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    Jul 23, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Project Design and Analysis, BS


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Hours required and general/college requirements


A minimum of 120 semester hours, of which 42 must be advanced, and fulfillment of degree requirements for the Bachelor of Science degree as specified in the University Core Curriculum  in the Academics  section of this catalog and the College of Applied and Collaborative Studies  requirements.

Major requirements


A minimum grade of C is required for all courses listed as ”major requirements” for the Bachelor of Science with a major in Project Design and Analysis.

Major of 63 hours, including:

Minor


No minor is required.

Electives


Hours required for electives may vary based on course selection and the University Core Curriculum requirements . Electives may be required to satisfy the advanced hour requirement (42) and/or the minimum total hours required for the degree. For specific information, see an academic advisor in the New College.

Other course requirements


A minimum grade of C is required in each course in the major; a minimum UNT GPA of 2.0 and a minimum GPA of 2.50 in the major is required for graduation.

Four-year degree plan (example)


The following four-year plan is one example of a variety of ways in which you can complete your chosen degree in four years, and will serve as a guide for you to design your pathway to degree completion. Variations will depend on whether you need to take prerequisites or have college credit from exams or dual enrollment.

Year 1

Semester 1 Semester 2
ACSO 2020 - Data Design, Analysis and Representation   3 hours   ACSO 3020 - Inferential Analysis   3 hours   
SPDA 2010 - Integrative Seminar I: Foundations   1 hour   SPDA 2012 - Internship I   1-6 hours  
SPDA 2020 - Connections I: Professional Communications   3 hours   SPDA 3020 - Connections I: Collaborative Thinking   3 hours  
SPDA 2021 - Connections I: Professional Communications Workshop   1 hour   SPDA 3021 - Connections I: Collaborative Thinking Workshop   1 hour  
Communication core   3 hours Project Design and Analysis elective* 3 hours
Life and Physical Sciences core    3 hours Communication core   3 hours
Mathematics core    3 hours Social and Behavioral Sciences core    3 hours
Total 17 hours Total 17 hours

 

Summer
SPDA 2011 - Integrative Seminar I: Professional Practices   1 hour  
SPDA 2030 - Applied Design Thinking   3 hours  
Component Area Option A core    3 hours
Total 7 hours

 

Year 2

Semester 1 Semester 2
SPDA 3010 - Integrative Seminar II: Best Practices   1 hour   ACSO 4610 - Applications in Analytics and Operations Research I   3 hours  
SPDA 3120 - Connections II: Problem Analysis   3 hours   SPDA 3012 - Internship II   1-6 hours  
SPDA 3121 - Connections II: Problem Analysis Workshop   1 hour   SPDA 3030 - Applied Design Principles and Practices   3 hours  
Design Thinking course** 3 hours SPDA 3220 - Connections II: Team Creativity   3 hours  
Project Design and Analysis elective* 3 hours SPDA 3221 - Connections II: Team Creativity Workshop   1 hour  
Creative Arts core    3 hours Government/Political Science core    3 hours
Government/Political Science core    3 hours Language, Philosophy and Culture core    3 hours
    Life and Physical Sciences core   3 hours
Total 17 hours Total 20 hours

 

Summer
SPDA 3011 - Integrative Seminar II: Strategies of Growth   1 hour  
SPDA 3031 - Applied Design Research   3 hours  
Component Area Option B core   3 hours
Total 7 hours

 

Year 3

Semester 1 Semester 2
ACSO 4020 - Process Optimization and Prescriptive Analysis   3 hours   ACSO 4120 - Mixed Methods Research   3 hours  
ACSO 4620 - Applications in Analytics and Operations Research II   3 hours    SPDA 4010 - Integrative Seminar III: Campus to Career   1 hour  
SPDA 4010 - Integrative Seminar III: Campus to Career   1 hour   SPDA 4011 - Integrative Seminar III: Life as a Young Professional   1-6 hours   
SPDA 4020 - Connections III: Cultural Contexts   3 hours   SPDA 4030 - Applied Strategic Design   3 hours  
SPDA 4021 - Connections III: Cultural Contexts Workshop   1 hour   SPDA 4120 - Connections III: Capstone   3 hours  
American History core    3 hours SPDA 4121 - Connections III: Capstone Workshop   1 hour  
    American History core   3 hours
Total 14 hours Total 15 hours

 

Summer
Project Design and Analysis elective* 4 hours
Mathematics core    2 hours
Total 6 hours

Notes

*Project Design and Analysis elective: Students take additional courses related to the major. See “Other course requirements” above for requirements.

** Design Thinking course: Students take an additional course related to design thinking. See “Other course requirements” above for requirements.

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