INTERIOR DESIGN

PROGRAM PLACEMENT RATE: 100%

ANNUAL AVERAGE SALARY: $49,070

List of program requirements & course descriptions (pdf)

Experience Interior Design at Dunwoody

Students in Dunwoody’s Interior Design program focus on both residential and commercial design. Using design theories, interior materials, and computer-aided drafting, you will create and present unique design plans to peers, industry professionals, and potential clients.

Career-focused courses like

  • Interior Design Careers
  • Small Commercial Studio
  • Travel Study
  • Project Management
  • Global Design

…will help you enhance your design and project management skills. You will also use all facets of the design process to complete a capstone project in your final semester.

Additional benefits of Interior Design include:
  • Opportunities to study abroad, increasing your exposure to cultural and global design. Previous students have traveled to Spain, Italy, and France
  • Access to a state-of-the-art Fabrication Lab, providing you with hands-on learning opportunities and the ability to create and test prototypes and product concepts
  • Cross-departmental training, including shared projects with Dunwoody’s Architecture, Graphic Design, Pre-Media Technologies, Construction Management, and Engineering Drafting & Design programs
  • Extensive study of Revit, AutoCAD, and Adobe Creative Suite software, used at most Interior Design firms.
  • Participation in Student Design competitions, allowing you to build your resume and portfolio, while also gaining recognition in the design community
  • Student organizations like Interior Design Student Society (IDSS), which serve as fun and valuable extracurricular activities

Dunwoody’s Interior Design program is a four-year Bachelor of Science degree program accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation. The College accepts transfer students into years 2 and 3 of the program.

Statistical Data:

Interior Design retention rate Fall 2015 semester to Spring 2016 semester: 87.5%
Interior Design 2012 cohort graduation rate: 63.64%

Placement rate for Spring 2015:
IDSN = 100%
Dunwoody overall = 98.8%

Accepted into Graduate Programs:
1 applied; 1 accepted

Student Work:

DEGREE INFORMATION

COMMON JOB TITLES

RECENT EMPLOYERS

TWO INTERIOR DESIGN STUDENTS DESIGN SHOW SETS FOR NORTHWEST COMMUNITY TELEVISION

STUDENT-DESIGNED FURNITURE, HOME OFFICE TO BE DISPLAYED AT MSP HOME & DESIGN SHOW