Specifically, students will receive design education through learning design process and using design tools to solve system design problems while working in a collaborative work environment. In order to complement design education experience, students will be engaged on design research projects. The research projects typically focus on how teams tackle system design problems, design thinking, and related topics. The Designing Innovations Research Stream is the intersection of design process, design education, and design research for the first-year students at University of Maryland.
FIRE 165 - FIRE SEMESTER 2: Designing Innovations
(3 credits, General Education Distributive Studies, Natural Sciences)
Second-Year Fall Semester Course:
FIRE 265 - FIRE SEMESTER 2: Designing Innovations
(3 credits, General Education Scholarship in Practice)