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
GE Area A: Oral Communication (A1) or Critical Thinking (A3) 1 3
GE Area A: Written English Communication (A2) 2 3
GE Area B: Quantitative Reasoning (B4) 3 3
GE Area C: Arts (C1) or Humanities (C2) 3
GE Area D: U.S. History (D2) or U.S. and California Government (D3) 3
 Units15
Second Semester
ECON 101 Introduction to Microeconomic Analysis 3
PHYS 101 Conceptual Physics 3
GE Area C: Arts (C1) 3
GE Area D: Social Sciences (D1) 3
SF State Studies or University Elective 3
 Units15
Third Semester
GE Area A: Oral Communication (A1) or Critical Thinking (A3) 3
GE Area A: Written English Communication II (A4) 3
 
GE Area B: Life Science (B2) and Laboratory Science (B3) 4 3-4
GE Area D: U.S. History (D2) or U.S. and California Government (D3) 3
SF State Studies or University Elective 3
 Units15-16
Fourth Semester
GE Area A: Written English Communication II (A4) if not already satisfied 3
 
GE Area C: Humanities: Literature (C3) 3
SF State Studies or University Elective 7
 Units13
Fifth Semester
DES 323 Visual Design Literacy 3
DES 356 A History of Design and Technology 3
DES 370 Introduction to Design 1
Concentration Electives (9 Units Total) – Take Two 5 6
GE Area UD-B: Upper Division Physical and/or Life Sciences (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 321 Technical Drawing I: Introduction to CAD 3
DES 322 Computer Graphic Imaging 3
DES 324GW Research and Writing for Design - GWAR 5 3
 Units16
Seventh Semester
DES 310 Product Design I 3
DES 420 Rapid Visualization 3
MKTG 431 Principles of Marketing 3
Concentration Electives (9 Units Total) 5 3
GE Area UD-D: Upper-Division Social Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
 Units15
Eighth Semester
DES 410 Product Design II 3
DES 421 Technical Drawing II: 3-D Solid Modeling 3
DES 460 Rapid Prototyping and Manufacturing Systems 3
DES 505 Senior Design Project 3
GE Area UD-C: Upper Division Arts and/or Humanities (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
 Units15
 Total Units120-121