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  Oct 17, 2017
 
 
    
2017 - 2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Design, B.S.


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Merchandising for Design Concentration


B.S. Degree (120 credits)


The Merchandising for Design Concentration provides a comprehensive education and prepares students for employment in management, retailing, merchandising and auxiliary fashion and interiors industries.

Students learn to identify, research, and creatively problem solve through a sequential series of courses that develop knowledge, skills, and creativity. Students will combine this concentration with courses in marketing.

B.S. Degree Requirements (6 credits)


Electives (10/11 credits)


Students following the Merchandising for Design Concentration should consult their advisor in selecting electives to complete the 120 semester hours required for graduation”

Total Credits for B.S. Degree (120)


Major Grade Point Average


The GPA in- major must be 2.5 and is calculated from required courses with a DSN, DSNM, DSNF, or DSNI prefix.

Design Management Concentration


B.S. Degree (120 credits)


The Design Management concentration provides a combination of design and business fundamentals. This degree track prepares students for management positions in design related industries. Students learn to facilitate, create, and maintain collaborative relationships among designers, clients, and administrators. Their contribution is an essential factor in the success of their organizations in business, design firms, project management, or industry related organizations. Mandatory minors in entrepreneurship and management are embedded into this curriculum.

B.S. Required Courses (6 credits)


 Select any two additional MKTG classes to complete the minor in Marketing.

Electives (9-10 Credits)


Students following the Design Management concentration should consult their adviser in selecting electives to complete the 120 semester hours required for graduation.

Total Credits for B.S. Degree (120)


Major Grade Point Average


The GPA in- major is 2.5 and is calculated from required courses with a DSN, DSNM, DSNF, or DSNI prefix.

Design Culture Concentration


B.S. Degree (120 credits)


The Design Culture concentration provides an appreciation of design, art and culture enabling students to address issues relative to art, design history, and a broad range of cultural appreciation courses. Complementary studies in sociology, psychology, aesthetics, gender studies and business studies support, stimulate, and complement this concentration. Opportunities are in cultural fields such as galleries, museums, governmental or institutional arenas.

Electives (18-19 credits)


Students following the Design Culture concentration should consult their advisor in selecting electives to complete the 120 semester hours required for graduation.

Total Credits for B.S. Degree (120)


Major Grade Point Average


The GPA in-major is 2.5 and is calculated from required courses with a DSN, DSNM, DSNF or DSNI prefix.

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