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Minor In Interior Design

The Minor in Interior Design program is a one year foundation program which gives students the basic knowledge in the broad areas of textiles, building materials, lighting, furniture design and interior space planning

Duration
5 additional courses

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The Minor in Interior Design program is a one year foundation program which gives students the basic knowledge in the broad areas of textiles, building materials, lighting, furniture design and interior space planning. The Minor program allows students to advance to the Bachelor of Arts in Interior Design (B.F.A.) degree, giving them an understanding of the practicalities and fundamental principles of Interior Design.

The Minor is open to all students, except those already in the Bachelor of Arts in Interior Design program.

PROGRAM DETAILS

The Minor is open to all students, except those already in the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design program.

Up to two courses from a student’s General Electives may be counted towards fulfilling the requirements for the Minor in Interior Design. In addition to university-wide degree requirements, students must complete 16 credit hours divided as follows:

Requirements

 

Credit Hours

IDES 192

Interior Design Studio II: Drawing for Interior Design

4

IDES 214

Textiles for Interiors

3

IDES 266

Resources and Materials

3

IDES 351

Furniture Design

3

IDES 363

Interior Lighting

3

Total Minor Requirements

 

16

 

Facilities

  • The Department of Interior Design maintains several well-equipped and advanced computer labs and studio spaces.
  • Hardware is updated or upgraded on an annual basis and can accommodate all design-led software including 2D graphics, 3D modeling and rendering, 4D animations and walkthroughs.
  • A dedicated IT services team is on hand to help keep all resources running smoothly, as well as troubleshooting personal laptops.
  • In-house scanners, printers and large format plotting are all available.
  • A dedicated model and furniture making workshop is located on campus.
  • A design center serves to engage faculty and students in research and outreach to the architecture community at large.
  • A well-equipped lighting lab is located on campus.

ADMISSIONS ENTRY

All applying students must have:

  • A high school/secondary school certificate or equivalent from an institution accredited by the Ministry of Education in the U.A.E. or by the relevant national or regional institutional accrediting body;
  • International TOEFL®or Academic IELTSTM or the equivalent score on another internationally-recognized English exam. PBT is accepted from specific centers in the UAE.
  • The University administers the ACCUPLACERTMExam (Math) to place students at the appropriate mathematics level. Students may substitute the SAT for this, depending on the score.

Students should consult with the Admissions Office for further details at admissions@aud.edu.

CAREER

At AUD our ultimate goals is to produce well-rounded, employable graduates, equipped with knowledge and experience of the workplace as well as a university degree.

We offer exciting opportunities for undergraduates and graduates looking to gain experience in a variety of different fields such as IT, design, research and business. If you have a desire to learn AND earn in a unique environment. You might be just what we’re looking for.

Contact us to find out more about how you can become part of the AUD workforce.

STAFF

Executive Assistant – School of Architecture, Art and Design
Angelique Navarro
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Lab Technician – School of Architecture, Art and Design
Joel Oliveros
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CAD Assistant - School of Architecture, Art and Design
Reem Habib
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FACULTY

Dean,School of Architecture Art & Design & Prof of Architecture
Nabyl Chenaf
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Chair and Associate Professor of Interior Design
Kristin Lee
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Outreach Coordinator and Associate Professor of Interior Design
Annamaria Lambri
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Assistant Professor of Interior Design
Imad Hanna
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Associate Professor of Interior Design
Chadi El Tabbah
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Associate Professor of Interior Design
Natalia Albul
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B.F.A. in Interior Design Owner of Deleap Interior Design, San Francisco

All I know today, I learned from AUD. I love my university because it has a great culture and a strong connection with students

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Sareh Ameri
B.F.A. in Interior Design, Managing partner at Resysta - a start-up company that promotes the use of a unique, sustainable building materials

I worked hard as a student and tried to learn as much as I could from my professors