Textbook theory and concepts are important, but the best way to prepare for your future career in art and design is to gain as much relevant work experience as possible before you graduate.
Practice for What's Next
Here, you'll rehearse continuously for your professional life beyond Idaho. Apply classroom learning to realistic situations. Collaborate with students across disciplines and gain practice managing actual client needs while developing viable solutions to real-life challenges.
Enrich your educational experience and become active in a student organization. Build leadership skills, friendships and professional knowledge. Visit industry firms, hear guest speakers and network with practicing professionals.
The Idaho Urban Research and Design Center and the Integrated Design Laboratory provide important design and research services as well as outstanding hands-on learning opportunities for our students.