Graduates from the ACCD Product Design program are able to:

1: Design Process

Successfully employ the design process to investigate, conceptualize and generate relevant solutions for design problems. [WSCUC: Critical Thinking]

2: Portfolio Presentation

Effectively communicate ideas and concepts into written, visual and digital presentations. [WSCUC: Written Communication]

3: Verbal Presentation

Clearly convey comprehensive and meaningful information about their body of work and professional career path. [WSCUC: Oral Communication]

4: Research & Development

Systematically conduct human, cultural and technological research to identify and develop appropriate design strategies. [WSCUC: Information Literacy]

5: Creativity & Innovation

Creatively explore and execute diverse strategies to solve problems with original and relevant design solutions.

6: Technical Aptitude

Strategically apply technical skill, knowledge and craftsmanship to prove feasibility of their concepts. [WSCUC: Quantitative Reasoning]

7: Professionalism

Perform as a professional designer as expressed through knowledge, motivation, ethics, skill, participation, teamwork and leadership.