As a student in UCM's Interior Design program, you will study aesthetic and technical experiences in order to solve problems related to the function of interior environments and to enhance the health, safety, and welfare of the public.
Why Choose Interior Design at UCM?
- The program is fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design.
- The UCM Interior Design B.F.A. degree has achieved national accreditation by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation and has been since 1986.
- You'll use hardware, software, and equipment that is standard in the career field.
- The Department of Art and Design awards incoming student portfolio scholarships to freshman and new transfer students.
What will I study?
Through a series of projects, the Interior Design program will help you sharpen your visual, oral and writing skills.
- Interior Detailing and Furniture Designs
- Interior Design Environmental Systems
- Construction Documentation for Interior Design
- Design History and Studio classes
- Designing for both Commercial and Residential clients
What can I do with a degree in Interior Design?
- Interior Designer
- Space Planner
- Facilities Planner
- Lighting Designer
- Kitchen and Bath Designer
- Exhibition Designer
- Manufacturer's Sales Representative
- Architectural Drafting
- Furniture Designer/Sales
How can I get involved outside the classroom?
At UCM, we value an engaging learning experience that includes student involvement and service-learning projects.
In Interior Design, students have an opportunity to be involved in:
- The UCM Interior Design Student Association
- Student Art Coalition
About our Faculty
The student to faculty ratio at UCM is 20 to 1, which allows professors to get to know you and provide personalized attention.
Faculty members in the Interior Design program are committed to each student's success. Faculty members offer expertise and professional experience in lighting design, presentation styles, and residential and non-residential interior design. Students who are interested in special projects often work very closely and individually with members of the faculty to develop knowledge in specific areas of interior design.
Students who graduate from the program can look forward to several career options. Many of our students enter the field to become either residential or non-residential interior designers. Other areas of possible employment are hospitality design, showroom design, ecclesiastical design and healthcare design. Entrepreneurial students may even consult as interior designers and start their own firms. In related industries, a student could have a career as a manufacturer’s sales representative or be employed in product design and development. With so much focus on residential interior design, through such avenues as magazines and network television shows, possible career options are constantly growing for students.
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Last updated June 11, 2018