Bachelor of Interior Design (Honours)

Program Details

Credential: 4-Year Bachelor of Interior Design (Honours)

This unique four-year honours-level program is accredited by the Council of Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA) and is recognized by the Association of Registered Interior Designers of Ontario (ARIDO).

The program provides professional training in the design development and presentation of interior spaces - including residential, corporate/commercial, retail, institutional, healthcare, hospitality/entertainment and exposition - through project-based learning.

Students study in detail the range of functional and aesthetic components that allow spaces in the built environment to be safely and comfortably inhabited. The relationship of occupants and their physical environment is analyzed through the consideration of ergonomics, illumination, acoustics, finishes, safety, and all aspects of space programming.

Student Availability

Conestoga College facilitates recruitment on an ongoing basis - there are no hard deadlines. Typical time frames for work terms are listed below.

Postings are accepted beginning four months before the start of a term until all students have secured employment provided the minimum 12 consecutive weeks of full-time work is met.
Work/Study Sequence - Bachelor of Interior Design
Year Fall (Sept. - Dec.) Winter (Jan. - Apr.) Spring/Summer (May - Aug.)
Year 1 Classes Classes  
Year 2 Classes Classes Work Term 1
Year 3 Classes Classes Work Term 2
Year 4 Classes Classes  

Work Term Capabilities

Specific skills and abilities that students are typically capable of performing during a given work term are listed below.

Work Term I

Work Term II

Sample Job Titles

Interior Design Assistant, Space Planner, Junior Draftsperson (AutoCAD & Revit), Product Consultant, Home Furnishings Consultant, Product and Material Samples Coordinator, Project Coordinator Assistant

Program Courses

To see a typical course list for this program, see the current program course information.

Wage Data

Conestoga College collects data on hourly wages of co-operative education students. See the Schedule and Wage Data for details.

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Contact Information

Do you need help developing a recruitment plan or job posting, accessing wage information, or connecting with a talented co-op student? Contact:

Ken Buitenhuis
Employer Relations Consultant
519-748-5220 ext. 3216