Bachelor of Science in Interior Design Roadmap

120 Total Units Required
Minimum Number of Units in the Major: 54

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterUnits
GE Area A: Oral Communication (A1) or Critical Thinking (A3) 1 3
GE Area A: Written English Communication (A2) 2 3
GE Area B: Quantitative Reasoning (B4) 3
GE Area D: U.S. History (D2) or U.S. and California Government (D3) 3
SF State Studies or University Elective 3
 Units15
Second Semester
ID 240 Color and Design 3
GE Area A: Oral Communication (A1) or Critical Thinking (A3) 2 3
GE Area D: Social Sciences (D1) 3
SF State Studies or University Elective – Take Two 6
 Units15
Third Semester
ID 242 Interior Design Graphic Communication I 3
GE Area A: Written English Communication II (A4) 3
 
GE Area B: Life Science (B2) and Laboratory Science (B3) 3 3-4
SF State Studies or University Elective – Take Two 6
 Units15-16
Fourth Semester
GE Area A: Written English Communication II (A4) if not already satisfied 3
 
GE Area C: Humanities: Literature (C3) 3
GE Area D: U.S. History (D2) or U.S. and California Government (D3) 3
SF State Studies or University Elective – Take Two 6
 Units15
Fifth Semester
ADM 260 Textiles 3
ID 244 Heritage of Housing and Interior Design 3
ID 343 Housing for People with Special Needs 3
ID 345 Interior Design Graphic Communication II 3
GE Area UD-B: Upper Division Physical and/or Life Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
 Units15
Sixth Semester
ID 245 Contemporary Design in Housing and Interiors 3
ID 340GW Human Dimensions in Housing and Interiors - GWAR 3 3
ID 445 Business Practices for Interior Design 3
Major Elective (9 Units Total) 4 3
GE Area UD-D: Upper Division Social Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
 Units15
Seventh Semester
ID 440 The Housing Structure and Its Component Parts 3
ID 540 The Materials of Interior Design 3
ID 640 Interior Design Solutions - Residential 3
Major Elective (9 Units Total) 4 3
GE Area UD-C: Upper Division Arts and/or Humanities (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
 Units15
Eighth Semester
CFS 600 Professional Development 3
ID 641 Interior Design Solutions - Commercial 3
ID 645 Advanced Interior Design Solutions 3
Major Elective (9 Units Total) 4 3
SF State Studies or University Elective 3
 Units15
 Total Units120-121
1

To avoid taking additional units, it is recommended that you meet LLD and SF State Studies requirements (AERM, GP, ES, SJ) within your GE or major.

2

ENG 114 can only be taken if you complete Directed Self-Placement (DSP) and select ENG 114; if you choose ENG 104/ENG 105 through DSP you will satisfy A2 upon successful completion of ENG 105 in the second semester; multilingual students may be advised into alternative English courses.

3

Consider taking a class combined with a laboratory or a separate lab to fulfill B3 if not already satisfied.

4

Major Electives
ADM 569 Visual Merchandising and Promotion (3 units)
ART 202 Western Art History II (3 units)
ART 222 Introduction to Textile Art (3 units)
ART 260 Photography 1 (3 units)
CFS 543 Sustainability in the Textile, Housing, and Food Industries (3 units)
CFS 685 Projects in Teaching of Consumer and Family Studies/Dietetics (3 units)
DES 256 Design and Society: Contemporary Design Issues and Applications (3 units)
GEOG 455 Geography of Ethnic Communities (3 units)
ID 300 Designers of the 20th/21st Centuries (3 units)
ID 366 Forecasting Apparel and Interior Design Trends (3 units)
USP 580 Housing Policy and Planning (3 units)