MGDP1220 Concepts in Creativity

Having employees who can think creatively is one of the major challenges facing business and industry. This course will enable the student to develop their own creative learning skills. They will be faced with a series of problems and through research and creative exercises come up with their own visual solutions. This course will provide students with the opportunity to discover their own creative strengths.

Credits

3

Prerequisite

Qualifying score on reading assessment test OR ENGL0901 and Qualifying score on computer literacy assessment test OR CPLT1200

Course Requirements and Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Learning Outcomes

The following outcomes will be addressed in the course:
Demonstrate "left brain /right brain" theories
Incorporate the role of perception in the creative process
Incorporate the role of valuing in the creative process
Incorporate the role of emotion in the creative process
Demonstrate vertical thinking
Demonstrate lateral thinking
Determine the roles of the creative process
Sketch creative ideas visually
Apply learned techniques when experiencing creative blocks
Use idea-starting techniques
Use creative-thinking techniques in group activities
Combine creative-thinking processes in designing a midterm project
Use creative thinking techniques to solve design problems

Text and References

A list of textbooks required for this course is available at the bookstore.

Course Scheduling

The scheduled hours of instruction include sixteen hours for each lecture credit, thirty two hours for each lab credit and forty hours for each credit of supervised occupational experience (SOE). Lecture credit may include formal or impromptu lectures, demonstrations or discussions with the entire class or with small groups or individuals. Refer to the Credit Details section of this course outline for the credit breakdown.

Accommodations Statement

Disability Services assists students with disabilities who need accommodations to access programs, services and college activities.  If this applies to you, please contact the DS Office on your campus to initiate the accommodations process. 
Brooklyn Park Campus - 763-488-2477
Eden Prairie Campus – 952-995-1544

Campus

Brooklyn Park Campus 952-995-1300

Credit Details

lecture:

3