Bachelor of Science in Interior Design
The Department of Interior Design at Endicott College offers a four-year professional learning experience for students seeking professional practice in the design of interior architectural environments. The Department’s goal is to provide students with the problem-solving abilities and creative design skills to achieve success as the next generation of interior design professionals. The baccalaureate degree program is accredited by Council for Interior Design Accreditation (formerly FIDER).
The Department employs an interdisciplinary approach to problem solving in the interior architectural environment. The curriculum presents history of art, architecture, and interior design; a design sequence that incorporates human experience and factors, techtonics, sustainability, Universal Design, and business principles; with an integral internship component. The Internship Program in Interior Design prepares students to meet the challenges of an emerging field and see first hand the integrated components that form the interior environment. Use of technology is essential to the program.
Students in the Department can join the IIDA (International Interior Design Association) Student Chapter at Endicott College, allowing a direct connection to the professional design community.
The School of Art and Design requires Interior Design students to participate in the Interior Design Laptop Program. Each semester, participating students will be assessed a fee of $900 and will be provided with a standardized system that includes a laptop computer, software, and related service. Additional details about the Interior Design Laptop Program can be found linked to the Information Technology page of the Endicott College web site (www.endicott.edu). Students entering the Interior Design major should not purchase computers to bring to campus.
Graduates of the baccalaureate program are qualified to join the Interior Design profession and undertake diverse project types. Upon completion of a two-year employment, graduates are eligible to sit for the National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ) Exam to achieve Interior Design Certification recognized in 22 U.S. states.
Recent Interior Design Internships include:
Carpenter & MacNeille, Architects and Builders
Currier & Associates
D Agostino Izzo Quirk Architects
Jung / Brannen Associates, Inc.
Symmes, Maini & McKee Associates
Siemasko & Verbridge
The Stubbins Associates
Winter Street Architects
Computers and the Department of Interior Design
Students entering the Department of Interior Design as freshmen during the Fall 2006 semester will be required to participate in the Interior Design Laptop Program. Each semester, participating students will be assessed a fee and will be provided with a standardized system that includes a laptop computer, software, and related technical services. These students will not bring their own computer to campus. Additional details about the Interior Design Laptop Program can be obtained from the School of Art and Design at 978-232-2250 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Students entering the Department of Interior Design as freshmen during the Fall 2005 semester are encouraged to purchase their own laptop computer. Specifications for the Interior Design laptop computer can be obtained from the School of Art and Design at 978-232-2250 or email@example.com.