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
  • Access to a design and material resource library that contains books on design and architecture plus hundreds of samples of fabric, hard materials (such as tile and stone), carpet tiles, wall coverings, and more.
  • 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