First Semester = 15-16 Credit Hours
 Course #Course TitleCredits
SLP 007CCS First Year Experience1
DFN 132Process & Making3
DFN 1183D Design - Form & Space3
DFN 101Drawing I: Rapid Concept3
DPR 125Introduction to Product Design3
DEN 101 Composition I 3
Second Semester = 15 Credit Hours
Course #Course TitleCredits
DFN 1172D Design Principles3
DFN 112Drawing II: Style & Skill3
DFN 119Digital Techniques3
DPR 126Product Design I3
DPR 1613D Modeling & Rendering I3
DEN 102 Composition II
Third Semester = 15 Credit Hours
Course #Course TitleCredits
DGD 201Communication Design for Non - Majors 3
DPR 213Visual Communication for Product3
DPR 225Product Design II3
DAH 200Western Art History/Visual Culture3
DEN 239Survey of World Literature3
Fourth Semester = 18 Credit Hours
 Course #Course TitleCredits
DPR 214Advanced Visual Communication 3
DPR 220Design Research3
DPR 226Product Design III3
DPR 270Sustainable Design Strategies 3
Choose OneDAH 201 Visual Narration: Asia Visual Narration: Africa/America3
DLE ---General Education Elective
Fifth Semester = 18 Credit Hours
Course #Course TitleCredits
DPR 325Advanced Product Design I3
DPR 333Presentation Techniques3
DPR 371Materials & Processes 3
DPR 3613D Modeling & Rendering II3
DAS 213Business Practices3
DLE ---General Education Elective 3
Sixth Semester = 15 Credit Hours
Course #Course TitleCredits
DPR 357Human Factors 3
DPR 326Advanced Product Design II3
DAH 341 History of Modern Design 3
DNS 300Natural Science 3
DLE ---General Education Elective 3
Seventh Semester = 15 Credit Hours
Course #Course TitleCredits
DPR 425Professional Development Studio I3
DPR ---Product Design Elective3
DLE ---General Education Elective 3
DLE ---General Education Elective 3
D-- ---Elective3
Eighth Semester = 12 Credit Hours
 Course #Course TitleCredits
DPR 426Professional Development Studio II3
DPR ---Product Design Elective3
Choose OneDAH** --- or DVC** ---Art History or Visual Culture Elective3
D-- ---Elective3

**DAH/DVC must be taken at the 200 level or higher

Catalog Year 22/23  Total Credits 126-127
Total credits: 127: First Year Experience=1; Foundations=18; Major=60; Gen Ed=42; General Elective=6

Product Design Program Learning Outcomes (PLO)

Upon graduation, students from the BFA Product Design program will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of socioeconomic and technological dynamics to identify opportunities and create disruptive solutions.
  2. Use analog and digital tools to explore 2D/3D designs, material and manufacturing methods, and aesthetic sensitivity in the creation of relevant and impactful outcomes.
  3. Build a comprehensive and diverse portfolio consisting of innovative products, services, experiences, and interaction designs applicable to diverse career opportunities.
  4. Promote and demonstrate professionalism and leadership in the field of product design.