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Materials, Process, and Production for Industrial Design

DESIGN 3551: Materials, Process, and Production for Industrial Design

An overview of current, emerging, and alternative materials and manufacturing processes applied in conventional production and responsible manufacturing.
Credit Hours

Prerequisite: Admission to Bachelor of Science in Design - Industrial Design program; or permission of instructor.




By the end of this semester, students should successfully be able to incorporate and apply knowledge gained relative to common material properties and industrial manufacturing processes within the framework of design decision-making processes and communications

Course Materials

  • To successfully complete knowledge assessments, small projects and the final project, students will need to acquire their own materials
  • It is recommended that students budget up to $100 for purchasing materials, tools and or services to complete their required assignments

Course Organization

This is a 3 credit hour course that meets in person twice a week for 2:20 each day

Sample Coursework

Students can expect:
  • Lectures, assignments, and readings
  • Attendance required

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