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BA in Interior Design

Program Requirements

Student complete Bachelor of Art in Interior design by completing eleven (11) courses (31 credit hours) of University General Education, one (1) course (3 credits) of Faculty Requirements, four (4) courses (14 credits) of Department of Architecture requirements, twenty-three (23) courses (75 credits) of Interior Design Major requirements and two (2) courses (6 credits) of Interior Design Major Electives.   The total number of credits is 129.

University General Education Requirement (31 Credits)

Code Course Title Credit Hours
STAT 100 Introductory Probability and Statistics 3
ENGL 101 Composition 3
UNIV 100 University First-Year Transition 1
ITEC 103 Fundamentals of Information Technology  3
ARAB 101 or
ARAB 110
Beginner Level Arabic and Culture for non-Native Learners I or
Arabic Language and Culture for Native Arabic Speakers I
3
UNIV 200 Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Sustainability 3

Required Electives – The Field of Arts and Humanities (6 Credits)

Code Course Title Credit Hours
MEST 100 Introduction to Islam in World Culture  3
PHIL 100 or
ENGL 200
Critical Thinking and Reasoning  or
Advanced Composition
3

Electives – The Field of Social and Behavioral Sciences (6 Credits)

Code Course Title Credit Hours
UAES 200 Survey of United Arab Emirates Studies 3
PSYC 100 Introduction to Psychology 3

Required Electives – The Field of Natural Sciences (3 Credits)

Code Course Title Credit Hours
ENVS 102 Sustainability and Human-Environment Relations 3

Faculty (Engineering) Requirements (3 Credits)

Code Course Title Credit Hours
ENGR 390 Internship 3

Department (Architecture) Requirements (14 Credits)

Code Course Title Credit Hours
ARCH 121 Basic Design I 4
ARCH 122 Basic Design 2 4
ARCH 223 Computer Architectural Drawing 2
ARCH 341 History and Theory of Architecture 3 3

Major (Interior Design) Requirements (75 Credits)

Code Course Title Credit Hours
INDS 111 Color Theory and Rendering 3
INDS 112 Design Communication 1:  Sketching and Drawing for Interiors 3
INDS 121 Interior Design Process, Human factors and Ergonomics 3
INDS 122 Design Communication 2: Digital Media for Interiors 3
INDS 211 Interior Design Studio I 4
INDS 212 History of Art and Interior Design 1 3
INDS 213 Interior Construction Methods, Materials and Finishes 1 3
INDS 221 Interior Design Studio 2 4
INDS 222 History of Art and Interior Design 2 3
INDS 223 Interior Construction Methods, Materials and Finishes 2 3
INDS 224 Sustainable Approaches in Interior Design 3
INDS 311 Interior Design Studio 3 4
INDS 312 Construction Drawings and Interior Detailing 3
INDS 313 Environmental Systems 1: Indoor Comfort and Human Wellbeing 3
INDS 321 Interior Design Studio 4 4
INDS 322 Furniture Design 3
INDS 323 Environmental Systems 2: Design with Light and Sound 3
INDS 411 Interior Design Studio 5 4
INDS 412 Graduation Final Thesis Research 2
INDS 413 Quantity Survey and Specifications 3
INDS 414 Professional Practice 1: Codes and Regulations 3
INDS 421 Graduation Project Design 5
INDS 422 Professional Practice II: Ethics and Project Management 3

Major (Interior Design) Electives (6 Credits)

Code Course Title Credit Hours
INDS 351 Parametric Design 3
INDS 352 Sketching and Painting 3
INDS 353 Landscape and Garden Design 3
INDS 451 Portfolio Design 3
INDS 452 Photography 3
INDS 453 Advanced BIM: Scheduling and coordination 3
INDS 454 Research Methods for Interior Design 3

 

Total 129 Credits 

 

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