BS in INTR

BS in Interior Design Technology

The interior design program leading to the Bachelor of Science in Interior Design Technology is accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation, www.accredit-id.org, 206 Grandville Avenue, Suite 350, Grand Rapids, MI, 49503.

The CIDA-accredited program prepares students for entry-level interior design practice, for advanced study, and to apply for membership in professional interior design organizations. The Bachelor of Science in Interior Design Technology granted by IUPUI meets the educational requirement for eligibility to sit for the National Council for Interior Design Qualification Examination (NCIDQ Exam). For more information about NCIDQ Exam eligibility visit: https://www.cidq.org/eligibility-requirements.

Program Educational Objectives

The educational objectives for the B.S. Interior Design are:

  • Demonstrate technical knowledge and application of the design process.
  • Solve problems that are quantitative in nature.
  • Analyze complex issues and apply sound design methodology in multidisciplinary fields of interior design technology.
  • Practice effective communication skills in, oral, written and visual presentations.
  • Increase knowledge and demonstrate solutions sensitive to health, safety and welfare of the public.
  • Work collaboratively and effectively in technology and design related industries.
  • Continue Professional advancement through life-long learning.
  • Understand the environmental, ethical, diversity, cultural and contemporary aspects of their work.
  • Be responsible citizens.

Careers

  • Interior designers in Interior Design and Architectural firms
  • Self-employed designers
  • Space planners
  • Facility managers
  • Sales and/or design associates in retail or manufacturing settings
  • Showroom designers
  • Product designers
  • Way-finding specialists
  • Manufacturer’s representatives for products used in the design and construction area
  • Equipment and/or furnishing specifiers
  • CAD technicians for design related firms
  • Kitchen and bath designers
  • Showroom managers
For more information on required courses or this program in general, contact Lacretia Githri (lgithri@iupui.edu)