Bachelor of Science in Interior Design (4 years)

Description

Interior Design is the act of planning, designing, specifying, and giving general administration and responsible direction to the functional, orderly and aesthetic arrangements and development of materials of buildings and residences. Bachelor of Science in Interior Design is designed to develop foundational skills to prepare the student for the job. The program focuses on studio and academic research in history, theory and methods as they relate to interdisciplinary approach to interior design.

Program Curriculum (New)

Effectivity: A.Y. 2018-2019

N.B. There may be minor changes in the curriculum upon the availability of new guidelines.

First Year - 2 Terms

First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Studio Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
CONTEM_W The Contemporary World 3 0 3
ID 121 Interior Design 1 2 6 4
ID 122 Design Fundamentals and Concepts 2 3 3
ID 123 Interior Design Drafting (GR) 2 3 3
ID 124 Visual Techniques (VPT) 2 3 3
ID 125 History of World Arts 3 0 3
NSTP 1 NSTP 1 0 3 3
PE 1 PATH-PE 1 2 0 2
PURPCOM Purposive Communication 3 0 3
THY 1 Christian Vision of the Human Person 3 0 3
TOTAL 19 24 27

 

Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Studio Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
FAD 1012 Perspective 2 3 3
FAD 107 Theories of Design 2 3 3
ID 126 Interior Design 2 2 6 4
ID 127 History of Interior Design 1 3 0 3
ID 128 Basic Color Studies 2 3 3
MATH_MW Mathematics in the Modern World 3 0 3
NSTP 2 NSTP 2 0 3 3
PE 2 PATH-PE 2 2 0 2
THY 2 Christian Vision of Marriage and Family 3 0 3
UND_SELF Understanding the Self 3 0 3
TOTAL 22 18 30

 

Second Year - 2 Terms

First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Studio Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
FIL 1 Filipino 1 3 0 3
ID 1210 Research Methods 3 0 3
ID 1211 Finishing Materials and Resources 1 3 0 3
ID 1212 History of Interior Design 2 3 0 3
ID 1213 Advanced Color Studies 2 3 3
ID 129 Interior Design 3 2 6 4
PE 3 PATH-PE 3 2 0 2
READ_PH Readings in Philippine History 3 0 3
THY 3 Christian Vision of the Church in Society 3 0 3
TOTAL 24 9 27

 

Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Studio Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
FIL 2 Filipino 2 3 0 3
ID 1214 Interior Design 4 2 6 4
ID 1215 Computer-Aided Design 1 2 3 3
ID 1216 Finishing Materials and Resources 2 3 0 3
ID 1217 History of Interior Design 3 3 0 3
ID 1218 Interior Design Workshop 2 3 3
LIWORIZ Life and Works of Rizal 3 0 3
PE 4 PATH-PE 4 2 0 2
SCITECHS Science, Technology, and Society 3 0 3
THY 4 Living the Christian Vision in the Contemporary World 3 0 3
TOTAL 26 12 30

 

Third Year - 3 Terms

First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Studio Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
ART_APP Art Appreciation 3 0 3
ETHICS Ethics 3 0 3
ID 1219 Interior Design 5 2 6 4
ID 1220 Computer-Aided Design 2 2 3 3
ID 1221 Furniture Design 1 2 6 4
ID 1222 Materials of Construction and Utilities 2 3 3
ID 1223 Interior Design Laws and Contracts 3 0 3
TOTAL 17 18 23

 

Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Studio Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
ID 1224 Interior Design 6 2 6 4
ID 1225 Computer-Aided Design 3 2 3 3
ID 1226 Furniture Design 2 2 6 4
ID 1227 Interior Construction and Detailing 2 3 3
ID 1228 Lighting Design 2 3 3
ID 1229 Environment: Contexts and Issues 3 0 3
TOTAL 13 21 20

 

Special Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Studio Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
ID 1230 Thesis Writing 3 0 3
ID 1231 Seminars 3 0 3
TOTAL 6 0 6
Fourth Year - 2 Terms

First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Studio Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
ID 1232 Interior Design 7 4 6 6
ID 1233 Interior Design Business Management 3 0 3
ID 1234 Professional Ethics 3 0 3
LIT 1 Literature 1 3 0 3
TOTAL 13 6 15

 

Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Studio Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
ID 1235 Interior Design 8 4 6 6
ID 1236 Interior Design Comprehensive 3 0 3
ID 1237 Liturgical Arts 3 0 3
TOTAL 10 6 12

Program Curriculum (Old)

Effectivity: 2014-2015 until Freshmen Cohort of A.Y. 2017-2018

First Year - 2 Terms

First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Studio Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
DFC Design Fundamentals and Concepts 2 3 3
ENG 1 Introduction to College English 3 0 3
GAR Graphics 2 3 3
HWA History of World Arts 3 0 3
INT 1A Interior Design 1A 2 6 4
PHC Philippine History and Culture 3 0 3
THY 1 Contextualized Salvation History 3 0 3
VPT Visual Presentation Technique 1 2 3 3
TOTAL 20 15 25

 

Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Studio Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
COL 1 Color Theory 1 2 3 3 VPT 1
ENG 2 Reading and Thinking Skills for Academic Study 3 0 3 ENG 1
HPAI History of Philippine Arts and Interiors 3 0 3 HWA
INT 1B Interior Design 1B 2 6 4 DFC, GAR 1, INT 1A
PERS Perspective 2 3 3 GAR 1, INT 1A, VPT 1
THY 2 Church and Sacraments 3 0 3 THY 1
TOD Theory of Design 3 0 3 DFC
VPT 2 Visual Presentation Techniques 2 2 3 3 VPT 1
TOTAL 20 15 25

 

Second Year - 2 Terms

First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Studio Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
COL 2 Color Rendering 2 3 3 COL 1, INT 1B, PERS, VPT 2
ENG 3 Academic Writing Skills 3 0 3 ENG 2
HID 1 History of Interior Design 1 3 0 3 HPAI, HWA, PERS
INT 2A Interior Design 2A 2 6 4 COL 1, DFC, INT 1B, PERS, VPT 2
MATH 101B Algebra and Business Math 3 0 3
MR 1 Materials and Resources 1 3 0 3 COL 1, INT 1B
PHL 5 Christian Ethics 3 0 3 THY 2
RESMETH Research Methods 3 0 3 DFC, INT 1B, TOD
TOTAL 22 9 25

 

Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Studio Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
COL 3 Color Dynamic 2 3 3 COL 2, INT 2A, VPT 2
HID 2 History of Interior Design 2 3 0 3 HID 1, HPAI, HWA, VPT 2
IDSW Interior Design Studio Workshop 2 3 3 DFC, INT 2A, TOD
INT 2B Interior Design 2B 2 6 4 COL 2, DFC, INT 2A, TOD
MATH 206 Plane and Solid Geometry 3 0 3
MR 2 Materials and Resources 2 3 0 3 COL 1, INT 2A, MR 1
PHL 2 Logic 3 0 3
SCL 3 The Social Teachings of the Church 3 0 3  PHL 5
TOTAL 21 12 25

 

Third Year - 3 Terms

First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Studio Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
BU Building Utilities 2 3 3 INT 2B, MR 2, PERS
CADD 1 Basic Computer-Aided Design and Drafting 2 3 3
FUD 1 Furniture Design 1 2 6 4 DFC, INT 1B, MR 2, PERS, TOD
HAAI History of Asian Arts and Interiors 3 0 3 HID, 2, HPAI, HWA, PERS
ICD Interior Construction and Detailing 2 3 3 INT 2B, MR 2, PERS
INT 3A Interior Design 3A 2 6 4 COL 3, DFC, INT 2B, MR 2, TOD
SCL 9 Marriage and the Family 3 0 3 SCL 3
TOTAL 16 21 23

 

Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Studio Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
CADD 2 Advanced Computer-Aided Drafting and Design 2 3 3 CADD 1
FUD 2 Furniture Design 2 2 6 4 DFC, FUD 1, INT 1B, MR 2, PERS, TOD
ICDOC Interior Construction and Documents 2 3 3 FUD 1, ICD, INT 3A, MR 2, PERS
IDPEP 1 Professional Ethics and Practice 1 3 0 3 INT 3A
INT 3B Interior Design 3B 2 6 4 COL, DFC, ICD, INT 3A, MR 2, TOD
PRO ETH Professional Ethics 3 0 3
PSY 1 General Psychology 3 0 3
RC Rizal Course 3 0 3
TOTAL 20 18 26

 

Special Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Studio Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
INT 4A Interior Design 4A (Thesis Writing) 2 3 3 FUD 2, ICD, IDPEP 1, INT 3B
SEMS Seminars 3 0 3 IDPEP 1, INT 3B, FUD 2, ICD
TOTAL 5 3 6
Fourth Year - 2 Terms

First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Studio Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
FIL 1 Komunikasyon sa Akademikong Filipino 3 0 3
IDPEP 2 Professional Ethics and Practice 2 3 0 3 IDPEP 1
INT 4B Interior Design 4B (Thesis) 2 9 5 INT4A, SEMS
LIT 102A Philippine Literatures 3 0 3
NS 102 Earth and Life Sciences 3 0 3
SA Socio-Anthropology 3 0 3
TOTAL 17 9 20

 

Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Studio Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
CADD 3 3D Computer Drafting and Rendering 2 3 3 CADD 2
ETAR Economics with Taxation and Agrarian Reform 3 0 3
FIL 2 Pagbasa at Pagsulat tungo sa Pananaliksik
3 0 3 FIL 1
INT 4C Interior Design 4C 2 6 4 IDPEP 2, INT 4B
LAR Liturgical Arts 3 0 3 HID 2, HPAI, PERS, VPT 2
NS 103 Environmental Science 3 0 3 NS 102
PGC Philippine Government and Constitution 3 0 3
VM Visual Merchandising 2 3 3 BU, COL 3, INT 3B, ICD, ICDOC
TOTAL 21 12 25

Career Opportunities

Design Consultant Visual Merchandiser Furniture Designer
Draftsman/Color-Renderer Marketing And Sales For Interior Products Designer Of Interior Related Products Like Lighting Fixtures, Accessories, Wallpaper And Carpets

Identity

Thomasian Graduate Attributes

Thomasian Graduate Attributes

The University of Santo Tomas, in pursuit of truth, guided by reason and illumined by faith, dedicates herself to the generation, advancement and transmission of knowledge to form competent and compassionate professionals committed to the service of the Church, the nation, and the global community.

I am a Thomasian. I carry the SEAL of Thomasian education. I am a Servant leader, an Effective communicator and collaborator, an Analytical and creative thinker, and a Lifelong learner. With Christ at the center of my formation as a Thomasian, I am expected to demonstrate the following Thomasian Graduate Attributes (ThoGAs):

SERVANT LEADER

— Show leadership abilities to promote advocacies for life, freedom, justice, and solidarity in the service of the family, the local and global communities, the Church and the environment.

— Implement relevant projects and activities that speak of Christian compassion to the poor and the marginalized in order to raise their quality of life

— Show respect for the human person, regardless of race, religion, age, and gender

EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATOR AND COLLABORATOR

— Express myself clearly, correctly, and confidently in various environments, contexts, and technologies of human interaction

— Work productively with individuals or groups from diverse cultures and demographics

— Show profound respect for individual differences and/or uniqueness as members of God’s creation

ANALYTICAL AND CREATIVE THINKER

— Show judiciousness and resourcefulness in making personal and professional decisions

— Engage in research undertakings that respond to societal issues

— Express personal and professional insights through an ethical and evidence-based approach

LIFELONG LEARNER

— Engage in reflective practice to ensure disciplinal relevance and professional development

— Exhibit preparedness and interest for continuous upgrading of competencies required by the profession or area of specialization

— Manifest fidelity to the teachings of Christ, mediated by the Catholic Church, in the continuous deepening of faith and spirituality in dealing with new life situations and challenges

Becoming Part of the Program

Application Period: July to December of each year

Application Website

Release of Results: January 28 of the following year

Application
Fees

Go to THIS PAGE and look for the “College of Fine Arts and Design” tab for the tuition fees.