Course Description

Course Name

Integrated Design

Session: VSOS3221

Hours & Credits

3 Credits

Prerequisites & Language Level

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.


Students develop an understanding of product development phases and experience working in teams to design and construct high-quality product prototypes. Design process learned is placed into a broader development context. Primary goals are to improve ability to reason about design alternatives and apply modeling techniques appropriate for different development phases; understand how to gather and process customer information and transform it into engineering specifications; and use teamwork to resolve the challenges in designing and building a substantive product prototype. Instruction and practice in oral communication provided.

Course Objectives
Understand the early phases of technology-based business development, including:
1) generating ideas; gathering customer and market data;
2) selecting ideas, devising concepts , building digital mockups;
3) investigating marketability, and writing a business proposal.

Prerequisites & Class Requirements
Advanced Mechanical Design, Creative Mechanical Design, Machine shop practice, Computer aided Design
Students who have not taken the above classes need permission from the instructor.

*Course content subject to change