Senior Level Thesis Project 1

Course Code: IDSN 4002

Academic Year: 2017-2018

BIND 402 Senior Level Thesis is a student-initiated inquiry into a unique design, from a planned idea or concept, of a product or system whose benefit can be clearly demonstrated or proven by the intended user. This course is a comprehensive one-year design project consisting of extensive research, detailed specific reports and support materials along with fully developed physical model(s). The topic is selected within the framework of the curriculum, which stipulates the involvement of two expert advisors in the field who are willing to help advice the student as the project is developed. The development of the thesis project is to be recorded with annotated sketches; research that is categorized edited and referenced with reference technical drawings. This advanced course enables students to showcase their interests and learning through informed project choice, in-depth research, project management, academic and professional interaction, and verification and proof of their design's merit. Thesis is intended to be the centerpiece project of any graduates portfolio and the capstone achievement in their undergraduate studies in Industrial Design.