Design Programs

design programs

Mission Statement

The Department of Design at San José State University prides itself on offering a wide range of programs such as Animation/Illustration, Graphic Design, Industrial Design, and Interior Design.

Set in the heart of sun-drenched Silicon Valley, the Design Department strives to shape the next generation of world-changing innovators by imbuing the students’ surroundings—be it environmental, social or political—with their passion for design. The esteemed faculty takes full advantage of the university’s location at the forefront of the world’s technology by working in collaboration with design and technology industries in the area. The Department of Design recognizes its mission to create global citizens with real-life, practical design experiences that will help them find their place in the broader design community, and in turn, the world.