The Interior Design program at Baylor University prepares undergraduate students to serve with integrity in a diverse and global marketplace, equipped to address human needs by applying methods of inquiry and design that promotes health, safety, and wellness of all users within the built environment.
Baylor's Interior Design program offers a robust, comprehensive curriculum with courses designed to prepare students for their profession. Click below to download a PDF version of the Interior Design curriculum.
A portfolio is not required for admittance to the interior design program. However, there are two reviews required to advance in the program:
- First Year Review: Successful completion of the first year review is required for advancement to the sophomore-level studios. At the end of the first year review, the following is required:
- A minimum GPA of 2.85 or higher in the ID and Art courses required in the freshman-level studio sequencing.
- Second Year Review: This review indicates the student is prepared in skills and knowledge to proceed to the upper-level studio courses. Requirements for second year review:
- Overall GPA of 2.5 at the end of the fall term prior to the second year review to make application.
- A 2.85 overall in ID and Art Courses required in the freshman- and sophomore-level studio sequencing.
Change of Major and Transfer Students
Post-matriculation students wishing to change their major to Interior Design must have a minimum GPA of 2.25 to be accepted into the Interior Design program. Due to course sequencing, a minimum of three years is required to complete major requirements for Interior Design.
Click here to view computer recommendations and technology requirements for the Interior Design program.
INTERIOR DESIGN ASSOCIATION AT BAYLOR:
The Baylor Interior Design program hosts a robust student-led organization promoting community and professional development with once per month meetings and activities. The Interior Design Association at Baylor (IDAB) is a place of friendship and support for students. Additionally, IDAB sponsors an annual Spring vendor fare where many manufacturers' reps from around the state participate to expose students to commonly sourced products and suppliers in the design industry.
IDAB has also partnered with the Baylor Habitat for Humanity student organization as a means of serving the Waco community with their skills in construction and interests in making the home a place of safety and wellbeing for families and individuals.