Interior Design, B.I.D.

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Minimum Total Credit Hours: 125

Major Hours: 72

Minimum Upper-Division Hours: 48


Overall GPA - Combined and OU: 2.50

All Required Professional Courses GPA: 2.50

Program Code: B585

Major Requirements

  • A minimum grade of C is required in all I D and ARCH courses.
  • A mimimum 2.50 OU and combined retention GPA is required for admission to the third and fourth years of the BID program. Admission is limited to students meeting the GPA and portfolio review requirement. All first and second year courses must be completed before applying for admission.
Required Courses
I D 1134Interior Design Communication Studio I4
I D 1164Interior Design Studio I4
I D 1173Foundations of Interior Design3
I D 1234Interior Design Communication Studio II4
I D 1264Interior Design Studio II4
I D 2334Interior Design Communication Studio III4
I D 2364Interior Design Studio III4
I D 2773Interior Construction3
I D 2464Interior Design Studio IV4
I D 3433Interior Design Portfolio I3
I D 3473History of Interior Design3
I D 3573Interior Materials and Specifications3
I D 3564Interior Design Studio V4
I D 4573Interior Lighting and Building Systems3
I D 3664Interior Design Studio VI4
I D 4633Interior Design Portfolio II3
I D 4463Interior Design Office Professional Practice3
I D 4764Furniture Design4
I D 4773Interior Design Capstone: Pre-Design Phase3
I D 4865Interior Design Capstone: Design Phase5
Total Credit Hours72

Major Support Requirements

Professional Elective
Choose 9 upper-division hours from any of the following course designators: A HI, ARCH, I D, CNS, L A, or RCPL9
Business Elective
Consult advisor to choose a 3 hour Business elective 3
Communication Elective (Core I)
Consult advisor to choose a 3 hour Core I Communication elective3
Total Credit Hours15

General Education and College Requirements

Courses designated as Core I, II, III, IV, or V are part of the General Education curriculum. Students must complete a minimum of 40 hours of General Education courses, chosen from the approved list, including at least one upper-division Gen. Ed. course outside of the student’s major. Courses graded S/U or P/NP will not apply.

UNIVERSITY-WIDE GENERAL EDUCATION (MINIMUM 40 HOURS) AND COLLEGE REQUIREMENTS
Core Area I: Symbolic and Oral Communication
English Composition
ENGL 1113Principles of English Composition3
ENGL 1213Principles of English Composition3
or EXPO 1213 Expository Writing
Language (0-10 hours in the same language)
This requirement can be met by two years of the same language in high school:0-10
Beginning Course (0-5 hours)
Beginning Course, continued (0-5 hours)
Mathematics
Choose one course3
Core Area II: Natural Science (including one laboratory)
Natural Science
PHYS 1114General Physics for Non-Science Majors4
Natural Science with lab
Choose one course from a different topic than natural science 4
Core Area III: Social Science
P SC 1113American Federal Government3
Choose one course3
Core Area IV: Arts & Humanities
Artistic Forms
Choose one course3
Western Culture
HIST 1483United States to 18653
or HIST 1493 United States, 1865 to the Present
ARCH 2243History of the Built Environment I3
World Culture
Choose one general education course at the upper division (3000-4000) level and outside of the major3
Core Area V: First-Year Experience
Choose one course3
Total Credit Hours38-48

 Free Electives

Electives to bring total applicable hours to 125 including 48 upper-division hours.

A minimum grade of C is required in all I D and ARCH courses.

A minimum 2.50 OU and combined retention GPA is required for admission to the third and fourth years of the Bachelor of Interior Design program. Admission is limited to students meeting the GPA and portfolio review requirement. All first and second year courses must be completed before applying for admission.

Courses designated as Core I, II, III, IV, or V are part of the General Education curriculum. Students must complete a minimum of 40 hours of General Education courses, chosen from the approved list, including at least one upper-division Gen. Ed. course outside of the student’s major. Courses graded S/U or P/NP will not apply.

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman
First SemesterCredit Hours
ENGL 1113 Principles of English Composition (Core I) 3
Any Gen. Ed. approved MATH course (Core I) 3
I D 1134 Interior Design Communication Studio I 4
I D 1164 Interior Design Studio I 4
I D 1173 Foundations of Interior Design 3
 Credit Hours17
Second Semester
ENGL 1213
Principles of English Composition (Core I)
or Expository Writing
3
First-Year Experience (Core V) 3
I D 1234 Interior Design Communication Studio II 4
I D 1264 Interior Design Studio II 4
 Credit Hours14
Sophomore
First Semester
ARCH 2243 History of the Built Environment I (Core IV-Western Culture) 3
I D 2334 Interior Design Communication Studio III 4
I D 2364 Interior Design Studio III 4
I D 2773 Interior Construction 3
Social Science Elective - Advised Elective (Core III) 3
 Credit Hours17
Second Semester
I D 2464 Interior Design Studio IV 4
I D 3433 Interior Design Portfolio I 3
I D 3473 History of Interior Design 3
I D 3573 Interior Materials and Specifications 3
PHYS 1114 General Physics for Non-Science Majors (Core II) 4
 Credit Hours17
Junior
First Semester
HIST 1483
United States to 1865 (Core IV)
or United States, 1865 to the Present
3
I D 3564 Interior Design Studio V 4
I D 4573 Interior Lighting and Building Systems 3
Art History Elective - Advised Elective (Core IV Artistic Forms) 3
Professional Elective - upper-division 1 3
 Credit Hours16
Second Semester
P SC 1113 American Federal Government (Core III) 3
I D 3664 Interior Design Studio VI 4
I D 4463 Interior Design Office Professional Practice 3
I D 4633 Interior Design Portfolio II 3
World Culture—Advised Elective — (Core IV) 3
 Credit Hours16
Senior
First Semester
I D 4764 Furniture Design 4
I D 4773 Interior Design Capstone: Pre-Design Phase 3
Natural Science with lab - Advised Elective (Core II) 4
Professional Elective - upper-division 1 3
 Credit Hours14
Second Semester
I D 4865 Interior Design Capstone: Design Phase 5
Choose one: 3
Business Elective - Advised Elective  
Communication Elective - Advised Elective (Core I)  
Professional Elective—upper-division 1 3
General Education Elective—upper-division (outside major) 3
 Credit Hours14
 Total Credit Hours125