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Program Level Learning Objectives Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design (BFA) The BFA program is structured to fulfill professional level preparation of students. The BFA program’s educational goals include: ¡¡ Educating students who are culturally, socially, and historically aware ¡¡ Educating students who can present their ideas through verbal and written communications skills

¡¡ Emphasizing thinking conceptually, designing creatively, and understanding how to apply conceptual and creative designs to real world situations ¡¡ Emphasizing awareness of code requirements, technical aspects of interior design practice, universal design, accessibility, and sustainability

¡¡ Educating students with effective graphic communication skills and technical proficiency ¡¡ Preparing graduates to grow with the profession, with an awareness of the value and necessity of lifelong learning

Bachelor of Arts in the History of the Interior & the Decorative Arts (BA) The BA program’s educational goals include: ¡¡ Providing a broad array of liberal arts courses and design history courses and educating students who are culturally, socially, and historically aware; ¡¡ Providing a special awareness of design and the design process, through a foundation in color, drafting, textiles, and basic 2D and 3D art courses.

¡¡ Educating students who can present their ideas through verbal and written communications skills. ¡¡ Familiarizing students with the movements of the past and present, and with the work of major designers within both Western and non-Western global contexts

¡¡ Preparing graduates to grow within the field of history of decorative arts, research, design criticism, and business, with an awareness of the value and necessity of lifelong learning

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Academic Catalog 2017/2018  

New York School of Interior Design’s Academic Catalog is published annually and is primarily intended for use by currently enrolled students...