Interior Design Degree Pathway – B.F.A. Program

This is a pathway to a degree for the B.FA. in Interior Design at Marylhurst. This is a resource to help you visualize your coursework through the degree program. This pathway is just for planning purposes and we encourage you to discuss your course plan with your academic adviser.

Summary of Degree Requirements (B.F.A. in Interior Design)

Major 129 credits
Marylhurst Core 40 credits
General Electives 11 credits
Total for Degree 180 credits

Year One – Pathway

Term Major Requirement Credits
Fall – Year 1 ID 200 Introduction to the Interior Design Profession (1 credit)
ID 204 Sustainability Workshops (3 credits)
ID 205 Architectural Freehand Drawing (1 credit)
ID 215 Interior Design Studio 1 (4 credits)
ID 311 History of Arch 1 (3 credits)
12
Winter – Year 1 ID 206 Analytical Freehand Drawing (1 credit)
ID 212-1 3-D Color 1 (2 credits)
ID 216 Interior Design Studio 2 (4 credits)
ID 312 History of Arch 2 (3 credits)
10
Spring – Year 1 ID 207 Digital Tool 1 (1 credit)
ID 217 Interior Design Studio 3 (4 credits)
ID 313 History of Arch 3 (3 credits)
ID 353 Materials 1 (3 credits)
11

Year Two – Pathway

Term Major Requirement Credits
Fall – Year 2 ID 304 Photography (1 credit)
ID 318 Interior Design Studio 4 (4 credits)
ID 343 History of Furniture and Art 1 (3 credits)
ID 376 3-D Digital Modeling (3 credits)
11
Winter – Year 2 ID 305 Digital Tool 2 (1 credit)
ID 319 Interior Design Studio 5 (4 credits)
ID 365 Structures and Building Systems 1 (3 credits)
ID 375 Introduction to CAD (3 credits)
11
Spring – Year 2 ID 306 Digital Tool 3 (1 credit)
ID 320 Interior Design Studio 6 (4 credits)
ID 339 Building Codes (1 credit)
ID 344 History of Furniture and Art 2 (3 credits)
ID 357 Structures and Building Systems 2 (3 credits)
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Summer – Year 2 ID 259 Service Project (1 credit) 1

Year Three – Pathway

Term Major Requirement Credits
Fall – Year 3 ID 307 Integrated Tools (1 credit)
ID 355 Interior Lighting Fundamentals (3 credits)
ID 358 Materials 2 (3 credits)
ID 421 Interior Design Studio 7 (4 credits)
11
Winter – Year 3 ID 212-2 3-D Color 2 (1 credit)
ID 308 Presentation (1 credit)
ID 361 Designing with Light (3 credits)
ID 365 Interior Design Seminar – Elective (1 credit)
ID 367 Architectural Acoustics (1 credit)
ID 422 Interior Design Studio 8 (4 credits)
11
Spring – Year 3 ID 309 Portfolio (1 credit)
ID 337 Construction Documents (3 credits)
ID 365 Interior Design Seminar – Elective (1 credit)
ID 380 Interior Design Theory (3 credits)
ID 423 Interior Design Studio 9 (4 credits)
12
Summer – Year 3 ID 480 Thesis Research and Preparation 3

Year Four – Pathway

Term Major Requirement Credits
Fall – Year 4 ID 365 Interior Design Seminar – Elective (1 credit)
ID 404 Translating Ideas (1 credit)
ID 494 Internship in Interior Design (3 credits)
ID 496 Fourth-Year Design Studio: Concept Design Proposal (4 credits)
5
Winter – Year 4 ID 365 Interior Design Seminar – Elective (1 credit)
ID 405 DD Documentation (1 credit)
ID 498-1 Fourth-Year Design Studio: Design Development (4 credits)
6
Spring – Year 4 ID 365 Interior Design Seminar – Elective (1 credit)
ID 406 Thesis Documentation (1 credit)
ID 489 Professional Practices for Interior Design (3 credits)
ID 498-2 Fourth-Year Design Studio: Project Completion (4 credits)
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Schedule of Classes

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Schedule of Classes

Academic Calendar

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Academic Calendar

Academic Advising 

Need help or advice about which classes to take and when? Connect with our academic advisers – no appointment necessary. We are located on the second floor, south end, of the B.P. John Administration Building. Or call us at 503.534.4050 or email advisingcenter@marylhurst.edu.

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