Design Technology

A minor in design technology will teach you how to use computer-aided design software to prepare technical drawings and diagrams that can be used in production drawings, technical manuals, and reports.

Required Courses


MATHS 108 - Intermediate Algebra


ITMFG 105 - Technical Design Graphics
ITMFG 205 - Computer-Aided Design
ITGRA 184 - Computer Applications in Graphic Arts

6 hours of approved electives


Minor in Design - Mission Statement

The mission of the minor in design is to prepare individuals to apply technical design principles in their chosen field

Minor in Design – Goals

  • Acquire entry level technical knowledge of materials, processes, and applications in design
  • Apply interdisciplinary concepts and principles to solve design problems
  • Effectively apply computer skills to design applications
  • Develop the team building and communication skills to successfully manage design projects
  • Perform in a professional and ethical manner and effectively work with diverse populations in developing sustainable designs
Department of Technology
Applied Technology Building (AT), room 131
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

Phone: 765-285-5642
Fax: 765-285-2162