University of Minnesota, Twin Cities campus
CUE 1111 - Creative Problem Solving
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
This course provides students the change to explore and engage with contemporary and historic practice in the creative fields, principally in art and design through a series of personal and creative activities. The course promotes the exploration of new media as well as traditional practice through personal involvement in creativity and creative practice. Central to the mission of the course is the development of personal traits of: creativity, thoughtful analysis, ingenuity, experimentation and the ability to solve problems. It will challenge students to move outside of their existing comfort zone and to recognize the value of that exploration. It will help students understand the important of diverse ideas, and to convey that understanding to others. The goal of this course is to create a lasting, permanent, and integrated connection between the student, their own creativity, and the creative fields.