Technology, Engineering & Design Education (BS): Graphic Communications (13TDEBS-13TDEGC)

Freshman Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
ED 100 Intro to Prof. Edu., or E 101 2 1-2 COM 110 Public Speaking 3
ENG 101 Acad Writing & ResearchH 4 MA 121, 131, or 141 Calculus A,5 3-4
GC 120 Found. of Graphic Comm. 1,3 3 CP CH 100 or CH 101 & 102 ChemistryB 4
GEP Mathematics A,5 3 TDE 205 Desk Pub & Imaging Tech 1,3 3 CP
TDE 110 Materials & Processes4 3 CP TDE or GC TEchnical Elective I 4 3
HES_*** Health & Exercise Studies Course E 1
15-16 16-17

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
Management Elective I 7 3 TDE or GC Technical Elective II4 3
GC 250 Architectural Graphic Comm. 3 3 BIO 105 Bio in Mod. WorldB 3
TDE 131 Tech Eng & Design I 3,1 3 GEP Humanities Req.C,I,J 3
PY 131 or PY 201 or PY 205 /206 or PY 211 PhysicsB 4 GEP Addtl. Breadth Req.(HUM/SS/VPA)F,I,J 3
EDP 304 Educational Psychology 2 3 ISE 216 Manuf. Engr. Practicum or D100 Design Thinking3 3
16 15

Junior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
Management Elective II 7 3 PSY 376 Develop. PsychologyD 3
ELP 344 School & Society 2 3 Management Elective III 7 3
TDE or GC Technical Elective III 4 3 TDE 331 Tech Engr & Design II 3 3
GEP Social Sciences Req. D,I,J,6 3 TDE or GC Technical Elective V 4 3
TDE or GC Technical Elective IV 4 3 STS 302 Contemp. Sci. Tech & Hum. ValuesG,J 3
HES_*** Health & Exercise Studies CourseE 1
15 16

Senior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
GEP Interdiscp. Persp. Req.G,I,J 2-3 TDE 452 Lab Planning in Tech. Educ.2 3
TDE or GC Technical Elective VI 4 3 TDE 407 Field Work in TED 2 6
TDE 481 R&D in Tech. Educ. 2 3 Free ElectivesI,J,K 4
Management Elective IV 7 3
GEP Humanities RequirementC,I,J 3
14-15 13

 

Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation*,I,K 120

Major/Program Footnotes

1. Critical Path (CP): TDE 110, TDE 131, TDE 205, and GC 120 are required in the first year of TDE and part of the critical path.
2. Professional Education: Required courses (16 credit hours include Intro Professional Education (ED 100 or E 101), ELP 344, EDP 344, EDP 304, TDE 452, TDE 407 (6 credit hours) (a C(2.0) or better is required for courses in this category)
3. Professional TDE or GC Technical Content : Required courses (24 credit hours) include: D 100 or ISE 216, GC 120, GC 250, TDE 110, TDE 131, TDE 205, TDE 331, and TDE 481 (a C(2.0) or better is required for courses in this category)
4. TDE or GC Technical Electives: Required courses (18 credit hours) may be selected from the following: GC 320, GC 330, GC 340, GC 350, GC 420, GC 450, TDE 230, TDE 261, TDE 351, TDE 351, TDE 359, TDE 371, or TDE 385 (a C- or better is required for courses in this category)
5. Mathematical Sciences (Only one course in this category may be passed with a D. The other course must be at least a C-)
6. This course cannot be a Psychology course if using PSY 376 to fulfill 3 hours of GEP Social Science requirement.
7. Management Electives (Select 12 credit hours from courses listed in the degree audit) Note: All BUS courses 300 level or higher are restricted to Business majors and minors.

*General Education Program (GEP) requirements and GEP Footnotes
To complete the requirements for graduation and the General Education Program, the following category credit hours and co-requisites must be satisfied.  University approved GEP course lists for each of the following categories can be found at http://oucc.dasa.ncsu.edu/general-education-program/.

A. Mathematical Sciences (6 credit hours – one course with MA or ST prefix)
Choose from the University approved GEP Mathematical Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: MA 103, MA 121, 131 or 141      
B. Natural Sciences (7 credit hours – include one laboratory course or course with a lab)
Choose from the University approved GEP Natural Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: CH 100 or 101/102, PY 131 or 201 or PY 205/206 or PY 211, BIO 105 
C. Humanities (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Humanities course list.       
D. Social Sciences (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Social Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: PSY 376       
E. Health & Exercise Studies (2 credit hours – at least one 100-level Health & Exercise Studies Course)
Choose from the University approved GEP Health & Exercise Studies course list. 
F. Additional Breadth  – (3 credit hours to be selected from the following checked University approved GEP course lists)
  X    Humanities/Social Sciences/Visual and Performing Arts
G. Interdisciplinary Perspectives (5-6 credit hours)
Choose from the University approved GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: STS 302
H. Introduction to Writing (4 credit hours satisfied by completing ENG 101 with a C- or better)

The following Co-Requisites must be satisfied to complete the General Education Program requirements
I. U.S. Diversity (USD)
Choose from the University approved GEP U.S. Diversity course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the U.S. Diversity (USD) co-requisiteThe following course(s) completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill this requirement:      
J. Global Knowledge (GK)
Choose from the University approved GEP Global Knowledge course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the Global Knowledge (GK) co-requisiteThe following course(s) completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill this requirement: STS 302      
K. Foreign Language proficiency – Proficiency at the FL_102 level is required for graduation.

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