History of Environmental Arts

Immerse yourself in the study of environmental arts found in the Western world. Gain an appreciation and understanding for the major monuments and buildings that have helped shape Western culture. This program can be completed online or in the classroom.   

This program is perfect for...

  • Professionals interested in learning about the environmental arts of the Western world
  • Members of the general public seeking to develop an understanding of the achievements of the past in order to more fully understand the present
  • Students seeking an appreciation of the rich cultural heritage of the Western world
  • Individuals seeking more knowledge in the field of interior design

What you can learn.

  • How buildings were influenced by geographical location, as well as the social, religious, economic and political forces of each historical period
  • The function, symbolism, methods of fabrication, style, use of color and ornament, as well as significance of major monuments
  • The major artists, architects and designers of the various periods
  • The utilization of library and museum resources


Click below to view the required and elective courses, if applicable, for this program.

Required Courses
ARCH X 427.8A
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
ARCH X 427.8B
Typically Offered: Winter, Summer
ARCH X 427.8C
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
ARCH X 427.8D
Typically Offered: Winter, Summer

Estimated Cost Breakdown

All courses in this program are paid for individually, unless otherwise noted. An application form is required to establish candidacy in this program. From the 'Apply Now' button, complete the online application and pay the application fee if applicable.

Application & Candidacy Fee


Estimated Program Tuition


Estimated program textbook/materials


*The Application & Candidacy Fee establishes your candidacy in the program for a period of time covering normal progress toward completion and may allow you to access a variety of program benefits.

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