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Curriculum: 2012–2013

BFA Product Design

The Bachelor of Fine Arts degree is awarded for completion of 134 credits, as designated by the program. A maximum of 67 credits of undergraduate-level coursework can be transferred. Students must maintain a 2.0 cumulative grade point average and fulfill all requirements in a timely manner.

Prospective students seeking admission for fall 2013 or later should refer to the 2013–2014 curriculum.

First Year F S
PUFN 1440 2D Integrated Studio 1 3 -
PUFN 1450 2D Integrated Studio 2 - 3
PUFN 1000 3D Studio 1 3 -
PUFN 1010 3D Studio 2 - 3
PUFN 1040 Drawing Studio 1 3 -
PUFN 1050 Drawing Studio 2 - 3
PUFN 1505 Laboratory 1 3 -
PUFN 1510 Laboratory 2 - 3
PLEN 1020 Critical Reading & Writing 1 3 -
PLEN 1021 Critical Reading & Writing 2 - 3
PLAH 1000 Perspectives in World Art & Design 1 3 -
PLAH 1001 Perspectives in World Art & Design 2 - 3
  18 18
Sophomore Year F S
PUPD 2000 Product Design Studio 1: Research, Design, & Development 3 -
PUPD 2001 Product Design Studio 2: Research, Design, & Development - 3
PUPD 2060 Introduction to CAD - 2
PUPD 2072 Materials and Processes 1 - 2
PUPD 2025 Models, Mockups, & Prototypes 1 4 -
PUPD 2026 Models, Mockups, & Prototypes 2 - 4
PUPD 2015 Graphic Layout, Portfolio & Publication 3 -
PUPD 2040 Process Drawing & Digital Presentation 2 -
PLDS 2190 History of Design: 1850-2000 - 0
PLDS 2191 History of Design: 1850-2000 - 3
PLDS 2500 Intro to Design Studies: Lecture 0 -
PLDS 2501 Intro to Design Studies: Recitation 3 -
Art History/Design Studies Elective (2000 level)
- 3
ULEC University Lecture Elective
3 -
  18 17
Junior Year F S
PUPD 3000 Product Design Studio 3: Design Concepts & Applications 3 -
PUPD 3001 Product Design Studio 4: Design Concepts & Applications - 3
PUPD 3052 Models 3 or PUPD 3220 Prototypes 3 2 -
PUPD 3060 Models 4 or PUPD 3221 Prototypes 4 - 2
PUPD 3070 Information Design 2 -
PUPD 3072 Materials and Processes 2 2 -
PUPD 3073 Materials and Processes 3   2
Digital Electives 1 & 2*
2 2
Studio Electives
2 4
PLDS 3500 Global Issues in Design: Lecture 0 -
PLDS 3501 Global Issues in Design: Recitation 3 -
Art History/Design Studies Elective (3000 level)
- 3
  16 16
Senior Year F S
PUPD 4000 Product Design Studio 5: Interdisciplinary Project 4 -
PUPD 4001 Product Design Studio 6: Capstone Project - 4
PUPD 4020 Capstone Prototype(s) - 2
PUPD 4030 Dynamic Media Studio - 2
PUPD 4082 Materials and Processes 4 2 -
PUPD 3901 Professional Internship 1 -
Digital Elective 3*
- 2
Studio Elective
2 -
Senior Seminar (ADHT)
3 -
Liberal Arts Elective
3 3
ULEC University Lecture Elective
- 3
  15 16
TOTAL CREDITS 134

*PUPD 3102 Rhino 1, PUPD 3126 Solid Works 1 and either PUPD 3104 Rhino 2or PUPD 3226 Solid Works 2

BA/FA PRODUCT Design

First Year F S
PUFN 1440 2D Integrated Studio 1 3 -
PUFN 1450 2D Integrated Studio 2 - 3
PUFN 1000 3D Studio 1 3 -
PUFN 1010 3D Studio 2 - 3
PUFN 1040 Drawing Studio 1 3 -
PUFN 1050 Drawing Studio 2 - 3
PUFN 1505 Laboratory 1 3 -
PUFN 1510 Laboratory 2 - 3
PLAH 1000 Perspectives in World Art & Design 1 3 -
PLAH 1001 Perspectives in World Art & Design 2 - 3
LFYW 1000 Lang First Year Writing 4 -
LFYW 1500 Lang First Year Writing - 4
  19 19
Second Year F S
PUPD 2000 Product Design Studio 1: Research, Design, & Development 3 -
PUPD 2001 Product Design Studio 2: Research, Design, & Development - 3
PUPD 2015 Graphic Layout, Portfolio & Publication 3 -
PUPD 2025 Models, Mockups, & Prototypes 1 4 -
PUPD 2026 Models, Mockups, & Prototypes 2 - 4
PUPD 2040 Process Drawing & Digital Presentation 2 -
PUPD 2060 Introduction to CAD - 2
PUPD 2072 Materials and Processes 1 - 2
Lang Seminars    
  20 19
Third Year F S
PUPD 3000 Product Design Studio 3: Design Concepts & Applications 3 -
PUPD 3001 Product Design Studio 4: Design Concepts & Applications - 3
PUPD 3052 Models 3 or PUPD 3220 Prototypes 3 2 -
PUPD 3060 Models 4 or PUPD 3221 Prototypes 4 - 2
PUPD 3070 Information Design 2 -
PUPD 3072 Materials and Processes 2 2 -
PUPD 3073 Materials and Processes 3   2
PLDS 2190 History of Design: 1850-2000 - 0
PLDS 2191 History of Design: 1850-2000 - 3
Digital Electives 1 & 2*
2 2
Lang Seminars 8 8
  19 20
Fourth Year F S
Studio Electives
4 2
Digital Elective 3*
- 2
PUPD 3901 Professional Internship - 1
Art History/Design Studies Elective (3000 level)
  3
Lang Seminars 12 8
  16 16
Fifth Year F S
PUPD 4000 Product Design Studio 5: Interdisciplinary Project 4 -
PUPD 4001 Product Design Studio 6: Capstone Project - 4
PUPD 4020 Capstone Prototype(s) - 2
PUPD 4030 Dynamic Media Studio - 2
PUPD 4082 Materials and Processes 4 2 -
Lang Seminars 10 8
  16 16
TOTAL CREDITS 180

* Students need PUPD 3102 Rhino 1, PUPD 3126 Solid Works 1and either PUPD 3104 Rhino 2or PUPD 3226 Solid Works 2.

 


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