To complement their degree, students enrolled in non-architecture undergraduate programs at NewSchool may choose a minor in architecture. Courses are offered during the fall, winter, and spring terms. The minor in architecture provides students with an understanding of architecture and the other disciplines involved in the design and construction of the built environment. Students interested in pursuing a minor in architecture must seek approval from their academic advisor or program chair and the Architecture program chair. The minor in architecture is only available to undergraduate students.

A minor degree will be awarded to NewSchool students who complete their major course of study successfully and who choose to focus a minimum of 18 credits of their electives or additional work in a predefined series of courses. A minor degree will be reflected in both the student’s transcript and diploma.

A Minor in construction management will be awarded to a NewSchool student who completes his or her major course of study successfully and chooses to focus a portion of their elective or additional work in a predefined series of courses. Acceptance into a course of study for a minor in construction management typically will require the application to and approval of the program chair in which the course of study will be undertaken. A minor in construction management will be reflected on both the student’s transcript and diploma.

Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Architecture program may choose a minor in construction management to complement their degree. Courses are offered sequentially during fall, winter, and spring terms. Students interested in pursuing a minor in construction management must seek approval from their academic advisor and program chair.

The minor in interior architecture & design is open to all students of the undergraduate programs (other than interior architecture & design) at NewSchool who want to complement their knowledge with the design of interior environments. With a strong emphasis on research and programming the spaces to support human activities and well-being, the minor will allow students to understand and practice the design of interior environments, such as hospitals, hotels or new typologies of commercial/public spaces.

The minor degree will be awarded to NewSchool students who complete their major course of study successfully and who choose to focus a minimum of 15 credits of their electives or additional work in a predefined series of courses. The minor degree will be reflected in both the student’s transcript and diploma. Students interested in pursuing a minor in interior architecture & design must seek approval from their academic advisor and major and minor program chairs.

The minor in graphic design & interactive media is open to all students of the undergraduate programs (other than Graphic Design & Interactive Media) at NewSchool interested in exploring visual communication and graphic design, brand identity and strategies, and design for digital and interactive media.

A minor degree will be awarded to NewSchool students who complete their major course of study successfully and who choose to focus a minimum of 15 credits of their electives or additional work in a predefined series of courses. A minor degree will be reflected in both the student’s transcript and diploma. Students interested in pursuing a minor in graphic design & interactive media must seek approval from their academic advisor and major and minor program chairs.

The minor in product design is open to all students of the undergraduate programs (other than product design) at NewSchool interested in complementing their majors by exploring the design of industrial products. With a strong emphasis on human-centered design tools and project-based learning methods, the product design program covers the design of traditional artifacts (lower-level classes) as well as the design of digital products and systems (upper-level classes) and can be pursued at two different levels.

A minor degree will be awarded to NewSchool students who complete their major course of study successfully and who choose to focus a minimum of 15 credits of their electives or additional work in a predefined series of courses. A minor degree will be reflected in both the student’s transcript and diploma. Students interested in pursuing a minor in product design must seek approval from their academic advisor and major and minor program chairs.

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