PRODUCT DESIGN - TECHNOLOGY ( Official )
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Program Type: Certificate of Achievement

Division: Visual Arts and Media Studies

Program Description:
The program prepares students with an interest and strengths in technology with a portfolio to enter the product design profession as an entry-level designer. The courses develop a focused range of knowledge and skills to seek employment as a product designer with an emphasis on production. Projects emphasize creativity, function, environmental, and social concerns in addition to technical skills.

Portfolios can also be used for transfer application.

Completion of all courses with a grade of C or better is required for the certificate.

Effective summer 2012.

Required Units in the Major:    36

Required Courses
  Semester I (9 units)
ART 015 - SKETCHING FOR DESIGN (3.0 units)
  ART 016 - PERSPECTIVE (3.0 units)
  ART 031A - COLOR AND COMPOSITION--TWO DIMENSIONAL DESIGN (3.0 units)
  &
  Semester II (9 units)
ART 018 - RENDERING (3.0 units)
  ART 033A - PRODUCT DESIGN APPLICATION (3.0 units)
  EDT 008A - ENGINEERING GRAPHICS (3.0 units)
  &
  Semester III (9 units)
ART 033B - PRODUCT DESIGN APPLICATION (3.0 units)
  PHOT 030 - INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL IMAGE EDITING (3.0 units)
  EDT 017 - CONSTRUCTION DRAWING PRACTICES (3.0 units)
  &
  Semester IV (9 units)
ART 033C - PRODUCT DESIGN APPLICATION (3.0 units)
  ART 155A - 3-D MODELING AND ANIMATION (3.0 units)
  ARCH 010A - ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN FUNDAMENTALS (3.0 units)

Required Electives (0 Units)

None

Recommended Electives
  ART 001A - HISTORY OF WESTERN ART (3.0 units)
  &
  ART 011A - FOUNDATION DRAWING (3.0 units)
  &
  PHOT 021 - ELEMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHY (3.0 units)