Furnishings and Interiors - B.S.F.C.S.

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Degree & Major: Furnishings and Interiors - B.S.F.C.S.
College Name: College of Family and Consumer Sciences
Department Name: Textiles, Merchandising and Interiors
Olivia Arnold
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Degree Requirements

College-wide Requirements

University-wide Requirements

Description: The Furnishings and Interiors major is a studio-based, residential interior design program with some commercial design projects. Projects link you with industry partners in solving residential design problems. Take courses in space planning, sustainability, history of architecture and interiors, presentation methods, kitchen and bath design, and fabrics and furnishings for innovative design. An internship is a program requirement. The Furnishings and Interiors major is a rigorous program of study for students who are self-motivated and inspired by excellence in design.

Career Opportunities: Exciting employment opportunities are available in architecture and residential design firms as space planners, kitchen and bath designers, and design and sustainability consultants.
of Transfer Students:
Transfer students must complete statistics and elementary chemistry or physical science or biology.
Scholarships: The College of Family and Consumer Sciences has numerous scholarships that all majors in the College may apply for depending on GPA.
FACS Scholarship information can be found at https://www.fcs.uga.edu/ssac/scholarships.
Study Abroad: The London Study Abroad Program offers students internship opportunities for six weeks in London. The New York study tour provides visits to design firms, showrooms, color consultants, and other industries related to Furnishings and Interiors.
Internships: Internships are required. Students intern with residential interior designers, kitchen and bath designers, and architectural firms.
Student Organizations: UGA National Kitchen and Bath Association Student Chapter
FACS Student Organizations Information can be found at https://www.fcs.uga.edu/ssac/student-organizations
Available Graduate Programs: M.S. in Textiles, Merchandising and Interiors with the option to choose an emphasis from one of the following:
• Polymer, Fiber and Textile Science
• Merchandising and International Trade
• Historic and Cultural Aspects of Dress and Textiles
• Interior Environments

M.S. Non-Thesis Option in Textiles, Merchandising and Interiors

Ph.D. in Polymer, Fiber, and Textile Sciences. There is also an option for an emphasis in International Merchandising.