Product Design Undergraduate Programs

Join Us in Designing a Better World

Product design undergraduate students start on the Eugene campus taking courses offered by the Product Design department, as well as courses in Art, Digital Art, History of Art and Architecture, and Interior Architecture. The liberal arts focus of the UO offers product design students the opportunity to work directly with peers from many other disciplines, increasing their capacities to connect, grow, and develop futures with people of many interests and knowledge bases. Students accepted into the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree complete their final year at the UO's Portland campus.

Courses Open to Nonmajors

We invite you to explore your interest in design. We offer an introductory course to nonmajors.

PD 101 Introduction to Product Design. Explore how designers invent things that help people. Through lectures from designers, drawing assignments, photo documentation, model-making, storytelling, and computer-aided deisgn, students learn about product innovation, creation, and sales, and portfolio creation.

Student Spotlight

Designing for America

Cara Murray, an undergraduate in Product Design, won the 2016 Student Leadership Award as part of the UO's Sustainability Awards program. Hear how she and her teammates helped their community.

Let Us Show You Around

Visiting Eugene and the University of Oregon is one of the best steps you can take. We have tours throughout most of the year.

Enrich Your Academic Experience

Expand your horizons with a Portland-based internship. Learn how to develop your portfolio and job-seeking skills with our Student Services Hub. Develop your leadership and communication skills by joining one of our student organizations.

Our Accreditation

Our program is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD).

The University of Oregon is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) and is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), an organization made up of more than 60 leading public and private research institutions in the United States and Canada.