Segal Design Certificate
This certificate program, administered by the Segal Design Institute, develops a set of design and problem-solving skills that prove valuable in a wide range of careers. The program focuses on applying user-centered design to address real-world problems in team-based, interdisciplinary settings.
|Certificate Requirements (6 units)|
|DSGN 106-1||Design Thinking and Communication|
|or DSGN 208-0||Design Thinking and Doing|
|1 2-quarter design sequence:|
& DSGN 384-2
|Interdiscipinary Design Projects I|
and Interdiscipinary Design Projects II
|or DSGN 380-1|
& DSGN 380-2
| Industrial Design Projects I|
and Industrial Design Projects II
|1 portfolio course and public portfolio presentation:|
|DSGN 370-0||Engineering Design Portfolio|
All students must present their portfolio at a Segal Design Expo. This is typically done as part of DSGN 370-0.
|3 elective courses from an approved list, including: 1|
1 DSGN course
2 courses at the 300 level
|Graduate courses may not be used towards the certificate.|
|Course with grades lower than a "C" will not be acceptable for this certificate.|
|P/N courses are not allowed (except for DSGN 375-0).|
|Electives must be from the approved elective list or approved by petition (no more than one unit by petition).|
Only two of the courses used for the Segal Design Certificate may also be used to fulfill the requirements in the "Major Program" or "Major Requirements" of your BS or BA degree.