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  • Interior Design

    The four-year bachelor of design degree in Interior Design requires students to demonstrate and understand the creative design process and associated skills as they relate to problem solving and spatial organization. Students will develop skills in interior design, computer rendering and modeling, graphic communication, theory, materials and the history of interior design. In the studio, students explore advanced problem solving, communication skills and issues related to environmental technology, lighting, professional practice and interior construction.

    Interior Design major page

    Before Graduating Students Must

    • Complete Council of Interior Design Accreditation academic requirements.
    • Receive acceptable review and assessment of studio work from faculty, industry professionals and peers.
    • Complete Design Field Experience assessments.
    • Submit senior project.
    • Complete requirements for the baccalaureate degree, as determined by faculty.

    Students in the Major will Learn to

    Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs)

    1. Apply knowledge of the behavioral sciences and human factors.
    2. Apply all aspects of the design process to creative problem solving.
    3. Evaluate, select and apply information and research findings to design.
    4. Communicate visually, verbally and in written form appropriate to the purpose and audience.
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    Curriculum Map

    I = Introduced; R = Reinforced; A = Assessed

    Courses Content Critical Thinking Communication

    SLO 1 SLO 2 SLO 3 SLO 4
    IND 3215 I I I I
    IND 3216 I I R, A R, A
    IND 3431 R, A R, A R, A R, A
    IND 3468 R, A R, A R, A R, A
    IND 3483 R, A R, A R, A R, A
    IND 3512 R, A R, A R, A R, A
    IND 4225 R, A R, A R, A R, A
    IND 4226 R, A R, A R, A R, A
    IND 4450C R, A R, A R, A R, A
    IND 4940 R, A R, A R, A R, A
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    Assessment Types

    • Exams, research papers and projects (lecture and construction lab courses)
    • Individual project work, portfolios and juried presentations (design studios)
    • Design field experience and employer evaluations
    • CIDA accreditation program completion and senior portfolio
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