The Interior Design program prepares students to design innovative, functional, supportive, and responsible interior environments that positively impact the quality of life.
The curriculum develops students' skills and knowledge in color and design, drafting, space planning, building and interior systems, materials and finishes, historical interiors, building and barrier-free codes, and Auto-CAD. The needs of special populations and the mandates that regulate the field of interior design are emphasized.
Our undergraduate program is accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA) and emphasizes commercial interior design. Our graduates are typically employed by one of the Top 100 Design firms in Chicago, St. Louis, and other major cities, such as:
Course content is based on the knowledge and skills needed to pass the National Council for Interior Design Qualification licensing exam.
If you are currently an Illinois State University student and interested in transferring to the Interior Design program, log into My Illinois State, click on the "Apply to My Program" link, and complete the online application.