B.F.A. Degree in Interior Architecture
This major is for persons wanting a career in residential or commercial interior architecture or a specialty design area.
An OC graduate with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Interior Architecture will:
- Demonstrate a commitment to scholarship, creative expression, and independent thought.
- Demonstrate effective visual problem solving skills.
- Produce an organized, coherent body of work and critically defend it.
- Demonstrate a working understanding of art/design history, genres, movements, and practitioners.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the role of faith in his or her personal creative expression.
- Analyze and respond to personal experience, professional standards, ethics, and global perspectives.
- Demonstrate an ability to critically evaluate peer and professional work in his or her discipline.
Student must complete a minimum of 126 hours including the major, core, and minor if required. Elective hours may be needed to reach 126 hours.
The OC Interior Architecture program is CIDA Accredited.
6 Hours foundation
- ARTS-1113 Fundamentals of Drawing
- ARTS-1413 Elements of Visual Thinking
3 Hours art history chosen from
- ARTS-3333 History of Design
- ARTS-3343 Ancient to Modern Art History
- ARTS-3353 Contemporary Art
54 Hours interior architecture
- ARTS-1103 Technology for Graphics
- ARTS-1623 Introduction to Interior Design
- ARTS-1643 Interior Textiles, Materials, and Finishes
- ARTS-1653 Computer Aided Design
- ARTS-2123 Rendering in Perspective
- ARTS-2443 Construction Materials and Details
- ARTS-2623 Residential Interior Design
- ARTS-2653 Space Planning and Codes
- ARTS-2663 Architectural Graphics
- ARTS-2743 3D Modeling I
- ARTS-3533 Historical Interior Design I
- ARTS-3543 Historical Interior Design II
- ARTS-3613 Interior Systems
- ARTS-3623 Commercial Design I
- ARTS-3633 Contemporary Interior Design
- ARTS-3643 Commercial Design II
- ARTS-4613 Interior Design Professional Practices and Portfolio
- ARTS-4633 Senior Interior Design Studio
3 Hours interior architecture internship
- ARTS-4823 Interior Design Internship
6 Hours business chosen from
- Upper Level Business Courses as approved by Advisor