Majors, minors + certificates

Minor in Interior Design Studies (Minors) (INDSNSTMIN)Eskenazi School of Art, Architecture + Design

Students on Summer 2020, Fall 2020, or Spring 2021 requirements.


The minor provides students with a broad, introductory exposure to topics foundational to interior design (including studio-based design problem-solving, design history, and design communications), as well as the opportunity either to study additional topics in an exploratory way, or to gain more focused experience with a specific topic area of their choice.

Minor requirements

The minor requires at least 18 credit hours, including the requirements listed below.

  1. Introductory Courses.
    1. Beginning Studio. One (1) course:
    2. Architectural Drawing. One (1) course:
  2. Intermediate Studio.
    1. Intermediate Interior Architectural Design Studio 1. One (1) course:
    2. Intermediate Interior Architectural Design Studio 2. One (1) course:
  3. Interior Design History and Theory. One (1) course:
  4. Advanced Electives. Two (2) courses:
  5. GPA and Hours Requirements.
    1. Minor Residency. At least 9 credit hours in the minor must be completed in courses taken through the Indiana University Bloomington campus or an IU-administered or IU co-sponsored Overseas Study program.
    2. Minor Upper Division Courses. At least 9 credit hours in the minor must be completed at the 300–499 level.
    3. Minimum Grade. Except for the GPA requirement, a grade of C- or higher is required for a course to count toward a requirement in the minor.
    4. Minor GPA. A GPA of at least 2.000 for all courses taken in the minor—including those where a grade lower than C- is earned—is required.