Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design

BFA Curriculum  (132 Credits)

For students entering a program in Fall 2016

1st Semester

101 Historical Styles I (2 credits)
119 Textiles for Interiors (2)
128 Basic Drafting (3)
141 Color for Interiors (2)
150 English Composition I (3)
171 Basic Mathematics (2)
180 Visual Concepts (2)

2nd Semester

102 Historical Styles II (2)
132 Construction Documents I (3)
134 Residential Design I (3)
157 Hand Drawing and Rendering I (2)
160 English Composition II (3)
181 Design Process (2)
187 Materials & Methods of Construction (2)

3rd Semester

111 Modern Architecture & Design I (2)
114 Intro to Sustainability and the Built Environment (2)
165 Environment & Behavior (2)
232 Presentation Techniques I (3)
230 Codes (2)
234 Residential Design II (3)
288 Building Systems (2)

4th Semester

112 Modern Architecture & Design II (2)
228 Professional Practice I (2)
236 Construction Documents II (3)
271 Environmental Science (2)
283 Lighting I (3)
286 Contract Design I (3)
Professional or Liberal Arts Elective (2)

5th Semester

175 Cultural Anthropology (2)
292 Presentation Techniques II (3)
334 Residential Design III (4)
355 Design Theory (2)
383 Lighting II (3)
388 Advanced Materials & Methods of Decoration (3)

6th Semester

201 Art and Society I: Pre-19th Century (3)
203 Humanities I (3)
392 Presentation Technique III (3)
386 Contract Design II (3)
Professional Elective (2)
Professional or Liberal Arts Elective(s) (2)

7th Semester

202 Art and Society II: 19th & 20th Centuries (3)
204 Humanities II (3)
231 Kitchen & Bath Design (3)
418 Thesis Preparation (2)
476 Contract Design III (3)
Design History Elective (2)

8th Semester

306 Intensive French or (3)
308 Intensive Italian 
328 Professional Practice II (2)
442 Furniture Design (3)
487 Thesis (4)
Design History Elective (2) 
Professional or Liberal Arts Elective(s) (3)

 

 

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