Information Visualization
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Level: Undergraduate
Division: Parsons The New School for Design
School: School of Design Strategies
Department: Design & Management
Course Number: PUDM 2700
Course Format: Studio
Location: NYC campus, Paris campus
Permission Required: No
  • Data Visualization
  • Information Design
  • Quantitative Methods
This project-based course introduces information theory and the various means of visually representing the world with the intention of uncovering hidden realities and effects. Throughout the course, students explore, analyse and reconfigure quantitative and qualitative data and use fundamental graphical principles to present their findings. Students hence engage with mapping as a creative activity that sets the stage for the planning of design interventions.
Course Open to: Degree Students with Restrictions
Course Pre/Co-requisites:
Open to: All School of Design Strategies undergraduate degree students; other students with permission of BBA in Strategic Design and Management program. Pre-requisite(s): LMTH 1950 Quantitative Reasoning.


Open to Undergraduate students.


Open to Paris students.


Open to Strategic Design & Management students.

Open to Environmental Studies students.

Open to Integrated Design Curriculum students.

Open to Urban Design students.