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2016-2017 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Design

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Sharran F. Parkinson, Ph.D., Chairperson

Professors: Parkinson, Pati
Associate Professors: Collier, Gaines, Khan, Shin
Assistant Professors: Anderson, Pinson, Rougeaux-Burnes, Schambureck
Instructors: Haynie, Lektzian

CONTACT INFORMATION: 211 Human Sciences Bldg. 1301 Akron Ave. Box 41220, Lubbock, TX 79409-1220, T 806.742.3050 F 806.742.1639, www.depts.ttu.edu/hs/dod

About the Department

The department supervises the following degree programs:

  • Bachelor of Interior Design
  • Bachelor of Science in Apparel Design and Manufacturing
  • Master of Science in Environmental Design
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Interior and Environmental Design

The Bachelor of Interior Design and Bachelor of Science in Apparel and Design Manufacturing degree programs are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design. The Bachelor of Interior Design degree program is also accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation.

Mission. The Department of Design provides the highest standards of excellence in higher education in the fields of environmental design, apparel design and manufacturing, and interior design while contributing to new knowledge in these areas through meaningful research and community outreach.

Minor. Students in the Department of Design may choose to pursue a minor in related areas such as art history, studio art, fine arts photography, general business or architecture. Depending on their choice of minor, students are required to consult with an advisor from the respective program to complete a Minor Approval Form. A minor in interior design  is available to students from other departments.

Graduate Program

For information on graduate programs offered by the Department of Design, visit the Graduate School  section of the catalog.

Program Offerings & Course Descriptions


    Bachelor’sUndergraduate MinorAccelerated Bachelor’s to Master’s Degree


      Apparel Design and Manufacturing (Undergraduate Courses)Interior Design (Undergraduate Courses)

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