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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

School of Interior Design

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Ms. Anne Martin, Dean of the School of Interior Design
231-2053 or amartin@andersonuniversity.edu


Ms. Anne Martin, IDEC, Assoc. IIDA, Allied ASID, Associate Professor of Interior Design
Ms. Erica Bartels, NCIDQ, IDEC, ASID, Assistant Professor of Interior Design
Ms. Sarah Owens, NCIDQ, LEED AP ID+C, Assistant Professor of Interior Design

School Mission Statement

The mission of the School of Interior Design is to create an environment for aspiring designers to rigorously engage in student centered learning by providing a strong professional foundation in Interior Design within the context of a liberal arts education in a Christian community. Specially, the curriculum seeks to foster the development of the technical processes, conceptual and perceptual skills, creative problem solving, project management and professional ethics essential for graduates to practice interior design with a global perspective in a world market.

Additionally, the program’s mission is to remain central to the purpose of Anderson University, to focus on the development of character, servant leadership, and cultural engagement within a diverse community.

All Interior Design students are admitted to the major as Pre-Interior Design students.

Continuation of Enrollment: Due to the sequential curriculum outcomes, a student who withdraws from the Interior Design curriculum must reapply for readmission under the catalogue requirements at the date of being reinstated into the program. The student must schedule an interview with the Dean, School of Interior Design, be in good standing in Interior Design courses (minimum 2.75 GPA) provided he/she maintains satisfactory social, financial standing.

Upon successful completion of five introductory Interior Design courses with a minimum 2.75 GPA, and two Art foundations courses with a minimum 2.5 GPA, as well as the Sophomore Review; the student may proceed with required upper-level courses in the major. Transfer students and Change of Major students MUST have a 2.75 GPA to enroll in any Interior Design courses.

Minimum competency must be demonstrated in the following courses: Interior Design ID 101 , ID 151 , ID 152 , ID 251 , ID 252  (2.5 GPA), ART 105 , ART 106   (2.5 GPA).

Sophomore Juried Portfolio Review: in the spring term of the sophomore year a review board evaluates student’s portfolio. The student’s continuation in the interior design program is based upon the following:

  1. Career Goal Statement/Progress and Evolution in Interior Design
  2. Presentation of an Interior Design Portfolio ; Only work completed at Anderson University from ID 101 , ID 151 , ID 152 , ID 251 , ID 252 , and ART 105  , ART 106  
  3. A minimum 2.75 GPA in ID 101 , ID 151 , ID 152 , ID 251 , ID 252 , and minimum 2.5 GPA in ART 105 , ART 106  .
  4. Successful completion of the interview with review board.

To receive the Bachelor of Arts in Interior Design degree, all students must participate in Senior Review and Exhibition in the semester of anticipated graduation. Senior Reviews and Exhibitions occur only in May and December.

Department of Interior Design

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Bachelor of Arts