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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, 29 faculty, 53 courses
Courses
  • Curriculum at a glance
    • 78 credits in studio
    • 30 credits in humanities & sciences
    • 12 credits in art history
  • 53 courses offered, including:
    • Building and Interior Systems
    • Color Theory and Rendering
    • Computer-Aided Drafting and Design
    • Critical Thinking for Interior Designers
    • Drafting: Basic Building Systems
    • Drawing: Environment and Composition
    • Drawing: Perspective
    • Fabrication Concepts
    • Influences in Contemporary Interiors
    • Interior Design: Professional Practice
    • Interior Materials and Finishes
    • Introduction to Computer Design Furniture and Finishings
    • Introduction to Rhino and Digital
    • Lighting and Specialty Design
    • 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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