Interior Design History (Minor)

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The minor in interior design history is available to students interested in design and culture. The courses designated for the minor are part of the professional studies in interior design environments and serve to inform students about the evolution of interiors, furnishings and decorative arts from ancient Egypt to the present. The coursework introduces theories informing the profession of interior design while also examining cultures from around the globe, as they influence human needs and behaviors in the living and working environment.

Program Offered

Interior Design History (Minor)

Offered by
Herberger Institute for Design & the Arts

Location
Tempe

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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
Notes: INT 310 requires a prerequisite of ARS 102 "Art from Renaissance to Modernism" with a C or better.
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.