Western Kentucky University

Students: Information For You

Design program is housed in the Family and Consumer Sciences Department. The curriculum consists of 120 credits for the undergraduate degree: sample plan *Language Proficiency of novice-high before completing 60 credit hours

Semester 1

IDFM 101 Foundation of Interior Design...................................................1 hour

IDFM 120 Visual Design I .......................................................................... 3 hours

IDFM 151 Survey of Architecture & Interiors I ..........................................3 hours

ART 100 Art Appreciation ........................................................................... 3 hours

ENG 100 Introduction to College Writing ................................................ 3 hours

Semester 2

IDFM 152 Survey of Architecture and Interior II ....................................... 3 hours

IDFM 221 Visual Design II ................................... ...................................... 3 hours

HIST 101 or 102 World History .................................................................. 3 hours

COMM 145 Public Speaking ...................................................................... 3 hours

Math 109 General Mathematics ................................................................ 3 hours

Semester 3

IDFM 201 Interior Design Studio I ............................................................. 4 hours

IDFM 223 Textiles ......................................................................................... 3 hours

IDFM 243 Materials and Finishes ............................................................. 3 hours

ENG 200 Introduction to Literature ............................................................ 3 hours

GEOG 103 Our Dynamic Planet ................................................................. 3 hours

Semester 4

IDFM 300 Interior Design Studio II ............................................................ 4 hours

IDFM 222 CAD in Human Environment ................................................... 3 hours

FACS 310 Mgmt of Family Resources ..................................................... 3 hours

ASTR 104 Astronomy .................................................................................. 3 hours

MKT 220 Basic Marketing Concepts ........................................................ 3 hours

Semester 5

IDFM 301 Interior Design Studio III ............................................................ 4 hours

IDFM 304 Lighting and Environmental Controls ..................................... 3 hours

IDFM 427 Visual Design III .......................................................................... 3 hours

FACS 311 Family Relations ........................................................................ 3 hours

Semester 6

IDFM 302 Interior Design Studio IV ............................................................ 4 hours

IDFM 321 Professional Ethics & Issues ................................................... 3 hours

IDFM Elective .................................................................................................. 3 hours

IDFM 346 Architecture and Culture ............................................................. 3 hours

Summer

IDFM 410 Internship for Design ................................................................. 3 hours

Semester 7

IDFM 401 Interior Design Studio V ............................................................. 4 hours

IDFM 403 Business Principles & Practices .............................................. 2 hours

IDFM 421 Portfolio Design ........................................................................... 3 hours

Connections Category 2 .............................................................................. 3 hours

Semester 8

IDFM 402 Senior Design Thesis ................................................................ 4 hours

ENG 300 Writing for the Disciplines .......................................................... 3 hours

IDFM 422 Textile Design & Performance .................................................. 3 hours

Connections Category 3................................................................................ 3 hours

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Student Groups:

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 WKU IIDA Student Organization

Design is about humanity and improving the human condition through interior environments that are effective, efficient and exceptional. Great Design knows no boundaries. Nor do great Designers. IIDA honors the rich history and legacy of the profession. We are inspired by the process of getting to the Future of Design. Whatever that journey may uncover.  If you are interested in joining, please email: sheila.flener@wku.eduWKU-IIDA 2014-2015 Officers

President -

Vice President - 

Secretary/Treasurer -

Events Chair -

Faculty Advisor - sheila.flener@wku.edu

 

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WKU USGBC

WKU USGBC Students recruits, connects and equips the next generation of green building leaders by empowering them to transform their campuses, communities and careers. If you are interested in joining, please email:  amy.hersch@wku.edu

WKU-USGBC 2014-2015 Officers

President -

Vice-President -

Secretary/Treasurer -

Events Chair -

Faculty Advisor - amy.hersch@wku.edu

 

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 WKU NKBA

The National Kitchen & Bath Association is the premiere association for kitchen and bath professionals. Nearly 50 years after its inception, the NKBA has a membership of more than 50,000 members. The mission of the NKBA is to enhance member success and excellence, promote professionalism and ethical business practices, and provide leadership and direction for the kitchen and bath industry worldwide. Students in NKBA chapters across North America share camaraderie; fellowship and support of other students that are looking for ways to jump start their careers, network with industry professionals and participate in fun and educational activities. If you are interested in joining, please email: kelsey.petty957@topper.wku.edu

WKU NKBA Officers 2014-2015

President -  Kelsey Petty

Vice President - Adam Jefferson

Secretary - Rachael Smith

Treasurer - Krystal Steele

Faculty Advisor -  amy.hersch@wku.edu

 

 


 

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