Suggested Course Map

Download the Requirements Sequence Chart for a suggested sequence of courses that applies to students matriculating in fall 2013 and spring 2014.

Studio Requirements

Core Studio

Drawing 1
3 units
2D, 3D & 4D
9 units

Industrial Design Major Requirements

Design Communication Suite
12 units
Modelmaking
3 units
Industrial Design 1–5
15 units
Materials & Manufacturing
3 units
Design Methods & Research
3 units
Industrial Design Investigative Studios
3 units
Senior Thesis Research
3 units
Senior Thesis
3 units
Professional Practice (Portfolio & Internship)
3 units

Additional Studio Requirement

Interdisciplinary Studio
3 units
Diversity Studies Studio
3 units
Studio Electives
9 units

75 total units

Humanities & Sciences Requirements

Writing 1
3 units
Writing 2
3 units
Introduction to the Arts: Antiquity to Early Modern
3 units
Introduction to the Modern Arts
3 units
Foundation in Critical Studies
3 units
Media History: History of Industrial Design
3 units
Literary & Performing Arts Studies (200 level)
3 units
Philosophy & Critical Theory (200 level)
3 units
Social Science/History (200 level)
3 units
Science/Math (200 level)
3 units
Visual Studies (200 level)
3 units
Humanities & Science (300 level)
9 units
Diversity Studies Seminar
3 units
Humanities and Science Electives (200 or 300 level)
6 units

51 total units

These are degree requirements for students matriculated in fall 2013 and spring 2014.