Furnishings and Interiors - B.S.F.C.S.

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Degree & Major: Furnishings and Interiors - B.S.F.C.S.
College Name: College of Family and Consumer Sciences
Department Name: Textiles, Merchandising and Interiors
Anne Allen
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Degree Requirements

College-wide Requirements

University-wide Requirements

Description: The residential interior design curriculum in the Furnishings and Interiors major focuses on residential environments, including kitchen and bath design. The major is a rigorous program of study designed for students who are serious about design. In 2008 the program obtained National Kitchen and Bath Accreditation, making it the only program in the state with this designation.

Career Opportunities: Exciting employment opportunities are available in architectural/design firms, as sales representatives for textiles, furniture, and lighting; kitchen and bath designers; and designers of historic reproductions.
of Transfer Students:
Entrance to the Furnisings and Interiors program is competitive; it requires approval through an application and portofolio review (see www.fcs.uga.edu/tmi; click on Academic Programs and then Furnishings and Interiors or contact the Department for deadline dates for portfolio review and an application packet). In addition, transfer students must complete Elementary Chemistry and Statistics.
Additional Fees: Supply fees are charged for studio and computer-aided design courses. Fees range from $30 to $50 per course.
Scholarships: The College of Family and Consumer Sciences has numerous scholarships that all majors in the College may apply for depending on GPA.
Study Abroad: The London Study Abroad Program offers students internship opportunities for six weeks in London.
Internships: Internships are required. Students intern with residential interior designers, kitchen and bath designers, and architectural firms.
Student Organizations: Students may participate in the UGA student chapter of the Student Interior Design Association as well as the American Society of Interior Designers.