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2018-2019 Graduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Master of Interior Architecture and Product Design (M.I.A.P.D.) (non-baccalaureate track)

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First semester (16 credit hours)

  • COMM 105 Public Speaking Credits: (2)
  • ENVD 201 Environmental Design Studio I Credits: (4)
  • ENVD 203 Survey of Design Professions Credits: (1)
  • ENVD 250 History of the Designed Environment I Credits: (3)
  • MATH 100 College Algebra Credits: (3)
  • General Elective Credits: (3)

Second semester (15 credit hours)

  • ENGL 100 Expository Writing I Credits: (3)
  • ENVD 202 Environmental Design Studio II Credits: (4)
  • ENVD 251 History of Designed Environment II Credits: (3)
  • PHYS 115 Descriptive Physics Credits: (5)

Third semester (16 credit hours)

  • ARCH 350 History of Design Environment III Credits: (3)
  • ENGL 200 Expository Writing II Credits: (3)
  • IAPD 248 Fund Arch Tech Credits: (3)
  • IAPD 307 Interior Arch Design Studio I Credits: (5)
  • IAPD 430 Visual Communication Credits: (2)

Fourth semester (18 credit hours)

  • IAPD 320 Interior Arch Design Studio II Credits: (5)
  • IAPD 456 Theory of Product Design Credits: (2)
  • IAPD 210 Introduction to Digital Applications Credits: (1)
  • ARCH 347 Structural Systems in Arch I Credits: (4)
  • ARCH 433 Building Construction Systems in Arch I Credits: (3)
  • General Elective Credits: (3)

Fifth semester (18 credit hours)

  • ARCH 413 Environmental Systems in Architecture I Credits: (4)
  • ARCH 448 Structural Systems in Arch II Credits: (4)
  • IAPD 409 Materials and Finishes Credits: (3)
  • IAPD 310 Digital Applications Credits: (2)
  • IAPD 435 IAPD Design Studio III Credits: (5)

Sixth semester (18 credit hours)

Summer options (7 credit hours)

One of these three options to be completed after the sixth or eighth semeser:

Eighth semester (14 credit hours)

Ninth semester (15 credit hours)


Undergraduate Hours: 138
Graduate Hours: 31
Total (MIAPD NB) Degree Requirement: 169

*A minimum of 16 general elective credits must be taken. General electives may be taken in pursuit of a minor. They may be taken any time prior to or during the Interior Architecture and Product Design program and may include KSU approved AP, IB, CLEP and transfer credit. Students may not count more than 3 total hours of recreation credits toward graduation.

**Focus Courses include IAPD 406 and IAPD 830, as well as other department head approved courses, including those associated with a minor program.

***Electives taken in the eighth semester should support student interest including professional electives and study abroad courses. These may also be associated with a minor program. The K-State 8 General Education areas are covered by courses required in the Interior Architecture and Product Design curriculum. Information about the K-State 8 is available online.

Courses in the ninth and tenth semesters (excluding general electives) represent those hours required in the graduate program. Total credit hours required for graduate school program of study is 31.