Environmental Design (ENVD)


How to read course offerings

A-Z course descriptions list




5101. Seminar in Environmental Design (1). May be repeated for up to 3 hours credit.

5301. Graduate Research Seminar (3). Introduction to philosophies, technologies, and processes involved in research and graduate study.

5307. Internship (3). Supervised internship experiences in established career-related positions. May be repeated for credit up to 6 hours.

5310. Readings (3). A comprehensive and critical review of literature and research data related to current issues in the student's major area of specialization.

5311. Individual Study in Environmental Design and Consumer Economics (3). May be repeated for credit.

5320. Writing for Scholarly Publication (3). Teaches students to write effective scholarly publications in environmental design. Publication sources, submission requirements, and review processes will be discussed.

5378. Research Methods I (3). Positivistic, interpretive, and critical modes of research inquiry.

5380. Human Factors: Ergonomics in Environmental Design (3). Study of human factors and the anthropometric aspects of ergonomics as applied to environmental design.

5381. Environmental Design Analysis (3). Implications from the social sciences as applied to analyzing causes and arriving at possible solutions to problems related to interiors in contemporary society.

5382. Environmental Design Systems (3). Study of systems used in the design and research of residential and nonresidential interiors.

5383. Sustainable Communities and Design (3). Examination of sustainability concepts related to design of communities, buildings, and interiors.

5384. Advanced Lighting Systems (3). Advanced study and application of lighting systems.

5386. Acute Care Design Research (3). Examination of important functions of and people working in major departments of typical community acute care hospitals in the United States.

5388. Design of Interior Environments for Physically and Mentally Challenged Populations (3). Adaptation and evaluation of proximate environments to meet the needs of the physically and mentally challenged.



6000. Master's Thesis (V1-6).

6001. Master's Report (V3-6). May be repeated for credit.

6310. Research Design (3). Examination of topics associated with research quality in designing quantitative and qualitative studies.

6370. Environmental Design Technology and Development (3). Examination of environmental design processes and related technologies. Analysis and synthesis of human factors, interior components, information systems, and the built environment.

6378. Research Methods II (3). Prerequisites: ENVD 5378 and 3 credit hours of statistics with a grade of C or higher. Application of statistical packages to analyze data and interpret results.

6389. Environmental Design Studio (3). Development of and/or response to specific environmental design programs. Study of design processes, including visual presentations that exemplify design solutions. Students will exhibit design projects.



7000. Research (V1-12).



8000. Doctor's Dissertation (V1-12).