Interior Design (B.F.A.)

Requirements for Acceptance to Major

  1. Successful completion of the Skills Competency Exam following IDE 151, IDE 152, and IDE 153. The one-day exam evaluates entry-level ability to visualize, design, and communicate spatial solutions to a simple problem through scaled drafting, rendering, and model-building.
  2. A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.6 after the freshman year.
  3. Transfer Students: Acceptance to the major is determined after reviewing a portfolio of work during an interview with the chair of the Interior Design Department; transcripts are evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

Program Requirements

Intellectual Foundations Requirements
33-39 credit hours33-39
Interior Design Major Requirements (81 credit hours)
Required Art/Design History Courses (21 credit hours)
FAR 250ART HISTORY I3
FAR 251ART HISTORY II3
IDE 103DIGITAL PRESENTATION METHODS3
IDE 104ELEMENTS AND PRINCIPLES OF INTERIOR DESIGN3
IDE 205HISTORY OF INTERIOR DESIGN AND ARCHITECTURE I3
IDE 254HISTORY OF INTERIOR DESIGN AND ARCHITECTURE II3
SPC 205INTRODUCTION TO ORAL COMMUNICATION3
Required Interior Design Courses (60 credit hours)
IDE 101INTRODUCTION TO INTERIOR DESIGN3
IDE 151MECHANICAL AND PERSPECTIVE DRAWING3
IDE 152INTRODUCTION TO COLOR RENDERING3
IDE 153SPATIAL EXPLORATIONS AND MODEL BUILDING3
IDE 201INTERIOR DESIGN I3
IDE 202CONSTRUCTION FUNDAMENTALS I3
IDE 203FURNITURE THEORY AND APPLICATION3
IDE 204BUILDING MATERIALS - SELECTION, SPECIFICATIONS, AND ESTIMATING3
IDE 251INTERIOR DESIGN II3
IDE 252CONSTRUCTION FUNDAMENTALS II3
IDE 301INTERIOR DESIGN III3
IDE 302COMPUTER APPLICATIONS FOR INTERIOR DESIGN I3
IDE 303CONSTRUCTION DOCUMENTATION AND INTERIOR DETAILING3
IDE 351INTERIOR DESIGN IV3
IDE 352COMPUTER APPLICATIONS FOR INTERIOR DESIGN II3
IDE 355LIGHTING DESIGN3
IDE 401INTERIOR DESIGN V1-3
IDE 451INTERIOR DESIGN VI THESIS STUDIO3
IDE 488INTERIOR DESIGN INTERNSHIP3
All College Electives
0-6 credit hours 0-6
Total Credit Hours120