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The four year B.S. Interior Design program prepares graduates with the required experience for the N.C.I.D.Q. examination and state registration. In the course of their studies Interior Design students learn about gathering design information and problem solving in a range of actual projects, from residential to commercial design. Students further develop technical skills for expressing design solutions, using traditional sketching methods,computer aided design (Auto CAD) and 3D simulation computer programs.

First Semester

0 ADSN 107 Shop Orientation
3 ADSN 103 2-D Design Principles
3 ADSN 105 Design Drawing I
3 ADSN 119A Intro Computer Applications I
3 ADSN 117 Survey of Art History I
3 FYS C101 First Year Seminar
3 Nat Sci Natural Sciences Core
18

Second Semester

3 ADSN 108 3-D Design Principles
3 ADSN 110 Drawing/Drafting
3 ADSN 118 Survey of Art History II
3 ADSN 119B Intro Computer Applications II
3 Eng C101 Composition & Rhetoric
3 Nat Sci Natural Sciences Core
18

Third Semester

3 ITDSN 255 Interior Design Studio I
3 ADSN 205 Design Drawing III
3 ADSN 377 History of Modern Design
3 ADSN 231 Digital Photography
3 Math C105 Intermediate Algebra
3 SoSc C201 Social Sciences Core
18

Fourth Semester

3 ITDSN 256 Interior Design Studio II
3 ADSN 206 Interiors Drawing IV
3 ITDSN 217 Color Studies for Interiors
3 ADSN 380 History of Modern Arch & Urbanism
3 SoSc C201 Social Sciences Core
15

Fifth Semester

3 ITDSN 305 Interior Design Studio III
2 ITDSN 218A CAD I
3 ITDSN 309 Human Factors
3 ITDSN 215 Interior Construction Systems
3 ADSN 311 Display & Exhibit Design
3 Hum C201 Humanities Core
17

Sixth Semester

3 ITDSN 306 Interior Design Studio IV
2 ITDSN 218B CAD II
3 ITDSN 362 Construction Documents
3 ITDSN 355 Thesis / Portfolio I
3 Hum Humanities Core Elective
14

Seventh Semester

3 ITDSN 355 Interior Design Studio V
2 ITDSN 218C CAD III
3 ITDSN 303 Materials, Products, & Applications
3 IDDSN 307 Lighting & Acoustic Design
3 ITDSN 312 Furniture Design
3 Caps C390 Capstone Seminar
17

Eighth Semester

3 ITDSN 356 Interior Design Studio VI
3 ITDSN 304 Business Practices & Ethics
4-6 Liberal Arts Free Elective(s)
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SASD is an accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD), the governing body of undergraduate and graduate art and design schools.

SASD Interior Design Curriculum

SASD Design Foundations
2-D Design Principles
3-D Design Principles
Drawing Fundamentals I
Drawing Fundamentals II
Introduction to Computer Apps I
Introduction to Computer Apps II
Interior Design Foundations
Drafting
Advanced Drawing III
Advanced Drawing IV
CAD I
CAD II
CAD III

Interior Design Electives
Architectural & Energy Systems
Color Studies for Interior Design
Photography I
Human Factors
Interior Products & Specification
Business Practices
Lighting & Acoustics Design
Exhibitions & Display Design
Furniture Design
Construction Documents
Co-Op / Internship / Ind Study / Sp Proj

Interior Design Studios
Interior Design Studio I
Interior Design Studio II
Interior Design Studio III
Interior Design Studio IV
Interior Design Studio V
Interior Design Studio VI Portfolio

SASD Art History
Survey of Art History I
Survey of Art History II
History of Modern Design Hist Mod. Architecture & Urbanism
(Hist of Graphic Design, Hist Mod. Art)

UB Core
Composition & Rhetoric
Intermediate Algebra
Humanities Core
Humanities Core Elective
Social Sciences Core
Social Sciences Core Elective
Natural Sciences Core
Natural Sciences Core
First Year Seminar
Capstone Seminar

UB General Electives Free Liberal Arts Elective