¿Qué aprenderé?

The four-year B.S. Industrial Design program emphasizes conceptualization, design, and production of products for personal, home, industrial, and commercial use, ranging from domestic and consumer products to medical, entertainment, and more. Students learn to design and develop product concepts, visualize them using the latest computer technology, and build models in a well-equipped model shop or computer lab. Students learn presentation skills to demonstrate their creative and unique solutions. Advanced industrial design topics include ergonomics, materials and manufacturing, and marketing.

Cell phones, HDTV and computer monitors, lighting, furniture, home appliances, exhibition spaces, computer-aided design, hand-modeling: all part of the SASD Industrial Design Program. SASD is an accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD), the governing body of undergraduate and graduate art and design schools.

Industrial Design Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate ability to identify, analyze, and solve industrial design problems.
  • Assessment: Portfolio projects appropriately respond to project briefs, and are clear, focused, expressive, and communicative solutions to the stated problems.
  • Demonstrate mastery of design tools, techniques, and concepts in industrial design.
  • Assessment: Projects and portfolios that evidence craftsmanship, adherence to project parameters, and appropriate selection of materials, manufacturing techniques, and implementation.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the aesthetics of form development and of the history and current state of design.
  • Assessment: Projects, papers, and presentations for art and design history courses; in studio courses, projects that appropriately reference historical precedents and stylistic movements in industrial design.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in selection and use of relevant technologies in design. Abilities to use available technical and industrial processes to produce a design product, and to design and implement such a process.
  • Assessment: Project and portfolio solutions are made with the appropriate technology or software for the final application. Projects are planned to be feasibly reproducible by industrial/commercial means rather than by one-off or by hand.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the cultural and societal connections linking industrial design trends and processes as well as a knowledge of business practices and of the market place.
  • Assessment: Projects and portfolio solutions that are culturally- and audience-appropriate for the problem as posed by the brief for the project
  • Demonstrate proficiency in presenting their own work as well as discussing and constructively critiquing the work of others.
  • Assessment: Active participation in class critiques; clear, thoughtful presentation of students’ own projects, ability to give, accept, and incorporate feedback.

¿En cuál departamento estoy?

Shintaro Akatsu School of Design

Opciones de estudio

a tiempo completo (8 semestres)

Costos de estudio
US$31.920,00 por año
USD $15,960 per semester/term for (12-18 credits)

*El precio que se muestra es una referencia, por favor verificar con la institución

Fecha de inicio

21 Enero 2020


Shintaro Akatsu School of Design

Arnold Bernhard Center (ABC),

84 Iranistan Avenue,



06604, United States

Requerimiento de entrada

Para estudiantes de Estados Unidos

Applicant should be a graduate of a regionally accredited secondary school and should present sixteen acceptable units of academic work, including: four units in English, three units in Mathematics, two units in a lab science, two units in the social sciences and five electives. An applicant who has not satisfied the distribution of college requirements, but has presented convincing evidence of the quality of his/her high school work, may be admitted provisionally.

Para estudiantes internacionales

Applicants must have completion of secondary or high school certificate/diploma.

Those whose native language is not English are also required to show English language proficiency. You can demonstrate proof of English Language competency by meeting any one of the criteria listed below: A minimum TOEFL score of 500 (PBT), 173 (CBT), or 61 (IBT) for undergraduates; A minimum IELTS (Cambridge Testing) Band score of 6.0 for Undergraduates; An official letter certifying completion of ELS (English Language Service) through level 112; An official letter certifying completion of CSE (The Center for English Studies) through level 7.5; A Michigan English Assessment Battery (MELAB) score of 69 or above for undergraduates; A Prueba de Aptitud Academica (PAA) English achievement score of 500 or above; A minimum Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) score of 44 for undergraduates.

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Acerca de esta universidad

El campus principal se extiende sobre 50 acres, tiene vista a Long Island Sound y cuenta con espectaculares paisajes del Océano Atlántico.

  • Bridgeport se encuentra cerca de Boston y Nueva York
  • 3rd en la región por porcentaje de estudiantes internacionales
  • 17th más alta de la región por cuerpo estudiantil más diverso
  • Pequeñas aulas con proporción de 16:1 estudiantes por profesor