Project   1-6 credit hours

Independent study course for students undertaking the project development/creativity option for completion of the Master of Innovation Design. A project is a substantive piece of creative work involving primary and/or secondary development, which serves to demonstrate mastery over the discourse, methods and content of at least one academic, creative or professional field. Requires students to synthesize knowledge and skills acquired over the course of the graduate career. Project must be designed and completed under the supervision of a graduate faculty supervisor and at the supervisor's discretion, may be reviewed by additional faculty advisors. Repeatable for credit. Limit of 3 credit hours can be applied to plan of study. Graded S/U.

ID 842.  Thesis   1-6 credit hours

Independent study course for innovation design degree students undertaking the research and writing of a master's thesis. A thesis is a substantive piece of scholarship or creative work involving primary and/or secondary research, which serves to demonstrate mastery over the discourse, methods and content of at least one academic, creative or professional field. Requires students to synthesize knowledge and skills acquired over the course of the graduate career. Thesis projects must be designed and completed under the supervision of a graduate faculty thesis supervisor and, at the supervisor's discretion, may be reviewed by additional faculty advisors. Repeatable for credit. Limit of 6 credit hours can be applied to the plan of study. Graded S/U.