Certain departmental courses have been approved for credit toward the secondary major in natural resources and environmental sciences, gerontology, international studies, American ethnic studies, and women's studies. A listing of the approved courses may be found in the Secondary Majors section of this catalog.
All programs involve extensive project work. Students are advised to budget sufficient funds to cover the cost of materials and supplies. Material costs will be higher than those published for nonstudio curricula.
Student projects, assignments, presentations, and models may be retained by the various departments. Students are advised to assemble photographic or digital files of project work for their portfolios.
Several international study programs are offered by the college. Students earn academic credit studying in Italy, Japan, France, Denmark, Germany, the Czech Republic, England, Australia, Finland, or Costa Rica.
Internships are available with private practitioners, corporations, and government agencies. Students earn academic credit and a salary while on internship. Specific requirements vary among the departments.
The College of Architecture, Planning, and Design offers opportunities for students to become involved in student government, student chapters of professional societies, Open House, and the student journal, OZ.