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2018-2019 General Catalog 
  
2018-2019 General Catalog

Outdoor Product Design and Development - BS


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  • For more information about Outdoor Product Design and Development, see the website.
  • Following is a sample four-year plan. Please note that student-specific plans may differ.
  • Admitted students must meet with an advisor. Current students should also meet with an advisor and logon to DegreeWorks  to check student-specific program progress.

 

Minimum University Requirements

Total Credits 120

 

Grade Point Average (most majors require higher GPA)

2.00 GPA
Credits of C- or better 100 Credits of upper-division courses (#3000 or above) 40
Total USU Credits 30 Upper-division USU Credits 20
USU Credits within the Major 10 Credits in Minor (if required) 12
Credits in Major see below Credits in American Institutions 3
General Education Requirements   see link University Studies Depth Requirements   see link
NOTES: highest Math Requirement for this degree is STAT 1040: Introduction to Statistics (QL)  

 

Admissions Requirements for this Program

New freshmen Admitted to USU in Good Standing*

 

Transfer students from other institutions or other programs at USU 2.5 GPA*

First Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

ENGL 1010: Introduction to Writing: Academic Prose (CL1)   3     CMST 1020: Public Speaking (BHU) , CMST 2110: Interpersonal Communication (BHU/HR) , or PHIL 2400: Ethics (BHU)    3 , 3 , or 3     
FCSE 1140: Introductory Sewing   2     FCSE 2040: Intermediate Clothing Construction Skills, Principles and Alterations TEE 2020: Computer-Integrated Manufacturing Systems , or TEE 2030: Wood-Based Manufacturing Systems   3 3 , or 3    
LAEP 2039: Foundations of Sustainable Systems   3     TEE 1200: Computer-Aided Drafting and Design   3     
OPDD 1700: Outdoor Product Design & Development Professional Seminar  Lower Level (freshmen and sophomores based on level in the program) 1     OPDD 1750: History of the Outdoor Product Industry   3    
TEE 1010: Communications Technology  or ART 1020: Drawing I (BCA)   3  or 3        WATS 1200: Biodiversity and Sustainability (BLS) ENVS 1350: Introduction to Environmental Science (BLS)   or WILD 2200: Ecology of Our Changing World (BLS)      3 3  or 3    
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Second Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

ECN 1500: Introduction to Economic Institutions, History, and Principles (BAI)  or APEC 1600: Natural Resources and American Economic Institutions (BAI)   3  or 3       Choose any CHEM course 3  
ENGL 2010: Intermediate Writing: Research Writing in a Persuasive Mode (CL2)   3     FCSE 4040: Advanced Apparel Studies TEE 3270: Advanced Computer-Aided Drafting , or ASTE 3030: Metal Welding Processes and Technology in Agriculture   3 3 ,
or 3  
 
FCSE 3040: Advanced Clothing Studies: Patternmaking  or TEE 2230: Advanced Materials and Processing Systems   3  or 3     OPDD 3030: Design Thinking, Methods, and Materials    3    
OPDD 1700: Outdoor Product Design & Development Professional Seminar  Lower Level (freshmen and sophomores based on level in the program) 1     STAT 1040: Introduction to Statistics (QL)  or STAT 1045: Introduction to Statistics with Elements of Algebra (QL)    3  or 5    
OPDD 3400: Color Theory & Design   3           
TEE 1030: Material Processing Systems   3          
Comments

 

Comments

OPDD 4250  Should be taken Summer Semester after Sophomore and Junior years (six credits total). 

 

Third Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

FCSE 3030: Textile Science (DSC/QI)   4      ENVS 2340: Natural Resources and Society (BSS)   3    
FCSE 3080: Dress and Humanity (DHA)   3      JCOM 2010: Media Smarts: Making Sense of the Information Age (BSS)  or ASTE 2900: Food Matters: Ethics, Economics, and the Environment (BSS)    3  or 3     
OPDD 3760: Outdoor Product Design and Development Studio I    3     OPDD 1700: Outdoor Product Design & Development Professional Seminar  Upper Level (juniors and seniors based on level in the program) 1    
OPDD 4420: Digital Design Technologies for Outdoor Products I   3     OPDD 3770: Outdoor Product Design and Development Studio II   3    
      OPDD 4430: Digital Design Technologies for Outdoor Products II   3    
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Comments

OPDD 4250  Should be taken Summer Semester after Sophomore and Junior years (six credits total). 

Fourth Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

MGT 2050: Business Law   2     CMST 3330: Intercultural Communication (DSS)   3    
MSLE 3500: Fundamentals of Marketing   3     MSLE 3510: New Venture Creation   3    
OPDD 4440: Aesthetics, Human Factors, and Brand Image   3     MGT 4070: Retail Management (CI)   3    
OPDD 4750: Senior Design Studio I   3     OPDD 1700: Outdoor Product Design & Development Professional Seminar  Upper Level (juniors and seniors based on level in the program) 1    
Communications Intensive   Choose any OPDD 4760: Senior Design Studio II   3    
      OPDD 4770: Senior Exhibit   1    
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* There is a portfolio/application process for all incoming majors. Portfolios will be due at the sophomore spring level within the program and will determine whether they can continue on or will need to find a new major.

For more information contact Misty Balls (advisor) by email at misty.balls@usu.edu or by phone at 435-797-7091.

Other Requirements:

Students will need access to the following either by purchasing their own or using a campus computer lab. It is strongly suggested that they meet with faculty before purchases are made.

Platforms (Laptop required)
Microsoft® Windows® 7 (or higher versions) x 64
Microsoft® Surface or iPad Pro type tablet

Hardware Requirements
Recommended: Intel® Core i5 or higher processor
8 GB RAM
16 GB RAM for CAD
DVD ROM drive
A more expensive option would be the MacBook Pro with the Windows 7  operating system. Many people use a Mac, but be aware that you will need to purchase additional software so that you can run Windows and interact wtih GIS.

Software
Microsoft office – student edition is fine (discounted version at http://it.usu.edu/htm/hup/)
AutoCAD (student version download at http://students.autodesk.com/)
ArcGIS (download at http://www.esri.com/software/arcgis/arcgis-for-desktop/free-trial)
SketchUp (download at http://www.sketchup.com/)
Land F/X (download at http://www.landfx.com/)
Solidworks, to Autodesks Fusion 360

Required Core Courses


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