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School of Arts
Interior Design
Program Objectives:

The Interior Design Program aims to prepare members of the program in developing a problem-solving approach to the creation of public and private built environments. The program empowers its members with the ability to innovatively improve and develop the various built environments. Upon completion of the program students will able to achieve the following objectives:

  • Successfully communicate various design ideas as part of an interdisciplinary collaboration;

  • Illustrate an enhanced level of critical thinking;

  • Illustrate knowledge of both intellectual and theoretical backgrounds through a curriculum which includes the study of ancient, modern and contemporary history of Interiors, Furniture, and Styles;

  • Gain knowledge of human factors and human behavior in an interior built environment;

  • Cultivate the attitudes and values of professionalism in the work place;

  • Apply the fundamentals of interior design, theories of design, and design sustainability;

  • Become life-long learners;

  • Illustrate high ethical standards as professionals in their chosen field;

  • Develop increased employability skills required within the field.

Program Learning Outcomes:
  • Develop proficiency in communication skills using strong verbal, written, and graphic methods;

  • Attain in depth understanding of historical and theoretical design influences;

  • Exhibit innovative and creative approaches to the entire design process from conception, to evaluation and critical thinking;

  • Utilize technical skills and knowledge of materials and systems including, but not limited to, related safety, environmental concerns, ecology, and sustainability for built environments;

  • Evaluate and analyze various forms of knowledge, understanding, and skill required of an interior designer, as global citizen and leader in the region and internationally;

  • Initiate research to consider and advance built environment design projects that necessitate service – learning skills in various cultural and social environments;

  • Create an effective cover letter and cv to highlight the skills sought by potential employers.

  • Illustrate both an ability and a passion for continuing education.

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