Design Studies (BA): Nonprofit Studies (12DSBA-12DSNPS)

Freshman Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
ENG 101 Acad Writing & ResearchH,17 4 HES_*** Health & Exercise Studies CourseE 1
Mathematics9,A 3 GEP Mathematical Sciences Req.A 3
D 100 Design Thinking I 1,17 3 D101 Design Thinking II 1,17 3
Art History Survey5,17 3 Art History Survey5,17 3
COM 110 Public Speaking7 3
13 13

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
HES_*** Health & Exercise Studies CourseE 1 HI 380 History of Nonprofits,
Philanthropy &Social Change13,17
3
Design History6,17 3 NPS Advised Elective14,17 3
PS 203 Introduction to Nonprofits13,17 3 ADN 281 Basic Drawing3,17 3
FL – Foreign Language8,17 3 FL – Foreign Language8,17 3
Design Foundations3,17 3 History elective10,C 3
Advanced Writing11 3
16 15

Junior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
Design History6,17 3 Free Elective 2
GEP Natural Sciences Req.B 3 GEP Natural Sciences Req. (w/ lab)B 4
ADN 418 Cont. Issues in Art & Design 3 GEP Additional Breadth Req. F 3
Free Elective 3 GEP Humanities Req. C 3
COM 466 Nonprofit Leadership & Development13,17 3 GEP Social Science Req. D 3
15 15

Summer

Fall Semester Credit
ADN 490 International Studio / Experience4,17 6

Senior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
DS 481 Senior Research Seminar 3 DS 483 Capstone Research Paper 3
NPS 490 Internship or Dept. Internship15,17 3 Design History6,17 3
DS Elective12 3-4 Design Foundations3,17 3
DS Elective12 3 DS Elective 12 3
Nonprofit Capstone: NPS 498 16,17 1
12-13 13

 

Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation*I,J: 122

Major/Program Footnotes

1. Design Thinking D 100, D 101 – 4 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, ADN 112, 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. Public Speaking (3 credit hours) of COM 110 or equivalent required.
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. Choose a History course (HI) from the GEP Humanities course list.
11. Advanced Writing requirement to be chosen from ENG 201, 214, 215, 422.

Design Studies (DS) Advised electives

12. A total number of 9 credit hours of advised electives are required when pursuing the Design Studies with the NPS 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.

Non-Profit Studies: When pursuing Design Studies with an option in Non-Profit Studies 15/16 credit hours will be taken from the Non-Profit curriculum list. Talk to your adviser about applying for the minor.

13. PS 203: Intro to Nonprofit, HI 380: History of Nonprofit and COM 466: NP Leadership are required Nonprofit cores and Prerequisite for Nonprofit curriculum and a grade of C- or better is required for all coursework in the Minor.
14. The selection of one course (3 credit hours) from PS 202, PS 310 or SOC 311 will satisfy both a GEP SOC SCI and a Nonprofit elective.
15. An internship experience is required for Nonprofit Studies. The selections are NPS 490, or Departmental Internships: COM 496, ENG 350, PS 391, PS/SOC 413, PSY 495, SW 490 or Design Studies Internship DS 494. The internship host must be approved by your NPS Advisor. A C- or better is required.
16. NPS 498: Capstone seminar is required the semester following completion of the internship requirement.
17. Minimum grade of C- required.

Nonprofit Studies – (16 Credit Hours Total)
Concentration outside the College of Design

NPS CORE Requirements (Some of the NPS Concentration Curriculum may counts against DS Electives and/or GEPs)
C- or better is required for NPS minor coursework; Letter graded courses cannot be taken S/U to satisfy the minor requirements.

PS 203      Introduction to Nonprofits
HI 380      Introduction of Nonprofits, Philanthropy and Social Change
COM 466   Nonprofit Leadership and Development
NPS 498    Non-Profit Capstone

Nonprofit Studies Advised Electives – 3 cr. hrs
Select one course (a minimum of three credits) from the following list (or a relevant course approved by the Director of the Institute for Nonprofits):
COM 226   Intro to Public Relations
COM 456  Organizational Communication
IDS 260    Changing Paradigms of Leadership, Learning and Service
PHI 420    Global Justice
PS 202     State & Local Government with/without Service-Learning
PS 310     Public Policy
PSY 553    Principles and Practices of Ecological/Community Psychology
SOC 311    Community Relations
SOC 410    Sociology of Organizations
SW 307     Social Welfare Policy: Analysis and Advocacy
SW 201     Community and Social Services
NPS 395    Special Topics in Nonprofit Studies (1-6 credits)

Select an Internship- 3 or 4 cr. Hrs
(Must be a minimum of 3 credit hours and in a nonprofit to qualify) or
NPS 490 Internship in Nonprofit Studies (4 credits, SL threaded, offered online) or one
of the following courses:
COM       496  Communication Internship
ENG       350  Internship in Writing and Editing
PS          391  Internship in Political Science
PS/SOC  413  Criminal Justice Field Work
PSY        495  Human Resource Development Practicum
SW         490  Field Work in Social Services

  • A grade of ‘C-‘ or better is required in all courses in the minor program.
  • Students must have a minimum overall grade point average of 2.0 to obtain the minor in Nonprofit Studies.

*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: PS203 satisfies 3 hours of the Social Science requirement. Select a 3 hours course from the GEP Social Sciences list in a discipline other than PS.
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 311 Basic 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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