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College of Design (CDes)

Architecture student.Located in one of the major design cities and at one of the largest research universities in the U.S. the College of Design (CDes) at the University of Minnesota leads, innovates, and educates in the full range of design fields by researching ongoing and emerging issues, exploring new knowledge, and addressing and solving real-world problems; all while adhering to socially responsible, sustainable, and collaborative design thinking.


Links to the most current information about major requirements and courses.

College of Design

Undergraduate programs

Graduate programs

Course descriptions for all courses offered on the Twin Cities campus.

Class Schedule showing dates and times for courses offered on the Twin Cities campus each semester and summer.

Course registration with complete instructions about the registration process.

Evening, distance, and online courses offered through the College of Continuing Education.

Undergraduate liberal education requirements to complete in order to graduate.

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Undergraduate Programs—Information in this PDF was current when the catalog was published in June 2010. For current information, see the online section to the left.

Undergraduate General Information, Policies, and Degree Programs (628 K PDF)

For a complete, printable Undergraduate Catalog, including all colleges, courses, and major and minor requirements, Download a Catalog.

Graduate Programs—PDFs are available for individual graduate programs. Search for the program, then click on the "View PDF Version" in the right column.

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