History of Design and Architecture

  • Explores style, movements, and forms
  • Addresses historic and international contexts
  • Provides lively discussion and debate

These courses explore the history of architecture, interior design, and the decorative arts. Whether you are a design professional, preservation advocate, or design enthusiast, these courses will help you gain a deep and practical understanding of the built environment.

This semester, study in-person or from anywhere in the world from the safety and comfort of your home through online or remote instruction.

Construction Methods and Materials: Building Interiors

Examine the methods, materials, and systems used in constructing the architectural components of buildings.

2022 Fall
+ 1 more semester
4 sections

A History of Interiors: From Classical to Contemporary Design

Learn about the history of interior design and its evolution over time.

2023 Spring
1 section

Medieval Splendors: The Great Cathedrals of Northern Europe from Bruges to Scandinavia

Uncover the rich heritage of northern Europe’s medieval cathedrals, including the spectacular Belgian cathedrals at Ghent, Bruges (the...