Bachelor of Arts in Interior Design
Aesthetics, functionality and compliance together form the basis of Sullivan University's interior design degree program in Louisville, KY, along with the application of practical skills such as accurate measuring, cost estimation, computer aided design drafting, perspective drawing and more. You'll explore the increasingly popular principles of environmental and ergonomic design, while developing your knowledge of sales techniques and best business practices.
The interior design program leading to the Bachelor of Arts in Interior Design is accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accredidation, www.accredit-id.org, 206 Grandville Avenue, Suite 350, Grand Rapids, MI, 49503.
The CIDA-accredited program prepares students for entry-level interior design practice, for advanced study, and to apply for membership in professional interior design organizations. The Bachelor of Arts in Interior Design granted by Sullivan University meets the educational requirement for eligibility to sit for the National Council for Interior Design Qualification Examination (NCIDQ Exam). For more information about NCIDQ Exam eligibility visit: https://cidq.org/eligibility-requirements
Interior designers don’t just see a space—they see its potential. Guided by the principles of design and their own imaginations, these visionaries transform the spaces in which we spend our lives, including offices, businesses and private homes. Interior design extends far beyond color palettes and throw pillows–our Louisville interior design degree program focuses on the far-reaching impact of effective design, from improving productivity in offices, to promoting environmental sustainability, to increasing the market value of commercial properties.
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Make A Career Out Of Your Creativity As A:
- Design consultant
- Sales associate
- Manufacturer's representative
- Resource librarian
- Lighting specialist
- Space planner
- Interior design assistant
- CADD designer
Interior Design Student Achievement Data
It typically takes a full-time student taking approximately 12 hours per quarter forty-two months to complete the degree program.
The following data was collected using institutional records from the Registrar and the Director for Career Services for the 2018-2019 academic year.
Student Attrition and Retention:
50% of students admitted in the fall of 2018 returned in the fall of 2019, putting attrition rates at 50%.
Of the students graduating in 2018/2019 academic year, 88% graduated in 4 years.
Acceptance into Graduate Programs:
No students who graduated in 2018/2019 academic year applied for graduate school.
Job Placement Rates:
80% of students who graduated in the 2018/2019 academic year are employed in interior design or a related profession.
General Education Electives - Students must choose three additional General Education classes from the Social/Behavioral Science category. These classes are in addition to the required General Education classes listed in the program. See the Table of Contents to find the complete list of General Education classes and minimum requirements.