With a strong foundation in the liberal arts, St. Kate's interior design major will equip you with the knowledge and skills to serve a wide and diverse range of clients.
Admission into the program occurs mid-sophomore year and is based on a cumulative GPA of 2.5 for all coursework and 2.8 for pre-requisite coursework.
Transfer/Continuing education students
Students transferring from another institution must submit a transcript for evaluation and have achieved a minimum cumulative GPA of at least 2.5.
Students who have spent a year or more at another institution and who have completed prerequisite courses or interior design courses at that institution will also need to submit a portfolio of their design work — to assist in class placement at St. Kate's. The portfolio should include any or all of the following:
- Evidence of drawing and sketching abilities
- Evidence of color and finish composition
- Evidence of design programming
- Evidence of space planning
- Evidence of schematic design development
- Evidence of construction drawings and specifications
- Evidence of CAD and computer rendering work
Second major in interior design
Women and men holding an undergraduate degree may receive a second major in interior design. Students must complete all prerequisite, supporting and major coursework.
- Introduction to Interior Design Research and Process
- Sustainability and Material Science in Interior Design Graphic Communication in Interior Design I
- Graphic Communication in Interior Design II
- Interior Design Studio I: Residential, Assisted Living and other Forms of Non- Commercial Space
- Interior Design Studio II: Corporate, Hospitality and Public Spaces
- Interior Design Studio III: Healthcare Environments, Design for Special Populations and Non-profit Entities
- Interior Design Construction and Fabrication
- Lighting Design
- Lighting and Color
- Research Based Praxis
- Interior Design Internship
- History and Theory of Material Culture
- Interior Design Senior Studio; Capstone
- Design and Society
- Three-Dimensional Design
- Intro to Art History I
- Intro to Art History II
- Environmental Psychology or Lifespan Developmental Psychology, or Human (Cultural) Geography)
- Principles of Management
- General Psychology
- Statistical Methods in Psychology, or Statistical Analysis, Statistical Analysis Decision Making
- Speaking to Lead and Influence
- Human Cultural Geography
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