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Design Studies (MA)

The Master of Arts in Design Studies is awarded for completion of 42 credits of coursework, including a master's thesis, oral exam, or capstone project. Transfer credits are not accepted. Students must maintain a 3.0 cumulative grade point average and fulfill all requirements in a timely manner.

First Year / Fall

 
PGDS 5005 Discourses of Design Studies 3
PGHT 5600 Design for This Century: Lecture 0
PGHT 5601 Design for This Century: Recitation 3
Electives (2)
6
  12

First Year / Spring

 
PGDS 5010 Writing for the Public Realm 3
PGDS 5006 Capstone Prep 3
Design Studies Elective
3
Elective
3
  12

Second Year / Fall

 
PGDS 5210 Thesis or
PGDS 5211 Oral Exam or
PGDS 5212 Capstone Project
3
Electives (2)
6
  9

Second Year / Spring

 
PGDS 5210 Thesis or PGDS 5211 Oral Exam or PGDS 5212 Capstone Project 3
Electives (2)
6
  9
Total Credits 42


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