Interior Design History (Minor)

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The minor in interior design history is available to students interested in studying design and culture across many time periods.

The courses designated for the minor are part of the professional studies in interior design environments. The coursework introduces theories informing the professions of architecture, decorative arts and interior design while also examining cultures and history from around the globe.

Program offered

Interior Design History (Minor)

Offered by
Herberger Institute for Design & the Arts


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Application requirements


There are no milestone requirements for a minor in interior design history.

All students are required to meet general university admission requirements:

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Program requirements

A minimum of 18 credit hours (12 credit hours of which must be from the 300 or 400 level) are required for the minor. A minimum grade of "C" (2.00) is required in all classes for the minor. To enhance the understanding of the subject matter, the selected courses are sequential in nature and require certain prerequisites. Consequently, students should carefully note the semester in which any of these courses are offered.
A minimum GPA of 2.50 in minor courses is required to earn the minor in interior design history.
Required Courses -- 12 credit hours
Interior Design History Courses -- 6 credit hours

INT 494 "Contemporary Design Issues in Europe" and INT 494 "Design and Context" are offered as part of a summer study abroad program only.
Depending on a student's undergraduate program of study, prerequisite courses may be needed in order to complete the requirements of this minor.