PLO 1: Research & Strategy

Graduates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate literacy in applied and theoretical mobility research in historical and contemporary contexts, including technological, political, economic, social, and cultural factors and their relation to proposed design concepts.
  • Conduct social research that generates novel insights and opportunities for design.
  • Conduct trend research and generate futures landscapes for framing design strategies and solutions.
  • Generate strategy to inform the design of mobility products, services, systems, and experiences.

PLO 2: Design

Graduates will be able to:

  • Implement a systematic design process to develop novel mobility concepts in the form of products, services, systems, and experiences.
  • Demonstrate competency in critical thinking, visualization, and physical /digital making via prototyping, iteration and validation techniques.
  • Competently research, prototype, analyze, and validate meaningful interactions and user experiences.

PLO 3: Systems Thinking

Graduates will be able to:

  • Apply systems thinking within the design process, demonstrating an ability to consider macro and micro contexts while framing, researching and designing mobility concepts.

PLO 4: Thought Leadership

Graduates will be able to:

  • Create and effectively communicate new knowledge in the field of mobility / transportation design for both applied and theoretical domains.

PLO 5: Professional Leadership

Graduates will be able to:

  • Cultivate and effectively communicate a personal process that exhibits intellectual agility, displays a strong ability to design, and expands upon typical modalities for design, transportation, and mobility.
  • Employ a personal practice that exhibits expertise and leadership in research / design ethics and environmental sustainability.
  • Demonstrate competencies in supporting, managing, and leading multidisciplinary teams.