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Undergraduate Curriculum

The Interior Architecture & Design Program has two paths to enter the major. Students starting their four-year college career at FSU will take the following:

YEAR ONE

Students transferring to FSU, or FSU students changing their major after their freshmen year, may complete their first year classes in the summer. Please note that these classes often fill up fast, so it is advisable to connect with the Department the fall before or the summer you wish to start. Course taken in summer for those beginning the program are listed in the table below.

FallSpring Summer
Design Fundamentals I (IND1203)Design Fundamentals II (IND1204)Design Fundamentals I (IND1203)
Survey of Interior Design (IND 2002)FSU Liberal Studies ClassesSurvey of Interior Design (IND2002)
FSU Liberal Studies ClassesStudents changing their majors after fall semester is underway may take Design Fundamentals I and Survey of Interior Design in the spring semester.Design Fundamentals II (IND1204)
Once students have completed these three courses, they may participate in FIRST YEAR REVIEW. Once students have completed these three courses, they may participate in FIRST YEAR REVIEW.

YEAR TWO

Following spring and summer FIRST YEAR REVIEWS, up to 40 students will be admitted for continued study in the program.  From that point students will take the following path:

FallSpringSummer
Interior Design Studio I (IND3217)Furniture Design Studio (IND3440)Internship (elective)
Graphic Techniques I (IND2300)Graphic Techniques II (IND2310)Ringling Experience (elective)
Social/Psychological Aspects of Design (IND 4601)Computer-Aided Design I (IND3465)Study Abroad (elective)
History of Interiors 1 (IND4101)History of Interiors II (IND4131)
FSU Liberal Studies Classes (if still needed)FSU Liberal Studies Classes (if still needed)

YEAR THREE

FallSpringSummer
Interior Design Studio II (IND4218)Interior Design Studio III (IND4242)Internship (must be taken prior to graduation)
Construction Documents (IND3474)Computer-Aided Design II (IND3469)Study Abroad (elective)
Materials and Methods (IND3480)Sustainability (IND3627)Ringling Experience (elective)
Construction Systems (IND3470)Lighting (IND3431)
FSU Liberal Studies Classes (if still needed)FSU Liberal Studies Classes (if still needed)

YEAR FOUR

Students may opt to graduate in spring (if they meet at other FSU requirements) or take classes listed in the below table during their last semester. Note: Summer Study Abroad is best taken during the summer term of the junior year, but may be taken following graduation in the final summer.

FallSpringSummer
Interior Design Studio IV (IND4243)Interior Design Studio IV (IND4245)N/A
Portfolio DevelopmentBusiness Practices (IND4506)
FSU Liberal Studies Classes (if still needed)FSU Liberal Studies Classes (if still needed)