Industrial Design (ID) program at Brigham Young University is an undergraduate Bachelor of Fine Arts degree offered through the Ira R. Fulton College of Engineering. It is designed to serve the industrial design profession by graduating students who are immediately strong contributors to their employers and show by example that they are capable of advancing into leadership roles.
The industrial design (ID) program at Brigham Young University guides students in methods for creating, developing, and communicating product concepts. These concepts enrich the human experience and connection by emphasizing aesthetics, problem solving, and meaning. Products may include services and systems as well as physical objects.
Based on a sufficient level of aptitude and effort graduates of the program will be able to:
• Articulate, critique and apply aesthetic principles in both 2D and 3D compositions.
• Understand and apply principles of creativity to develop original and useful ideas.
• Understand how to recognize and evaluate creative ideas. • Recognize sparks and blocks to creativity.
• Understand human needs, wants and desires as they relate to products, systems and services.
• Understand the basics of manufacturing processes and related materials.
• Understand basic mechanical principles, devices and tools, and the physics that make them work.
• Communicate ideas effectively both verbally and visually. • Apply basic business practices as they relate to Industrial Design.
• Understand the relationship of business, technology, and human values.
• Discuss the basics of design history and identify contemporary issues on a global scale.
• Synthesize and apply learning outcomes in the context of a diverse range of design projects.
• To manage time and resources effectively both personally and organizationally.
• Understand group dynamics and how to be a productive member of a team.
• Understands the global nature of society and appreciates the value of unique points of view.