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.
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.
|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
|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
|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