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NEW! MA in Interior Design
Queens has just added a MA in Interior Design. Get all the details around this new offering.
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It is the mission of the Queens University of Charlotte Interior Design program to provide transformative educational experiences for our students. We will nurture intellectual curiosity, promote global understanding, encourage ethical living, and prepare our students for purposeful and fulfilling lives. By teaching the students awareness, understanding and application of the critical thinking and technical knowledge necessary to embark on an entry level position in the interior design profession.
Our vision is to be recognized as a leading comprehensive program that is distinguished by its commitment to academic and professional excellence.
- Teach & demonstrate critical thinking, core design, and technical knowledge on a global level.
- Exercise and integrate practical knowledge, professional values and processes.
- Consistently use student assessment and faculty accountability to determine program successes.
- To ensure compliance with governing bodies for the program as well as graduating students. (CIDA, NCIDQ, jobs)
Requirements for the Major in Interior Design:
All students seeking a BA in Interior Design are required to complete 48 hours in the Interior Design major. All courses required for completion of the major in Interior Design are offered during the day or in the evenings, varying by term to accommodate any schedule.
ART 216 High Renaissance art-present
ART 100 Foundations I of Art & Design
ART 102 Foundations II of Art & Design
ARDE 208 Fundamentals of Interior Design (Co-requisite ARDE 210)
ARDE 210 Drawing for Interior Design (Co-requisite ARDE 208)
ARDE 202 Color, Light & Sound
ARDE 211 Computer Aided Design
ARDE 360 Residential Studio 1
ARDE 305 Sustainable Methods and Materials
ARDE 325 History of Architecture and Interiors
ARDE 430 Advanced Graphics for Interiors
ARDE 401 Product Design
ARDE 410 Advanced Residential Studio
ARDE 402 Human Environments
ARDE 403 Construction Documents (Co-requisite ARDE 460)
ARDE 460 Capstone, Senior Project and Portfolio (Co-requisite ARDE 403)
Recommended Electives include:
ARDE 329 Business Practices for Interior Designers
ARDE 240 History of Decorative Arts
ART 210 Fundamentals of Graphic Design
ART 317 Digital Illustration
Any Arts Leadership courses
Traditional Undergraduate Program, and the Hayworth College Undergraduate Program. Prospective students should apply to the program whose curriculum and services best meets their needs.
- The Traditional Undergraduate Program has degree requirements and services designed for the 18-22 year old student. Most traditional undergraduates live in residence halls and are enrolled full-time. A full range of student life activities and student services are available to students in this program, including the Core Program in the Liberal Arts, the John Belk International Program and the Honors Program.
- The Hayworth College Undergraduate Program has degree requirements and services designed for the adult learner. Most Hayworth undergraduates are employed full-time and enrolled part-time. Hayworth College also admits those persons wishing to take undergraduate courses as a non-degree candidate. Hayworth College realizes the demands that adult students face and assists with study plans, individual student advising and programs designed with flexibility to meet the specific needs of the adult learner. Classes meeting Hayworth degree requirements and several majors and minors are scheduled in the evenings for the convenience of students employed during the day.