Design Studies (Minor)

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Students interested in design can earn a minor in design studies through this nonstudio-based program of study that focuses on the design disciplines offered in the ASU Herberger Institute:

  • architectural studies
  • graphic design
  • industrial design
  • interior design
  • landscape architecture

The courses may also appeal to students who wish to pursue the study of design within the BA in interdisciplinary studies.

Program Offered

Design Studies (Minor)

Offered by
Herberger Institute for Design & the Arts

Location
Tempe

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Program Requirements

Courses selected must satisfy the minimum requirement of 18 credit hours for the minor. 12 of the credit hours must be in 300-level or 400-level coursework; the 18 credits may be chosen from any of the categories.
To enhance understanding of the subject matter, some of the designated courses are sequential in nature and require certain prerequisites. Consequently, students should carefully note the semester in which these particular courses are offered. All designated courses for the minor in design studies are lecture courses.
Lower Division Design Studies -- 6 credit hours
Upper Division Design Studies -- 12 credit hours
Depending on a student's undergraduate program of study, prerequisite courses may be needed in order to complete the requirements of this minor.