School of Art and Design
Applications accepted for fall only. NYSED: 89109 HEGIS 1099
The major in Toy Design prepares students for careers as children's product designers working with a variety of companies in the toy industry, from small specialty firms to major global corporations. Curriculum below is for the entering class of Fall 2016.
|MAJOR AREA||TY 326 - Toy Design I and Product Rendering||3|
|TY 327 - Drafting and Technical Drawing||3|
|TY 352 - The Toy Industry: Methods and Materials||3|
|RELATED AREA||FA 301 - Anatomy for Toy Designers||1.5|
|LIBERAL ARTS||SS 232 - Developmental Psychology||3|
|MAJOR AREA||TY 313 - Soft Toy and Doll Design||3|
|TY 332 - Model Making and 3D Prototyping||3.5|
|TY 342 - Computer Graphics in Toy Design||2|
|RELATED AREA||MK 301 - Marketing for the Toy Industry||3|
|LIBERAL ARTS||HE 301 - Motor Learning: A Developmental Approach||3|
|HA 345 - History of Industrial Design choice - see Liberal Arts/Art History||3|
|TY 491 - Summer Internship: Toy Design**||4|
|TY 411 - Toy Design II and Product Update||2|
|TY 421 - Advanced Hard Toy: Design Engineering||5|
|TY 463 - Storybook Design and Licensed Product||3|
|TY 442 - Advanced Computer Graphics in Toy Design||2|
|LIBERAL ARTS||MA 041 - Geometry and Probability Skills||1|
|MA 241 - Topics in Probability and Geometry||3|
|MAJOR AREA||TY 414 - Games***||1.5|
|TY 461 - Business Practices for the Toy Industry||2|
|TY 467 - Professional Portfolio||4.5|
|RELATED AREA||PK 403 - Packaging for the Toy Designer||2|
|LIBERAL ARTS||choice - see Liberal Arts/Art History*||3|
|choice - see Liberal Arts Electives||3|
|TOTAL CREDIT REQUIREMENTS|
*Fall 2016 Requirements: See below.
Liberal Arts, Art History, and General Education: 19 credits.
- Art History Requirements: 6 credits. HA 345 and CHOICE of (1) additional 3-credit History of Art course that meets General Education Other World Civilizations requirement (G9). See the full list of Art/Design History courses under HA: History of Art and Civilization.
Social Sciences: 3 credits. SS 232.
Health Education: 3 credits. HE 301.
Liberal Arts Elective: 3 credits. Select a Liberal Arts course (for which prerequisites have been met) from the following subject areas: CH (Chinese), EN (English), FI (Film and Media) - any FI course other than FI 261, 361, 461, 362, and 462, FR (French), HA (History of Art), HE (Health Education) HE 201, or 301, IT (Italian), JA (Japanese), MU (Music) MU 202, 203, or 391, HI (History), MA (Math), LA (Liberal Arts), MC (Modern Languages and Cultures), PE (Physical Education and Dance) PE 215, 216, 217, PL (Philosophy), SC (Science), SP (Spanish), and SS (Social Sciences). See Liberal Arts Courses.
If internship cannot be completed during the summer, a special independent study program will be arranged in the eighth semester.