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Interior Design Technology Departmental Honors

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Criteria for Interior Design Honors:

  • Maintain a cumulative overall GPA of 3.5 and a GPA of 3.7 in the Interior Design major.
  • Complete all required course work for the Interior Design major.
  • Attend at least two major speakers or workshops offered by the WSU Interior Design Chapter not associated with course curriculum.
  • Show two years membership in the WSU Interior Design Chapter.
  • Show two years of membership and activity in a professional interior design organization such as IIDA, ASID, or NKBA. Activity is defined as attending monthly activities, compete in student contests, or serve as officer or liaison.
  • Compete in at least 1 national or regional interior design or kitchen and bath competition such as IDEC, ASID, NKBA kitchen or bath competition, Sub-Zero or Wolf competitions.
  • Show significant (at least 15 hours) service contributions within the design community, WSU Chapter, or community at large.
  • Letter of Recommendation from any interior design faculty member.

To become an IDT Departmental Honors, please follow the process outlined below:

  1. Complete the Entrance Application Form with the Departmental Honors Advisor in the department, no later than the semester prior to the semester in which you graduate. You are strongly encouraged to apply for Departmental Honors as early as possible.
  2. Visit with the Honors Academic Advisor, Marilyn Diamond, in the Honors Center, 2nd floor of the Stewart Library, with the completed and signed entrance form to be admitted to the program.
  3. Meet the criteria listed above.
  4. Meet with Departmental Honors Advisor for graduation clearance and to complete the Exit Application Form.
  5. Apply for graduation from the Graduation Office by the university due date.
  6. Visit with Marilyn Diamond for Honors clearance. (Bring completed and signed Exit form prior to Fall Break if you plan to graduate in the fall, or prior to Spring Break if you plan to graduate in the spring).

Students earning departmental honors will be recognized in the following ways:

  • Departmental Honors medallion to wear at commencement.
  • “IDT Departmental Honors” designation on official transcript.
  • “IDT Departmental Honors” printed on degree diploma.
  • Personalized certificate signed by the President of Weber State University and the Honors Director.
  • Invitation to Honors educational and social events.
  • Invitation to Honors Nye-Cortez banquet at the end of each academic semester (excluding summer).

Departmental Honors is separate from university recognition based on GPA
For a student to receive Departmental Honors, they must be a member of the WSU Honors Program. Weber State University also acknowledges students at commencement by awarding cords based solely on GPA.

Marilyn Diamond Honors Assistant 801-626-6165  
Kristen Arnold IDT Departmental Honors Advisor 801-626-7935 Bldg 3, Rm 302      


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