Cover of the review
Qualimetria, published by FAAP, highlighting the involvement
of Architecture and Urbanism students in the 6th São Paulo International Biennial of Architecture and Design.
 

Note that some course objectives are still being updated. If you need any additional information, please contact the International Office.

1st SEMESTER
Discipline
Name
Number of hours

5DB101

DESIGN CONCEPTS

34

5DB102

CREATIVITY AND INNOVATION

68

5DB103

DRAWING I

68

5DB104

PHOTOGRAPHY I

68

5DB105

INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER SCIENCE

34

5DB106

MATHEMATICS AND DESIGN

34

5DB107

VISUAL METHODOLOGY I

68

5DB108

PSYCHOLOGY OF PERCEPTION

68



2nd SEMESTER
Discipline Name
Number of hours

5DB201

COMPUTER GRAPHICS I

68

5DB202

DRAWING II

68

5DB203

PHYSICS AND DESIGN

34

5DB204

PHOTOGRAPHY II

68

5DB205

HISTORY OF ART AND DESIGN I

34

5DB206

PROJECT RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

34

5DB207

VISUAL METHODOLOGY II

68

5DB208

MODELING

68



3rd SEMESTER
Discipline Name
Number of hours

5DP303

COMPUTER GRAPHICS II

68

5DP301

COMMUNICATION AND SEMIOTICS

34

5DP304

DRAWING III

68

5DP305

ERGONOMICS

68

5DB302

HISTORY OF ART AND DESIGN II

34

5DP306

CERAMICS

68

5DP307

PRODUCT PROJECT I

68



4th SEMESTER
Discipline Name
Number of hours

5DP403

COMPUTER GRAPHICS III

68

5DP404

PRODUCTION DESIGN

68

5DB401

ESTHETICS

34

5DB402

HISTORY OF ART AND DESIGN III

34

5DP406

ILLUSTRATION – SKETCH

68

5DP405

CERAMIC PRODUCTS

68

5DP407

PRODUCT PROJECT II

68



5th SEMESTER
Discipline Name
Number of hours

5DP502

COMPUTER GRAPHICS IV

68

5DP503

ECO-DESIGN 

34

5DB501

HISTORY OF ART AND DESIGN IV

34

5DP504

DIGITAL ILLUSTRATION – RENDERING

68

5DP505

EXPERIMENTAL LABORATORY IN DESIGN 

68

5DP506

INDUSTRIAL MATERIALS AND PROCESSES I 

34

5DP507

PRODUCT PROJECT III

68

5DP508

SYSTEMS I

34



6th SEMESTER
Discipline Name
Number of hours

5DB601

HISTORY OF ART AND DESIGN V

34

5DB602

CONSUMPTION SOCIOLOGY

34

5DP603

COMPUTER GRAPHICS V

68

5DP604

INDUSTRIAL MATERIALS AND PROCESSES II

34

5DP605

MODELS AND PROTOTYPES

68

5DP606

INDUSTRIAL PRACTICE

34

5DP607

PRODUCT PROJECT IV

68

5DB608

USER PSYCHOLOGY

34

5DP609

SYSTEMS II

34



7th SEMESTER
Discipline Name
Number of hours

5DB701

DESIGN MANAGEMENT AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP

68

5DB702

HISTORY OF BRAZILIAN ART AND DESIGN

34

5DP703

COMPUTER GRAPHICS VI

68

5DP704

PROGRAMMED SEMINARS

68

5DP705

CAPSTONE PROJECT

136



8th SEMESTER
Discipline Name
Number of hours

5DB801

PRESENTATION STRUCTURE AND PLANNING

34

5DB802

ETHICS AND LEGISLATION

34

5DP803

CAPSTONE PROJECT

136


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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF ARTS
DESIGN CONCEPTS Catalog Code: 5DB101
Total Course Hours: 34
First Semester Course
SUMMARY
Fundamental theories necessary to understand design as a creative process employed to solve problems.
COURSE OBJECTIVES
To develop a basic repertoire of terminology to serve as a creative tool for design; to introduce data research techniques for project reflection; to prepare students with the principles and functions of design, and its intervention ability in social, technological and contemporary economic contexts.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF ARTS
CREATIVITY AND INNOVATION Catalog Code: 5DB102
Total Course Hours: 68
First Semester Course
SUMMARY
The world today, business and creativity; concept myths and applications; dimensions of creativity and change; characteristics of creative behavior; the brain and creativity; blocks to creativity; divergent and convergent thinking; the creative process.
COURSE OBJECTIVES
The course is designed to develop individual creative potential, encouraging self-knowledge, self-confidence, persistence, initiative, freedom and autonomy. Identifying possible obstacles to this goal, the course will promote enhanced understanding of the creative processes through experiences that develop divergent and convergent forms of thinking, fostering original responses in students’ personal and professional life.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF ARTS
DRAWING I Catalog Code: 5DB103
Total Course Hours: 68
First Semester Course
SUMMARY
Study of techniques and use of drawing material; observational drawing; expressive drawing; drawing geometric forms; light and shadow; texture; basics of technical drawing and measurement.
COURSE OBJECTIVES
Develop skills to handle, express, register and transmit spatial reasoning concepts through correct two-dimensional representation. Course includes studio work and classes held both outdoors and at the FAAP facilities.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF ARTS
PHOTOGRAPHY I Catalog Code: 5DB104
Total Course Hours: 68
First Semester Course
SUMMARY
The language and resources of photography, film, animation, and television.
COURSE OBJECTIVES
Transmit basic knowledge about photographic equipment, image creation and its application as a creative tool in art and communication publications.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF ARTS
INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER SCIENCE Catalog Code: 5DB105
Total Course Hours: 34
First Semester Course
SUMMARY
History of computers and an introduction to binary programming language; the role of the World Wide Web, or, the Internet, as a tool for academic research, as well as an overview of the computer programs used in other courses.   
COURSE OBJECTIVES
Introduce students to more popular programs such as Power Point, Word, InternetExplorer as well as Photoshop, the digital image manipulation program. Students will use these programs to make presentations of their research projects as a training for professional presentations for the job market.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF ARTS
MATHEMATICS AND DESIGN Catalog Code:  5DB106
Total Course Hours: 34
First Semester Course
SUMMARY
Integral and differential calculus; plane and spatial geometry. 
COURSE OBJECTIVESDevelop concepts from integral and differential calculus, plane and spatial geometry, and apply them to product and graphic design projects.

FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF ARTS
VISUAL METHODOLOGY I Catalog Code: 5DB107
Total Course Hours: 68
First Semester Course
SUMMARY
Development of visual two-dimensional elements for the creation of a visual language methodology. 
COURSE OBJECTIVES
Create and organize plane figures to teach students two-dimensional workspace compositions. Develop sketching techniques for specific purposes. Use of technical drawing tools to create regular two-dimensional geometric forms as well as organic forms.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF ARTS
PSYCHOLOGY OF PERCEPTION Catalog Code:  5DB108
Total Course Hours: 68
First Semester Course
SUMMARY
Theories of psychology of perception; creative processes and perceptive organization; psychology of the form (Gestalt); workings of the visual organization system; basic elements of visual communication.
COURSE OBJECTIVES
**Introduce theory, practice and interdisciplinary applications of psychology of perception in the industrial design course;
**Emphasize the understanding of the overall perception process and its creative use in the creation of visual information; 
**Understand and experience the principles of visual organization;
**Encourage exploration of perception and increase knowledge of elements that compose visual communication.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF ARTS
COMPUTER GRAPHICS I Catalog Code: 5DB201
Total Course Hours: 68
Second Semester Course
SUMMARY
Application of diverse information technology elements as tools to aid in visual programming projects.
COURSE OBJECTIVES
To introduce and provide tools for the use of computer graphics in the development of visual graphics projects, using technologies and hardware and software resources.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF ARTS
DRAWING II Catalog Code: 5DB202
Total Course Hours: 68
Second Semester Course
SUMMARY
Descriptive geometry and perspective methods, geometry design and projective drawing.
COURSE OBJECTIVES
Throughout this course, the student will:
I. Knowledge:
1. Learn the basic tenants of descriptive geometry
II. Skills:
1. Develop:
a) spatial vision
b) ability to draw
c) ability for three-dimensional organization
d) observational skills
2. Apply geometry and its conventions in the Cartesian orthogonal system.
3. Create forms with surface and structure.
III. Attitudes:
1. Encourage learning of new structural forms2. Consider geometry as a way to describe the world.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF ARTS
PHYSICS AND DESIGN Catalog Code:  5DB203
Total Course Hours: 34
Second Semester Course
SUMMARY
Physical measurements; general mechanics; basics of electricity; optics
COURSE OBJECTIVES
Analyze physical phenomena and learn concepts and principles of physics that will serve as a foundation for the student’s performance in subsequent courses. Conduct mathematical measurements, applying concepts of physics to solve problems. 

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF ARTS
PHOTOGRAPHY II Catalog Code:  5DB204
Total Course Hours: 68
Second Semester Course
SUMMARY
Photographic script; framing; lighting; shot angle; focus; color photography equipment and cameras; knowledge and use of color laboratory.
COURSE OBJECTIVES
Sharpening of perception and sensitivity to the importance of light; modeling of objectives, of people's faces, the formation of colors and everything around us; to show students how to observe the nuances that sunlight creates when we observe nature.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF ARTS
HISTORY OF ART AND DESIGN I Catalog Code: 5DB205
Total Course Hours: 34
Second Semester Course
SUMMARY
Fundamentals of art and technology: man as a product of material culture; current topics; inquiries; historiography; chronological and spatial contexts
COURSE OBJECTIVES
Investigation and study of artistic production trends in order to develop tools for critical analysis of main aesthetic movements related to industrial design, highlighting the relation between technology and societal changes.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF ARTS
PROJECT RESEARCH METHODOLOGY Catalog Code: 5DB206
Total Course Hours: 34
Second Semester Course
SUMMARY
Needs determination techniques; data gathering and research techniques; identification of project materials and tools; creativity techniques; management techniques.
COURSE OBJECTIVES
To supply and develop a theoretical repertoire and establish practices, which are fundamental to any project; to inculcate the notion that invention and development depend on rational procedures based on knowledge, emotion, subjectivity and the individual repertoire of the designer; to demonstrate that the production of images or objects interact constantly with political, social, economic, environmental contexts and the thoughts that circulate from these contexts. 

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF ARTS
VISUAL METHODOLOGY II Catalog Code: 5DB207
Total Course Hours: 68
Second Semester Course
SUMMARY
A systematic study the materiality of shape and its aesthetics, dimensional (continuity/discontinuity) and structural aspects in two and three dimensions in space from theories and concepts on industrial thought and well-established industrial design history.  Special emphasis is given to the progressive incorporation of industrial logic: production line, serializaton and systematization of production.
COURSE OBJECTIVES
To provide conceptual and operational means for the systematic qualitative (aesthetic) and quantitative (dimensional precision) resolution of problems in two dimensions and three dimensions, applying the knowledge developed from course content. Constant exercises in two-dimensional representational means (conception and creation) and three-dimensional representational means (models and execution).  Practical activities and instruments (machines and tools) within the norms of safety in wood and metal shops.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF ARTS
MODELING Catalog Code:  5DB208
Total Course Hours: 68
Second Semester Course
SUMMARY
Study of modeling techniques using materials such as clay. Build models, record mold modeling for different purposes. Unique items and limited editions.
COURSE OBJECTIVES
Train student’s perception, understanding and interpretation of the three-dimensional space through experimentation with different design materials.  

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF ARTS
COMPUTER GRAPHICS II Catalog Code:  5DP303
Total Course Hours: 68
Third Semester Course
SUMMARY
Application of computer graphics through vectorial programs in CAD systems and basic information technology concepts.
COURSE OBJECTIVES
Design as an industrial design language; to understand the difference between vectorial programs and bitmaps; to vectorial programs to create objects in two dimensions and three dimensions; to use the basic commands of the Rhinoceros program to form curves, solids and surfaces; modeling in three-dimensional Nurbs (Non-Uniform Rational B-splines - industrial tool for the design of geometry).

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF ARTS
COMMUNICATION AND SEMIOTICS Catalog Code:  5DP301
Total Course Hours: 34
Third Semester Course
SUMMARY
Semiotics as a tool for transmitting product identity to the target audience and user.
The formation of the communication process; the different types of signs that govern the transmission of the message.
COURSE OBJECTIVES
To introduce students to different semiotic tools for use in their projects according to the profile of the target audience or user.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF ARTS
DRAWING III Catalog Code:  5DP304
Total Course Hours: 68
Third Semester Course
SUMMARY
A study of the techniques applied to expressive materials; observation, expression and geometric shape design; light/shade, texture, notions of measurement and technical design.
COURSE OBJECTIVES
To prepare students in the use of technical design instruments as well as ABNT norms. Spatial visualization and two-dimensional representation with design tools. 

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF ARTS
ERGONOMICS Catalog Code:  5DP305
Total Course Hours: 68
Third Semester Course
SUMMARY
Man/machine systems; work physiology; anthropometry and biomechanics; work environment; and research techniques.
COURSE OBJECTIVES
To make products and spaces suitable for most of the public, providing greater suitability, safety, comfort and satisfaction; to explore cognitive aspects like perception, memory and mental effort; to eliminate factors that cause stress, headache, fatigue and unsafe conditions, a concern that transcends the analysis of tools and tasks; it is up to the ergonomist to identify materials and productive processes which require low energy consumption and are ecologically correct; concern with ergonomics covers the study of man in his environment; to evaluate the entire productive process from concept to product, selecting materials and manufacturing processes, the entire production, distribution, use, maintenance and final discarding; always striving to respect human beings (their limitations) and the environment.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF ARTS
HISTORY OF ART AND DESIGN II Catalog Code:  5DB302
Total Course Hours: 34
Third Semester Course
SUMMARY
Fundamentals of art and technology; man as a product of the material culture; current approaches; outlook; historiography; chronological and spatial contextualization.
COURSE OBJECTIVES
To equip and guide students in the codes of artistic production and development of critical analysis to understand the main aesthetic movements associated with the history of art, industrial design and the history of technology, emphasizing the interaction between technological innovation and social transformation in the nineteenth century.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF ARTS
CERAMICS Catalog Code: 5DP306
Total Course Hours: 68
Third Semester Course
SUMMARY
Study of techniques for use of materials; building and testing models; transposition of results to real life models.
COURSE OBJECTIVES
Experiment with artistic expression possibilities of ceramics. Study the important trends and the potential of the ceramics industry in Brazil and abroad. Learn the stages of ceramic production.   

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF ARTS
PRODUCT PROJECT I Catalog Code: 5DP307
Total Course Hours: 68
Third Semester Course
SUMMARY
Practice and development of the product design project.
COURSE OBJECTIVES
Planning, development, and management of project using products of low complexity level. Focus on principles of style perception, the creative process and product semantics. 

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF ARTS
COMPUTER GRAPHICS III Catalog Code: 5DP403
Total Course Hours: 68
Fourth Semester Course
SUMMARY
Elements of two-dimensional animation; two-dimensional animation programs used to create simple films; elements of sound and digital media; synchronization of sound and image in digital media; technical concepts and languages and animation and two-dimensional representation.
COURSE OBJECTIVES
Design as an industrial design language; practice in vectorial programs used to create objects in two and three dimensions; introduction to the basic commands of the Rhinoceros program used to form curves, solids and surfaces; modeling in three-dimensional Nurbs (Non-Uniform Rational B-splines – an industrial tool for the design of geometry).

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF ARTS
PRODUCTION DESIGN Catalog Code: 5DP404
Total Course Hours: 68
Fourth Semester Course
SUMMARY
Development of manipulation skills, expression, recording and transmission of ideas generated by spatial reasoning through two-dimensional representation with emphasis on coding.
COURSE OBJECTIVES
To familiarize students with the problems of two-dimensional graphic representation in industrial processes. 

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF ARTS
ESTHETICS Catalog Code: 5DB401
Total Course Hours: 34
Fourth Semester Course
SUMMARY
What is aesthetics?; aesthetics and education; the meaning and role of aesthetics and design; critical theoretical approach to the main trends in contemporary Gestalt aesthetics.
COURSE OBJECTIVES
To provide students with a rich enough cultural repertoire to investigate beauty, taste and styles through the aesthetic concepts seen throughout western history with special focus on contemporary aesthetic values based on Gestalt theory.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF ARTS
HISTORY OF ART AND DESIGN III Catalog Code: 5DB402
Total Course Hours: 34
Fourth Semester Course
SUMMARY
Fundamentals of art and technology; man as a product of the material culture; current approaches; outlook; historiography; chronological and spatial contextualization.
COURSE OBJECTIVES
To gain further insight into the positive contributions of movements and trends in art and their relation to the field of modernist design. 

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF ARTS
IllUSTRATION – SKETCH Catalog Code: 5DP406
Total Course Hours: 68
Fourth Semester Course
SUMMARY
A study of the techniques applied to expressive materials; observation, expression and geometric shape design; light/shade, texture, notions of measurement and technical design; the use of planning to study the morphology of low, medium and high-intensity objects.
COURSE OBJECTIVES
To develop skills in the manipulation, expression, recording and transmission of ideas generated by spatial reasoning through correct two-dimensional representation; to carry out practical activities in a studio setting.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF ARTS
CERAMIC PRODUCTS Catalog Code: 5DP405
Total Course Hours: 68
Fourth Semester Course
SUMMARY
A study of the techniques of expressive materials, construction and test of physical models; use of results in actual model; planning and production of ceramic products.
COURSE OBJECTIVES
General objective:
To understand and practice ceramic production processes with a view to serial production.
Specific objectives:
To understand the many ceramic production processes; to develop the capacity to plan objects that will be produced with the ceramic process techniques, while also taking into account the suitability and design of the object; to gain experience in the planning of objects: creating models, serial preproduction processes and the last firing; to gain experience in using different kinds of raw material, finishes and firing options (clays, surfaces with and without glazing, high and low temperature firing, etc.); to develop the capacity to analyze the product, correction and rework, taking lessons from an improved final product. 

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF ARTS
PRODUCT PROJECT II Catalog Code: 5DP407
Total Course Hours: 68
Fourth Semester Course
SUMMARY
Practice in the development and execution of a product project.
COURSE OBJECTIVES
Planning, development and management of an information design project, with emphasis on creative methodological processes and the formal and functional integrity of information systems.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF ARTS
COMPUTER GRAPHICS IV Catalog Code: 5DP502
Total Course Hours: 68
Fifth Semester Course
SUMMARY
3-D electronic modeling; rendering; building of electronic models of simple objects.
COURSE OBJECTIVES
Design as an industrial design language; to prepare students to use vectorial programs to create objects in three dimensions; use of modeling program for solids and surface finishes, enabling material finishes, textures, light, shade and volume.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF ARTS
ECO-DESIGN  Catalog Code: 5DP503
Total Course Hours: 34
Fifth Semester Course
SUMMARY
ISO 14000; principles of recycling and reuse; ecologically correct processes and materials; planning of the production cycle and use of product; cradle to cradle concept.
COURSE OBJECTIVES
To make students aware of the responsibility of planning products that use materials in processes that can reduce environmental impact.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF ARTS
HISTORY OF ART AND DESIGN IV Catalog Code: 5DB501
Total Course Hours: 34
Fifth Semester Course
SUMMARY
Fundamentals of art and technology; man as a product of the material culture; current approaches; outlook; historiography; chronological and spatial contextualization.
COURSE OBJECTIVES
To show the evolution of design and its many forms (product, graphics, fashion, interior design), and its relation to the social, economic and cultural aspects of the countries covered. The course covers the period 1920 to the end of the 1960s.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF ARTS
DIGITAL ILLUSTRATION – RENDERING Catalog Code: 5DP504
Total Course Hours: 68
Fifth Semester Course
SUMMARY
Designed to provide students with the tools and the understanding of expressive digital representation tools in product development; a study of the techniques involved in analog to digital conversion; digital illustrations as support for information; extensive practice in design as an exercise in visual thinking, in the sense of contributing to the development of multimedia projects; introduction of final formal concepts and their role in visual thinking and presentation to others.
COURSE OBJECTIVES
To employ devices, techniques and digital tools to represent volume, colors and textures; to develop skills in the manipulation, expression, recording and transmission of ideas generated by spatial reasoning through correct two-dimensional representation; to develop in students the agility, fluency and individual language to optimize two-dimensional expression using suitable digital techniques like vectoring and rastering.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF ARTS
EXPERIMENTAL LABORATORY IN DESIGN  Catalog Code: 5DP505
Total Course Hours: 68
Fifth Semester Course
SUMMARY
Experimental research with new forms of expression and the development of new techniques in design; knowledge production using scientific tools; maintenance and application of creativity concepts in knowledge production in design.
COURSE OBJECTIVES
To recover the aesthetics, operations and materials incorporated in traditional Brazilian products from various regions, while maintaining strong artisan characteristics and produce them on a large-scale with the use of materials and technologies suitable to the task.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF ARTS
INDUSTRIAL MATERIALS AND PROCESSES I  Catalog Code: 5DP506
Total Course Hours: 34
Fifth Semester Course
SUMMARY
Elements of materials science; material technology commonly used in mechanical construction: metals, ceramics, polymers, etc.
COURSE OBJECTIVES
To introduce material properties and manufacturing processes, criteria for material selection, industrial processes, commercially available materials, new technologies and manufacturing processes. 

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF ARTS
PRODUCT PROJECT III Catalog Code: 5DP507
Total Course Hours: 68
Fifth Semester Course
SUMMARY
Practice in the development and execution of a product project.
COURSE OBJECTIVES
To investigate the nature of Brazilian design for the future; to develop medium complexity products based on Brazilian culture and its influences; to propose responses to real identifiable problems; to explore conceptual, investigative, questioning and experimental responses for both the problem and the type of response; to synchronize the course with activities developed in Industrial Processes and Materials I, Experimental Laboratory in Design, History of Art and Design and Mechanical Systems.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF ARTS
SYSTEMS I Catalog Code: 5DP508
Total Course Hours: 34
Fifth Semester Course
SUMMARY
Composition of mechanical systems; performance and reliability of systems.
COURSE OBJECTIVES
To enable students to organize mechanical elements and understand the importance of adjustments in product performance and reliability; to provide students with a clear understanding of all the components involved in mechanical movement and demonstrate the principles of material strength to improve student project planning; to present the workings and assembly of electric motors, batteries and associated components which enable the automation of mechanical movement. 

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF ARTS
HISTORY OF ART AND DESIGN V
Catalog Code:  5DB601
Total Course Hours: 34
Sixth Semester Course
SUMMARY
Fundamentals of Art and Technology; men as a product of material culture; contemporary approaches; surveys, historiography; chronological and spatial context.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF ARTS
CONSUMPTION SOCIOLOGY
Catalog Code:  5DB602
Total Course Hours: 34
Sixth Semester Course
SUMMARY
Culture notions; market culture; the matter of values (global, local, symbolic, economic, etc.) and the product’s lifecycle: the birth of marketing; Market Strategies and Business Communication; Construction of the Realm of Necessity; Marketing and Market Domination Strategies.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF ARTS
COMPUTER GRAPHICS V
Catalog Code:  5DP603
Total Course Hours: 68
Sixth Semester Course
SUMMARY
File modeling for fast prototyping; advanced rendering for product use simulation.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF ARTS
INDUSTRIAL MATERIALS AND PROCESSES II
Catalog Code:  5DP604
Total Course Hours: 34
Sixth Semester Course
SUMMARY
Metrology, Standardization, Surface Finishing, Manufacturing Processes for Foundry, Forming and Machining. Thermal Treatment Processes. Costs control and Programming.
 

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF ARTS
MODELS AND PROTOTYPES
Catalog Code:  5DP605
Total Course Hours: 68
Sixth Semester Course
SUMMARY
Modeling and prototyping practices with different materials; reduced scales; 1:1 scales; volumetric scan; anthropometric scan; operational and functional ergonomics.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF ARTS
INDUSTRIAL PRACTICE
Catalog Code:  5DP606
Total Course Hours: 34
Sixth Semester Course
SUMMARY
Practice of conventional and advanced machinery; production of low complexity objects in the manufacturing environment.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF ARTS
PRODUCT PROJECT IV
Catalog Code:  5DP607
Total Course Hours: 68
Sixth Semester Course
SUMMARY
Product project practice and making.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF ARTS
SYSTEMS II
Catalog Code:  5DP609
Total Course Hours: 34
Sixth Semester Course
SUMMARY
Knowledge and practice of mechanic, mechatronic and digital systems.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF ARTS
DESIGN MANAGEMENT AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP
Catalog Code:  5DB701
Total Course Hours: 68
Seventh Semester Course
SUMMARY
Organizational Structures; Organizational Culture; Power within organizations; change process in organizations; organizational behavior; organizational functions; production; human resources; finances; marketing and franchising. Entrepreneur process, entrepreneur skills and competences development; working capital management; pricing system; analysis of the economic-financial business viability; business plan.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF ARTS
HISTORY OF BRAZILIAN ART AND DESIGN
Catalog Code:  5DB702
Total Course Hours: 34
Seventh Semester Course
SUMMARY
Fundamentals of Art and Technology; men as a product of material culture; contemporary approaches; surveys, historiography; chronological and spatial context.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF ARTS
COMPUTER GRAPHICS VI
Catalog Code:  5DP703
Total Course Hours: 68
Seventh Semester Course
SUMMARY
Animated tridimensional models; complex surfaces improvement; production of models and mock-ups from electronic models.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF ARTS
PROGRAMMED SEMINARS
Catalog Code:  5DP704
Total Course Hours: 68
Seventh Semester Course
SUMMARY
Experiencing the work environment through contact with active professionals in the design universe; development of the profession’s critical thinking by the juxtaposition of academic knowledge to the experience of professionals currently in the market.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF ARTS
CAPSTONE PROJECT I
Catalog Code:  5DP705
Total Course Hours: 136
Seventh Semester Course
SUMMARY
Practice and making of the product project; research and data collection.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF ARTS
PRESENTATION STRUCTURE AND PLANNING
Catalog Code:  5DB801
Total Course Hours: 34
Eighth Semester Course
SUMMARY
Project presentation techniques; verbal and written communication; electronic presentation structure using pertinent tools; thought organization for the presentation.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF ARTS
ETHICS AND LEGISLATION
Catalog Code:  5DB802
Total Course Hours: 34
Eighth Semester Course
SUMMARY
Matters related to the ethic and conscious exercise of the profession: the relevance of the general term concerning human dignity; review of laws and regulations related to the designer performance.

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FUNDAÇÃO ARMANDO ALVARES PENTEADO
SCHOOL OF ARTS
CAPSTONE PROJECT II
Catalog Code:  5DP803
Total Course Hours: 136
Eighth Semester Course
SUMMARY
Practice and making of product project; capstone project elaboration – prototyping and memorial production.

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