Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this program will possess the knowledge and skills necessary to successfully enter and engage the profession of interior design as entry-level designers.

The faculty has identified seven critical outcomes essential for students to achieve the aforementioned goal. They will demonstrate the ability to:

  1. Define problems as it relates to the field of Interior Design.
  2. Understand the meaning and impact of design as it relates to human interaction, technology, theoretical frameworks, and interdisciplinary efforts.
  3. Evaluate, select, synthesize and apply information and research findings to design solutions.
  4. Interpret, evaluate and represent abstract concepts during all phases of the design process to indicate conditions, relationships, and requirements within the interior environment.
  5. Explore and generate creative solutions via a systematic and coordinated design process that integrates functional and aesthetic concerns.
  6. Convey intent in a professional manner appropriate to the audience.
  7. Understand that Interior Design contributes to the betterment of the human condition from the individual to the global community, and able to justify and defend design solutions as it relates to natural, social, and economic issues.

Additional Strategic Goals

  1. Provide a premier design education and transformative experiences that prepare students to excel in a global society
  2. Achieve global recognition in design innovation, discovery, and creativity
  3. Advance a culture of service and stewardship
  4. Foster an environment of diversity, integrity, and leadership