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Interior Architecture and Design - BID


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Caine College of the Arts

Interior Architecture and Design Program

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  • For more information about Interior Design, see the department website.
  • Following is a sample four-year plan. Please note that student-specific plans may differ.
  • Admitted students must meet with an advisor. Current students should also meet with an advisor and log on to Degree Works  to check student-specific program progress.

 

Minimum University Requirements

Total Credits 120

 

Grade Point Average (most majors require higher GPA)

2.00 GPA
Credits of C- or better 100 Credits of upper-division courses (#3000 or above) 40
Total USU Credits 30 Upper-division USU Credits 20
USU Credits within the Major 10 Credits in Minor (if required) 12
Credits in Major see below Credits in American Institutions 3
General Education Requirements   see link University Studies Depth Requirements   see link
NOTES: The highest math requirement for this degree is the fulfillment of the Quantitative Literacy (QL)  requirement.

 

Admissions Requirements for this Program

New freshmen Admitted to USU in Good Standing

 

Transfer students from other institutions or other programs at USU 2.75 GPA

First Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

ART 1020: Drawing I (BCA)   3  

Foundation Course

Breath Creative Arts

ART 1120: Two-Dimensional Design    3   Foundation Course
ARTH 2710: Survey of Western Art: Prehistoric to Medieval (BHU)   3   

Foundation Course

Breath Humanities

ART 1130: Three-Dimensional Design   3  

Foundation Course

ART 3710: Fine Art Seminar   .5   Foundation Course ART 3710: Fine Art Seminar   .5   Foundation Course
ENGL 1010: Introduction to Writing: Academic Prose (CL1)   3  

Communications Literacy (CL1)  

ARTH 2720: Survey of Western Art: Renaissance to Post-Modern (BHU)    3   Foundation Course

Breath Integrated Studies
IAD 1790: Interior Design Theory   3   Emphasis Course Quantitative Literacy (QL)   3-5 Math Placement  
Breadth American Institutions (BAI) , Breadth Life Sciences (BLS) , Breadth Physical Sciences (BPS) , or Breadth Social Sciences (BSS)   3

General Education

see links for available courses

Breadth American Institutions (BAI) , Breadth Life Sciences (BLS) , Breadth Physical Sciences (BPS) , or Breadth Social Sciences (BSS)   3

General Education

see links for available courses

IAD 1700: Interior Design Professional Seminar   1   Emphasis Course IAD 1700: Interior Design Professional Seminar   1   Emphasis Course
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Second Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

ENGL 2010: Intermediate Writing: Research Writing in a Persuasive Mode (CL2)   3   Communications Literacy (CL2)   IAD 1700: Interior Design Professional Seminar   1   Emphasis Course
IAD 1700: Interior Design Professional Seminar   1   Emphasis Course IAD 2720: Architectural Graphics II   3   Emphasis Course
IAD 2710: Architectural Graphics I   3   Emphasis Course IAD 2730: Interior Space Planning and Human Dimensions   3   Emphasis Course
IAD 2750: Computer Aided Drafting and Design I   3   Emphasis Course IAD 2760: Computer Aided Drafting and Design II   3   Emphasis Course
IAD 2770: History of Architecture, Interiors, and Furnishings I   3   Emphasis Course IAD 2780: History of Architecture, Interiors, and Furnishings II   3   Emphasis Course
Breadth American Institutions (BAI) , Breadth Life Sciences (BLS) , Breadth Physical Sciences (BPS) , or Breadth Social Sciences (BSS)   3

General Education

see link for available courses

Breadth American Institutions (BAI) , Breadth Life Sciences (BLS) , Breadth Physical Sciences (BPS) , or Breadth Social Sciences (BSS)   3

General Education

see link for available courses

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Third Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

IAD 1700: Interior Design Professional Seminar   1   Emphasis Course IAD 1700: Interior Design Professional Seminar   1   Emphasis Course
IAD 3710: Interior Design Pre-Internship   1   Emphasis Course ID 3740: Computer Applications in Interior Design   3   Emphasis Course
IAD 3730: Interior Materials and Construction (QI)   3  

Emphasis Course

Depth Course

Quantitative Intensive (QI) 

 
IAD 3770: Residential Design Studio   3   Emphasis Course
IAD 3760: Commercial Design Studio   3   Emphasis Course IAD 4710: Interior Design Advanced Internship I   3   Emphasis Course
IAD 3790: Architectural Systems   3   Emphasis Course IAD 4790: Computer Applications of Modeling in Interior Design   3   Emphasis Course
Communications Intensive (CI)   3 Communications Intensive (CI)   General Elective 1  
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Fourth Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

IAD 1700: Interior Design Professional Seminar   1   Emphasis Course IAD 1700: Interior Design Professional Seminar   1   Emphasis Course
General Elective 3   IAD 4740: Business and Professional Practices in Interior Design (CI)   3  

Emphasis Course

Communications Intensive (CI) 

 
IAD 4730: Environmental Design for Interiors   3   Emphasis Course IAD 4760: Senior Design Studio II   3   Emphasis Course
IAD 4750: Senior Design Studio I   3   Emphasis Course IAD 4770: Senior Exhibit   1   Emphasis Course
MSLE 3500: Fundamentals of Marketing   3   Emphasis Course Depth Social Sciences (DSS)  

3

Depth Education Course
Depth Life and Physical Sciences (DSC)   3 Depth Education Course      
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Licensure Notification


Graduates of the Interior Architecture and Design program may become a certified commercial interior designer in the state of Utah through the Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing (see https://dopl.utah.gov/). In order to be certified as an interior designer in Utah, applicants must pass all sections of the NCIDQ Examination developed by the Council for Interior Design Qualification (CIDQ) (see https://www.cidq.org/).

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