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Curriculum

Standard Curriculum Pattern for Interior Design Students

Freshman Year

FALL SEMESTER SPRING SEMESTER
Course Title Credits Course Title Credits
UNIV 101 Orientation to University 1 UNIV 102 The University Experience 1
  FYE Course 4   FYE Course  3
ART 100 Drawing 3   ICON Course 3
IDES 105 Des. Foundations 3 ART 123/124/223 Art History 3
  ICON Course 3 IDES 101 Fund. Interior Design 3
  IDES 141 Architect Comm. I 3

Sophomore Year

FALL SEMESTER SPRING SEMESTER
Course Title Credits Course Title Credits
ART 250   3 ART 201 Painting Techniques 3
IDES 142 Architect Comm II 3 IDES 310 Textiles & Finishes 3
IDES 232 Design Process 3 IDES 241 Int Graphic COMM 3
IDES 312 Materials Sys I 3 IDES 360 CADD 3
  ICON Course 4   ICON Course 3

Junior Year

FALL SEMESTER SPRING SEMESTER
Course Title Credits Course Title Credits
IDES 301 Interior Design Studio I 3 IDES 302 Inter. Des. Studio II 3
ART 230 Graphic Design I 3 IDES 322 Hist. Int. Architecture 3
IDES 321 Hist. Int. Architecture 3 ART 398 Professional Practices I 2
IDES 355 Environ. Systems/Codes 3   ICON Course 3
      ART 361 3D Design 3

Senior Year

FALL SEMESTER SPRING SEMESTER
Course Title Credits Course Title Credits
BUSI 151 Intro. to Business 3 IDES 402 Senior Design Project
IDES 352 Interior Lighting Sys. PSYC 342 Social Psychology 3
IDES 401 Inter. Des Studio III 3 UNIV 459 Senior Capstone 3
IDES 408 Historic Preservation 3 IDES 498 Professional Practice II 2

Additional credits should be earned in the freshman year by completing portfolios and other requirements as described in the section of the Academic Catalog entitled “Your First Year.”  120 hours are required for graduation.

ICON and Portfolio Building courses should be used to complete any Liberal Learning Outcomes requirements that are not integrated with courses in the major. Students must meet all Liberal Learning and program outcomes in order to graduate.

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