Interior Design Curriculum

The Bachelor of Science in Interior Design program consists of eight academic semesters and two required coop semesters. The study abroad semester offered in the summer of the junior year will fulfill all requirements for the semester.

The program is accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA).

First Year

Fall Semester

  • Interior Design Studio I
  • Drawing I
  • Design Magic
  • Plane & Solid Geometry
  • English I

Spring Semester

  • Interior Design Studio II
  • Drawing II
  • History of Interior Design I
  • Color & Composition
  • English II

Second Year

Fall Semester

  • Interior Design Studio III
  • Drawing III
  • Materials
  • Conceptual Physics
  • Humanities or Social Science Elective

Spring Semester

  • Interior Design Studio IV
  • Presentation Techniques
  • Building Systems I
  • History of Interior Design II
  • Humanities or Social Science Elective

Summer Semester

  • Pre-Cooperative Work Semester (Optional)

Third Year

Fall Semester

  • Interior Design Studio V
  • Construction Documents
  • Behavioral Aspects of Design
  • Humanities or Social Science Elective

Spring Semester

  • Cooperative Work Semester I

Summer Semester

  • Interior Design Studio VI
  • Lighting
  • Design Elective
  • Humanities or Social Science Elective
     
  • Optional Study Abroad

    Fourth Year

    Fall Semester

    • Cooperative Work Semester II

    Spring Semester

    • Interior Design Studio VII
    • Building Regulatory Requirements
    • Senior Project: Research
    • Humanities or Social Science Elective

    Summer Semester

    • Senior Project: Design
    • Professional Practice
    • Humanities or Social Science Elective