Are you interested in building real products that support solve real-world problems?
Are you looking for a more exciting, hands-on way to learn and at the same time to earn college credit?
Join the CPS Design Factory
The Design Factory is a new concept based on the Aalto Design Factory. The Design Factory is an interdisciplinary product design and learning center that connects students, faculty, and industry leaders. Our mission is to develop a culture of passion-based learning at St. John’s University that pays special/unique attention to strengthen highly sought professional skills such as problem solving, innovation, and entrepreneurship for our students.
The Design Factory requires a few components to exist:
The only requirement is to enroll in an innovation track as specified below. Projects will generally be developed over two semesters, so we ask you to enroll in two courses, one in product development, the other in entrepreneurship/business opportunity course.
Business Opportunity courses: ENT 1003, ENT 1007, MGMT 1001, …
Product Development course: CUS 680, CUS 690, ENT 1000, …
Business Opportunity course
Product development course
Computer science (Robotics)
ENT 1003 or ENT 1007 or Independent Study
Computer Science (Analytics)
ENT 1003 or Independent Study