2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog


Interior Design, BS (68 hours)

The interior design major prepares the student for a career as a professional interior designer. It educates the student in creativity, design process, technical skills and theory in order to successfully enter the profession. The CIDA-accredited program prepares students for the opportunity to complete the necessary steps to obtain state licensing and NCIDQ certification.

Major Requirements

INDE 10403Space and Color Theory

3

INDE 10411Hand Sketching for Interiors

1

INDE 10413Design Fundamentals

3

INDE 10421Introduction to Space Planning

1

INDE 10423Introduction to Interior Design

3

INDE 20413Applications in Design Process and Theory

3

INDE 20433Interior Design Illustration

3

INDE 20443Interior Design I

3

INDE 20453Interior Components

3

INDE 20463Building Systems and Interior Construction

3

ARLD 20503Fundamentals of Lighting

3

INDE 30073Digital Media for Interior Design

3

INDE 30093Professional Practices I

3

INDE 30413Interior Design II

3

INDE 30423Construction Documentation

3

INDE 30473History of Interiors I

3

INDE 30483History of Interiors II

3

INDE 30493Interior Design III

3

INDE 40433Interior Design Research

3

INDE 40403Interior Design Senior Thesis Exhibition

3

INDE 40453Professional Practices II

3

INDE 40463Interior Design IV

3

INDE 40473Interior Design V

3

INDE 40493Interior Design Internship

3

Related Requirement

ARHI 10043Introduction to Art History

3

Associated Requirement

ARGD 20453Introduction to Computer Graphics

3

University Requirements

Undergraduate degree (124 hours minimum)
Upper-level coursework taken at TCU (42 hours minimum)

TCU Core Curriculum requirements

Suggested Courses for Freshman Year

Fall or Spring (11 hours)
ARGD 20453Introduction to Computer Graphics

3

INDE 10411Hand Sketching for Interiors

1

INDE 10413Design Fundamentals

3

INDE 10421Introduction to Space Planning

1

INDE 10423Introduction to Interior Design

3

Spring (6 hours)
INDE 10403Space and Color Theory

3

ARHI 10043Introduction to Art History

3

TCU Core Curriculum (6-9 hours/semester)