GEN ED: Fine Arts Designation; Liberal Studies Experience
This is an introduction to product design and problem-solving techniques. Emphasis is given to history of industrial design, methods for communicating design ideas, systematic design, product design specifications, corporate strategies in planning product innovations, fundamentals of materials and manufacturing processes used in the mass production of consumer products. Students will write multiple reports and give oral presentations throughout the semester. Selected assignments from this course will be appropriate for inclusion in student portfolios. Lecture three hours.
Fall 2018, Spring 2018, Fall 2017, Spring 2017, Fall 2016