Twin Cities Campus
Design, Housing & Apparel
College of Design
Link to a list of faculty for this program.
Design Graduate Program, 240 McNeal Hall, 1985 Buford Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55108.
The design graduate program focuses on the study of relationships between humans and their designed environments. This focus is based on the assumption that design and analysis of environments contributes to the improvement of the human condition. The program addresses theory, research, and application, using a shared disciplinary base from the arts and social and behavioral sciences. The goal of the program is for students to analyze, evaluate, and integrate theoretical frameworks related to humans and their designed environments.
Prerequisites for Admission
The preferred undergraduate GPA for admittance to the program is 3.00.
For an online application or for more information about graduate education admissions, see the General Information section of this website.
Use of 4xxx courses toward program requirements is permitted under certain conditions with adviser approval.
Students are required to complete one of the following sub-plans.
Students may not complete the program with more than one sub-plan.
Students select a minimum of 9 credits in consultation with their advisor and the director of graduate studies for the design graduate program.
Students select a minimum of 12 credits in consultation with their advisor and the director of graduate studies for the design graduate program.