Required courses for the MFA in Interior Architecture with a

Specialization in Historic Preservation (60 hrs.)

Studio Courses (18 hours):
  • IAR 501: Advanced Interior Architecture I (6)
  • IAR 502: Advanced Interior Architecture II (6)
  • IAR 602: Advanced Interior Architecture III (6)
Required IAR Core Courses (6 hours):
  • IAR 645: Environmental Design Research (3)
  • IAR 631: Seminar in Interior Architecture (3)
Courses in Historic Preservation Specialization (27-30 hours):

Required HP courses

  • IAR/HIS 543: Historic Preservation: Principles and Practice (3)
  • IAR/HIS 624: History of American Landscapes and Architecture (3)
  • IAR/HIS 625: Preservation Planning and Law (3)
  • IAR/HIS 690: Internship (3-6)

HP Electives

  • IAR/HIS 536: History of the Decorative Arts (3)
  • IAR/HIS 545: Southern History and Southern Material Culture in a Museum Context (3)
  • IAR/HIS 548: Architectural Conservation (3)
  • IAR/HIS 552: History and Theories in Material Culture (3)
  • IAR/HIS 555: Field Methods in Preservation Technology (3)
  • IAR/HIS 626: The Practice of Public History (3)
  • IAR/HIS 627: Museum and Historic Site Interpretation: Principles and Practice (3)
  • IAR/HIS 628: Identification and Evaluation of the Historic Built Environment (3)
  • HIS/LIS 505: Introduction to Archival Management (3)
  • PSC 540: Nonprofit Management and Leadership (3)
  • GEO 502: Urban Planning (3)
Thesis: (6 hours)
  • A thesis is required of all MFA candidates

For additional information on the MFA in Interior Architecture, visit the Interior Architecture Department website.