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    Dec 01, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Interior Design, BFA

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In the Bachelor of Fine Arts with a major in interior design, you will learn, among other subjects, about computer-aided design, lighting, green and sustainable design, design for special populations, and the history of furniture and architecture.

 Program requirements

Interior Design admission and pre-major requirements

Admission and pre-major requirements

Entering students interested in pursuing a major in the Design Department in the College of Visual Arts and Design are classified as pre-majors.

To be admitted to the interior design major (and to be eligible to enroll in advanced art courses), a pre-major must meet all the following requirements:

30 hours of college courses

Complete a minimum of 30 hours of college courses (including the following).

Portfolio review

Submit a portfolio for the Entry Portfolio Review based on work completed in ADES 2630  and pass the review.

GPA requirements


Hours required and general/college requirements

A minimum of 120 total semester hours of which 42 must be advanced, and fulfillment of degree requirements for the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree as specified in the “University Core Curriculum ” in the Academics section of this catalog and the College of Visual Arts and Design  requirements.

Major requirements

Completion of at least 75 hours of art, including an 18-hour art core (required for all design majors):

Minor requirements

No minor is required.


Hours required for electives may vary based on course selection and the University Core Curriculum Requirements. Electives may be required to satisfy the advanced hour requirement (42) and/or the minimum total hours required for the degree. For specific information see an academic advisor in the College of Visual Arts and Design Student Services Office, Art Building, Room 232.

Other requirements

  • 24 advanced hours must be completed at UNT.
  • 36 hours of art (including at least 12 advanced hours) must be completed at UNT.
  • Transfer course work substituted for required UNT art courses must be approved by a student’s faculty advisor during the degree audit process.
  • A 2.5 grade point average must be maintained in all art courses; only a grade of C (2.0) or better in art courses will count toward degree requirements.

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