Betty Torrell, Program Coordinator
Email address: TorrelBR@alfredstate.edu
This program is designed to provide you with basic knowledge and skills for entry-level positions in the interior design discipline. The program consists of a core graphics sequence with additional courses in appropriate technical areas. Computer applications are integrated throughout the four semesters, with a strong component in 2-D and 3-D computer graphics.
A laptop computer is required for students entering the interior design program. Laptop specifications are available at www.alfredstate.edu/required-laptops.
Alfred State interior design graduates may enter directly into the technology management BBA or the interdisciplinary studies BTech degree program.
An articulation agreement exists between Alfred State and Villa Maria College (with placement based on a portfolio review and an interview).
Employment and continuing education rate of 100 percent – 33 percent are employed; 67 percent continued their education.
Required: Algebra, Geometry
Recommended: Algebra 2/Trigonometry
TYPICAL FOUR-SEMESTER PROGRAM
|ARCH||1184||Design Fundamentals 1||4|
|FNAT||2333||Survey of Design||3|
|FNAT||1303||Architectural History I||3|
|XXXX||xxx3||Gen. Ed. Elective/Social Science||3|
|DSGN||1433||Furniture & Finishes||3|
|ARCH||2394||Design Fundamentals 2||4|
|XXXX||xxx3||Gen. Ed. Elective/Natural Science||3|
|DSGN||2204||Interior Design I||4|
|DSGN||1443||Color, Lighting and Acoustics||3|
|ARCH||3014||Construction Technology 1||4|
|DSGN||2304||Interior Design II||4|
|ARCH||4014||Construction Technology 2||4|
|ARCH||4013||Municipal Codes & Regulations||3|
Entry level of student into math and composition/literature sequences is a function of student’s high school preparation and mathematics and English placement examinations.
Minimum of “C” is required for ARCH 1184, ARCH 2394, DSGN 2204, and DSGN 2304.
A student must successfully complete all courses in the prescribed four-semester program and earn a minimum cumulative index of 2.0, which is equivalent to a “C” average.