Architecture and Interior Design Minor

female student working on model in studio
male student drawing at desk with model in front of him
 five students having a discussion in studio
 Viewed from behind, a female student is looking at her drawings on her desk
 close up image of male student working on his building model
 five students meeting with professor Blake and professor Patrizio discussing work on a laptop
 A triptych view of 3 different students working on architectural projects. A man leans close over a drawing board and uses a straightedge to draw a line. A hand dips a paintbrush into a color, with other supplies covering the table. A woman presses a finger on top of the roof of a building model she is working on.
 Viewed from behind the chair, a seated woman holds up a section of an architectural model and studies it intently, Other pieces and tools for the model are on the table in front of her.
 close-up view of hands cutting a piece for a model. On the worktable are scraps of material and a bottle of glue on its side
A woman leans in close to a drawing that she is working on

The minor in Architecture and Interior Design Studies emphasizes design theory, practice, and technology related to the built environment, offering the opportunity to develop basic skills in design thinking and making, understand architectural and/or interior design history, investigate contemporary architectural theory, explore media in design processes, and learn about building technologies and their applications in diverse environmental contexts.

A minimum 2.50 GPA is required for admission to the minor. Minimally, the program of study will include 18 semester hours completed with a 2.50 GPA. Courses must be taken for a grade (not credit/no-credit).

Program Requirements