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Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design

Honours Bachelor of Craft and Design (Industrial Design)

Design your way to a bright future.

Courses

Creative, innovative learning is at the core of all Sheridan’s courses. Here are the courses you’ll take in this program.

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Semester 1

(Note: Students take 7 classes per semester)

Industrial Design Studio Courses
 
INDD 10689 Design Process 1 3
DESN 11044 Technical Design Drawing 3
 
General Electives
 

Alternate Media Ceramics 3

Alternate Media Glass

Alternate Media Industrial Design

Alternate Media Textiles
  Note: Students take two modules of 7 weeks duration each in a studio that is not their major
DESN 16367 2D Visual Communication  
HIST 17028 Art and Design History 1 3
ENGL 17889GD Composition and Rhetoric
ARTS 17198 Design/Drawing Elective: Sketching & Drawing Fundamentals 3
OR

 
DESN 11044 Technical Design Drawing

Total:   21

Semester 2

 
Industrial Design Studio Courses 
 
INDD 14178 Design Process 2 3
INDD 10025 Context and Culture 3

General Electives


Alternate Media Furniture 3
  Students take two modules of 7 weeks duration each in a studio that is not their major
DESN 14717
Digital 2D Visual Communication 3
HIST 16367 Art and Design History 2 3

Elective Breadth 3
DESN 10229 Design/Drawing Elective Intro to CAAD 3
OR
 
ARTS 18263 Object Drawing 3

Total: Students take 7 classes per semester
21

Semester 3

 
Industrial Design Studio Courses
 
  Human Factors 1 3
  Materials and Processes 3
 
General Electives


Studio Electives 1 (Select any studio course that does not have a prerequisite)
3

Interdisciplinary Project 1 3

Elective Breadth 3

Elective Breadth 3

Design/Drawing Elective: How Things Work 3
OR


Object Drawing 3

Total: Students take 7 classes per semester
21

Semester 4

 
Industrial Design Studio Courses


Human Factors 2 3

Systems and Multiples 3

General Electives


Studio Electives 2
3

Intro to Digital Photography 3
  Design/Drawing Elective: Digital Forms 1 3
OR


Form, Structure & Surface 3
  Studio History

Elective Breadth 3
 
Total: Students take 7 classes per semester
21

Semester 5

 
Industrial Design Studio Courses
 
  Ethics and Values 1 3
  Industry Project 3
  Industrial Design Elective 3
 
General Electives

  Interdisciplinary Project 2 3
  Design/Drawing Elective: Digital Forms 2 3
OR

  Studio Photography 3
  Contemporary Issues in Design
  Elective Breadth
 
Total:   12
 

Semester 6

 
Industrial Design Studio Courses
 

Ethics and Values 2 3

Product Placement and Presentation 3

General Electives

  Professional Practices 3

Thesis Preparation 3
  Elective Breadth 3
  Elective Breadth

Total:   18
 

Semester 7


Thesis Seminar 1 3
  Thesis Execution 1 6
  Business Models 3
  Interdisciplinary Project 3
  Elective Breadth 3

Total:   18
 

Semester 8


Thesis Seminar 2 3
  Thesis Execution 2 6
  Marketing and Promotion 3
  Elective Breadth 3
 
Total:   15

Note: Courses subject to change.


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