Learning Outcomes

Based on a sufficient level of aptitude and effort graduates of the program will be able to:


•   Articulate, critique and apply aesthetic principles in both 2D and 3D compositions.

•   Understand and apply principles of creativity to develop original and useful ideas.

•   Understand how to recognize and evaluate creative ideas. • Recognize sparks and blocks to creativity.

•   Understand human needs, wants and desires as they relate to products, systems and services.

•   Understand the basics of manufacturing processes and related materials.

•   Understand basic mechanical principles, devices and tools, and the physics that make them work.

•   Communicate ideas effectively both verbally and visually. • Apply basic business practices as they relate to Industrial Design.

•   Understand the relationship of business, technology, and human values.

•   Discuss the basics of design history and identify contemporary issues on a global scale.

•   Synthesize and apply learning outcomes in the context of a diverse range of design projects.

•   To manage time and resources effectively both personally and organizationally.

•   Understand group dynamics and how to be a productive member of a team.

•   Understands the global nature of society and appreciates the value of unique points of view.