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Interior Design Program

The Interior Design program is a comprehensive, professional curriculum which provides courses focusing on the vital and basic aspects of interior design. Throughout the program, emphasis is placed on the fundamental relationship of interior design, architecture, and the visual and decorative arts. The program prepares students to become professional interior designers who identify, research, and creatively solve problems pertaining to the function and quality of the interior environment. Students are prepared to perform services relative to interior spaces, including design analysis, programming, space planning and aesthetics, using specialized knowledge of interior construction, building codes, equipment, materials and furnishings. They prepare drawings and documents relative to the design of interior spaces in order to enhance and protect the health, safety, and welfare of the public. The program is nationally accredited by the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA). Beyond its accreditation, our program offers many other advantages:

  • Faculty focused on student needs.

  • Hands-on and "real-life" design projects.

  • Computer application through the curriculum.

  • Field trips to design firms, art museums, historic sites, show houses, and architectural sites.

  • Computer lab.

  • Involvement in professional organizations.

  • Professional guest speakers, jurors and critics.

  • Internships offering practical experience.

  • National and regional competitions.

  • Multiple opportunities to interact with design professionals.

  • High placement rate of graduates.

  • Exhibits of Interior Design projects and student work.

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