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Design Studio: Detroit Neighborhood Entrepreneurs Project
ARTDES 400.1
Design Studio: Detroit Neighborhood Entrepreneurs Project
Credit Hours: 3
Instructor(s): Smotrich, H.
Course Fee: 100
Schedule: TueThu 2:00p-4:15p - 2216-2219
Semester: Fall 2018
Prerequisites: 300 Any 300-level studio or Permission of Instructor and Completed Engagement Requirement
As part of an interdisciplinary project assisting neighborhood-based small businesses in Detroit, students work with entrepreneurs to solve problems and address barriers to growth. Students learn skills for working in collaborative teams, interacting with clients, and thinking critically to define design opportunities, propose and implement solutions. Studio work spans experience, service, and visual communication design. There will also be opportunities to connect with Law and Ross students working with the same entrepreneurs.

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