Curriculum

For the Bachelor of Interior Design curriculum, it is crucial that you follow the suggested sequence of courses listed below, especially the sequence of interior design courses. If you fail to complete any required course more than one year later than the time designated in the curriculum you will be prohibited from advancing in the design studio sequence until the deficiency is corrected.

You are required to complete 39 hours of general education courses as specified by the university. The general education requirements include courses in the humanities, English, communications studies, architectural history, social sciences, and art history. Students must complete nine semester hours of approved college electives from courses in architecture, art, interior design, and landscape architecture. ART 1001 may not be used for degree credit.

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Bachelor of Interior Design Curriculum—129 Credit Hours

Semester 1—15 credit hours

  • ID 1780 Interior Design Technical Drawing (3)
  • ART 1011 Two-Dimensional Design (3)
  • ENGL 1001 English Composition (3)
  • MATH 1021 College Algebra (3) OR MATH 1029 Introduction to Contemporary Mathematics
  • General Education Course – Social Sciences (3)

Semester 2—15 credit hours

  • ID 1051 Introduction to Interior Design (3)
  • ART 1847 Drawing and Composition (3)
  • General Education Course – Analytical Reasoning (3)
  • General Education Course – Social Sciences 2000-level (3)
  • General Education Course – Humanities CMST (3)

Semester 3—16 credit hours

  • ID 2750 Interior Design Studio I (4)
  • ID 2774 Interior Design Construction and Systems (3)
  • ID 2781 Interior Design Graphics (3)
  • ID 2785 Computer Visualization (3)
  • ARCH 2007 History of Architecture I (3)

Semester 4—16 credit hours

  • ID 2751 Interior Design Studio II (4)
  • ID 2770 Color and Illumination I (3)
  • ID 2775 Interior Materials, Finishes and Furnishings (3)
  • ARCH 2008 History of Architecture II (3)
  • ENGL 2000 English Composition (3)

Semester 5—19 credit hours

  • ID 3752 Interior Design Studio III (4)
  • ID 3770 Color and Illumination II (3)
  • ID 4751 History of Interior Design (3)
  • ID 3761 Interior Design Internship (3)
  • General Education Course – Natural Sciences (3)
  • General Education Course – Humanities English (3)

Semester 6—16 credit hours

  • ID 3782 Interior Design Construction Documents (3)
  • ID 3753 Interior Design Studio IV (4)
  • ID 4742 Interior Design Contemporary Issues and Theory (3)
  • ID 4761 Professional Practice (3)
  • Approved College Elective (3)

Semester 7—16 credit hours

  • ID 4720 Seminar in Interior Design (3)
  • ID 4754 Interior Design Studio V (4)
  • Interior Design Focus Elective (3)
  • Approved College Elective (3)
  • General Education Course – Natural Science (sequence) (3)

Semester 8—16 credit hours

  • ID 4755 Interior Design Studio VI (4)
  • ID 4756 Independent Study Project (3)
  • General Education Course – Humanities (3)
  • General Education Course – Natural Science (sequence) (3)
  • Approved College Elective (3)