The four-year Interior Design–Technical Sales degree provides students academic preparation for employment in kitchen & bath, residential, commercial and commercial design and as poduct representatives for architects and interior designers.
Students develop skills in technical sales, professional practice, Auto CAD, drafting, sketching, rendering, space planning, specification of materials, building codes, history and theory. Drafting and technical skills are essential to the program of study.
In addition to classroom projects, students participate in various community projects, attend field trips, and participate locally in professional organizations such as ASID, IIDA and NKBA.
Students graduating with the Interior Design Technical Sales degree meet guidelines for the practice of residential and commercial interior design, are academically prepared to sit for the CKD (Certified Kitchen Design) exam, gain membership in professional organizations, become licensed, and after two years of experience in the field sit for the NCIDQ (National Council for Interior Design Qualification) exam. The Interior Design–Technical Sales BS is is accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA).
Because the practice of interior design has become complex, technical, and demanding, this program provides students with the technical and sales skills, design and sales skills necessary to compete in the profession.
- Program Prerequisite: None.
- Minor: Not required.
- Grade Requirements: A grade of “B” or better in courses required for this major (a grade of “B-” is not acceptable) in addition to an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher.
- Credit Hour Requirements: A total of 124 hours is required for this program for graduation.
Transfer students and students coming into the program with an AAS, AA, or AS will take six semesters to complete the program.
All Interior Design students are required to meet with a faculty advisor each semester for course and program advisement. Call 801- 626-6913 or 801-626-7935 for more information or to schedule an appointment. (Also refer to the Department Advisor Referral List.)
Declare your program of study (see Enrollment Services and Information ). There are no admission or application requirements for this program.
Refer to Degree and General Education Requirements for Bachelor of Science requirements. MATH 1030 (3) is recommended to fulfill the Quantitative Literacy requirement. The following required support courses will also be applied toward general education requirements: ART 1010 (3) or ART 1030 (3) and COMM 2110 (3).
No courses older than 10 years will be accepted for transfer credit toward a degree in this program.