Sustainable Product Design and Innovation

Minor
School of Professional and Graduate Studies

24 credits

A minor in Sustainable Product Design and Innovation will provide a technical and design thinking background for students majoring in other disciplines. The following course outline will provide complementary studies to majors in Safety and Occupational Health Applied Sciences, Architecture, Management, Computer Science, Environmental Studies, Math/Physics, and Art.

MINOR REQUIREMENTS

SPDI CORE COURSES

12 credits

SPDI 110 Electricity and Electronics Fundamentals
SPDI 152 Product Design I
SPDI 253 Materials: A Life-Cycle View

SPDI ELECTIVES FOR THE MINOR

12 credits

Select at least one of the following (4 credits):

  • SPDI 170 Introduction to Woodworking Technology
  • SPDI 180 Metal Processes and Prototyping

Select at least one of the following (4 credits):

  • SPDI 121 Drafting, Sketching, and CAD
  • SPDI 221 Three-Dimensional CAD

Select at least one of the following SPDI or Management courses at 300 or 400 level (4 credits):

  • SPDI 400 Manufacturing Enterprise
  • MGT 446 Competitive Manufacturing Management
  • MGT 331 Principles of Marketing