Bachelor of Science in Industrial Design

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The Department of Design and Industry (DAI) offers a Bachelor of Science in Visual Communication Design, a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Design with a concentration in Product Design and Development, a Minor in Industrial Arts, and a Master of Arts in Industrial Arts.

The Bachelor of Science in Industrial Design with Concentration in Product Design and Development is a program focused on product-oriented design applications. The major addresses the creation of industrial goods and services, concentrating on three principles aspects of process, people, and product. The program incorporates a variety of user-centered design methodologies, as well as a variety of technologies, from hand tools to technical drawing to computer-aided modeling and prototyping. Issues of marketing, innovation, materials selection, production, and aesthetic treatment are incorporated within the study of product design.

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