For students entering IWU in fall 2021 and beyond, Design, Technology and Entrepreneurshipis no longer available as a major or minor.
Requirements for the DTE major
Starting with academic year 2020 – 2021 and beyond. A minimum of twelve courses, at least five of which are at the 300-level or higher.
Eight core courses
The technological core: three courses (PHY 131, DTE 312and CS 126) that teach the basics of the technology behind many contemporary products, the materials and processes needed to make such products, and the technical aspects of communicating designs.
The design core: two courses (DTE 120 and DTE 201) that provide an introduction to the design process, and the vocabulary of design. DTE 201 will be a writing intensive course.
The entrepreneurial core: two courses (BUS 240 and BUS 340) that introduce the knowledge, skills, and decision-making processes needed to implement ideas, products, and services.
A capstone course (DTE 490) where students will conceive, develop, and implement a product or service.
Two courses from one of the following concentrations