This series of courses exposes students to the basic knowledge, skills and qualities that are important for a career in transportation design. CIA faculty and practicing transportation designers will demonstrate methods for creating context, inspiring designs, ideation through sketching/rendering and verbal and visual communication. Specific project themes will be driven by industry sponsors while deliverables will be determined by the individual aptitude and experience. Regular formal reviews will enable individuals to develop verbal and visual presentation skills, and formal lectures will be balanced against one-on-one in-studio instruction. Professional designers, both staff level and management, in addition to guests with specialized industry expertise will visit throughout the semester. Series of six courses required of Transportation Track students. Offered fall and spring. Each course in the series carries
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