• Industrial Design and Art (280.1)
    Associate of Science

    Allegheny

    The student graduating as an industrial designer will work within the business environment to create aesthetic, functional and ergonomic designs. The industrial artist will explore fields related to indoor and outdoor installations, event promotional art and as a commissioned or non-commissioned gallery artist. Graduates may find employment in industrial design, product development, materials design, drafting, ergonomics, art director, craft and fine artist, or freelance designer/artist. The student may also elect to transfer to a four-year institution.

    Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate will:

    1. Develop a portfolio suitable for employment, transfer to a four-year institution or artistic development.
    2. Develop visual communications skills.
    3. Demonstrate technical and perceptual skills.
    4. Use principles of design.
    5. Use color theory.
    6. Use current technology as it applies to the arts.
    7. Analyze in order to render 2D forms via line, value and perspective.
    8. Use art history to develop visual arts vocabulary and critical thinking skills, in a verbal and written manner.
    9. Analyze three-dimensional forms.
    10. Analyze visual images and objects.

     

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    Degree Requirements

    First Semester

    Course #Course NameCredits
    ART-103Art History - Ancient3
    ART-114Two-Dimensional Design3
    ART-148Color3
    ENG-101English Composition 13
    MAT-108Intermediate Algebra4
     
    Total Credits: 16

    Second Semester

    Course #Course NameCredits
    ART-109Drawing 13
    ART-150Introduction to Digital Graphic Design3
    ART-223Three-Dimensional Design3
    ENG-102English Composition 23
    -Science Elective3–4
     3
    Total Credits: 15–16

    Third Semester

    Course #Course NameCredits
    ART-137Ceramics 13
    ART-142Jewelry Making 13
    ART-168Digital Imaging3
    PHY-141Physics 1 4
    -Social Science Elective3
     
    Total Credits: 16

    Fourth Semester

    Course #Course NameCredits
    ART-104Art History - Modern3
    ART-138Sculpture 1 3
    ART-255Industrial Design and Art3
    ART-265Portfolio3
    SPH-101Oral Communication3
     
    Total Credits: 15
    Minimum Credits to Graduate: 62–63
  • Academic Program Updated Industrial Design and Art 280.1

    This program is changed to Industrial Design and Art 280.1 as of the Fall 2016 semester. Students already enrolled in Industrial Design and Art 280 may complete the current program or move to the new (280.1) program. To review program 280 requirements, see the graduation checksheet. Students should discuss these options with their advisors.