Transportation Design Freshman Studio 1
September 7 - December 16 / Monday, Wednesday 4-6:45pm
This course introduces students the basic principles of transportation design drawing. These principles are to understand the basic structure of 3 dimensional solids on a 2 dimensional surface. This will be accomplished by practicing fundamental drafting methods, practical ideation techniques, and basic mock-up construction.
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Demonstrate proficiency in creating 3 view orthographic design layouts
- Translate an original 2D perspective design sketch themes into a three-view orthographic layout
- Create a section model from the student’s orthographic drawing
- Create a well-crafted visual presentation of the student’s final project
Paul Snyder, Paul & Helen Farago Chair of Transportation Design
Automotive designer and alumnus (’87 Transportation Design) Paul Snyder’s experience spans four continents and encompasses both exterior and interior development for a number of automotive brands, including Ford, Lincoln, Renault, Honda and Acura.
GM Automotive Professionals
Throughout the semester design professionals from General Motors will be joining the class to provide instructional support and behind the scenes insights into the automotive design industry.
For more information about Dual Enrollment contact the Office of Precollege and Continuing Studies at 313.664.7456.