The program prepares students with an interest and strengths in technology with a portfolio to enter the product design profession as an entry-level designer. The courses develop a focused range of knowledge and skills to seek employment as a product designer with an emphasis on production. Projects emphasize creativity, function, environmental, and social concerns in addition to technical skills.
Portfolios can also be used for transfer application.
A Certificate of Achievement is awarded upon completion of all required courses with a grade of C or better.
- Discuss the technical aspects of the industrial design profession.
- Create hands-on projects that demonstrate basic technical design processes which include computer-aided drafting (CAD) and 3-dimensional modeling and animation.
- Analyze, evaluate and improve design projects through the critique process.
Requirements for the Certificate of Achievement
|SKETCHING FOR DESIGN
|COLOR AND COMPOSITION-TWO DIMENSIONAL DESIGN
|PRODUCT DESIGN APPLICATION I
|INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL DESIGN AND FABRICATION
|PRODUCT DESIGN APPLICATION II
|INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL IMAGE EDITING
|BUILDING DESIGN & CONSTRUCTION TECHNICAL GRAPHICS
|PRODUCT DESIGN APPLICATION III
|3D MODELING & SCULPTING
|HISTORY OF WESTERN ART - PREHISTORIC THROUGH MEDIEVAL
|INTRODUCTION TO BLACK AND WHITE PHOTOGRAPHY
Visit the Program Mapper for a suggested sequence of courses.