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Wednesday, October 16, 2013

2013 Entry Portfolio Review for the UNT Interior Design BFA Program

The Interior Design curriculum at the University of North Texas is based on the belief that interior designers have design responsibilities for all spaces built for human occupancy. The curriculum prepares the student for challenges found in accepting and analyzing a problem, assessing existing conditions, researching and synthesizing a solution, visually and orally presenting a solution, and reviewing the process for insights for future improvements, all with the goal of creating interior design solutions for the improvement of the physical environment and the protection of the safety of the inhabitants.
 
The Interior Design program has been continuously accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (formerly FIDER) beginning in 1977. CIDA provides the foundation for excellence in the interior design profession by setting standards for education and accrediting academic programs that meet those standards. Specific information regarding this accreditation can be found at http://www.accredit-id.org
 
Strong enrollments in the Design Department programs have required the implementation of enrollment management programs. In Interior Design there is an entry portfolio review process. The review guidelines are as follows: