Bachelor of Applied Science in Interior Design (BAS)

Have you always had an eye for arranging furniture and decorating? Are you constantly reorganizing spaces in more functional and aesthetic ways? If so, you may want to consider pursuing a career in interior design. These professionals combine individual creativity with the in-depth design knowledge and technical skills needed to create interior design solutions for homes, businesses and more.

The International Academy of Design & Technology offers a Bachelor of Applied Science in Interior Design degree program that can help you prepare for the interior design field (subject to state licensing requirements). Explore new possibilities for your future by applying to the Bachelor of Applied Science in Interior Design degree program at IADT today.

A big part of interior design involves adhering to the industry's many laws, codes, regulations and standards. Through IADT's Interior Design degree program, you can gain a thorough understanding of these requirements and learn how to incorporate them into creative and effective design solutions. Course offerings can also help you develop fundamental design skills, as you explore the roles played by elements such as color, materials and finishes, textiles, lighting, and furnishings.

Below is a sampling of course topics included in IADT's Bachelor of Applied Science in Interior Design degree program.* Classes are led by instructors with relevant career experience.

  • Design Fundamentals
  • Introduction to Drawing
  • Introduction to Interior Design
  • Drafting
  • Sketching and Rendering
  • History of Interior Design: Ancient to Early Neoclassicism
  • History of Interior Design: Late NeoClassicismto Present
  • Textiles
  • Interior Design Issues and Programming
  • Resources and Materials
  • Digital Media for Interior Design
  • Computer Aided Design
  • Spatial Environments
  • Interior Design
  • Building Systems and Codes
  • Lighting Design for Interiors
  • Sustainable Design for a Global Society
  • Advanced Interior Detailing

*Course curriculum is subject to change.

These are some of the exciting career opportunities in interior design. With the right education and your own initiative, one of them could be in your future:

  • Commercial Junior Designer
  • Residential Designer
  • Healthcare Designer
  • CAD Rendering Specialists
  • Project Manager
  • Green and Sustainable Interior Designer
  • Finish and Material Specifier

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