Program Learning Outcomes

Mission Statement

Visualize and realize the future with thoughtfulness and intent.

Design Process

Graduates will be able to:

  • Explore diverse strategies to conceptualize and generate original and relevant solutions to design problems.

Written and Visual Communication

Graduates will be able to:

  • Communicate ideas and concepts into written, visual and digital presentations.

Verbal Presentation

Graduates will be able to:

  • Convey comprehensive, detailed and meaningful information about a body of design work.

Research & Development

Graduates will be able to:

  • Systematically conduct quantitative human, cultural and technological research to identify and develop appropriate design strategies.


Graduates will be able to:

  • Perform as a professional designer as expressed through skill, knowledge, ethics, and motivation.

Technical Aptitude

Graduates will be able to:

  • Strategically apply technical skill, knowledge, and craftsmanship to generate ideas and prove feasibility of concepts.


Graduates will be able to:

  • Evaluate, design, and advocate for sustainable solutions, processes, and behaviors across environmental, social and economic pillars.