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Industrial Design
Bachelor of Science
Published June 1, 2016

Student Learning Outcomes

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the program, graduates will have the opportunity to:
  • Demonstrate the ability to implement design principles that can be practically applied to current industry standards.
  • Demonstrate how to conduct design research, how products work, and how they are manufactured. Design products that accommodate the capabilities and the needs of the intended user population.
  • Select and use appropriate industrial design tools, software, materials and techniques.
  • Demonstrate the ability to articulate the vision behind their creative work and explain and promote their solutions, model the interdependence of content and visual expression and evaluate and critique their ideas.
  • Exhibit professionalism through their behavior, comprehension, and application of intellectual property law, product safety, social responsibility, sustainability, marketing strategies, project management and the team dynamic.

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Program Courses


RS092 College Success
FS101 Fundamentals/Observational Drawing
FS102 Fundamentals of Design
FS103 Color Theory
FS111 Drawing, Proportion & Perspective
FS131 Typography I – Traditional
FS297 Portfolio I
FS497 Portfolio II
GD1134 Digital Illustration
IT1111 Fabrication Techniques
IT1113 Introduction to Industrial Design
IT1121 Model Making
IT1123 Mechanical Drawing
IT1124 Form Theory
IT1131 Scale Model Making
IT1132 Concept Drawing
IT1134 Rapid Visualization
IT2241 Human Factors
IT2251 Product Design
IT2252 Presentation Drawing
IT2253 Introduction to AutoCAD
IT2254 Manufacturing Techniques
IT2261 Intermediate Product Design
IT2264 Product Psychology
IT2362 Toy Design
IT3371 Trade Show & Exhibit Design
IT3372 Transportation Design
IT3373 Computer Graphics
IT3381 Furniture Design
IT3382 Design Studio I
IT3383 Computer-Aided Modeling
IT3384 Principles of Mechanical Engineering
IT3391 Advanced Product Design
IT3392 Design Studio II
IT3393 Computer-Aided Rendering
IT4401 Package & Point of Purchase Design
IT4403 Design Studio III
IT4404 Environment Design
IT4411 Graduate Project Concept Development
IT4413 Computer Portfolio
IT4425 Graduate Presentation
Elective 1*
Elective 2*


HU110 College English
HU111 Effective Speaking
HU130 Visual Language & Culture
Humanities Art Requirement – Upper-Division
Humanities Requirement – Upper-Division
Humanities Writing Requirement – Upper-Division
General Education Requirement
General Education Requirement – Upper-Division
General Education Requirement – Upper-Division
Mathematics Requirement
Mathematics & Sciences Requirement – Upper-Division
Social & Behavioral Sciences Requirement
Social & Behavioral Sciences Requirement
Social & Behavioral Sciences Requirement – Upper-Division


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Note: The Art Institute of California—Orange County (a campus of Argosy University) reserves the right to alter the sequencing of classes. Some courses are offered on a rotating basis. Students should consult their Academic Advisors and/or Department Chair when creating their course schedules to ensure they are following the recommended sequence. Students must meet all co/prerequisites for courses.