Interior Design

Interior Design

About Interior Design Engineering

The Interior Design Department follows a systematic and coordinated methodology, including research, analysis and integration of knowledge into the creative process, where the needs and resources of the client are satisfied to produce an interior space that fulfils the project goals. Interior designs are created in response to and coordinated with the building shell and acknowledge the physical location and social context of the project and encourage the principles of environmental sustainability applied within a structure to achieve a successfully built interior environment.

Therefore, Interior Design Department includes a scope of services performed by design professionals who are qualified by means of education and experience to protect and enhance the health, life safety and welfare of the public.

Program Objectives

Contribute effectively in modern society by respecting environmental, economic and socio-cultural aspirations

Attain the spirit of innovation and creativity in interior design through all the needed basic sciences, arts and related practices

Adopt transferable skills reflected in their ability of communication, teamwork, and professionalism

Career Opportunities

- Interior design companies 

 - Architecture firms

- Manufacturers

- Real estate companies

 

College Requirements

All students enrolled in all Bachelor of Science programs in the College of Engineering should study all of these courses.

MATH 101 Calculus I
MATH 102 Calculus II
MATH 201 Differential Equations
MATH 202 Calculus III
STAT 342 Statistical Methods for Engineers
PHYS 101 General Physics I
PHYS 102 General Physics II
CHEM 101 General Chemistry
CS 141 Introduction to Computing for Engineers
ENGG 103 Introduction to Engineering Drawing

Interior Design Engineering Framework

Requirements Courses Type Number of Credit Hours
General Compulsory 15
  Elective 12
Major Compulsory 83
  Supporting 06
  Elective 09
  Free Elective 03
  Graduation Project 07
  Field Training 01
Total of Program Credit Hours: 136
Requirements
General
Course Plan Num. of Credit Hours
Compulsory 15
Elective 12
Requirements
Major
Course Plan Num. of Credit Hours
Compulsory 83
Supporting 06
Elective 09
Free Elective 03
Graduation Project 07
Field Training 01

Total of program Credit Hours

136

Interior Design Study Plan

First Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Requisite
INTD 101 Drawing I 3  
INTD 111 Basic Design Studio I 4  
INTD 121 History of Architecture I 2  
MATH 121 Applied Mathematics for Architecture 3 MATH 002
ENGL 101 First Year Composition 3 ENGL 005
GHAL xxx Humanities, Arts and Languages Elective 3  
  Total 18  

Second Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Requisite
INTD 102 Drawing II 3 INTD 101
INTD 112 Basic Design Studio II 4 INTD 111
INTD 122 History of Architecture II 2 INTD 121
PHYS 122 Applied Physics for Architecture 3 MATH 121
ENGL 102 Introduction to Report Writing 3 ENGL 101
GDMC xxx Diversity and Multiculturalism Elective 3  
  Total 18  

First Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Requisite
INTD 201 CAD Applications 2 INTD 102
INTD 211 Design Studio I: Residential 4 INTD 112
INTD 221 History of Interior Design 2 INTD 122
INTD 223 Color Theory 2  
INTD 241 Construction, Systems & Technology I 3  
ENGL 201 Technical Writing 3 ENGL 102
  Total 16  

Second Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Requisite
INTD 202 Advanced CAD & Digital Design 2 INTD 201
INTD 212 Design Studio II: Office Interiors 4 INTD 211
INTD 222 Architecture & Heritage in Saudi Arabia 2 INTD 221
INTD 232 Model-Making Techniques 2 INTD 201
INTD 242 Construction, Systems & Technology II 3 INTD 241
GIAS 101 Islamic Culture 3  
  Total 16  
INTD 294 Summer Field Experience I (Optional) 1 Credit  

First Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Requisite
INTD 311 Design studio III: Commercial 4 INTD 212
INTD 321 Behavior Factors in Interior Design 3  
INTD 331 Portfolio Presentation: Methods and Media 2  
INTD 351 Furniture Design 3 INTD 201
INTD 361 Environmental Design Principles 3  
INTD 371 Space Planning, Programming & Building Regulation 2 INTD 212
  Total 17  

Second Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Requisite
INTD 312 Design studio IV: Hospitality 4 INTD 311
INTD 342 Detailing & Construction Documents 3 INTD 242
INTD 344 Interior Lighting Design 2  
INTD 352 Finishing Materials & Textiles 2 INTD 351
INTD 4xx Professional Elective 3  
GIAS 102 Arabic Language Skills 3  
  Total 17  
INTD 394 Summer Field Experience II 1 Credit  

First Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Requisite
INTD 411 Design Studio V: Specific Buildings 4 INTD 312
INTD 461 Sustainable Interior Environment 2 INTD 361
INTD 491 Capstone Project I 2 Senior Status**>= 98
INTD 4xx Professional Elective II 3  
INTD 4xx Professional Elective III 3  
GSOS xxx Social Sciences Elective 3  
  Total 17  

Second Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Requisite
INTD 442 Contracts, Specifications & Quantity Surveying 2 INTD 342
INTD 472 Project Management & Professional Practices 3 Senior Status**
INTD 492 Capstone Project II 5 INTD 491
XXXX xxx Free Elective 3  
GIAS xxx Islamic Studies Elective 3  
  Total 16  

Total Credit Hours Required: 136

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