The Bachelor of Interior Architecture at Lawrence Tech is strongly integrated with the undergraduate program in architecture. You will comprehensively respond to human needs embodied in interior spaces through the exploration and appreciation of technical, social, psychological, cultural, and environmental factors. The program incorporates architectural education, giving you the strong interdisciplinary foundation required in professional practice.
Lawrence Tech's Bachelor of Interior Architecture program is known for:
The only undergraduate interior architecture program in Michigan, the Lawrence Tech degree program is accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation and the National Association for Schools of Art and Design. The program has been named one of the "Top 20" interior design programs in the United States by Design Intelligence.
All classes are taught by faculty who are practicing professionals, many of whom hold National Council for Interior Design Qualification certification. An added benefit of the program is the atmosphere created by the presence of like-minded and creative students in rigorous preparation for professional careers.
In keeping with the University's signature "theory and practice" approach to learning, you will complete an internship before graduating. In addition to providing real-world experience, an internship can help you develop industry contacts and can open the door to a variety of job opportunities. Graduates of the Lawrence Tech interior architecture program are employed by top firms in the profession including Gensler, Steelcase, HOK, Harley Ellis Devereaux, and Perkins + Will.
As an interior architecture student, you will have the opportunity to study abroad in Paris, become involved with the Interior Architecture Student Organization, and participate in many statewide, national, and international competitions. In past competitions, Lawrence Tech students have:
Graduates with a degree in Interior Architecture have many career options: