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2013 - 2014

BFA in Industrial Design
(73 hours)



This is a limited-enrollment program requiring departmental admissions approval. Please see the college advisement center or the School of Technology advisor (250 SNLB) for information regarding requirements for admission to this major.

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  1. Meet application criteria for admission into the pre-Industrial Design program.
  2. Complete all 100-level foundation courses.
  3. Complete a portfolio and application for admission into the Professional program.
  4. Complete the following preprofessional requirements:
  5. Complete the following:
  6. Complete a minimum of one hour from the following:
  7. Complete the following:
      INDES 330R : Industrial Design Studio 3. (4:4:2)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      INDES 330R : Industrial Design Studio 3. (4:4:2)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall
      PREREQUISITE: Industrial Design core.
      DESCRIPTION: Designer responsibilities, structured and unstructured procedures in problem solving, client relationships, functional relationships, and mechanisms and materials.

      Course Outcomes


        Note: Must complete two registrations of InDes 330R.
      INDES 430R : Industrial Design Studio 4. (4:4:2)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      INDES 430R : Industrial Design Studio 4. (4:4:2)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter
      PREREQUISITE: INDES 330R
      DESCRIPTION: Systems design problems from initial research and analysis to final presentation of working drawings and models, with concern for ergonomics, anthropometries, marketing, user and buyer, production, function, and structure.

      Course Outcomes


  8. Complete 6 hours from the following:
  9. Complete the following art history requirement:
  10. Complete 9 hours of art history from the following:
    1. Complete one course from the following:
        ARTHC 201 : World Civilization to 1500. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
        ARTHC 201 : World Civilization to 1500. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
        DESCRIPTION: Survey of Western civilization emphasizing the visual arts from ancient Greece to the Gothic period.

        Course Outcomes


        IHUM 201 : Western Humanities 1: Antiquity to Renaissance. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
        IHUM 201 : Western Humanities 1: Antiquity to Renaissance. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
        OFFERED: Honors also.
        WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring; Summer
        DESCRIPTION: Western civilization from Greek antiquity to Renaissance from perspective of traditional humanistic values reflected in its arts and ideas. Examines fundamental questions about human experience, formative events in history, and value of important literary and artistic texts.
        NOTE: This course is part of a GE Mosaic. See ge.byu.edu/mosaic-list for more information.

        Course Outcomes


        TECH 201 : History of Creativity and Innovation in the Arts, Science, and Technology 1. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
        TECH 201 : History of Creativity and Innovation in the Arts, Science, and Technology 1. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
        WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Spring
        DESCRIPTION: Western civilization from Egyptian antiquity to Renaissance from perspective of changes in civilization enabled by technology. Creativity throughout history. How to improve personal creativity.
        NOTE: This course is part of a GE Mosaic. See ge.byu.edu/mosaic-list for more information.

        Course Outcomes


    2. Complete one course from the following:
    3. Complete one course from the following:
  11. Complete 4 credit hours as approved by program administrator.
  12. Complete one course from the following:
      ENGL 316 : Technical Communication. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      ENGL 316 : Technical Communication. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      OFFERED: Honors also.
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring; Summer
      PREREQUISITE: First-year writing, junior or senior status.
      DESCRIPTION: Effective processes of written, oral, and visual technical communication, including collaborative processes. Writing for academic and professional audiences.
      NOTE: Carries GE Advanced Written and Oral Communication credit.

      Course Outcomes


      M COM 320 : Communication in Organizational Settings. (3:3:1)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      M COM 320 : Communication in Organizational Settings. (3:3:1)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      OFFERED: Honors also.
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring; Summer
      PREREQUISITE: GE First-Year Writing requirement. To be taken before senior year. Not for freshmen.
      DESCRIPTION: Developing written and oral communications for professional organizations, including composing and designing employment communications. Incorporates oral presentations.
      NOTE: Fulfills GE Advanced Written and Oral Communication requirement.

      Course Outcomes
                
      : Honors Communication in Organizational Settings.
      Course Outcomes



  13. Complete department packet and exit interview.

*Hours include courses that may fulfill university core requirements.



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