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Minor in Product Design

American University of Sharjah
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Sharjah
English
28 August 2022

About this program

Minor in Product Design

More than ever before, the role of a designer has become integral to the development of products for the consumer market, from the packaging of products we find on our grocery store shelves, to high-end, bespoke furniture designs.

Our minor program in product design will provide you with an intensive and interactive studio experience as you apply technical skills and design theory to create and exhibit your own portfolio of unique designs.

Admission requirements

Students seeking a minor in product design must successfully complete the following requirements:

  • a minimum of 18 credit hours including:
    • nine credit hours of minor requirements
    • a minimum of nine credit hours of minor electives
  • a minimum of nine credit hours of the 18 credit hours required for the minor successfully completed in residence at AUS
  • a minimum of six credit hours of the courses for the minor at or above the 300 level successfully completed in residence at AUS
  • a minimum GPA of 2.00 in courses completed to satisfy the minor.

Minor Requirements (9 credit hours)

Students must successfully complete nine credit hours as follows:

  • DES 170 Introduction to Product Design
  • DES 270 Design as Form
  • DES 370 Introduction to Prototyping

Minor Electives (minimum of 9 credit hours)

Students must successfully complete a minimum of nine credit hours from the following list of courses:

  • DES 374 Package Design
  • DES 462 Design Management
  • IDE 335 Furniture Design Basics
  • any approved special topic courses at the 300-level or above. Consult the online course catalog or the online class schedule accessible via the AUS student information system to view course classifications.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available, please visit the university website for more information.

Tuition

Tuition fee : AED 96,140 per year

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American University of Sharjah

Founded in 1997, American University of Sharjah (AUS) is an independent, non-profit, coeducational institution of higher education formed on the American liberal arts model. Acclaimed for its academic excellence and multicultural environment, AUS is ranked among the top 10 universities...


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American University of Sharjah

University City PO Box 26666 Sharjah, UAE
26666 Sharjah Ash Shariqah
United Arab Emirates

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