Industrial Design (Minor)

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The Industrial Design minor (not to be confused with the Industrial Design major) is a minor program at Georgia Tech, falling under the School of Industrial Design and within the College of Design. The minor in Industrial Design will expose students to the field of industrial design, allowing them to better work on multidisciplinary teams where design is a central element.

Minor Requirements
Course Description
ID 2320 Human Factors in Design (3)
ID 2401 Visual Design Thinking (3)
ID 3320 Design Methods: User Centered Design (3)
ID 4833 Special Topics: Collaborative (3)
ID Elective Courses 3 Credit Hours
  • The minimum credit hour requirement for the minor is 15 credit hours, including 9 credit hours in 3000 level courses or above.
  • A maximum of 3 credit hours of transfer credit may be used to satisfy the course requirements for a minor.
  • A maximum of 6 credit hours of Special Topics courses may be included in a minor program or the student may complete 3 credit hours of Special Topics and 3 credit hours of either Special Problems or Undergraduate Research. Students may not use 6 credit hours of either Special Problems or Undergraduate Research for a minor.

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  • Typically, a student pursuing a Masters in Industrial Design without an undergraduate Industrial Design background must take an additional year of preparatory classes before starting the degree. Taking an Industrial Design minor as an undergraduate allows you to skip this preparatory year.