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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  • Apply the basic principles of design to Interior Design
  • Analyze a client profile and program requirements
  • Develop design solutions from concept through final presentation
  • Select appropriate materials, furnishings, and color palettes for each specific design problem
  • Understand the codes, systems, and methods of building technology and construction
  • Generate hand and computer graphics that appropriately illustrate a design in 2 and 3-dimensions
  • Convey design concepts in a verbal presentation
  • Administer ethical and professional business practices
  • Adapt to a changing profession in response to global issues and technological innovations
  • Research and develop a client profile and program solution for a specific design problem
  • Demonstrate an awareness of building codes and regulations that govern Interior Design

Program Courses

Core Curriculum Requirements
GD101 Drawing and Perspective
GD102 Fundamentals of Design
GD104 Color Theory
GD131 Observational Drawing
ID102 History of Architecture and Furniture I
ID103 History of Architecture and Furniture II
ID111 Architectural Drafting I
ID112 Color Rendering
ID113 Introduction to Interiors
ID114 Introduction to Business Practices
ID121 Architectural Drafting II
ID122 Furniture Styles, Surfaces, and Material Resources
ID123 Textile Science
ID130 Human Factors
ID133 Codes and Regulations
ID202 Space Planning
ID205 Graphic Presentation
ID212 Residential Design
ID213 Residential Custom Design
ID215 3-D Digital Modeling
ID221 Furniture, Cabinet and Product Design
ID223 Building and Interior Systems
ID225 Lighting Design
ID231 Interior Detailing
ID302 Construction Drawings and Contract Documents
ID303 Programming/Space Planning (Commercial)
ID310 Commercial Design I
ID320 Commercial Design II
ID325 Acoustical Design
ID330 Institutional Design
ID360 Environmental and Sustainable Design
ID412 Advanced Construction Documents
ID421 Facilities and Project Management
ID431 Hospitality Design
ID440 Graduate Project I
ID441 Graduate Project II
KB201 Bath Design
KB202 Kitchen Design
RS202 Portfolio Presentation
RS299-A Internship

Total Required Core Curriculum Credits 126

General Education Requirement
GE110 English Composition
GE115 Critical Thinking
GE120 College Mathematics
GE130 Art History
GE140 Speech and Communication
GE150 Natural Science
GE160 Psychology
GE200 Sociology
GE201 Historical and Political Issues
GE220 World Civilization
GE250 Anthropology
GE260 Research and Technical Writing
GE280 Conversational Spanish I
GE490 General Education Capstone

Total Required General Education Credits 54

Total Credits Required for Graduation 180

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Note: The Art Institute of Indianapolis 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.