Jan 20, 2021
AEM 1101 - Design Your Dyson
Fall. 1 credit. S/U grades only (no audit).
Enrollment limited to: Dyson 1st year students.
This course is designed to help first-year students develop a deeper comprehension of the undergraduate experience within the
Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management. Through this course students will be exposed to the expectations and
opportunities available throughout their academic journey. The Design Your Dyson course seeks to create and foster a sense of
community around shared interests, enhance problem-solving skills through design thinking, and help students formulate
collaborative and lasting connections to peers, faculty, staff, alumni and the Dyson School. The course also will help students
understand, and benefit from, the location of Dyson as part of both the SC Johnson College of Business and the College of
Agriculture and Life Sciences.
Outcome 1: Cultivate in broad terms the goals and methods of undergraduate business education and the role of the University in lifetime learning.
Outcome 2: Discover what distinguishes the Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, and the contributions of the School’s unique place within the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business and the Cornell College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
Outcome 3: Develop a toolkit of design principles and strategies they can apply to personal and professional problem-solving.
Outcome 4: Be able to apply design thinking to express and advance their educational, career and personal goals, in the context of their time at Cornell and in Dyson.
Outcome 5: Create and refine a detailed four-year academic plan that will allow for exploration and flexibility while fulfilling both the curricular and co-curricular expectations of Dyson.
Outcome 6: Demonstrate how to find and use the full array of educational resources within Dyson and Cornell.
Outcome 7: Build connections to their peers and the Dyson community.
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