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School of Design and Communication Interior Architecture Degree

Major

LEARN TO DESIGN AN ARRAY OF INTERIOR SPACES

As an interior architecture student at UW-Stevens Point, you will engage in an exciting, yet extensive, professional training, designing an array of interior spaces ranging from residential homes to corporate office to multiuse spaces such as a senior living facility. In addition, this four-year curriculum is carefully formulated to teach you design history, design communication and drawing, socio-cultural aspects of design, technology and sustainable design. 

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WHY STUDY INTERIOR ARCHITECTURE AT UW-STEVENS POINT?

More than 90 percent of UW-Stevens Point interior architecture graduates find successful employment in the design field soon after graduation. You may work as an interior designer in a design firm specializing in commercial design, office planning, health care facilities, hotels, restaurants, retail stores, high-end residential design or historic preservation. As our interior architecture alumni testimonials show, regardless of where you eventually end up working, you will find that your professional skills and training are always in high demand in the design field.
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​Whether you are a recent graduate or a longtime alum, you can make an important difference for today’s students in the College of Fine Arts and Communication. By volunteering to share your story, your network, your career advice, and your successes, you can help guide students through the start of their professional lives as they discover their purpose. You are a vital part of our Pointer family and we look forward to hearing from you!
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WHAT TO EXPECT

You will have frequent field trips to examine interior design firsthand, including Chicago, Minneapolis, Milwaukee and Madison. These study tours allow you to visit design showrooms and art museums, get an up-close look at design firms, learn about career opportunities and network with professionals in the field.

Interning with a professional designer allows you to challenge yourself, get in-depth knowledge of a design specialty and establish professional connections. In addition to local and state companies, we offer a unique opportunity to complete an international internship in London. You will also have opportunities for expanding your horizons through study abroad trips to destinations around the globe.

MEET YOUR FACULTY AND STAFF

UW-Stevens Point faculty members are accessible and happy to help majors get the most out of their educational experience. Our experienced faculty integrates acting, voice and movement into a rigorous professional training program. They have directed and performed nationally and internationally throughout their careers.
Aaron Kadoch

Aaron Kadoch

  • Associate Professor – Interior Architecture
  • Global Affiliate Scholar – Ed.D. in Educational Sustainability
College of Fine Arts and Communication, Ed.D. Global Affiliate Scholars, School of Design and Communication
715-346-2669
Katja Marquart

Katja Marquart

  • Professor – Interior Architecture
  • Coordinator for Interior Architecture
College of Fine Arts and Communication, School of Design and Communication
715-346-2669

Christine Burch

  • Lecturer – Interior Architecture
College of Fine Arts and Communication, School of Design and Communication
715-346-2669
UWSP Kathe Julin

Kathe Julin

  • Senior Lecturer – Interior Architecture
College of Fine Arts and Communication, School of Design and Communication
715-346-2669

ACCREDITATION

National Association of Schools of Art and Design

The College of Fine Arts and Communication at UW-Stevens Point is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design. UW-Stevens Point in the only college in the state to hold national accreditation in all of its arts programs: Art and Design, Dance, Interior Architecture, Music, and Theatre, placing it in the top 7% in the nation.

National Association of Schools of Art and Design

Council for Interior Design Accreditation

The College of Fine Arts and Communication at UW-Stevens Point is accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation UWSP is accredited with CIDA.

Council for Interior Design Accreditation