Housing and Human Environments Major

Description: A general program that focuses on the behavioral, social, economic, functional, and aesthetic aspects of housing, interiors, and other built environments. Includes instruction in analyzing, planning, designing, furnishing, and equipping residential, work, and leisure spaces to meet user needs and the study of related public policies. Is Housing and Human Environments the right major for you?
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Housing and Human Environments Major

What Courses Do Housing and Human Environments Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Housing and Human Environments majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Graphic Design
  • Architecture
  • Art
  • Building Technology
  • Design History
  • Economics
  • Environmental Psychology
  • Ergonomics
  • Facility Planning
  • Industrial Design
  • Interior Design
  • Management
  • Planning
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