|Faculty:||School of Media and Design
|Description:||This four-year Bachelor of Applied Arts (Interior Design) degree prepares students to pursue a professional career related to the design of the built environment. The curriculum integrates professional and general studies with an emphasis on critical thinking and applied research, and is enriched with an additional focus on international perspectives in interior design.
The program contains a strong experiential component that includes simulated studio experiences, community-based design initiatives, and a 14-week co-op work term. In the fourth year, students have the opportunity to specialize in an area of interest specific to the profession and are required to complete an applied research paper. The integration of theory, analysis and practice prepare graduates to assume leadership roles within the profession. Graduates are able to apply strategic thinking and a research orientation to their responsibilities as professional interior designers, and can contribute to the development and evolution of the field of design.