Want to turn your diploma into a degree?

Graduates with a three-year Advanced Diploma in Interior Design may be eligible to complete our Honours Bachelor of Interior Design degree.

As of Spring 2015, a four-year bachelor's degree is the minimum standard of education for both intern and registered membership within ARIDO.

Bridging admission requirements

  • Completion of an Advanced Diploma in Interior Design achieving a minimum of 75% in their final program year;
  • Grade 12 English (U) with a minimum final grade of 65% AND any Grade 11 Mathematics (U) or (M) OR Grade 12 Mathematics (U);
  • Completion of a digital portfolio and writing sample (click here for full description of required material)

Bridging courses

Completion of the following bridging courses achieving a minimum grade of 65% in the following courses:

  • INDS-7011 Making Choices in a Complex World;
  • DESG-7033 Context and Connections in Interior Design;
  • METH-7020 Quantitative Methods & Statistics;
  • INDS-7012 Theories of Beauty;
  • METH-7021 Research Methods;
  • COOP-1021 Co-op Education - Employment Prep;
  • Upgrade English and Math to the level as indicated above;
  • Completion of a four-month co-op, meeting the degree requirement.

More information

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Kathy Gerber, Student Success Advisor
519-452-4430 x4023 or kgerber@fanshawec.ca

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