Bachelor of Science in Industrial Design: Concentration in Product Design and Development Roadmap – Quantitative Reasoning Category I/II and ENG 114

120 Total Units Required
Minimum Number of Units in the Major: 59

This roadmap is a suggested plan of study and does not replace meeting with an advisor. Please note that students may need to adjust the actual sequence of courses based on course availability. Please consult an advisor in your major program for further guidance.

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterUnits
ENG 114 Writing the First Year: Finding Your Voice (A2) 1 3
GE Area A 2 3
GE Area B: Quantitative Reasoning (B4) 3 3
GE Area C 3
SF State Studies or University Elective 3
Second Semester
GE Area A 3
GE Area B: Physical Science (B1) and Laboratory Science (B3) 4 3-4
GE Area C 3
GE Area E 3
SF State Studies or University Elective 3
Third Semester
GE Area C 3
GE Area D - Take Two 6
SF State Studies or University Elective - Take Two 7
Fourth Semester
DES 200 Visual Design Literacy (Major Foundation) 3
Select One (Major Foundation): 3
Introduction to 3D Digital Design  
Introduction to 2D Digital Design  
GE Area B: Life Science (B2) and Laboratory Science (B3) 4 3-4
GE Area F ± 3
U.S. and California Government 3
Fifth Semester
DES 305 Lab Safety Basics (Major Requirement) 1
DES 320 Drafting and Sketching for Design (Major Requirement) 3
DES 321 Technical Drawing I: Introduction to CAD (Major Requirement) 3
DES 356 A History of Design and Technology (Major Core) 5 3
DES 370 Introduction to The School of Design (Major Core) 1
GE Area UD-B: Upper-Division Physical and/or Life Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
Sixth Semester
DES 300 Design Process (Major Core) 3
DES 310 Product Design I (Major Requirement) 3
DES 322 Computer Graphic Imaging (Major Core) 3
DES 324GW Research and Writing for Design - GWAR (Major Core) 3
DES 360 Model Development Laboratory (Major Requirement) 3
Seventh Semester
DES 340 Design and Materials (Major Requirement) 3
DES 420 Rapid Visualization (Major Requirement) 3
DES 421 Technical Drawing II: 3-D Solid Modeling (Major Requirement) 3
DES 460 Rapid Prototyping and Manufacturing Systems (Major Requirement) 3
GE Area UD-D: Upper-Division Social Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
Eighth Semester
DES 410 Product Design II (Major Requirement) 3
DES 505 Senior Design Project (Major Culminating Requirement) 3
DES 570 Professional Practices for Designers (Major Culminating Requirement) 3
Major Electives (6 Units Total) - Take Two 6 6
 Total Units120-122