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“Our students are the future designers of the built environment. They work hand in hand with architects, engineers and builders to envision and realize the spaces where we live, work and play.”
Jane Smith
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About The Department
  • Council for Interior Design (CIDA) accredited program
  • Creative skills are taught alongside with technical, as well as business and leadership skills
  • Internship opportunities available in NYC’s leading interior design and architecture firms
  • 79 students, 25 faculty, 44 courses

  • Curriculum at a glance
    • 78 credits in studio
    • 30 credits in humanities & sciences
    • 12 credits in art history
  • 44 courses offered, including:
    • Building and Interior Systems
    • Color Theory and Rendering
    • Computer-Aided Drafting and Design
    • Construction Documents
    • Critical Thinking for Interior Designers
    • Design Build
    • Design Professional
    • Drafting: Basic Building Systems
    • Drawing: Environment and Composition
    • Drawing: Perspective
    • Fabrication Techniques
    • Furniture and Finishings
    • Influences in Contemporary Interiors
    • Interior Design: Professional Practice
    • Interior Materials and Finishes
    • Introduction to Computer Design 
    • Introdution to Revit: Building Information 
    • Introduction to Rhino and Digital
    • Lighting and Specialty Design
    • Models for Interior Designers and Architects
    • Modern and Contemporary Interiors
    • Practical Applications for the Interior Design Professional
    • Principles of Interior Design
    • Sustainable Design
    • Western Architecture: Art and Interior Design
    • World Architecture: Art and Interior Design
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