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Digital Innovation + Design Degree Plan

The Bachelor of Arts in Digital Innovation + Design is your pathway to master and apply innovation and design principles. The quantitative and qualitative, problem-solving skills developed through this program give you a unique perspective and competitive edge within your professional field of interest.

Courses are offered online only, with no in-person requirements. Classes are seven weeks and you can complete the degree at a full-time or part-time pace, whichever works for your schedule.

Choose certificates to create the degree that aligns with your interests and goals. Individual certificates indicate your mastery of a variety of skills and give you immediately applicable knowledge. Are you unsure which certificates best meet your needs?

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Content on this page is provided as a quick reference for planning your academic schedule. All official course descriptions and degree requirements are published on the undergraduate catalog site.

Digital Innovation + Design Certificates

Innovation and Design

Develop your creative mindset. Explore emerging technologies, prototyping and creative concepting.

Content Production

Activate and produce your ideas. Explore design, audiovisual and digital tools.

User Experience Design

Establish a foundation in design thinking and human-technology interaction. Earn industry credentials.

Project Management For All

Learn to lead projects, work with people and deliver value within an organization

Creative Influence

Become a creative leader. Learn to influence others with your ideas.

User Experience Research

Understand the needs of product users. Build an ethnography toolkit from field visits, contextual interviews and direct observations.

IT Support For All

Gain knowledge to troubleshoot, diagnose and solve tech problems. Learn how to manage computer systems.

Applied Leadership

Grow into a high-impact leader. Hone your leadership style to address challenges.

Cyber Operations

Become an industry-ready professional, capable of creating and protecting resilient systems and networks.

Data Analysis For All

Conduct a complete analysis, share insights using various data visualization tools. Create a data analysis case study.

Classes and Scheduling Options

Course Descriptions

Required Courses

COID 101 Introduction to Digital Innovation and Design Degree

An introduction to the Digital Innovation and Design degree. Exploration of the program learning outcomes and the creation of individualized academic and career goals and plans. Introduction to design-thinking methodology and the technologies used in courses for this degree. Development of the skills, behaviors, and mindsets of an adaptive learner. Establish connections to peers, instructors, and advisors in the College of Innovation and Design. Explore campus support resources and opportunities related to academic, social, financial, and physical health and wellness.

COID 201 Teamwork Studio

Learn about and practice interpersonal and leadership skills for contributing to a team. Explore research-based strategies for building emotional intelligence and remaining flexible and adaptive to changing environments and opposing viewpoints. Connect these competencies to your academic and career plans and goals.

COID 301 Design Your Life

Build on and revise individualized academic and career goals and plans using design-thinking tools. Explore, prototype, and test possible futures and careers through networking, informational interviews, and other direct experiences. Articulate competencies relevant to career pathways of interest, and create plans for graduating with the needed experiences, skills, and certifications. Explore and plan for a life after college that aligns with your values, interests, and the job market.

COID 490 Capstone for Digital Innovation and Design

Culminating experience to reflect on and integrate previous learning both inside and outside the major. Demonstrate and document competencies, knowledge, and habits of mind developed since starting the degree. Look ahead at applying this education to make a living and make a life after college. Prepare a resume, portfolio, and letters of recommendation needed for a successful launch.

Certificate in Innovation and Design

Certificate Courses

Certificate in Applied Leadership: Growing into a High-Impact Leader

Certificate in +Business

Certificate in Content Production

Certificate in Creative Influence

Certificate in Cyber Operations

Certificate in Data Analysis for All

Certificate in Esports

Certificate in IT Support for All

Certificate in Project Management for All

Certificate in User Experience (UX) Design

Certificate in User Research (UX): UX Professional

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