What we offer

Make your transfer credits count toward a rewarding career with the Applied Project Design and Analysis (APDA) degree program. This innovative degree is offered exclusively at UNT at Frisco, conveniently located in one of North Texas’ best professional hotspots.

Our Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Project Design and Analysis will prepare you to confidently enter the job market after graduation. This unique program emphasizes employer-identified skills through relevant coursework and built-in workforce engagement.

The APDA program provides you future-focused skills in three core areas:

Project: Focus on project management, collaborative thinking, communication, global design and leadership. You’ll learn how to use the tools and technologies common in the workplace to lead teams and accomplish key tasks toward big-picture organizational goals.

Design: Hone your out-of-the-box thinking in areas such as creative and organizational design. You’ll learn how to solve difficult problems and navigate complex business processes to deliver new products and services.

Analysis: Learn to use data to make informed business decisions with a focus on applied probability and statistics, forecasting and analytics.

Project-based learning

Project-based learning provides a framework in which students work together to solve openended, real-world problems related to the course material. Through these engaging projects, you’ll learn concepts and principles relevant to workforce needs, often replicating the very career environments for which you’re preparing.

Innovative courses and tools

This program is designed to get you career ready. We’ll help you incorporate your existing credits with a blend of required and program-specific courses like Collaborative Thinking and Team Creativity that emphasize teamwork and problem solving.

Rewarding career paths

With engagement at the core of the curriculum and internship opportunities for immersive learning, you’ll make valuable connections while you earn your bachelor’s degree. Your APDA degree will prepare you for a variety of roles like the following:

  • Brand manager
  • Business analyst
  • Environmental resource manager
  • Financial analyst
  • Marketing manager
  • Project manager
  • Social media marketer

Program eligibility and requirements

  • The program is open to incoming freshmen with dual credit hours and undergraduate transfer students — build off your existing credits!
  • One flexible internship is required. We’ll help you find the one that works best for your schedule and career goals.

Application process

Follow the steps listed under "How to Enroll at UNT” to complete your UNT admission application. When applying via ApplyTexas, make sure to select:

  • 4-year institution
  • University of North Texas (Denton)
  • Transfer (or Freshman)
  • New College
  • Applied Project Design and Analysis BS