设计成最好的

The 设计学院 is one of the most comprehensive design institutions in the country, with ten undergraduate majors and collaborative opportunities that mirror professional design experiences.

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我能学什么?

The 设计学院's mission is to educate students to become successful designers, 规划者, 艺术家, and scholars who improve the quality of life, 提高人类的经验, and advance environmental sustainability; and to serve as a resource for Iowa and beyond through research, 创造性的尝试, 扩展, 和推广.

主要s, minors and certificates

研究

设计 students have the opportunity to work with faculty as undergraduates. 研究 project examples include adapted environments for aging populations, young adults on the autism spectrum, youth in residential treatment and shelter care, and safe places to play; affordable 3D-printed housing technologies; how shrinking communities continue to thrive; and cultural heritage and historic preservation.

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Tackling affordable housing challenges

The 设计学院’s multidisciplinary, externally funded 3D Affordable Innovative Technologies Housing Project seeks faster, 更便宜的, more sustainable solutions to meet the demand for affordable housing with 3D-printed homes.

Innovation and entrepreneurship

Create and innovate in the 设计学院 with design studios, interdisciplinary teamwork tackling global challenges, real-world projects with industry partners and communities, and entrepreneurial pitch contests and fellows programs.

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开始的东西 in the 设计学院

No matter what your major is, add 跨学科的设计 as a secondary major to develop your inventiveness, visual communication skills, 和意念的心态. The program focuses on creative innovation, strategic design thinking and interdisciplinary teamwork.

机会

As part of the Core 设计 Program, first-year students explore all 设计学院 undergraduate majors and experiment with interdisciplinary work. 在世界杯竞猜学位课程中, 你会得到的, 实践经验, and work collaboratively with different majors and design professionals.

获得全球视角

Students can study abroad almost anywhere, with semester, summer and spring break options. The 设计学院 also has a fully established program in Rome with facilities in the historic city center.

在世界杯竞猜的成功

The annual 设计 Career Fair is focused only on design majors. It attracts more than 125 firms recruiting for jobs and internships, with 设计学院 alumni making up more than half of the recruiters in attendance. Students graduate career-ready with internships, capstone项目, professional practice and portfolio classes integrated into the 设计 programs, 以及来自 设计 Career Services Office.

设计的职业道路

  • 可访问性顾问

  • 建筑设计师

  • 艺术总监

  • 艺术家

  • BIM设计师

  • 城市/社区规划师

  • 保护专家

  • 设计研究

  • 设计技术人员

  • 数字设计师

  • 鞋类设计师

  • 画廊助理

  • GIS分析

  • 平面设计师

  • 酒店设计师

  • Human-centered design strategist

  • 工业设计师

  • 室内设计师

  • 珠宝商

  • 景观设计师

  • 景观设计师

  • 多媒体设计师

  • Planning and development assistant

  • 产品设计师

  • 项目协调员

  • 技术插画家

  • 交通规划师

  • 用户体验设计师

  • 网页设计师

  • 分区协调员

奥利维亚·拉尔森的大头照

From intern to full-time design strategist

奥利维亚拉森

”21日工业设计

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