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