Apr 26, 2018
Curriculum Requirements - Total Credits Required: 129
Freshman - Credits: 32
- Individual and Society General Education Requirement (Cr: 3)
Sophomore - Credits: 35
- Literary Perspectives General Education Requirement (Cr: 3)
- Quantitative Reasoning General Education Requirement (Cr: 3)
Junior - Credits: 32
- Global Issues General Education Requirement (Cr: 3)
- Science and Technology General Education Requirement (Cr: 3)
- Values and Ethical Reasoning General Education Requirement (Cr: 3)
Senior - Credits: 30
- World Cultures General Education Requirement (Cr: 3)
- General Education Electives (Cr: 9)
Upon completion of the interior design program, students will:
- Demonstrate the critical inquiry and analysis skills needed to engage in intellectual discourse within the art fields.
- Demonstrate knowledge of and competency with computer technology as it is used in the artistic processes.
- Demonstrate knowledge of the principles of design and color in 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional representation.
- Experience the relationship of academic studio practices to professional applications.
- Discuss and write about the historical context for the visual arts.
- Communicate effectively in written form within the conventions of the discipline.
- Demonstrate an ability to apply human factors in context to residential and commercial design, including programming, environmental control systems, anthropometrics, ergonomics, proxemics and Universal Design.
- Demonstrate a familiarity with research theories and methodologies related to interior design.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the business practices of interior design, including project management, ethics, communication, codes, and health, safety and welfare.
- Display knowledge and skills in the use of basic through advanced tools, techniques, and processes sufficient to work from concept to finished product.
- Apply the elements and principles of design.
- Apply sophisticated use of color theory and cultural context.
- Clearly and concisely articulate design concepts and solutions to engage in intellectual discourse within the discipline.
- Demonstrate willingness to go beyond original parameters of assignment, introducing new materials and forms, including tackling controversial topics.
- Discuss and present an awareness of the personal creative process.