To prepare interior design students to succeed in such endeavors, Seattle Pacific University provides courses that encompass skills in such areas as space planning, architectural drafting, art and design history, universal design (spatial design for persons of all abilities), interior finishes and materials, and green design. As part of a program within a university committed to changing the world, the interior design faculty place strong emphasis on the areas of universal and environmentally responsible design, incorporating their principles into multiple projects in multiple courses.
There are a wide range of specializations available to new graduates once they enter the field. These include:
- Residential Design
- Office Design
- Hospitality (retail, resorts, restaurants, and hotels)
- Hospital Design
- Lighting Design
- Universal Design
- Green Design
- Drapery and Furniture Design
Good interior designers have the ability to positively impact the quality of people's lives at home, work, or any other interior space in which they find themselves. SPU's interior design program is designed to prepare students for entry into any design specialization they choose. It's also designed to help them make the world a better place to be.
Click here for course requirements Interior Design major
Application to the Major
Interior Design students may apply to the major after successful completion of the prerequisite courses.
Applications are due during the March 15 each year. Check with the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences for more specific dates.
Click here for an Interior Design Major application form
For a printable checklist, click here
A minimum GPA of 2.8 is required for admission to the major.