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Interior Design - B.A. Program Requirements PDFDownload to print

Attribute Legend: DD Diversity–Domestic; DG Diversity–Global; ELR Experiential Learning; KAD Kent Core Additional; KBS Kent Core Basic Sciences; KCM Kent Core Composition; KFA Kent Core Fine Arts: KHU Kent Core Humanities; KMC Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning; KSS Kent Core Social Sciences; WIC Writing Intensive

Please read the sections in the University Catalog on Kent Core, diversity, writing-intensive and the experiential learning requirements.

Attribute Course Title Credits Min.Grade
  UC 10097 Destination Kent State: First Year Experience 1 1  
MAJOR PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (92 credits)  Courses count in major GPA 
Attribute Course Title Credits Min.Grade
  AED 10101 Design Foundations Studio I 3 C
  AED 10102 Design Foundations Studio II 3 C
KFA ARTH 22007 Art History: Renaissance to Modern Art 3  
  CMGT 31015 Construction Technology 3  
  ID 14011 Introduction to Interior Design 1 C
  ID 14012 Design and Human Behavior 3 C
  ID 24001 Interior Design Studio I-Space Planning and Human Factors 3 C
  ID 24002 Interior Design Studio II-Detailing and Fabrication 3 C
  ID 24011 Methods and Materials I-Building Systems 3 C
  ID 24012 Codes and Standards for Interior Design
  ID 24013 History of Interiors I-Ancient to 15th Century
  ID 24021 Integrated Digital Applications I 3 C
  ID 24022 3D Modeling and Rendering
  ID 34001 Interior Design Studio III-Large Scale Planning and Documentation 4 C
  ID 34002 Interior Design Studio IV-Global and Historical Context 4 C
  ID 34010 Design Theory and Aesthetics 2 C
  ID 34011 Lighting for Interior Spaces 3 C
  ID 34012 Methods and Materials II-Interior Materials 3 C
  ID 34013 Interior Design Business and Professional Practice 3 C
  ID 34021 Lighting for Interior Spaces Laboratory 1 C
  ID 34022 Methods and Materials II-Interior Materials Laboratory 1 C
  ID 44001 Interior Design Studio V-Specialized Focus and Populations 5 C
  ID 44002 Interior Design Studio VI: Community Engagement 5 C
  ID 44011 Integrated Design Practice and Project Management 2 C
  ID 44014 History of Interiors II-16th through 19th Century 3 C
  ID 44015 History of Interiors III-20th Century to the Present 3 C
  ID 44041 Current Issues in Interior Design 1 C
ELR ID 44592 Professional Interior Design Internship 1 C
  ID 44611 Interior Design Research and Programming 2 C
WIC ID 44631 Inquiry for Evidence Based Design 1 C
  MKTG 25010 Principles of Marketing 3  
Personal Selling (3)   or
Services Marketing (3)
  TECH 11071 Woods Technology I 3  
  VCD 17000 Color: Theory and Application 3 C
Attribute Course Title Credits Min.Grade
KAD COMM 15000 Introduction to Human Communication 3  
KSS ECON 22060 Principles of Microeconomics 3  
KMC MATH 11010 Algebra for Calculus 3  
General Psychology (3)   or
Introduction to Sociology (3)
  Kent Core Composition 6  
  Kent Core Humanities 3  
  Kent Core Humanities or Fine Arts 3  
  Kent Core Basic Sciences (must include one laboratory) 6-7  
  Kent Core Additional 3  
  1. UC 10097 is not required of transfer students with 25 credits (excluding College Credit Plus) or students age 21+ at time of admission.

Progression Requirements:

A minimum 2.500 overall GPA is required for advancement to second year and a 2.500 GPA in the major to graduate.


This professional program is based on both lecture and studio work. Because of this, the coursework requires the use of expendable materials. Interior Design majors are expected to purchase art supplies and materials beyond the regular textbooks.