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Design Courses at UCSD

Visit the UCSD Course Catalog to view the courses, faculty listings, curricular and degree requirements for the Minor in Design.  The Design Lab faculty hold regular office hours for student mentorship.

COGNITIVE SCIENCE
COGS 102a  Distributed Cognition
COGS 102b  Cognitive Ethnography
COGS 102c  Cognitive Design Studio
COGS 122   Startup Studio
COGS 123   Social Computing
COGS 187a  Usability and Information
COGS 120/CSE 170  Interaction Design
COGS 121  Human Computer Interaction Programming Studio
COGS 160  Interaction Design Research
COGS 187a  Usability and Information Architecture
COGS 187b  Practicum in Professional Web Design
COGS 220  Information Visualization 
COGS 229/CSE 219  Design@Large
COGS 230/CSE 216  Interaction Design Research

COMMUNICATION
COMM 102c  Practicum in New Media & Community Life
COMM 111d  Critical Design/Intermediate Studio
COMM 112t  Interaction with Technology
COMM 124  Critical Design/Advanced Studio
COMM 124A Critical Design Practice/Advanced Studio
COMM 124B  Critical Design Practice/Topic Studio
COMM 146  Advance Studies in Cultural Product
COGR275 Mediated Ability: Media, Technology, and [Dis]ability

COMPUTER SCIENCE & ENGINEERING
CSE 110  Software Engineering
CSE 134b  Client-Side Web Programming
CSE 170/COGS 120  Introduction to Human-Computer Interaction Design
CSE 216/COGS 230  Interaction Design Research
CSE 219/COGS 229  Design@Large
CSE 231  Advanced Compiler Design
CSE 237d  Design Automation & Prototyping for Embedded System Design

COMPUTING & THE ARTS
ICAM 110  Interdisciplinary Computing and the Arts
VIS 102  Cross-Border Urbanization
VIS 141a  Computer Programming/Arts II
VIS147a  Electronic Technologies for Art I
VIS 215  Human Interface

CULTURE, ART, & TECHNOLOGY
CAT 124s/CAT 198s  Culture, Art and Technology Practicum

EDUCATION STUDIES
EDS 114  Cognitive Development & Interactive Computing Environments
EDS 260/287a  Educational Research & Evaluation Design

ENGINEERING
ENG 100D  Design for Development

MECHANICAL & AEROSPACE ENGINEERING
MAE 3  Introduction to Engineering Graphics and Design

MEDICAL DEVICE ENGINEERING
MDE 266  Biomaterials for Medical Device Design

PSYCHOLOGY
PSYC 272 Selected Topics in Cognitive Psychology

RADY SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT
MGT 452  New Product Development

THEATRE
TDDE 1  Intro to Design for Theatre
TDDE 101  Theatre Process-Scenic Design
TDDE 130  Assistant Designer
TDDE 132  Mainstage Production Design
TDDE 141  Theatre Process-Sound Design

VISUAL ARTS
VIS 30    Introduction to Speculative Design
VIS 41    Design Communication
VIS 100   Introduction to Public Culture
VIS 100A  Design of Public Culture
VIS 101   Intro to Urban Ecologies
VIS 101A  Design of Urban Ecologies
VIS 102   Cross-Border Urbanizations
VIS 135   Design research methods
VIS 141A  Intro to computer programming in the arts
VIS 142   Practice in Computing Arts
VIS 145A  Time and Process: Digital Media I
VIS 147A  Electronic Technologies for Art I
VIS 148   Visualizing Art Practice
VIS 159   History of Art, Design, and Technology
VIS 161   Systems and Networks at Scale
VIS 162   Speculative Science and Design Invention
VIS 163   Design research and criticism

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