Product Design – Technology – Associate in Science Degree, Certificate of Achievement

Top Code: 1013.00

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.

Program Outcomes

  1. Discuss the technical aspects of the industrial design profession.
  2. Create hands-on projects that demonstrate basic technical design processes which include computer-aided drafting (CAD) and 3-dimensional modeling and animation.
  3. Analyze, evaluate and improve design projects through the critique process.

Requirements for the Certificate of Achievement

Semester I
ART 015SKETCHING FOR DESIGN3
ART 016PERSPECTIVE3
ART 031ACOLOR AND COMPOSITION-TWO DIMENSIONAL DESIGN3
Semester II
ART 018RENDERING3
ART 033APRODUCT DESIGN APPLICATION I3
DT 008AINTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL DESIGN AND FABRICATION3
Semester III
ART 033BPRODUCT DESIGN APPLICATION II3
PHOT 030INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL IMAGE EDITING3
DT 017BUILDING DESIGN & CONSTRUCTION TECHNICAL GRAPHICS3
Semester IV
ART 033CPRODUCT DESIGN APPLICATION III3
DMA 080A3D MODELING & SCULPTING3
Total Units33

Recommended Electives

ART 001AHISTORY OF WESTERN ART - PREHISTORIC THROUGH MEDIEVAL3
ART 011AFOUNDATION DRAWING3
PHOT 021INTRODUCTION TO BLACK AND WHITE PHOTOGRAPHY3

Visit the Program Mapper for a suggested sequence of courses.

General Education Requirements for the Associate in Science Degree