Interior designers don’t just see a space—they see its potential. Guided by the principles of design and their own imaginations, these visionaries transform the spaces in which we spend our lives, including offices, businesses and private homes. Interior design extends far beyond color palettes and throw pillows–our Louisville interior design degree program focuses on the far-reaching impact of effective design, from improving productivity in offices, to promoting environmental sustainability, to increasing the market value of commercial properties.
Sullivan Tech’s Interior Design program is more than just coordinating pillow colors. From improving productivity in offices to promoting environmental sustainability, our grads do it all. Because here at Sullivan, we make it happen.
Aesthetics, functionality and compliance together form the basis of Sullivan Tech’s interior design degree program in Louisville, KY, along with the application of practical skills such as accurate measuring, cost estimation, computer aided design drafting, perspective drawing and more. You’ll explore the increasingly popular principles of environmental and ergonomic design, while developing your knowledge of sales techniques and best business practices.
Sullivan Tech is accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA). This ensures professional training for entry into the practice of Interior Design and the educational foundation that will allow for professional testing for the NCIDQ exam.
|Course||Course Title||Credit Hours|
|CCS100||College Success Strategies||4|
|IDB101||Fundamentals of Interior Design||4|
|IDB121||Visual Communications I||3|
|IDB131||Design History and Theory I||4|
|IDB151||Materials and Products||4|
|CCS124||Art History I||4|
|IDB161||Color Theory and Application||3|
|IDB171||Space and Form||3|
|IDB181||Residential Design Studio||3|
|DRF135||Computer Aided Design Drafting I||3|
|IDB200||Design History and Theory II||4|
|IDB211||Visual Communications II||3|
|CCS225||Art History II||4|
|IDB281||Kitchen and Bath Studio I||3|
|IDB261||Code Standards & Compliance||3|
|IDB251||Interior Systems a& Construction||4|
|IDB271||Contract Documenting & Detailing||4|
|CCS156||Speech & Interpersonal Communication||4|
|IDB311||Kitchen & Bath Studio II||3|
|IDB331||Environmentally Responsible Design||4|
|IDB351||Business Practices in Ethical Design||4|
|IDB361||Furniture Design Studio||3|
|CCS301||North American Geography||4|
|IDB371||Global Design Studio||3|
|IDB421||Graduate Studio I||3|
|IDB451||Graduate Studio II||3|
|IDB431||Portfolio & Critique||4|
|IDB461||Internship/Co-Op (Department Chair Approval)||4|
|Total Credit Hours for B.A.||189|
International Interior Design Association (IIDA) Student Membership provides students enrolled in an interior design program the resources they need for educational and professional development, that are not available on campus. These benefits are exclusive to IIDA Student Members and give aspiring designers unique opportunities to build professional connections that extend well after graduation.
Sullivan Tech is a NKBA School of Excellence. Students at National Kitchen & Bath Association schools 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.
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Meet the Chair
Karen Veith, has been practicing commercial design for over 25 plus years and has been specializing in healthcare design and space planning for over 20 years. She is the recipient of two national design awards – the Contemporary Long Term Care Award for assisted living facilities and the Quality of Life Award. These awards are the result of her design work for various levels of senior living facilities. Her design work has also been featured in Provider Healthcare Magazine, Contemporary Long Term Care Magazine, and Choices for a Healthy Lifestyle. She was a Business First 2008 and 2009 healthcare honorary partner for distinguished service and support and development for the greater healthcare community.
SCTD has a really hands-on approach in all facets of the CNA program. I honestly don’t think I would be in the job I am in if I did not have my degree.
– John Smith