Welcome to the Department of Design and Industry

The Department of Design and Industry is an inclusive learning environment that promotes creativity and scholarship, and mirrors the wide range of cultural, artistic and scholarly interests in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Feature Stories

Improving The Eye Drop Experience

SFSU/DAI Breaking NEWS

Trevor Myers Receives Universal Design Competition 1st Place Award at the USC School of Gerontology Morton Kesten Summit 2014

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Bachelor of Arts in Industrial Arts

The 45-unit Bachelor of Arts in Industrial Arts offers individualized courses of study in design studies, visual communication design and technology.

Bachelor of Science in Visual Communication Design

The 58-unit Bachelor of Science in Visual Communication Design encompasses and integrates graphic design and digital media topics.

Bachelor of Science in Industrial Design

The 61- to 64-unit Bachelor of Science in Industrial Design addresses the creation of industrial goods and services and concentrates on process, people and product.

Master of Arts in Industrial Arts

The 30-unit Master of Arts in Industrial Arts prepares students for personal achievement and career success.

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Academic Advising

Stay on track to graduation. Meet with a faculty adviser at least once a semester.

Design Center for Global Needs

DCGN promotes and fosters community, national and international curricular and research activities.

Study Abroad

Study abroad for a year or semester while earning resident credit towards your major, minor or general education requirements.

Industrial Design Outreach (iDo)

iDo was founded in 2003 as a direct response to the lack of design course offerings in public high school curriculum in San Francisco.

Student Groups and Professional Societies

Network and build connections with peers, industry professionals and local design communities and organizations.

Furniture Institute of Technology and Sustainability

FITS creates valuable industry experience and opportunities for students and faculty while providing research and design services to industry partners.

Nathan Shapira Design Archive

The design archive collection contains over 2,000 contemporary and collectible design books and reference materials.

Experience and Explore

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People

Profiles, office hours and contact information.

Academic Office

Hours of operation, directions and parking.