Academic Catalog

MINOR PROGRAM(S) IN INDUSTRIAL DESIGN

Minor Program in Product Design

Industrial Design Department’s minor program introduces students to design concepts and explores the impact of design on cultural values and industry. The program includes the act of valuation as a tool for decision making and human-product interaction. The aim is to introduce the concepts of design thinking within the context of competition and technological developments. Particular attention is paid to how design can benefit an organization and its effects on overall strategic plan. Product development is considered from perspectives of methodology, creativity, strategic planning, and human-centered design.

Compulsory Courses

Course Code Course Name METU
Credit
Contact
(hours/week)
Laboratory
(hours/week)
ECTS
Credit
ID121 INTRODUCTION TO INDUSTRIAL DESIGN 3 3 0 5.0
ID201 INDUSTRIAL DESIGN I 8 4 8 9.0
ID222 ORIGINS AND ATTITUDES IN INDUSTRIAL DESIGN III 3 3 0 4.0
ID451 PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE 3 3 0 5.0
ID480 DESIGN MANAGEMENT 3 3 0 5.0
elective course(s) approved by the Department of Industrial Design.
Total minimum credit: 20