Apr 21, 2024  
PUBLISHED 2023-2024 Credit Catalog 
PUBLISHED 2023-2024 Credit Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HUMN 3010 - Mobilizing Creativity and Innovation

Course Description:
In the 21st century, creative and innovative thought are essential skills. Creativity isn’t an innate ability that only artists are born with. Creativity and innovation are skills that can be learned and developed. In this course, participants will form an appreciation and understanding of creativity as a genre worthy of academic study. We will think about generative thought and the expression of emotion as part of the creative process. We will discuss the importance of taking risks and making mistakes as vital to innovative thought. We will consider the behaviors, techniques, and practical tools that students can use to nurture creativity and innovation. Learners from all disciplines will gain an understanding of how to integrate the processes of creativity and innovation into their professional and personal lives.

3 Credits