This course focuses on the process of innovation and design for entrepreneurial venture development. In this course students learn to develop a persuasive structure to make innovative ideas attractive and defensible. Design is an essential step in transforming innovative ideas into practical reality. This course focuses on the use of design as a form of expression, including development of functional prototypes of innovative ideas potentially leading to entrepreneurial ventures. In this course students are required to form multidisciplinary design teams. Students develop the knowledge, skills, and behaviors related to developing innovative ideas, design methodologies, use of appropriate information, materials, tools, and technology for entrepreneurial ventures. Prerequisites: GNED 2340 (also listed as ART 2314 and THTR/ENGL/MUSC 2340) and Junior standing, or consent of instructor.