Design: The History of Making Things

Examines themes in the history of design, with emphasis on Euro-American theory and practice in their global contexts. Addresses the historical design of communications, objects, and environments as meaningful processes of decision-making, adaptation, and innovation. Critically assesses the dynamic interaction of design with politics, economics, technology, and culture in the past and at present.

4.657: 12 units, spring semester

Fulfills HASS-A GIR

Fulfills CI-H GIR

Return to full list of E&S Minor classes.