The program prepares students to engage in critical inquiry through theoretical and applied research, establishing them as innovators and leaders in the field of interior design. The curriculum addresses emerging and innovative technologies, interdisciplinary collaboration, sustainable practices, and issues of ethical and social responsibility pointing to the larger potentials of professional practice, and design education affecting the built environment.
- Students are able to identify aspects of human behavior in relationship to the design of interior environments.
- Students are able to research, analyze, and integrate light, color, and materiality as essential design elements and principles.
- Students are able to visually present and communicate their intentions through appropriate media.
- Students are able to present their own work through oral and written formats.
- Students are able to analyze and integrate knowledge of historical, cultural, and social contexts.
- Students are able to integrate a broad-based knowledge of regulations and guidelines related to construction, products, and materials.
- Students are able to integrate knowledge of environmental and social sustainability.
- Students will be able to work collaboratively in multidisciplinary environments.
- Students are able to demonstrate awareness of the implications of spatial and material practices and their representations for a diversity of people and communities.