Reference : Undergraduate Bulletin 2015-2016

Objectives:

To produce graduates who have the characteristics, knowledge and skills as follows: 

  1. Possess personal, professional, and environmental ethics accepted and approved by the society.
  2. Possess product design theoretical knowledge, technical skills, business navigation ability, and professional responsibility sufficient to assume leadership positions in the industry, society and the country.
  3. Confident in rendering product design services achieved through creative thinking, problem solving, numerical analysis, and appropriate psychomotor skills in the milieu of science and technology while adhering to preservation of arts and culture.
  4. Possess interpersonal skills and communication skills through the use of information technology, verbal and graphical tools necessary in collaborative environments.

Courses

A. General Education Courses 30 Credits

Language

Language Courses   15 Credits
BG 1001 English I 3
BG 1002 English II 3
BG 2000 English III 3
GE 1403 Communication in Thai 3
or GE 1401 Language and Communication Skills (For International Students) 3

Social Science

Social Science Courses 3 Credits
MGT 1101 Introduction to Business 3

Humanities

Humanities Courses 6 Credits
GS 1004 Art of Delineation 3
GS 1005 Graphic Presentation 3

Science and Mathematics

Science and Mathematics Courses 6 Credits
BG 1200 Mathematics for Business 3
GE 1301 Environmental Science 3

B. Specialized Courses 101 Credits

Core Courses

Core Courses 18 Credits
IND 1101 Visual Design 3
IND 1102 Introduction to Design Culture and Trend 3
IND 2101 Design Methods 3
IND 2102 Human Factors 3
IND 3101 Theory and Concept in Design 3
IND 3102 Design Research and Development 3

Major Required

Major Required Courses 77 Credits
PD 1301 Technical Drawing 3
PD 1302 Design Principles 3
PD 1303 Computer Applications for Product Design 3
PD 2201 Product Design I 6
PD 2202 Product Design II 6
PD 2301 Model Making 3
PD 2302 History of Art and Design 3
PD 2303 History of Product Design 3
PD 3201 Product Design III 6
PD 3202 Product Design IV 6
PD 3301 Material and Manufacturing Processes I 3
PD 3302 Material and Manufacturing Processes II 3
PD 3303 Product Design and Marketing Principles 3
PD 3304 Product Design and Marketing Communication 3
PD 3305 Practicum in Product Design 2
PD 4201 Product Design V 6
PD 4202 Senior Project 6
PD 4301 Individual Study in Product Design 3
PD 4302 Design in Emerging Market 3
PD 4303 Professional Ethics 3

Major Elective

Major Elective Courses 6 Credits
PD 3401 User Interface Design 3
PD 3402 Graphic and Packaging Design 3
PD 3403 Experience Design for Exhibitions 3
PD 3404 Fashion and Textile Design 3
PD 3405 Jewelry Design 3
PD 3406 Toy and Play Design 3

C. Free Elective Courses 6 Credits

Students can take free elective courses of 6 credits from any faculty in Assumption University upon completion of the prerequisites (if any).


Study Plan

First Year

FIRST YEAR
First Semester
Code Subjects Credits
BG 1001 English I 3
BG 1200 Mathematics for Business 3
GE 1403 Communication in Thai 3
or GE 1401 Language and Communication Skills (For international Students) 3
GS 1004 Art of Delineation 3
IND 1101 Visual Design 3
PD 1301 Technical Drawing 3
  Total 18
Second Semester
Code Subjects Credits
BG 1002 English II 3
GE 1301 Environmental Science 3
GS 1005 Graphic Presentation 3
IND 1102 Introduction to Design Culture and Trend 3
PD 1302 Design Principles 3
PD 1303 Computer Application for Product Design 3
  Total 18

Second Year

SECOND YEAR
First Semester
Code Subjects Credits
BG 2000 English III 3
IND 2101 Design Methods 3
PD 2201 Product Design I 6
PD 2301 Model Making 3
PD 2302 History of Art and Design 3
  Total 18
Second Semester
Code Subjects Credits
BG 2001 English IV 3
IND 2102 Human Factors 3
PD 2202 Product Design II 6
PD 2303 History of Product Design 3
MGT 1101 Introduction to Business 3
  Total 18

Third Year

THIRD YEAR
First Semester
Code Subjects Credits
IND 3101 Theory and Concept in Design 3
PD 3201 Product Design III 6
PD 3301 Material and Manufacturing Process I 3
PD 3303 Product Design and Marketing Principles 3
  One Major Elective Course 3
  Total 18
Second Semester
Code Subjects Credits
IND 3102 Design Research and Development 3
PD 3202 Product Design IV 6
PD 3302 Material and Manufacturing Processes II 3
PD 3304 Product Design and Marketing Communication 3
PD 3305 Practicum in Product Design 2
  One Major Elective Course 3
  Total 20

Fourth Year

FOURTH YEAR
First Semester
Code Subjects Credits
PD 4201 Product Design V 6
PD 4301 Individual Study in Product Design 3
PD 4302 Design in Emerging Market 3
  One Free Elective Course 3
  Total 15
Second Semester
Code Subjects Credits
PD 4202 Senior Project 6
PD 4303 Professional Ethics 3
  One Free Elective Course 3
  Total 12