Student Outcomes

Interior Design graduates will achieve the ability to:

  • Recognize the relationship of cultural differences, social and political influences, limited resources, and human behavior with the built environment.
  • Know and apply the design process in the development of interior environments.
  • Employ collaboration and develop leadership skills in the process of designing for the interior built environment.
  • Write, diagram, illustrate, construct, present or otherwise communicate design solutions.
  • Identify the business practices needed for the profession of Interior Design.
  • Describe the stylistic development of interior design components as a reflection of changing influences in the social, cultural, political and technological context along with utilizing historic references in design solutions.
  • Explain and apply the principles and elements of design as well as theories of color and light.
  • Discover the variety of materials and products available for interior environments, know how they are fabricated, installed and maintained, evaluate the products for appropriate performance for a particular use, plan furniture, fixture and equipment layouts and, prepare material, furniture, fixture and equipment specifications.
  • Plan environmental systems and controls that consider adequate indoor air quality, acoustic control, thermal and lighting design.
  • Know, plan and design interior vertical circulation, structural, non-structural, and distribution building systems while evaluating the connection between furniture and all interior building systems.
  • Produce interior environments that demonstrate competency in barrier-free or universal design, understanding of International Green Construction Codes and application of both Saudi Arabia and International Building Codes.