Undergraduate Majors

Product Design Curriculum

Total credits required for a BFA in Product Design: 120.0

The below degree plan is for students entering in the 2019-20 academic year.


 

Course

Course #

Credits

First-Year-Experience Requirements
Art Matters AH 100 3.0
Frameworks: Themes in Humanistic Studies HMST 101 3.0
Forum I FF 111 3.0
Forum II FF 112 3.0
Drawing: Tradition and Innovation FF 161 3.0
Drawing: Contemporary Practices FF 162 3.0
Choose one course from the following Color/Design category
Color/Design/Process
FF 120A 3.0
Color/Design/Pattern FF 120B 3.0
Choose one course from the following Form/Space category
Prototype/Situate/Fabricate
FF 130A 3.0
Body/World/Machine FF 130B 3.0
Choose one course from the following Systems/Time category
Haptics and Optics
FF 140A 3.0
Cartographies FF 140B 3.0
First-Year-Experience Elective   3.0
Liberal Arts Requirements
Modernism and After AH 201 3.0
History of Modern Design AH 358 3.0
Art History Elective AH 6.0
Humanistic Studies/Literature Elective (any level)   3.0
Humanistic Studies/Literature Elective (300 or 400 level)   3.0
Intellectual History I -IH1 3.0
Intellectual History II -IH2 3.0
Science/Math Requirement NSCI 3.0
Theory Requirement -TH 3.0
Academic Electives (or Writing Workshop, if required)   6.0
Product Design Major Requirements
Design Studio Fundamentals PRD 201 3.0
Design Studio: Materials and Production PRD 202 3.0
Material Matters PRD 211 3.0
Universal Design PRD 212 3.0
Design Ethics and Sustainability PRD 222 3.0
Design Lab I PRD 301 3.0
Design Lab II PRD 302 3.0
User-Centered Design Workshop PRD 311 3.0
Entrepreneurship Workshop PRD 312 3.0
Communication Platforms in Design PRD 321 3.0
Design Lab III PRD 401 3.0
Social Innovation Workshop PRD 411 3.0
Thesis Seminar: Megatrends PRD 451 3.0
Thesis Studio PRD 452 3.0
Internship INT 402 3.0
Studio Electives   9.0

Office of Enrollment Services

Location

The Bunting Center 1400 W. Mount Royal Ave. 2nd Floor Baltimore, MD 21217