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School of Design and Engineering Undergraduate Programs

The School of Design and Engineering provides both in-depth exploration of the individual design and engineering disciplines and interdisciplinary collaboration opportunities that frequently involve real clients. Through curricular integration of design, engineering and business disciplines, students develop a thorough understanding of the professional dynamics that exist between these fields. Areas of study within the School of Design and Engineering include animation and media, engineering, fashion design, graphic design, industrial design, interactive design and development, textiles and textile design.

Designers track advancements in science and technology, and changes in society. Through their work, they express the meaning of these changes and they maximize the opportunities these advancements bring to our lives. In the process of interpreting change for the benefit of people, designers are shaping contemporary culture. Engineers apply the principles of mathematics and the laws of natural science to analyze, design, develop and devise improvements that benefit humanity. The engineering major provides for flexibility to address the unknown technical challenges that will confront society.

As change continues to accelerate the design and engineering disciplined deliver unparalleled value to clients and employers. Designers are sought-after collaborators because of their ability to create synergy between the objectives of many other professions.

Our graduates are multidimensional professionals with broad-based skillsets and solid critical thinking abilities. The faculty of practicing professionals, state-of-the-art facilities, study abroad opportunities and our collaborative approach to learning all contribute to creating a unique, nurturing, exciting and creative environment within our school.