Design and Human Environment Graduate Major (MA, MS, PhD)
Graduate Areas of Concentration
Apparel design, cultural and historic aspects of the near environment, human behavior in the near environment, interior design, merchandising management, and textiles
Admission to the Design and Human Environment graduate major has been suspended, November 2015.
The School of Design and Human Environment offers graduate work leading toward Master of Science, Master of Arts, and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Design and Human Environment.
Areas of concentration for MS and MA degrees include apparel design, cultural and historic aspects of the near environment, human behavior the near environment, interior design, merchandising management, and textiles.
Areas of concentration for the PhD degree include cultural and historic aspects of the near environment, human behavior in the near environment, merchandising management, and textiles.
Graduate programs in DHE prepare students for college and university teaching, research and creative scholarship; careers in design, product development, product quality assurance or merchandising; historic/cultural research, collection management, and preservation of textile and architectural artifacts; and public policy.
Research is a central component of the DHE graduate program. Students have an opportunity to work on research and creative scholarships with internationally recognized faculty members who have published in the areas of historic costume, human behavior and the near environment, apparel design, interior design, fashion theory, consumer behavior, and housing.
Major Code: 4410