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OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2007-08 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2007-08 [Archived Catalog]

Interior Architecture Major (B.S.H.C.S.)

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Major code BS6383

The interior architecture program is accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA). The program prepares you for a career in design practice in residential and non-residential design, as well as related areas such as lighting, visual display, sales, and professional showroom management. Students interested in the Interior Architecture program will enter Ohio University with a pre-major code of ND8836 (Pre-Interior Architecture).


Admissions Criteria

To be admitted into the program you must submit and pass a portfolio review that includes the following. Portfolio revies take place once each academic year.

One course from the following:

Program Standards

To remain active as an interior architecture major, you must meet the following criteria:

Earn at least a C (2.0) in each studio course sp indicated. Students who receive a grade lower than C (2.0) in these courses will be required to re-take the course.

During your senior year you will be required to complete a portfolio of your work.

Transfer and Regional Students

It is imperative for students who transfer or relocate to Ohio University, Athens campus, who declare interior architecture as their major to speak with an interior architecture faculty member prior to, or at the time of transfer or relocation. It is critical that a discussion regarding course selection occur between the student and interior architecture faculty member prior to registering for courses.

Students who wish to transfer into the interior architecture major from another institution or regional campus students who are relocating to the Athens campus must submit a portfolio of work for review by the faculty. Students with design work determined by the faculty to be equivalent to that of some or all of the portfolio review required coursework (as listed above) will be reviewed, for the purpose of determining admission to into the major, at the same time as all other portfolio review submissions. Transfer students admitted into the major must complete all major requirements determined to be missing from the student’s academic design experience.

Note: Students admitted to Phase II of the major through the portfolio review are required to provide and maintain a personal computer in the design studio for the use in all studio courses. The minimum requirements for the computer will be outlined by the faculty at the time of the portfolio review each year.

Major Requirements

Art History (select a minimum of 12 hours)

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