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

Freshman Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
ENG 101 Acad Writing & ResearchH 4 HES_*** Health & Exercise Studies CourseE 1
Mathematics11,A 3 GEP Mathematical Sciences Req.A,11 3
D 100 Design Thinking I 1 3 DS100 Design, Culture and Context 2 3
Art History Survey7 3 Art History Survey7 3
ADN 281 Drawing 13 3 COM 110 Public Speaking9 3
ADN 219 Digital Imaging3 3
16 16

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
HES_*** Health & Exercise Studies CourseE 1 GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives Requirement G 3
Design History8 3 Design History 8 3
DS 200 Survey of Design Studies2 3 HI 380 History of Nonprofits, Philanthropy & Social Change 12,15 3
FL – Foreign LanguageK 3 FL – Foreign Language K 3
Design Foundations3 3 Advised Design Studies Elective14 3
Advanced Writing13 3
16 15

Junior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
GEP Social Science Req. D 3 Advised Design Studies Elective14 3
GEP Natural Sciences Req.B 3 GEP Natural Sciences Req. (w/ lab)B 4
ADN 418 Cont. Issues in Art & Design14 3 GEP Humanities requirement – History Elective12,C 3
COM 466 Nonprofit Leadership & Development17 3 Nonprofit Advised Elective15 3
Free Elective 1
13 13

Summer

Credit
ADN 490 International Studio / Experience4 6

Senior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
DS 481 Senior Research Seminar5 3 DS 483 Capstone Research Paper6 3
NPS 490 Internship or Dept. Internship16 3 Advised Design Studies Elective14 3
Design History8 3 Advised Design Studies Elective14 3
Advised Design Studies Elective14 3 GEP Additional Breadth Requirement F 3
Nonprofit Capstone: NPS 498 17 1
12 13

 

Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation*I,J: 120

Major/Program Footnotes

Total requirements for graduation: 120 credit hours

Design Studies-NP Critical Path: 82 credit hours

  1. D 100 Design Thinking is required in the first year of Design Studies.
  2. DS 100 Design Culture, Culture and Context- 3 credit hours are required in the first year of Design Studies. DS 200 Survey of Design Studies required second year of Design Studies.
  3. ADN 281 Drawing 1 and ADN 219 Digital Imaging are required. In addition, one more course (3 credit hours) in Design Foundations are required and may be selected from the following: ADN 111, ADN 112, ADN 414
  4. International Experience (6 credit hours) is required. This may be a Design Studio worth 6 credit hours (when available), or two 3-credit-hour advised electives.
  5. Design Studies Senior Research Seminar is required. DS 481 – 3 hours.
  6. Design Studies Capstone Seminar is required. DS 483 – 3 hours.

Program Footnotes:

  1. Two survey courses (6 credit hours) in Art History are required and may be selected from the following: HA 202, 203, 298,310,395; Art 221, 222 from Meredith College; or Art 151, 152 with Recitation Sections from UNC, CH.
  2. Two courses (6 credit hours) in Design History are required and may be selected from the following: ADN 475, ARC 141, D 231, GD 203, GD 303, ID 244, LAR 444
  3. Public Speaking (3 credit hours) of COM 110 or equivalent required.
  4. Design Studies required 6 credit hours of FL beyond FL 102
  5. Mathematical Sciences:3 credit hours must be selected from: MA 111, 114, 121, 131, 141, 231 or equivalent.
  6. Humanities: 3 credit hours must be (HI) History
  7. Advanced Writing required select from ENG 201,214,215, or 422.

Major Advised electives

  1. A total number of 15 credit hours of 3 credit hour Advised Design Studies 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 select one course. See Design Studies Advised Elective List.

Non-Profit Studies: When pursuing Design Studies with a concentration in Non-Profit Studies 15-16 credit hours will be taken from the Non-Profit curriculum list.

  1. PS 203: Intro to Nonprofit, HI 380: History of Nonprofit and COM 466: NP Leadership are required Nonprofit cores and Prerequisite for Nonprofit curriculum.
  2. The selection of one course (3 credit hours) PS 203, PS 310 or SOC 311 may be used to satisfy both a GEP SOC SCI and a Nonprofit elective.
  3. 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.
  4. NPS 498: Capstone seminar is required the semester following completion of the internship requirement.

 

*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 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:

  • 3 credit hours must be selected from: University approved GEP Mathematical Science Course list.

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)
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: Options may be selected from US Diversity  (USD) or Global Knowledge  (GK) lists. See footnotes I and J below.

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: 24 CREDIT HOURS (3 credit hours per course)

From each of the three units select a minimum of two courses (6 credit hours) and a maximum of three courses(9 credit hours). 6 credit hours must be at the 300 level or higher.

Application Unit
ADN 111 2D Design
ADN 112 3D Design
ADN 212 Basic Photography
ADN 219 Digital Imaging
ADN 272 Intro to Printing & Surface Design
ADN 273 Fibers, Materials & Processes
ADN 292 Special Topics in Art+Design
ADN 311 Basic Visual Laboratories
ADN 312 Intermediate Photography
ADN 386 Basic Sculpture
ADN 411 Visual Laboratory II
ADN 414 Color and Light
ADN 415 Visualizing Narrative
ADN 419 Multimedia & Digital Imaging
ADN 472 Advanced Surface Design
ADN 481 Intermediate Drawing
ADN 486 Intermediate Sculpture
ADN 492 Special Topics in Industrial Design
DS 494  Design Internship

 

Theory Unit
ADN 492 Special Topics in Art + Design
ADN 571 Fibers & Surface Design Seminar
DS 481 Design Studies Senior Research  Seminar
DS 483 Design Studies Senior Capstone
D 292 Special Topics in Design
D 492 Special Topics in Design
D 592 Special Topics in Design
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
GD 303 Graphic Design Theory & Practice

 

History Unit
ADN 475 Pre-Industrial World Textiles
ARC 141 Intro. to World Architecture
ADN 561 Animation Seminar
D 292 Special Topics in Design
D 492 Special Topics in Design
D 592 Special Topics in Design
HI 591 Intro to Museology
HI  Any History Course from GEP Humanities List
ID 492 Special Topics in Industrial Design
ID 244  History of Industrial Design
LAR 444   History of Landscape Architecture
GD 203 History of Graphic Design

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