M.F.A. in furniture design

Available at:  
- Savannah
  • Graduate intensive courses*:

  • SDES 501 Visual Communication and Presentation
  • SDES 502 The Human Factor, Design Thinking
  • SDES 503 Fundamentals of Graduate Research
  • FURN 708 3-D Computer-aided Design for Furniture
  • FURN 710 Issues in Furniture Design
  • FURN 715 Methods in Furniture Fabrication
  • FURN 732 Evolution of Furniture Design
  • FURN 738 Furniture Studio: Design and Implementation
  • FURN 742 Directed Research in Furniture Design
  • FURN 748 Furniture Studio: Process and Prototype
  • FURN 754 Directed Studies I: Thesis Research, Application and Design
  • FURN 764 Directed Studies II: Thesis Development, Execution and Exhibition
  • FURN 770 Professional Portfolio: Entrepreneurial and Business Strategies
  • FURN 779 Graduate Internship
  • FURN 790 Furniture Design M.F.A. Thesis
  • 700-level ARLH or ARTH elective
  • Directed elective†
  • 500- to 700-level elective
  • 500- to 700-level elective
  • 500- to 700-level elective
  • 500- to 700-level elective

Total course of study: 90 hours

* Up to three intensive courses may be assigned upon admission, creating a total course of study of 95 to 105 hours.
† Select one of the following courses: DMGT 702 History and Interpretation of Innovation; SDES 704 Applied Theory in Design; SUST 704 Applied Theories in Sustainability; DMGT 706 Idea Visualization; INDS 706 Interior Design Theory and Criticism; SUST 708 Principles of Sustainable Materials; IDUS 711 Methods of Contextual Research; DMGT 720 Design Innovation Development and Marketing Strategies; INDS 726 Environmental Psychology for Interior Design or INDS 740 Contemporary Issues in Interior Design.