Design Thinking Courses

SoHE Classes in Design Thinking

SoHE offers a series of courses that teach students about design thinking models, qualitative research methods, problem finding and framing, analysis and synthesis of research, reflective thinking, ideation and creativity techniques, experimentation and rapid prototyping, collaborative skills and techniques, the value of iterative design, and identifying unique points of view.

Students working on whiteboards.

Consumer Strategy & Evaluation

CNSR CSI 555, 3 credits
In this course students learn how to leverage a unique combination of design thinking and strategic planning to design, prototype and test solutions to real problems faced by communities, businesses, people and organizations.

Design Thinking: Living the Good Life

DS 501, Lecture 001, 3 credits
Students directly apply what they have learned to a variety of human-centered design challenges. Students will innovate, prototype, and test designs that address real-world problems with real-world constraints. Projects range from ways to improve everyday situations to community issues.

Design Thinking for Inspiration, Innovation & Implementation

DS 501, Lecture 002, 3 credits