Aug 08, 2022  
Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022 Archived Catalog

Graduate Pathway - Design Thinking & Innovation


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Graduate Pathway Options

John Brown University undergraduate students may begin work on a graduate degree after reaching junior status (60 completed hours) by declaring a Graduate Pathway. Once students declare a Graduate Pathway, their academic plan will reflect the courses required, and they will be assigned a graduate advisor in addition to their undergraduate advisor. Additional information can be viewed under Academic Policies-Graduate Pathway.

A graduate pathway in design thinking and innovation provides students with 12 credit hours of graduate course work, which may be applied toward the JBU M.S. in Design Thinking & Innovation degree program at the completion of their undergraduate degree.

For the design thinking and innovation pathway option, a minimum grade of ‘C/2.0’ or better is required in each course.

Required Courses - 12 hours


Select 12 hours from the following:

  • BUS 7033 Organizational Management and Leadership
  • BUS 7243 Design Research
  • BUS 7253 Design Thinking Methods
  • BUS 7443 Leading Organizational Transformation
  • BUS 7453 Personality and Emotional Health in Organizations
  • BUS 8023 Project Management

For additional course information, please refer to the 2021 Graduate catalog. 

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