Bachelor of Science in Transportation Design
If you are interested in learning how to design automobiles or other modes of transportation, Lawrence Technological University is the place to pursue your goal. Our National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) accredited Bachelor of Science in Transportation Design program, offers motivated, talented, and skilled students the opportunity to excel in one of today's most challenging and competitive fields.
Located in the heart of the American automobile industry, Lawrence Tech was founded in 1932 on the site where Henry Ford made automotive history by perfecting the moving assembly line.
Looking to the future, and with industry support, Lawrence Tech has created a unique transportation design program that allows you to blend your creative design talent with a comprehensive understanding of automotive technology concepts. This union of design and technology offers you the kind of experience that automotive design graduates from other programs can take years to acquire on the job. It can give you the edge in competing for top-level design positions.
Built around the University's signature "theory and practice" approach to learning, the Bachelor of Science in Transportation Design program combines in-depth conceptual investigation with extensive exposure to practicing designers and engineers. You will participate in real-world automotive-based projects and will regularly present your designs to industry professionals. You will also gain practical experience through an internship and practicum before graduation.
- Automotive Exterior Design
- Automotive Interior Design
- Brand DNA Development
- Color and Texture
- Computer-Assisted Design
- Manufacturing Processes
- Marketing Trends/Customer
- Philosophy of Branding
- Rapid Prototyping
- Surface Modeling
- Sustainable Technology
Graduates with a degree in Transportation Design have many career options:
- Power sports
- Vehicle Interiors
Why Transportation Design at Lawrence Tech?
- Faculty practicing in the field, networking students with industry.
- Laptops configured with transportation design software issued to all undergraduate students.
- Machine shop, wood, metal, and other fabrication labs.
- Clay modeling studio.
- Dedicated design studios for all transportation design majors.
- Recent awards include first place in the design competition at Formula Zero, an international racing series for zero-emission, hydrogen fuel-cell-powered race karts, as well as second and third place in the 2008 SABIC Innovative Plastics Car Design Contest.
For specific Transportation Design Program questions, contact Keith Nagara, Program Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 248.204.2836.
For general University questions contact Admissions at email@example.com or 248.204.3160.