Industrial Design, BFA
|143 Art and Design Building, 408 East Peabody, Champaign|
PH: (217) 333-0855
The curriculum in industrial design requires 122 credit hours and provides education in the design of products for mass production to meet the needs of people and their environment. Emphasis is placed on the awareness of the market demand for design, experience in the problem solving process and methods and materials of production and their relative costs, creation of designs that are in visual harmony with their environment and that are satisfying to the consumer, and responsiveness to the changes in technology and cultural patterns.
Contact: Mark Avery
Coordinator of Undergraduate Academic Affairs
School Office: 140 Art and Design Building, Champaign, 333-6632, firstname.lastname@example.org
A portfolio review is required for admission to the School of Art and Design.
Industrial Design Requirements
& ARTD 202
|Industrial Design I|
and Industrial Design II
& ARTD 302
|Industrial Design III|
and Industrial Design IV
& ARTD 402
|Industrial Design V|
and Industrial Design VI
|ARTD 225||Design Drawing||3|
|ARTD 228||Computer Applications||3|
|ARTD 326||Sustainability & Manufacturing||3|
|ARTD 328||Human-Centered Product Design||3|
|ARTD 426||Product Innovation||3|
|ARTD 448||Professional Design Practice||3|
|ARTF 101||Contemporary Issues in Art||2|
|ARTE 101||Art, Design, and Society||2|
|Drawing Course 1||3|
|Course in 2D Category 2||3|
|Course in 3D Category 3||3|
|Course in 4D Category 4||3|
|ARTH 110||Introduction to the History of Art and Visual Culture||3|
|ARTH 211||Design History Survey||3|
|Advanced art history (200-level or above)||6|
|Art + Design courses (art and design courses not in industrial design requirements or used as industrial design electives)||12|
|Open electives as needed to total a minimum of 122 hours.|
Drawing courses include: ARTF 102 Observational Drawing; ARTF 104 Expressive Drawing; ARTF 106 Visualization Drawing.
2D Category courses include: ARTD 151 Introduction to Graphic Design; ARTF 160 The Image World; ARTS 205 Introduction to Printmaking; ARTS 251 Beginning Painting.
3D Category courses include: ARTD 101 Introduction to Industrial Design; ARTS 201 Crafts Design; Arts 280 Beginning Sculpture.
4D Category courses include: ARTS 241 Image Practice; ARTS 243 Time Arts I; Arts 244 Interaction I.