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 2015.
|MAJOR AREA||TY 311 - Toy Design I||1.5|
|TY 321 - Drawing for Toy Design||1.5|
|TY 322 - Marker Rendering||1.5|
|TY 323 - Basic Drafting for Product Design||1.5|
|TY 351 - Product Materials and Safety Considerations||2|
|TY 362 - The Toy Industry: An Overview||1|
|RELATED AREA||FA 301 - Anatomy for Toy Designers||1.5|
|LIBERAL ARTS / ART HISTORY||SS 232 - Developmental Psychology||3|
|MAJOR AREA||TY 313 - Soft Toy and Doll Design||3|
|TY 325 - Computer-Aided Advanced Drafting for Product Design||1.5|
|TY 331 - Modelmaking I||2|
|TY 342 - Computer Graphics in Toy Design||2|
|RELATED AREA||MK 301 - Marketing for the Toy Industry||3|
|LIBERAL ARTS / ART HISTORY||HA 345 - History of Industrial Design||3|
|HE 301 - Motor Learning: A Developmental Approach||3|
|TY 491 - Summer Internship: Toy Design**||4|
|TY 411 - Toy Design II and Product Update||2|
|TY 416 - Hard Toy: Design||1.5|
|TY 417 - Hard Toy: Engineering||1.5|
|TY 418 - Licensed Product Design||1.5|
|TY 431 - Modelmaking II||2|
|TY 442 - Advanced Computer Graphics in Toy Design||2|
|RELATED AREA||GD 407 - Graphic Design for Toy Designers||1.5|
|LIBERAL ARTS / ART HISTORY||MA 041 - Geometry and Probability Skills||1|
|MA 241 - Topics in Probability and Geometry||3|
|MAJOR AREA||TY 414 - Games***||1.5|
|TY 444 - Photorealistic Product Communication||2|
|TY 461 - Business Practices for the Toy Industry||2|
|TY 462 - Professional Portfolio Development||2|
|TY 493 - Senior Project: Design||1.5|
|PK 403 - Packaging for the Toy Designer||2|
|LIBERAL ARTS / ART HISTORY||choice - see Art History Requirements||3|
|choice - see General Education||3||TOTAL CREDIT REQUIREMENTS|
|LIBERAL ARTS / ART HISTORY||19|
*Fall 2015 Requirements: See below.
Liberal Arts, Art History, and General Education: 19 credits.
- Art History Requirements: 6 credits. HA 345 History of Industrial Design (3 cr.) and CHOICE of any 3 credit 200 - 400 level HA course. See the full list of Art/Design History courses under HA: History of Art and Civilization.
Social Sciences: 3 credits. SS 232 Developmental Psychology (3 cr.).
Health Education: 3 credits. HE 301 Motor Learning: A Developmental Approach (3 cr.).
General Education/Liberal Arts Requirements: 3 credits. See FIT's General Education Requirements and Courses for selection of courses.
If internship cannot be completed during the summer, a special independent study program will be arranged in the eighth semester.
FIT assists students in licensing designs, in accordance with terms agreed to by the student and FIT prior to matriculation.
Students must complete SS 131 and two HA courses (HA 111, HA 112, or HA 231, or equivalent) prior to entering this program.