You may earn a BA in Interior Design and/or Interior Merchandising.
Curriculum for the Interior Design major educates and trains you for a variety of entry-level positions in interior design such as residential, commercial, and hospitality design, and in specialization areas such as lighting.
Curriculum for the Interior Merchandising major educates and trains you for a variety of entry-level positions in retail or wholesale operations, sales, and promotion components of merchandising products used in interior spaces such as furniture, textiles, and lighting.
- A minimum 91–110 credits are required for these majors, including 25 upper-division credits.
- In either major, your courses will involve interdisciplinary courses with art; business; and family and consumer sciences.
- These majors require completion of the Family and Consumer Sciences Core, which includes:
- FCS 1050 “Introduction to FCS,” completed in your freshman or sophomore year. (If you are a transfer student, you may complete this in your junior year.)
- FCS 3240 “Individual and Family Development,” completed after FCS 1050.
- FCS 4899 “Senior Capstone,” completed after FCS 3240 and during your senior year.
- You can apply directly for admission into either Interior majors, but a maximum of 16 students will be accepted into the Interior Design major each year.
- Principles of universal design and sustainability are integrated into all your studio courses.
- A student Interior Design Club is on campus to assist you as you prepare for entrance into the professional design community.