Interior Design

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Interior Design
Bachelor of Science
Published June 1, 2016
This program can be completed on ground, blended (plus) or online.

Student Learning Outcomes

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Design Theory: Graduates solve complex interior design problems using the design process and their knowledge of principles, theories and applications to analyze the client profile and project program, both individually and collaboratively.

Graduates provide interior design services using effective oral, written, and visual communication employing a variety of means, methods and technologies, in both 2- and 3-dimensions.

Building Systems:
Graduates produce interior design solutions that constructively integrate with available building, environmental, and property management systems, as well as prevailing codes and standards of use, maintenance and sustainability.

Interior Finish Materials: Graduates specify and apply to their solutions, finish materials that meet prevailing standards of use, maintenance, sustainability, regulatory compliance, and aesthetics.

Professionalism: Graduates provide professional services based on their body of knowledge with a standard of care that meets both client needs and protects the health, safety, and welfare of the public in an ethical and legal manner.

Program Courses


FND105 Design Fundamentals
FND110 Observational Drawing
FND120 Perspective Drawing
FND150 Digital Color Theory
INTA101 Architectural Drafting
INTA102 Introduction to Interior Design
INTA105 Sketching & Ideation
INTA107 History of Architecture, Interiors & Furniture I
INTA111 Space Planning
INTA112 Design Basics 3D
INTA122 Textiles
INTA201 Materials & Specifications
INTA202 Presentation Techniques
INTA207 History of Architecture, Interiors &Furniture II
INTA211 Codes & Regulations
INTA212 Residential Design I
INTA222 Human Factors
INTA232 Lighting Design
INTA242 Commercial Design I
INTA252 Interior Detailing
INTA262 Construction Documents I
INTA302 Residential Design II
INTA303 Digital Modeling I
INTA306 Professional Practice
INTA312 Global Design
INTA313 Digital Modeling II
INTA322 Building & Mechanical Systems
INTA332 Environmental & Sustainable Design
INTA342 Commercial Design II
INTA352 Hospitality Design
INTA402 Senior Studio I
INTA406 Internship
INTA409 Portfolio
INTA412 Institutional Design
INTA422 Senior Studio II
INTA432 Construction Documents II


ARH2000 Art Appreciation
BSC1001 Fundamentals of Biological Science or
OCE2001 Oceanography or
ISC1004 Fundamentals of Physical Science or
MET1001 Weather and Climate or
OCB1010 Marine Biology or
PHY2020 Foundations of Physics
CGS1160C Computer Science
CLP1006 Psychology of Personal Effectiveness
COM1442 Team Effectiveness
ECO2013 Principles of Macroeconomics
ENC1101 English Composition
ENC1145 Topics for Composition
LIT1020 The Short Story or
ENC1102 Introduction to Literature or
LIT3132 Arthurian Literature or
LIT3326 Fairytales and Archetypes
MGF1211 General College Math or
MAD1104 Discreet Math or
MAC1105 College Algebra
PHI3800 Principles of Aesthetics
SPC1608 Principles of Public Speaking
SYG2000 Introduction to Sociology or
PSY2012 Introduction to Psychology
WOH2012 Ancient and Medieval Civilizations
WOH2022 Modern and Post-Modern Civilizations

There are Three General Education Elective Courses

Credits Required 114

Credits Required 54


Program Electives


GRA1103C Introduction to Visual Design Applications
IND3104 Survey of Architecture
MAN4801 Entrepreneurship
PGY1103C Photography Techniques
PGY2803C Digital Imaging

Credits Required 12

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Note: The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale reserves the right to alter the sequencing of classes. Some courses are offered on a rotating basis. Students should consult their Academic Advisors and/or Department Chair when creating their course schedules to ensure they are following the recommended sequence. Students must meet all co/prerequisites for courses.