Is there a Doctor of Design in the House?

LSU’s Doctor of Design in Cultural Preservation serves a market of interdisciplinary professionals by building on the strengths of faculty across the university, integrating expertise to address contemporary issues in four areas of specialization. The 60-credit-hour program encompasses six semesters of study and 45 hours of course offerings specific to the curriculum and its advanced nature, mostly devoted to individual, supervised research, requiring students to work one-on-one with faculty.

Cultural and creative industry one of the largest in Louisiana’s economy
1 of the few public university DDes programs in the country
4 areas of specialization!

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Watch 2023 Ceremony Livestream

The LSU College of Art & Design 2023 spring diploma ceremony is on Friday, May 19 at 4:30 p.m. in the Maddox Field House. Watch the ceremony livestream.

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College of Art & Design 2023 Honors Ceremony Recipients

The LSU College of Art & Design held the Class of 2023 Honors Ceremony on May 17, 2023, recognizing the academic achievements of graduating students. Honorees: University Medal Recipients Clara ClarkJoshua CrawfordDonna Le Dean’s…

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Brisson Named a 2023 Getty/ACLS Fellow for Kreyòl Architectures Book

Irene Brisson, assistant professor of architecture, is a 2023 recipient of the Getty/the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Postdoctoral Fellowships in the History of Art for their book Kreyòl Architectures: Design in Dialogue…

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