Department of Design and Industry {College of Liberal & Creative Arts}

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Prospective Undergraduate Students

The Design and Industry Department is impacted at the first-time freshman (FTF) level and upper-division transfer programs, effective Fall Semester 2012.

Admission of California State University (CSU) qualified applicants will be based upon review of Supplemental Program Application.

When to Apply

Submit your Supplemental Program Application between October 1st and November 30th, 2013.

About the Application Process

Applicants are selected for available spaces based on completion of prerequisites, GPA, experience in the field, professional goals statement and communication skills.

Application Process FAQ - PDF

Admission Requirements

Requirements for admission for all students include: Completion of a minimum of 60 semester units with an overall grade point average of 2.50.

Completion of Two (2) Pre‐Major Requisite Courses (6 Units) with a grade of “C” or better in each:

Non‐SF State Transfer Applicants

  • Any transfer course articulated to the SF State courses shown in list (B) as stated at > articulation agreements
  • ONE (1) College level Drawing, Sketching, or Drafting course – 3 Units
  • ONE (1) Computer‐Graphic related course (such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, or CAD ‐ 3 Units).

SF State Continuing Student / Change of Major Applicants

Select TWO (2) of the Pre‐Major Requisite Courses, or their equivalents from a designated list of course that can be found in the Supplemental Application form.

Statement of Purpose (1-2 pages)

In this statement, please describe 1) the nature of your interest in design, 2) your experiences
goals. Please use Arial, 11pt for your text. Also, put your name on the statement.

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