Ali Zaikouk, ID204 Foundation Studio III
The M. Wilhelmina Boldt Interior Design program Wprepares students for careers as creative, ethically responsible, proficient interior design practitioners. Marymount offers a Bachelors of Arts in Interior Design and two tracks leading to a Master of Arts in Interior Design. The curriculum combines the Liberal Arts Core requirements with professionally directed coursework to develop practitioners with a commitment to critical thinking, lifelong learning, and concern for the well-being of people and the environment. Graduates enter practice as entry-level interior designers for both residential and commercial interior spaces possessing a theoretical and practical knowledge in design, space planning, and programming.
Graduates of the Interior Design (B.A.) program may pursue careers with interior design firms, architectural firms, corporate facilities, and government agencies. The program is accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA).
The M. Wilhelmina Boldt Interior Design Program offers two tracks leading to a Master of Arts in interior design. The post-professional track is for those with an accredited undergraduate degree in interior design or architecture. The first professional track is for those with a baccalaureate degree not in interior design or architecture.
The graduate program abides by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA) guidelines and standards.
Marymount’s location near Washington D.C. offers numerous opportunities for Interior Design students. The area is rich in architecture, museums, historic houses, and other cultural activities and centers for field trips and assignments; academic opportunities for guest speakers from government, commerce, and the profession. Many of the top architecture and interior design firms have offices in the Washington DC metropolitan area where interior design students may obtain internships and positions. The program takes advantage of top designers and architects as mentors, guest jurors, and adjunct professors. The diversity of experience and breadth of knowledge of the full-time faculty and adjuncts have a significant impact upon the teaching and learning environment. The full-faculty have backgrounds in architecture, interior design, art & sculpture, universal design, empathic design, technology, and graphic design.