Curriculum

Undergraduate

Below you will find links to help you navigate through your course curriculum, course catalog and the course registration system.

Major Maps

A major map outlines a major's critical requirements, courses, and optimal course sequence and aids students in remaining on track to graduation. Please use the links below to view the degree curriculum for each year of the degree.

Architectural Studies BSD

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Environmental Design

The Environmental Design undergraduate program is designed to create a deep awareness and knowledge of issues that influence the design of built environments and the design of artifacts. The program of study emphasizes general knowledge and design research in the areas of sustainability in environmental design; design innovation, technology and design strategy as well as in the histories and theories of design. This degree prepares students for all graduate programs in The Design School.

Minors + Certificates

The Design School offers three minors and concentrations; architectural studies, interior design history and landscape architecture studies.

Graduate Degrees

Graduate studies in The Design School are organized with a studio or a research focus. There also are several opportunities for students to pursue concurrent graduate degrees with the school.

Studio based programs provide students with the ability to move from a general understanding toward advanced knowledge and skills, emphasizing a deep awareness of theoretical foundations and contemporary issues.  

 

Undergraduate Degrees

The Design School’s programs provide an education that is both broad and deep. We offer the Bachelor of Science in Design (BSD) degree with majors in Architectural Studies, Environmental Design, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture and Visual Communication (Graphic) Design. We also offer a minor in Architectural Studies, Interior Design history, and Landscape Architecture Studies for students who wish to complement their major by exploring design.

Interior Design

The Interior Design concentration addresses the discovery and inquiry into how people use and perceive space. The program encourages creativity, innovation, and critical thinking while acknowledging the importance of historical precedent. Students seek to understand and provide solutions for more sustainable and life-enhancing interior environments.

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