A: D+EA Minor: Complete a minimum of 15 credits within D+EA, including three required core courses and two thematics. See Application to Graduate with a Minor in D+EA for detailed course requirements. Students must earn a B- or better in all courses.
Q: Three categories of electives are designated. Must I complete all 6 electives in one thematic area?
A: No. Students may choose to specialize in one area or may sample from all three areas. The only requirement is to successfully complete all qualifying credits of D+EA electives.
Q: If I complete all required core courses, may I apply another core course toward the 6 elective credits?
A: No. This requirement is in place to encourage students to take upper-level courses and thereby gain expertise within the field.
Q: May I substitute another D+EA course for the core courses requirement?
Q: May I take courses S/U?
A: Courses offered only as S/U are accepted, but the total must not exceed 3 S/U credits toward the 15 credit requirement of the minor. Courses that provide a choice of grade or S/U must be taken for a grade.
Q: May I apply credits for classes taken abroad to the D+EA Minor?
A: No. All courses completed and designated for the D+EA minors must be taken on the Cornell campus.
Q: May I count a course which is cross-listed with D+EA and taught by a D+EA instructor, even if I complete the non-D+EA prefix version?
Q: May I apply independent study and teaching assistantship courses (4000, 4010, 4020, 4030) toward my 6 elective credits?
Q: What shall I do if there are many prerequisites for a specific course, which I am unable to complete prior to enrollment?
A: Contact the instructor, explain the situation and ask permission to enroll in the course. Permission depends on the particular course and is entirely at the discretion of the instructor.
Q: A course I want to take is not offered this year. Will it be offered next year?
A: Some courses may not be offered annually due to sabbatical leave and other departmental circumstances. Refer to Cornell’s online Courses of Study for current information about course offerings and availability.
Q: How will the D+EA Minor appear on my transcript?
A: During your final semester, submit a completed copy of the Application to Graduate with a Minor in D+EA to D+EA’s Main Office by March 15 or October 15. The deadline March 15 is for May Graduates or October 15 for December Graduates. After verification by D+EA that all requirements for the minor were completed, D+EA will update the online system which the student’s college registrar and the final transcript will indicate that a D+EA Minor was earned.
Q: How will the D+EA Minor in Design Innovation & strategy Appear on my Transcript?
A: During your final semester, submit a completed copy of the Application to Graduate with a Minor in Design Innovation & Strategy to D+EA's Main Office by March 15 or October 15. The deadline March 15 is for May Graduates or October 15 for December Graduates. After verification by D+EA that all requirements for the minor were completed, D+EA will update the online system which the student's college registrar and the final transcript will indicate that a D+EA Minor in Design Innovation & Strategy was earned.