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Sacramento, California 95819
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|Contact's Name||Bachelor in Interior Design|
|Position||Bachelor in Interior Design|
|Location||6000 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95819
About California State University
The Interior Design Program at California State University, Sacramento has a regional reputation as a leading design school, and is recognized as a nationally accredited program. The four year program leads to a Bachelor of Arts degree in Interior Design and offers two concentrations: Interior Architecture and Interior Design Marketing.
The Interior Design Program provides students with the technical, creative, and critical thinking skills needed to enter the interior design profession. The breadth of courses in the program reflects the importance of both a liberal arts background and professional preparation in the design field. Courses encompass the study of design history and theory, aesthetics, graphics, lighting, space planning, computer-aided design, interior construction, and professional practice.
The Interior Design curriculum provides comprehensive coverage in all the major areas of training, including concept development, design, communication, presentation, construction and professional services. Many of the course assignments are based on actual design projects. Guest lecturers and professional panel critiques and discussions as well as building tours of outstanding projects are all important parts of the curriculum. Community service projects also help to maintain a strong connection to the community and profession.
The Interior Design major at California State University, Sacramento is one of the most highly sought after programs in Northern California and is considered an impacted program within the CSU system. As such students entering the program are initially classified as Pre-Interior Design Majors. After completing the required lower division prerequisites, students may apply for admission to the upper division program by declaring their concentration in either Interior Architecture or Interior Design Marketing. Admission to the Interior Architecture concentration is limited and controlled by an annual portfolio review. Students interested in this concentration must submit a supplementary application including a portfolio of work.