• Program Overview

    A comprehensive learning experience for students pursuing a career in the design of interior architectural environments with a focus on place attachment, form, and function.

    Both an art and a science, interior design combines aesthetics with pragmatic solutions to support the construction of beautiful, high-functioning interior environments. Under the guidance of our highly qualified and supportive faculty, you'll develop the skills of a professional designer, combining your creativity and eye for design with keen problem-solving skills.

    The field of interior design is multifaceted. At Endicott, you'll receive well-rounded education and comprehensive career training before you graduate through our unique blend of rigorous classroom learning, real-world internship experiences, and eye-opening travel opportunities.

    Interior design major Alyssa Hoyt shares her experiences in the program at Endicott
  • Curriculum

    Freshman - Credits: 32

    • Individual and Society General Education Requirement (Cr: 3)
    • ART 101 - Visual Art and Cultural Values I: Prehistory to c. 1310 (Cr: 3)
    • ART 102 - Visual Art and Cultural Values II: Early Fourteenth Century to the Present (Cr: 3)
    • ART 105 - Drawing and Composition I (Cr: 3)
    • ENG 111 - Critical Reading and Writing I (Cr: 3)
    • ENG 112 - Critical Reading and Writing II (Cr: 3)
    • ID 101 - Introduction to Interior Design (Cr: 3)
    • ID 102 - Interior Design Studio I (Cr: 3)
    • ID 103 - Media I: Drafting (Cr: 3)
    • ID 104 - Media II: Interior/Exterior Delineation (Cr: 3)
    • INT 100 - Internship I (Cr: 2)

    Sophomore - Credits: 35

    • Literary Perspectives General Education Requirement (Cr: 3)
    • Quantitative Reasoning General Education Requirement (Cr: 3)
    • ART 217 - History of Architecture and Interior Design I (Cr: 3)
    • ID 201 - Interior Design Studio II A (Cr: 3)
    • ID 202 - Interior Design Studio II B (Cr: 3)
    • ID 207 - Construction Materials I: Materials and Specifications (Cr: 3)
    • ID 208 - Media III: Rendering (Cr: 3)
    • ID 209 - Construction Materials II: Building Systems (Cr: 3)
    • ID 220 - Electronic Media I (Cr: 3)
    • ID 230 - Electronic Media II (Cr: 3)
    • ID 234 - Building Codes and Standards (Cr: 1)
    • ID 247 - Environmental Psychology (Cr: 2)
    • INT 200 - Internship II (Cr: 2)

    Junior - Credits: 32

    • Global Issues General Education Requirement (Cr: 3)
    • Science and Technology General Education Requirement (Cr: 3)
    • Values and Ethical Reasoning General Education Requirement (Cr: 3)
    • ART 313 - History of Architecture and Interior Design II (Cr: 3)
    • ID 301 - Advanced Interior Design Studio III A (Cr: 3)
    • ID 302 - Interior Design Studio III B: Health Care and Institutional Design (Cr: 3)
    • ID 307 - Advanced Lighting Design Studio (Lighting Studio) (Cr: 3)
    • ID 308 - Construction and Materials IV - Contract Documents Studio (Cr: 3)
    • ID 310 - Professional Practice/Portfolio (Cr: 3)
    • ID 312 - Advanced Media and Presentation Delineation (Cr: 2)
    • ID 350 - Design Theory and Research Seminar (Cr: 3)

    Senior - Credits: 30

    • World Cultures General Education Requirement (Cr: 3)
    • General Education Electives (Cr: 9)
    • ID 480 - Semester Internship (Cr: 12)
    • ID 489 - Senior Thesis I (Cr: 3)
    • ID 490 - Senior Thesis II (Cr: 3)

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  • Careers & Internships

    Theory into practice

    Endicott Interior Design Students have secured internships and fulltime employment within leading national and international architectural and interior design firms. Students within the program acquire the skills, body of knowledge, and practical experience necessary to enter the interior design profession. The program maintains strong ties with the design profession through the guidance and oversight of our Professional Advisory Board, Faculty and Staff ensuring our students obtain the skills and technical proficiencies needed to transition from theory into practice.

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    Recent Internships:

    • Amenta Emma Architects, Hartford, CT
    • CBT Architects, Boston, MA
    • Carpenter + MacNeille, Architects and Builders, Essex, MA
    • Cebula Design, Newburyport, MA
    • Cube 3 Studio Architects, Lawrence, MA
    • Currier & Associates, Newburyport, MA
    • Duffy Design Group, Boston, MA
    • Elkus Manfredi Architects, Boston, MA
    • Gensler, Boston, MA, New York, NY
    • IA - Interior Architects, Boston, MA

    Alumni Places of Employment:

    • Amenta Emma Architects, Hartford, CT
    • CBT Architects, Boston, MA
    • Carpenter + MacNeille, Architects and Builders, Essex, MA
    • Cebula Design, Newburyport, MA
    • Cube 3 Studio Architects, Lawrence, MA
    • Currier & Associates, Newburyport, MA
    • Duffy Design Group, Boston, MA
    • Elkus Manfredi Architects, Boston, MA
    • Gensler, Boston, MA, New York, NY
    • IA - Interior Architects, Boston, MA

    Recent Graduate School Acceptances:

    • Amenta Emma Architects, Hartford, CT
    • CBT Architects, Boston, MA
    • Carpenter + MacNeille, Architects and Builders, Essex, MA
    • Cebula Design, Newburyport, MA
    • Cube 3 Studio Architects, Lawrence, MA
    • Currier & Associates, Newburyport, MA
    • Duffy Design Group, Boston, MA
    • Elkus Manfredi Architects, Boston, MA
    • Gensler, Boston, MA, New York, NY
    • IA - Interior Architects, Boston, MA

Student Work

The Interior Design major at Endicott is a four-year baccalaureate program, with the option to continue for a fifth year and obtain a Master of Arts in Interior Architecture. After you're enrolled in the Bachelor of Fine Arts undergraduate program, you may apply for admission into the Master's program. Graduate areas of concentration include commercial, healthcare, residential and institutional design.

Student Work

The Interior Design major at Endicott is a four-year baccalaureate program, with the option to continue for a fifth year and obtain a Master of Arts in Interior Architecture. After you're enrolled in the Bachelor of Fine ARts undergraduate program, you may apply for admission into the Master's program. Graduate areas of concentration include commercial, healthcare, residential and institutional design.

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All Student Stories
Christopher Light '16
International Business
"My internship at Brookwood impacted me significantly and offered me experience that many other college students do not have when they enter into their careers."
As soon as Chistopher completed his final exams in May of his junior year he was presented with the opportunity to undertake his full-semester internship at Brookwood Financial Partners.
Read Christopher's Story

Fifth Year M.A. in Interior Architecture

The Interior Design major at Endicott is a four-year baccalaureate program, with the option to continue for a fifth year and obtain a Master of Arts in Interior Architecture. After you're enrolled in the Bachelor of Fine Arts undergraduate program, you may apply for admission into the Master's program. Graduate areas of concentration include commercial, healthcare, residential and institutional design.

Interior Architecture (Fifth Year Program)

Accreditations

Endicott's Interior Design program is committed to instructing our students in current trends and best practices within the field of interior design. We're proud to be fully accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA), an independent, non-profit organization that ensures higher education interior design programs meet the industry's latest standards and recommendations.

Council for Interior Design Accreditation
National Association of Schools of Art and Design
New England Association of Schools and Colleges Accredited

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