4 Year - Bachelor's Degree
Fall 2023: Barrie
This program specializes in creating interior environments in the context of professional interior design standards and practice. The curriculum emphasizes space planning and management, design process, research methodologies, socially responsible design, building systems, technological applications, contract documentation, and interior design presentation. Sustainable practices, entrepreneurship models, and regulatory codes are integrated throughout the curriculum. The curriculum is designed to meet current Council for Interior Design Accreditation’s (CIDA) standards of delivery and content. Our program offers a uniquely collaborative learning experience which facilitates a hands-on model incorporating creative development, problem-solving, strategic thinking, and teaming protocols, providing our graduates with exceptional interior design knowledge and skills.
OSSD or equivalent with minimum overall average of 65 per cent six Grade 12 U or M level courses including: Grade 12 U English with a minimum grade of 65 percent Grade 11 or Grade 12 U or M level Mathematics with a minimum grade of 60 percent Mature applicants may also be considered for admission to this program providing their previous school performance and/or recent work record suggests a strong possibility of academic success. In order to qualify, applicants must be 19 years of age by December 31 of the year of admission and must have been away from formal education for at least one year immediately prior to beginning studies. Mature applicants must meet subject prerequisites prior to registration. Applicants should be aware that first-year enrolment is limited; satisfying minimum entrance requirements does not guarantee admission. Selection Process Digital Portfolio There are a total of four creative pieces plus one written document that need to be submitted. The following five pieces must be submitted as they are described: Perspective line drawing of a chair: black line with construction lines to show proper perspective methods are encouraged. You may use your choice of medium. Perspective line drawing of an interior space or building façade. This should be from an actual space or building and not from your imagination or an abstract method. You may use your choice of medium. Colour still life study demonstrating your use of colour and composition must include the following: teacup and saucer (the cup must not be placed in the saucer), a book, a transparent glass vessel and a silver candlestick. You may use your choice of medium. (All in one drawing.) Note: It is essential that these drawings be created from looking at actual objects and buildings, not from your imagination and not from a photograph. Submissions are reviewed specifically to assess your ability to draw with realistic and accurate depth, perspective, and proportions, as well as to assess your representation of texture, reflection, shade, and shadow. A work of your choice which may include a three-dimensional object you have designed or created, a subject or type of work which is not included in the list above, or work related to interior design. A written document of 350 words, which describes your interest in and knowledge of the interior design field. We strongly recommend you research and refer to current issues in the interior design profession and include any influences affecting your decision to pursue a career in the interior design discipline. Provide a description of each image included in your portfolio (i.e., Date, Medium, Image/Concept, etc.) Include the following on the Cover Sheet: Full Name OCAS and/or Georgian College Student number (both if available) Address including City/Town Telephone number E-mail address Submit portfolio to Honours Bachelor of Interior Design Co-ordinator, Design and Visual Arts to Fariba Molki at firstname.lastname@example.org File name: The entire portfolio must be submitted as (one) multiple-page file in Adobe .PDF file format. The file name must include your name and your 9 digit Georgian College student number. For example, yourname_student#_interiordesign.pdf. It is suggested to create your portfolio in a PowerPoint file and save to a .PDF file for submission. Note: This electronic application copy will be kept on file in the department. Portfolio Due Date: Portfolios are DUE within 2 WEEKS of application. Offers are extended on a ‘first come first served’ basis and therefore it is in an applicant’s best interest to submit all required documentation promptly.
Tuition Fees mentioned above is an approximate value from the college website. Exact tuition will be mentioned in your Letter of Acceptance from the institute. For accurate Admission requirements visit college/university program page.