Mar 05, 2024  
Undergraduate Catalog 2009-10 
Undergraduate Catalog 2009-10 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Industrial Design

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Edmund Tsang, Interim Chair
Main Office:  G-253 CEAS (Parkview Campus)
Telephone:  (269) 276-3215
Fax:  (269) 276-3211

Roman Rabiej

The Department of Industrial Design offers the following curriculum:
Industrial Design - B.S. degree

Admission to the Industrial Design curriculum has been suspended pending review of the curriculum.

Academic Advising

Students should contact their advisor as early as possible. The advisor is available to assist in individual program planning, recommend electives appropriate to a student’s educational objectives, discuss employment opportunities, and help solve academic problems. Substitutions and transfer credit must be approved by the advisor, the curriculum committee, and the department chair. The academic advisor is located in Room E-102 CEAS, phone (269) 276-3260. Because of prerequisites and limited offering times, students must consult with an academic advisor for proper course sequence.

Additional Costs

Class-related charges are assigned for laboratory, studio, and some lecture courses to help cover cost of materials and services.

Cooperative Education

Students may elect the cooperative plan of education. In this plan, the student alternates a semester of study on campus with a semester of compensated industrial experience. Students may work in their area of study, gaining valuable professional experience.

Approved Electives

Electives must be approved by the department academic advisor. While choice of electives is intended to provide flexibility for students, they must be selected to provide a thrust and add strength to the individual’s program. Non-related courses will not normally be approved.

Lists of appropriate electives are available from the academic advising office.

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