Design Studies (BA): Business Administration (12DSBA-12DSBUS)

Freshman Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
ENG 101 Acad Writing & ResearchH 4 HES_*** Health & Exercise Studies Course E 1
Mathematics9,A 3 GEP Mathematical Sciences Requirement A 3
D100 Design Thinking I1,16 3 D101 Design Thinking II 1,16 3
Art History Survey 5,16 3 Art History Survey 5,16 3
COM 110 Public Speaking 3
13 13

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
HES_*** Health & Exercise Studies Course E 1 Free Elective 2
EC 205 Fundamentals of Economics10,13,16,D 3 DN History 6,16 3
Design Foundations 3,16 3 ADN 281 Basic Drawing 3.16 3
Advanced Writing11 3 GEP Natural Sciences Req. (w/ lab)B 4
History elective7,C 3 MIE 201 Intro to Business Processes13,16 3
ACC 210 Concepts of Financial Reporting 14,16 3
16 15

Junior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
DN History 6,16 3 DN History 6,16 3
GEP Natural Sciences Requirement B 3 FL – Foreign Language8,16 3
GEP Social Science Requirement D 3 GEP Additional Breadth Requirement F 3
ADN 418 Contemporary Issues in Art & Design 3 BUS Elective 15,16 3
FL – Foreign Language8.16 3 Design Foundations3,16 3
15 15

Summer

Summer Semester Credit
ADN 490 International Studio / Experience4,16 6

Senior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
DS 481 Senior Research Seminar 3 DS 483 Capstone Research Paper 3
BUS Elective 15,16 3 BUS Elective15,16 3
DS Elective12 3 GEP Humanities requirement C 3
DS Elective12 3 DS Elective12 3
Free Elective 3
15 12

 

Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation*I,J: 124

Major/Program Footnotes

1. Design Thinking D 100, D 101 – 6 credit hours are required in the first year of Design Studies.
2. Design Culture I, Design Context II – 6 credit hours are required in the first year of Design Studies.
3. Basic Drawing ADN 281 is required. In addition two more courses (6 credit hours) in Design Foundations are required and may be selected from the following: ADN 111 2D, ADN 112 3D, ADN 414.
4. International Experience is required. May be taken at the Prague Institute or some other approved international program to fulfill the department’s International Experience requirement. In addition, a summer international studio in Art & Design or other design discipline may also fulfill this requirement. Please consult with your advisor.

Program Footnotes

5. Two survey courses (6 credit hours) in Art History are required and may be selected from the following: HA 202, 203; Art 221, 222 from Meredith College; or Art 151, 152 with Recitation Sections from UNC, CH.
6. Three courses (9 credit hours) in Design History are required and may be selected from the following: ADN 475, ARC 242, D 231, GD 342, LAR 444.
7. Choose a History (HI) course from the GEP Humanities course list.
8. Design Studies required 6 credit hours of FL beyond FL 102.
9. Mathematics Requirement: 3 credit hours must be selected from MA 114, 121, 131, 141, 231 or equivalent.
10. Social Sciences: EC 205 Fundamentals of Economics required for Business Administration Concentration and will count as a GEP Social Science.
11. Advanced Writing requirement to be chosen from ENG 201, 214, 215, 422.

Design Studies Advised electives
12. A total number of 9 credit hours of advised electives are required when pursuing the Design Studies with the BA concentration. The Advised electives are divided into three units: Application, History and Theory. From each of these units a minimum of one course (3 credit hours) must be selected.  See Design Studies Advised Elective course list below. Select 3 credit hours from each unit. Check the course lists for each unit in the SIS degree audit for this program for the most up-to-date course lists.

Business Administration Minor footnotes

Students in this concentration must apply for the Business Administration Minor – contact the Undergraduate Programs Office in the Poole College of Management – 2150 Nelson Hall – 919.515.5565 poole_undergrad@ncsu.edu
When pursuing Design Studies with a minor in Business Administration 3 credit hours of EC 205 Fundamentals of Economics will count as the GEP Social Science. 15 credit hours will be taken from the Business Administration Minor curriculum.  With a total of 18 credit Hours.

13. EC 205 Fundamentals of Economics required as a BA core with a grade of C- or better, will be used to satisfy both the BA core and the GEP Social Science.  EC 205 may be replaced with EC 201 or ARE 201 (with a C- or better) plus EC 202.  If this choice is made the additional course will count against a Design Studies elective.
14. ACC 210 Concepts of Financial Reporting and MIE 201 Intro to Business Processes required as BA cores and will count against Design Studies electives.
15. Select 3 courses (9 credit hours) from the BA Advised elective list: General Management Focus choose from BUS 305/MIE 305, BUS 320, BUS 340, BUS 360, BUS 370 or Entrepreneurship Focus choose MIE 310 and 2 courses from MIE 330, 410, 411, 412, 413, 416, 418, 419.
16. Minimum grade of C- required.

BUSINESS  ADMINISTRATION (BA) (Minimum 18 Credit Hours)
Concentration outside the College of Design
Management / Entrepreneurship/Marketing

BA Concentration CORE Requirements (9 hours)
(Some of the BA Concentration Curriculum may count against Design Studies Electives and/or GEPs)

  • ACC 210 Concepts of Financial Reporting (3)
  • MIE 201 Intro to Business Processes (3)
  • EC 205    Fundamentals of Economics (3):
    • EC 205 will be used to satisfy both the BA Core and the GEP Social Science requirements.
    • EC 205 may be replaced by EC 201 or ARE 201 (with a C- or better) plus
      • EC 202. When this choice is made the additional course will count against an additional Advised Design Studies elective.

Business Administration Advised Electives (3 courses to be chosen from the following 2 focus areas for total of  9 hours)

Select any 3 courses in one of the following focus areas:

Requirements – General Management Focus
Choose any three (3) of the following courses: 

BUS 305/MIE 305 Legal and Regulatory Environment
MIE 310 Introduction to Entrepreneurship
BUS 320 Financial Management
MIE 330 Human Resource Management (Previously BUS 330)
BUS 340 Information Systems Management
BUS 360 Marketing Methods
BUS 370 Operations Management

Requirements – Entrepreneurship Focus
Select
MIE310 Introduction to Entrepreneurship
Plus any two of the following courses:
MIE 410 Business Opportunity Analysis
MIE 411 Managing the Growth Venture
MIE 412 Finance and Accounting for Entrepreneurs
MIE 413 New Venture Planning
MIE 416 The Legal Dynamics of Entrepreneurship
MIE 418 Social Entrepreneurship Practicum
MIE 419 Entrepreneurship Practicum

  • Students may NOT take minor coursework on a credit only (satisfactory/unsatisfactory) basis.
  • A 2.0 GPA or better is required in minor coursework.

*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 units can be found at https://oucc.dasa.ncsu.edu/general-education-program/.

A. Mathematical Sciences (6 credit hours – one course with MA or ST prefix)
The Mathematics Requirement (footnote 9) will satisfy 3 hrs of the GEP Math requirement. Choose from the University approved GEP Mathematical Sciences course list to complete the additional GEP Mathematics requirement.
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 .
C. Humanities (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Humanities course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement. 3 hours are fulfilled by the HI requirement in the Major.Choose 3 credit hours from University approved GEP Humanities Course list in a discipline other than History (HI).
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: Choose 3 credit hours from the University approved GEP Social Science course list in a discipline other than Economics (EC/ARE)
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 Mathematical Sciences/Natural Sciences/Engineering
G. Interdisciplinary Perspectives (5-6 credit hours)
Satisfied by courses taken as part of the major requirements.
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-requisite.
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-requisite.
K. Foreign Language proficiency – Proficiency at the FL_102 level is required for graduation. Design Studies requires 6 credit hours of FL beyond FL 102.

(DS) DESIGN STUDIES ADVISED ELECTIVES: 9 CREDIT HOURS

Each course equals 3 credit hours: Select 3 credit hours from each unit.

Application Unit
ADN 111 2D Design
ADN 112 3D Design
ADN 212 Basic Photography
ADN 219 Digital Imaging
ADN 271 Intro to Printing & Surface Design
ADN 273 Fibers, Materials & Processes
ADN 292 Special Topics in Design
ADN 311Basic Visual Laboratories
ADN 312 Intermediate Photography
ADN 384  Basic Painting
ADN 386 Basic Sculpture
ADN 411 Visual Laboratory II
ADN 414 Color and Light
ADN 419 Multimedia & Digital Imaging
ADN 472 Advanced Surface Design
ADN 481 Intermediate Drawing
ADN 484  Intermediate Painting
ADN 486  Intermediate Sculpture
ADN 492 Special Topics in Design
ARC 232 Structure & Materials
DS 494  Design Internship
ID 255 Contemporary Mfg. Process I
ID 256 Contemporary Mfg. Process II
ID 492 Digital Rendering

 

Theory Unit
ADN 418 Contemporary Issues in Art & Design
ADN 571 Fibers & Surface Design Seminar
DS 244 Material Culture & Industrial Design
DS 492 Museum Theory & Practice
GD 200 Graphic Design Theory & Practice
LAR 221 Intro to Environment & Behavior for Designers
LAR 511 Community Design Policy
LAR 579 Human Use of Urban Landscape
ID 262   Professional Practice in Industrial Design
ID 445   Human-Centered Design

 

History Unit
ADN 475         Pre-Industrial World Textiles
ARC 241         Intro. to World Architecture
ARC 242         History of Western Architecture
ARC 441 Hist Cont ARC  (ARC 241,ARC 242 pre-reqs)
ARC 442         History of NC Architecture
D 492A   Iconography
DS 251   History of Aesthetics
GD 342   History of Graphic Design
HA 203   History of American Art
HA 202   History of Art / Renaissance-20th Century
HA 310   History of Art & Photography
HI Any History Course from GEP Humanities List
HI 592   Advanced Museology
ID 492F / ID 582F  History of Industrial Design
LAR 444   History of Landscape Architecture

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