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 Furnishings and Interiors major is a studio-based, residential interior design program. Projects link you with industry partners in solving residential design problems. Take courses in space planning, sustainability, history of architecture and interiors, presentation methods, kitchen and bath design, and fabrics and furnishings for innovative design. An internship is a program requirement. The Furnishings and Interiors major is a rigorous program of study for students who are self-motivated and inspired by excellence in design. In 2005 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 architecture and residential design firms as space planners, kitchen and bath designers, and design and sustainability consultants.
of Transfer Students:
Entrance to the Furnishings and Interiors program is competitive; it requires approval through an application and portfolio review (see www.fcs.uga.edu/tmi; click “Furnishings and Interiors” link on the right side of the page, then click the Apply button in the red box on the right side of that page, or contact the department for deadline dates for portfolio review and an application packet). In addition, transfer students must complete statistics and elementary chemistry or physical science or biology.
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. The New York study tour provides visits to design firms, showrooms, color consultants, and other industries related to Furnishings and Interiors.
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.