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Courses for a Degree in Interior and Environmental Design

In addition to a focus on interior and environmental design courses, colleges typically require completion of courses and electives in each of the Arts, Math, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences areas. Below are some sample courses:

Interior and Environmental Design Courses:

  • Principles of Modern Architecture
  • Environmental Systems
  • Design, Think, and Make
  • Drawing for Design
  • History of Interior Design
  • Interior Lighting
  • Social Space Design
  • Computer Applications in 3D Design
  • Architectural Interiors
  • Visual Communication
  • Photography
  • Architectural Foundations
  • Environmental Design
  • Portfolio and Professional Practice
  • Materials and Sustainability 

General Curriculum Requirements

  • Arts Courses: Art, History, Languages, Literature, Music
  • Math Courses: Algebra, Calculus, Computer Science, Logic, Statistics
  • Natural Sciences Courses: Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physics
  • Social Sciences Courses: Anthropology, Economics, Government, Psychology, Sociology