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Interior Design Program of Study


The interior design program provides students with the ability to address the goals and needs of clients while formulating design concepts and creative solutions that promote environmentally responsible design and support human behavior within residential and commercial interiors. Students learn to apply and comply with codes, demonstrate proficiency with advanced technology techniques and tools for interior design, and develop effective communication and presentation skills.

Major in Interior Design
Students majoring in interior design are required to complete 61 credit hours, which include interior design, art and business courses, and prepare a portfolio.

Minor in Interior Design
Students minoring in interior design are required to complete 18 credit hours, which include interior design, art and a textiles course.

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Interior Design Major - 61 hours
Required Major CoursesFCS - 290: Foundations in Family and Consumer Sciences (1 cr.)
ID - 142: History of Architectural Interiors & Furnishings (3 cr.)
ID - 144: Interior Design I (3 cr.)
ID - 243: Interior Design Process and Presentation (3, 9 cr.)
ID - 244: Interior Design II (3 cr.)
ID - 245: Housing Issues (3 cr.)
ID - 246: Interior Design Products (3 cr.)
ID - 248: Technology Applications for Interior Design (3 cr.)
ID - 342: Special Problems in CADD (3 cr.)
ID - 343: Construction Technology (3 cr.)
ID - 344: Interior Design III (3 cr.)
ID - 348: Interior Lighting Design (3 cr.)
ID - 443: Professional Practices in Interior Design (3 cr.)
ID - 447: Commercial Interior Design (3 cr.)
ID - 448: Interior Design IV (3 cr.)
FMD - 418: Textiles (3 cr.)
ART - 110: 2D Design Concepts, Color and Composition (3 cr.)
ART - 111: 3D Design Concepts and Structure (3 cr.)
ART - 180: Computer Literacy for Design (3 cr.)
ART - 221: Survey Western Art: Ancient-Early Renaissance (3 cr.)
or
ART - 222: Survey Western Art: High Renaissance-Modern (3 cr.)

Electives3 credit hours chosen from the following:
BUS - 150: Business and Society (3 cr.)
BUS - 303: Management and Organizational Behavior (3 cr.)
BUS - 360: Principles of Marketing (3 cr.)
Interior design students are advised to arrange their courses in the following sequence:
Freshmen: ID 142, 144; ART 110; FCS 290
Sophomores: ID 243, 244, 248, 348; ART 180
Juniors: ID 245, 246, 342, 343, 344; ART 111, ART 221 or 222
Seniors: ID 443, 447, 448; FMD 418

Curriculum requirements and course descriptions are subject to changes with each catalogue.



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