Subject areas include research methods and the design processes; communication skills and collaborative dynamics, human factors, the psychology of design, material properties and applications for fabrication and production, market considerations. Projects are 2-D, 3-D and computer-based. Prerequisites: DES 302 and DES 303 and consent of Department. BDes Students must enroll in DES 401 in second term. Note: Not open to students with credit in DES 470.