Department of

Industrial Design

Bachelor of Industrial Design

Our Degree Program

The Industrial Design Program at Iowa State University offers the professional Bachelor of Industrial Design degree. This four-year degree consists of one year in the College of Design’s preprofessional Core Design Program, followed by three years in the professional Bachelor of Industrial Design (BID) degree program. The Industrial Design Program admits a cohort of 64 students after completion of the Core.

The BID degree from Iowa State provides the foundation for a career in a variety of commercial product design and service professions. The undergraduate program prepares students for immediate entry into design practice as well as long-term continued growth and achievement.