Bachelor of Science: Interior Design
We offer you a
faculty of industry professionals, an integrated approach to mastery of design techniques, proficiency in the latest
technology, and development of the business and presentation skills required
for a successful career. A firm foundation in the liberal arts is an integral part of the
In this rigorous,
multidisciplinary program you will:
historical architecture, interior treatments, furnishings, and decorative
- combine the academic
study of the history and theory of interior design with practical,
- learn drafting
techniques, computer modeling, and materials and methods, with an emphasis
on sustainability and user health and safety.
various aspects of architectural systems
lighting, acoustical considerations, and real-world business practices
The program meets the
educational requirements of the National Certification for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ)
Exam and for
membership in the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) and the
International Interior Design Association (IIDA).
Interior design in Scottsdale
NAU’s Interior Design program is based in Flagstaff, but can also be completed in a commuter university setting in Scottsdale. Visit the colleges below for more information:
Scottsdale Community College
Scottsdale Distance Learning with the 2 + 2 program
If you take second year Interior Design courses, you will be required to own a laptop so that instruction can occur on the latest equipment with the most recent version of the software—this will make you a competitive applicant after graduation.
FACT: Some of the coolest courses you’ll ever take won’t be in your major.
All NAU degree programs require a generous portion of liberal arts—because you can’t be an educated person without them. They enrich and inspire you and make you a better citizen and a better employee, because in today’s complicated world, you need to know about more than just your job. And once you’ve gained that deeper knowledge, broader perspective, and ability to think critically, they’re yours for life.
For more information about degree requirements, visit the academic catalog.
The NAU academic catalog is the official, authoritative source for all academic requirements and policies.Any discrepancies in curricular requirements from other sources will default to the catalog as the official, authoritative source.