Industrial and Product Design Major

Description: A program in the applied visual arts that prepares individuals to use artistic techniques to effectively communicate ideas and information to business and consumer audiences via the creation of effective forms, shapes, and packaging for manufactured products. Includes instruction in designing in a wide variety of plastic and digital media, prototype construction, design development and refinement, principles of cost saving, and product structure and performance criteria relevant to aesthetic design parameters. Is Industrial and Product Design the right major for you?
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Industrial and Product Design Major

What Courses Do Industrial and Product Design Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Industrial and Product Design majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Computer Imaging
  • Digital Design
  • Graphic Design
  • Industrial Design
  • Manufacturing Processes
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