Curriculum Requirements for the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design

General Education

Foundations Credits:
FCWR 101 Writing I: Foundations of College Composition 3
FCWR 151 Writing II: Foundations of Research Writing 3
FCWR 303 Communication for Art and Design 3
    Total: 9 Credits
 
Data Literacy Credits:
DATA 101 Making Sense of a Data-Oriented Society 3
 
Seminars (select courses from at least three of the four areas) Credits:
ICBS 3XX Behavioral Science choice 3
ICLT 3XX Literature choice 3
ICPH 3XX Philosophy choice 3
ICSS 3XX Social Science choice 3
    Total: 12 Credits
Students must take four seminar courses from at least three different areas of study.
 
Mathematics Credits:
MATH 115 Introductory Concepts of Mathematics 3
 
Sciences Credits:
Any 100-level BIOL, CHEM, or PHYS course 3
Any science course 3
    Total: 6 Credits
 

Major Requirements

Architecture/Interior Design Credits:
AAID 101 Design Fundamentals I 5
AAID 140 Visualization I 3
AAID 160 Introduction to History, Theory, and Criticism in Architecture and Design 3
AAID 240 Visualization II 3
    Total: 14 Credits
 
Architecture Credits:
ARCH 325 Environmental Systems II 3
 
Interior Design Credits:
DSGN 102 Interior Environments I 4
DSGN 160 Design Theory: History and Context 3
DSGN 203 Interior Environments II 4
DSGN 204 Interior Environments III 4
DSGN 211 Structures 2
DSGN 221 Working Drawings 3
DSGN 224 Material Discoveries 3
DSGN 232 Color in Space 2
DSGN 242 Modeling, Rendering, and Communication I 3
DSGN 243 Modeling, Rendering, and Communication II 3
DSGN 303 Interior Environments IV 4
DSGN 304 Furniture Design and Detail Integration 4
DSGN 362 History of Interiors I 3
DSGN 363 History of Interiors II 3
DSGN 370 Lighting Strategies for Interiors 3
DSGN 382 Building Codes and Regulations 3
DSGN 383 Marketing and Branding for Design Disciplines 1
DSGN 401 Interior Environments V 4
DSGN 402 Senior Project in Interior Design 4
DSGN 451 Interior Design Thesis Research 2
DSGN 483 Interior Design Business and Management 3
    Total: 65 Credits
 
Fine Arts Credits:
ARTW 101 Drawing I 3
 
General Electives Credits:
Consult with advisor on any elective choices 12
 
Total Required Credits = 130