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Designed for students who are interested in competing in multicultural job markets and graduate design programs, this summer course explores and instructs differences and connections across cultures in visual design, industrial design, and interaction design, and enhances students’ presentation and promotion skills.
It is a 4-week summer course (4 hour per day) running from July 8th to August 2nd 2013. This program will be delivered in a combination of lectures and studios. It involves the selection, analysis, interpretation, organization, communication, and evaluation of information to the audience and interaction users, covering a wide variety of delivery mediums, such as lecture, design discourse, individual and group critiques, and in class studio work. This course demonstrates the differences and connections between visual design and interaction design, and enhances students’ skills to present and promote their own design projects in global job markets and academic institutions.
Students who complete the program and pass the reviews will be granted a certificate issued by Department of Art and Design and three academic credits from Purdue University (transferrable to all Purdue graduate or undergraduate programs and some USA universities).
Minimum English Proficiency (TOEFL or IELTS) is NOT required. However, students should be able to communicate effectively in English.
Purdue provides housing to all students who request and have paid for Purdue-arranged housing ( $27 per student per day). The deadline for requesting summer housing is the same as the application date.
Two students will share a one-bedroom apartment (Hilltop Apartments, 23 Hilltop Drive, West Lafayette, IN,47906)
It is a high-end study abroad program that puts value for money at the center of its philosophy. The Tuition and Housing fee structure covers much more than just tuition. Students also available of the free use of computers in design studios, IT and library services. They also can access department facilities such as the professional plotters, laser cutter, and 3D printer at Purdue student discounted prices to create possters and models.
*Please note that transport to and from the US and living cost are not included in the comprehensive fee. Please refer to www.purdue.edu/bursar to see what Purdue usually charges for summer tuition. According to the current online calculator (http://www.purdue.edu/bursar/tuition/calculator/2012-2013.html), tuition fee for an international student is $3134.90.
To ensure the quality of education, our program will only select and admit 16 students in this summer course this year. The admission process is based on a "first apply, first consider" policy.