Program Learning Outcomes

Interior Architecture & Design Program Objectives

Upon completion of the Bachelor of Interior Architecture & Design program, you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate critical thinking and identify, analyze, and solve interior design problems through completion of interior design studio projects.
  • Apply creative and critical thinking to solve interior environment problems from a human-centered approach and apply this knowledge to design solutions.
  • Demonstrate preparation for global design practice by incorporating cultural norms of user populations and applying that knowledge to design solutions that support globally diverse end users.
  • Demonstrate effective visual, verbal, and written communication.
  • Apply ethical and professional practices.
  • Demonstrate social responsibility by designing sustainable interior environments that support indoor environmental quality and improve the quality of life for occupants.
  • Engage in integrative professional design practice by contributing interior design expertise to collaborative design teams.
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Note on Preparation for Licensure/Certification

Upon completion of the Bachelor of Interior Architecture & Design program and a minimum of two years practice experience, interior designers are eligible to sit for the National Council for Interior Design Qualification exam. Upon successful completion of this exam, any local or state building codes exams and any other applicable state requirements, designers can become certified or licensed in their jurisdiction. Eligibility requirements for professional licensure vary from state to state; all students and potential applicants must check with their state for current information. NewSchool enrollment advisors can provide guidance on licensure issues; however, it remains the individual’s responsibility to understand and comply with all state licensure requirements.