Graduate Minor in Interdisciplinary Team-Oriented Creativity

About the Graduate Minor

The graduate minor in Interdisciplinary Team-Oriented Creativity aims to train graduate students to be creative, innovative problem solvers through evidence-based pedagogies with demonstrated effectiveness in interdisciplinary team-based research. The heart of the graduate minor lies in two core courses and two electives, at least one of which must be outside a student's home department. The two courses, AS-I 501 Creative Interdisciplinary Team Research: Principles and Practice (Course I) and AS-I 502 Enhancing the Creativity of a Research Project (Course II), ground students in evidence-based creativity while providing an opportunity to practice interdisciplinary teamwork. The graduate minor in Interdisciplinary Team-Oriented Creativity can be tailored to any discipline.

Admission Requirements

Student must be a matriculated graduate student.

Program Requirements

AS-I 501Creative Interdisciplinary Team Research: Principles and Practice3.0
AS-I 502Enhancing the Creativity of a Research Project3.0
Select two of the following electives:6.0
Creative Enterprise and Innovation
Management Techniques in Arts and Cultural Organizations
Revenue Development in Arts and Cultural Orgs.
Legal Issues in New Ventures
Measuring and Maximizing Financial Performance
Community-Based Design
Incorporating Sustainability Principles in Design
Communication Theory II: Discourse and Semiotics
Communication Network Analysis
Risk Management in Construction
Science Writing
Grant Writing
Nonprofit Communication
Foundations in Creativity
Tools and Techniques in Creativity
Creativity in the Workplace
Creativity and Change Leadership
Research Methods and Assessment of Creative and Innovative Thinking
Global Perspectives on Creativity
Current Trends in Creativity & Innovation
Diagnostic Creative Intervention
Design Problem Solving
Technologies of Making
Translational Design Research
Entrepreneurship Practice & Mindset
Learning from Failure
Innovation & Ideation
Building Internal & External Relationships
Innovation in Established Companies
Early Stage Venture Funding
The Art of Being a Scientist
Strategic Human Resource Management
Knowledge Management
New Product Planning, Strategy, and Development
Introduction to Peacebuilding for Engineers
Conflict Management for Engineers
Collaborative Laboratory I
Introduction to Science, Technology and Society
Research Methods
Science, Technology & Society Theories
Special Topics in STS Lab
Mobilities Lab
Identity and Intersectionality Lab
Philadelphia in a Changing Climate Lab
Systems Engineering Management
Total Credits12.0
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