The Interior Architecture Department facilitates design work unconfined by borders, with a specific emphasis on community engagement, equitable design, environmental responsibility, and well-being. Students develop skills for implementing evidence-based design in experimental, collaborative, and interdisciplinary studio settings and lecture classes.
BFA in Interior Architecture
What Will You Learn as An Interior Architecture Major at Cornish?
The Interior Architecture curriculum is designed to introduce and prepare students for the content of the NCIDQ Certification Exam. Upon graduation, alumni working in the field may qualify for NCIDQ Certification Exam, which distinguishes their knowledge and expertise meeting the Professional Interior Designer’s standards.
The Interior Architecture Department prepares students to be leading designers equipped to address contemporary global issues in the built environment including injustice based on race, gender, and identity. Graduates obtain skills to practice in the professional fields of architecture, design, and technology or start their own design practice in areas of interest that span from Interior Architecture, object design, experiential and graphic design to film.
Learn more about our degree requirements and review our model program/advising worksheet:
Explore Interior Architecture Majors
Carrie Gerstenberger, (IA '17)
Interior Architecture Faculty + Staff
Ozge Sade Mete
Interim Assistant Professor of Interior Architecture
Javier Gómez Alvarez-Tostado
Sally Ann Corn
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