Two-Year Sequence

Students who enroll full-time in the MFA in Design Thinking graduate degree program can complete their degrees in two years. Courses must be taken in the sequence outlined below; students must start in the fall semester.

Year One

Fall Wintermester Spring Maymester Summer I Summer II Summer III

ART/DSN 550 International Art History I

DSN 670 Environment Behavior*

ART/DSN 555 International Art History II

DSN 611 Special Topics*****

DSN 645 Collaboration Studio**

DSN 740 Design Management****

DSN 615 Readings***

DSN 600 Advanced Design Studio I

 

DSN 575 Design Theory and Research

 

DSN 611 Special Topics*****

 

 

DSN 640 Design Thinking

 

DSN 605 Advanced Design Studio II

 

DSN 640 Design Thinking

 

 

DSN 670 Environment Behavior*

 

DSN 645 Collaboration Studio**

 

 

 

 

Year Two

Fall Wintermester Spring Maymester Summer I          Summer II Summer III

EDET 619 Instructional Design

 

DSN 611 Special Topics*****

 

DSN 611 Special Topics*****

 

DSN 790 Research Project/Thesis

DSN 700 Advanced Design Studio III

 

DSN 705 Advanced Design Studio IV

 

 

 

 

DSN 740 Design Management ****

 

Elective

 

 

 

 

DSN 770 Research Methods

 

DSN 790 Research Project/Thesis

 

 

 

 

Notes

*DSN 670 Environment Behavior may be taken in the fall or during Wintermester
**DSN 645 Collaboration Studio may be taken in the spring or during Summer I
***DSN 615 Readings may count towards one elective and may be taken in the spring or during Summer III
****DSN 740 Design Management may be taken in the fall or during Summer II
*****DSN 611 Special Topics must be taken twice. It can be taken during the spring or summer. DSN 611 may also count towards your electives once you have completed this class on two different topics.