Digital Design Program Outcomes
- Communicate ideas.
- Collaborate with clients and co-workers in the creation of products.
- Create and maintain a portfolio to show potential employers their abilities.
- Maintain a competitive edge in the field through constant practice and upgrading of graphic design and media creation skills.
- Ethical use of copyrighted materials.
Core Abilities Outcomes
Critical, Creative and Reflective Thinking
Graduates will evaluate, analyze and synthesize information and ideas in order to construct informed, meaningful and justifiable conclusions.
Graduates will be able to exchange messages in a variety of contexts using multiple methods.
Graduates will be able to seek, find, evaluate and use information, and employ information technology to engage in lifelong learning.
Graduates demonstrate self-efficacy in intercultural engagement to advance equity, diversity, and inclusion through reflections and expressions of cultural humility, empathy, and social and civic engagement and action. Further, graduates examine how identities/positionalities such as races, social classes, genders, sexual orientations, disabilities, and cultures impact perceptions, actions, and the distribution of power and privilege in communities, systems, and institutions.
Graduates will be able to critically examine the relationship between self, community, and/or environments, and to evaluate and articulate potential impacts of choices, actions, and contributions for the creation of sustainable and equitable systems.
Fundamental Areas of Knowledge Outcomes
Graduates identify, analyze, and evaluate rhetorical strategies in one's own and other's writing in order to communicate effectively.
Graduates acquire skills to critically interpret, analyze and evaluate forms of human expression, and create and perform as an expression of the human experience.
Graduates use social science research methods and/or theory in order to analyze and interpret social phenomena.
Graduates use the scientific method to analyze natural phenomena and acquire skills to evaluate authenticity of data/information relative to the natural world.
Quantitative and Symbolic Reasoning
Graduates utilize mathematical, symbolic, logical, graphical, geometric, or statistical analysis for the interpretation and solution of problems in the natural world and human society.
*Digital painting courtesy of Brian Marks.