Design, Housing & Merchandising: Interior Design, MS

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2020-2021. Learn more about Graduate College Academic Regulation 7.0.

Research Thesis Option

Total Hours: 30 Hours

DHM Core
DHM 5001Orientation to Graduate Studies in Design, Housing and Merchandising1
DHM 5013Research Developments in Design, Housing and Merchandising3
DHM 5112Research Planning and Proposal Writing2
Hours Subtotal6
Other Requirements (Non-Core)
DHM 5000Master's Thesis6
DHM 5003Theoretical Perspectives for Design, Housing and Merchandising3
DHM 5113Theories of Creative Process in Design and Merchandising3
DHM 5343Constructed Environment and Human Behavior3
DHM 5353Graduate Interior Design Studio3
STAT 5013Statistics for Experimenters I3
Hours Subtotal21
Electives
Choose 3 hours from the following:3
Product Design, Production and Promotional Strategies for Apparel and Interior Design Industries
Design Evaluation
Career Internship
Advanced Computer-Aided Design for Interior Design 1
Or appropriate related course from outside of DHM (note: interdisciplinary courses such as gerontology, hospitality, merchandising, etc. are encouraged).
Hours Subtotal3
Total Hours30

Design Thesis Option

Total Hours: 30 Hours

DHM Core
DHM 5001Orientation to Graduate Studies in Design, Housing and Merchandising1
DHM 5013Research Developments in Design, Housing and Merchandising3
DHM 5112Research Planning and Proposal Writing2
Hours Subtotal6
Other Requirements (Non-Core)
DHM 5000Master's Thesis6
DHM 5113Theories of Creative Process in Design and Merchandising3
DHM 5233Design Evaluation3
DHM 5343Constructed Environment and Human Behavior3
DHM 5353Graduate Interior Design Studio3
Hours Subtotal18
Electives
Choose 6 hours from the following:6
Sustainable Design for Apparel and Interiors 1
Theoretical Perspectives for Design, Housing and Merchandising
Product Design, Production and Promotional Strategies for Apparel and Interior Design Industries
Career Internship
Statistics for Experimenters I
Or appropriate related course from outside of DHM (note: interdisciplinary courses such as gerontology, hospitality, merchandising, etc. are encouraged).
Hours Subtotal6
Total Hours30

Graduate College Master's Program Requirements

Learn more about Graduate College 2020-2021 Master’s Degree Program Requirements. Check the General Graduate College academic regulations for minimal GPA, language proficiency and other general requirements.