Bachelor of Science in Industrial Design: Concentration in Product Design and Development Roadmap

120 Total Units Required
Minimum number of units in the Major: 61             

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterUnits
ENG 114
First Year Composition 1
or First Year Composition Stretch I
3
Area A: Critical Thinking (A3) or Oral Communication (A1) 2 3
Area B: Quantitative Reasoning (B4) 3
Area C: Arts (C1) or Humanities (C2) 3
Area D: Social Sciences: U.S. History (D2) or U.S. and California Government (D3) 3
 Units15
Second Semester
ECON 101
Introduction to Microeconomic Analysis
or Economic Analysis for Non-Majors
3
PHYS 101 Conceptual Physics 3
Area C: Arts (C1) 3
Area D: Social Sciences (D1) 3
SF State Studies or University Elective - Take 2 6
 Units18
Third Semester
ENG 214
Second Year Written Composition: English
or First Year Composition Stretch II
3
Area A: Critical Thinking (A3) or Oral Communication (A1) 3
Area B: Life Science (B2) and Laboratory Science (B3) 3 3-4
Area D: Social Sciences: U.S. and California Government (D3) or U.S. History (D2) 3
SF State Studies or University Elective 3
 Units15-16
Fourth Semester
Area A: Written Communication II (A4) (if not already satisfied) or SF State Studies 3
Area C: Literature (C3) 3
SF State Studies or University Elective - Take 3 9
 Units15
Fifth Semester
DES 323 Visual Design Literacy 3
DES 356 A History of Design and Technology 3
DES 370 Introduction to Design and Industry 1
Concentration Electives (9 units total from list) - Take 2 6
Upper Division Physical and/or Life Sciences: UD–B (consider SF State Studies course) 3
 Units16
Sixth Semester
DES 300 Design Process 3
DES 305 Lab Safety Basics 1
DES 320 Drafting and Sketching for Design 3
DES 322 Computer Graphic Imaging 3
DES 324GW Research and Writing for Design - GWAR 4 3
Upper Division Social Sciences: UD–D (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
 Units16
Seventh Semester
DES 310 Product Design 1 3
DES 321 Technical Drawing 1: Introduction to CAD 3
DES 420 Rapid Visualization 3
MKTG 431 Principles of Marketing 3
Concentration Electives (9 units total from list) 3
Upper Division Arts and/or Humanities: UD–C (consider SF State Studies Course) 3
 Units18
Eighth Semester
DES 410 Product Design 2 3
DES 421 Technical Drawing 2: 3-D Solid Modeling 3
DES 460 Rapid Prototyping and Manufacturing Systems 3
DES 505 Senior Design Project 3
SF State Studies or University Elective 3
 Units15
 Total Units128-129

Electives

ACCT 100Introduction to Financial Accounting3
or ACCT 300 Accounting and Finance Reporting
DES 210Industrial Science3
DES 332Electricity and Electronics3
DES 340Design and Materials3
DES 342Metals Manufacturing3
DES 360Model Development Laboratory3
DES 475Topics in Design and Industry3
DES 524Information Design 2: Exhibit Design3
DES 575Workshop3
or DES 576 Practical Experience: Internship
1

ENG 114 can only be taken if you complete Directed Self-Placement (DSP) and select ENG 114; if you choose ENG 104/ ENG 105 through DSP you will satisfy A2 upon successful completion of ENG 105 in the second semester; multilingual students may be advised into alternative English courses

2

To avoid taking additional units, it is recommended that you meet LLD and SF State Studies requirements (AERM, GP, ES, SJ) within your GE

3

Consider taking a class combined with a laboratory or a separate lab to fulfill B3 if requirement has not already been met.

4

You must take at least one GWAR (GW) course.