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2016-2017 University Catalog 
2016-2017 University Catalog [Archived Catalogue]

IDES 432 Design Practice Seminar

College of Art, Media & Design School of Design

3 credits 45.0 hours
400 level undergraduate course

Exposes the student to various modes of design practice through discussion, lectures, and research. The following subjects are addressed: 1. Running a practice, 2. Legalities and contracts, 3. Publications/exhibitions, 4. Client interaction, 5. Job search, recruiters and directories, 6. Portfolios, 7. Networking (etiquette and strategy), 8. Work structure (internship, freelance, in-house etc.). and 9. Entrepreneurial and alternative practices. Visitors and field trips represent a broad spectrum of the design community including design shop owners, design curators from galleries or museums, industrial design entrepreneurs, and copyright lawyers.

Open to Industrial Design majors only.
This course is not repeatable for credit.