Sample Curriculum

First Year — Fall

Code Title Hours
IDES 1035 Studio I Design Exploration I 5
ARCH 1212 Design Thinking I 2
  UNIV 1001 University Perspectives 1
  ENGL 1013 Composition I 3
  MATH 1203 College Algebra 3
  Total Semester hours 14

First Year — Spring

Code Title Hours
IDES 1045 Studio 2 Design Exploration II 5
IDES 2823 Materials and Resources 3
ARCH 1222 Design Thinking II 2
  Fine Arts or Humanities Core requirement 3
  ENGL 1023 Composition II 3
  Total Semester hours 16

Second Year — Fall

Code Title Hours
IDES 2804 Studio 3 Basic Planning and Communication 4
IDES 2723 Digital Design in Media 3
IDES 2883 History of Interiors 3
  ART/ARCH Elective 3
  Social Science Core requirement 3
  Total Semester hours 16

Second Year — Spring

Code Title Hours
IDES 2814 Studio 4 Intermediate Space Planning & Design 4
IDES 2853 Textiles for Interior Designers 3
  HIST 2003/2013 or PLSC 2003 U.S. History Core requirement 3
  Social Science Core requirement 3
  Science Core Requirement 4
  Total Semester hours 17

 Third Year — Fall

Code Title Hours
IDES 3805 Studio 5 Design & Construction 5
IDES 4823 Professional Practice 3
IDES 3833 Building Systems 3
 ARCH 4433 Architectural History III 3
  Total Semester hours 14

Third Year — Spring

Code Title Hours
IDES 3815 Studio 6 Large Scale Commercial Interiors 5
IDES 3843 Lighting & Related Building Systems 3
IDES 4813 Human Factors in Interior Design 3
  ECON 2013, 2023, or 2143 (ECON 2143 is recommended) 3
  Fine Arts or Humanities Core requirement 3
  Total Semester hours 17

 

Summer Between Third and Fourth Year - REQUIRED

Code Title Hours
IDES 4811 Internship for Interior Design 1
  Total Semester hours 1

 

Fourth Year — Fall

Code Title Hours
IDES 4805 Studio 7 Comprehensive Design Process I 5
  Professional Elective 6
  Business Administrative Elective 3
  Total Semester hours 14

Fourth Year — Spring

Code Title Hours
IDES 4815 Studio 8 Comprehensive Design Process II 5
  Business Administrative Elective 3
  Science Core requirement 4
  Total Semester hours 12

 

Total Credit Hours  120        (UNIV 1011 does not apply toward degree requirements.)