This semester, we are pleased to share highlights from our award-winning Interior Design (ID) program at Gibbs College of Architecture (GCA). You can look forward to learning about events and opportunities, student and alumni highlights, research initiatives, and more. 

Interior Design Program Overview

The mission of the ID program is to provide professional undergraduate and graduate education in interior design within a collaborative, multidisciplinary learning environment. The disciplinary perspectives share a common pedagogy with GCA’s other divisions, engaging high tech knowledge with high touch skills to prepare new graduates to solve global problems facing the interior design profession. Learn more

Job Opportunities

OU’s ID program ranks seventh nationally in the category of “Most Hired From.” Interior design graduates can choose from a variety of career paths upon graduation, including: 

  • Healthcare 
  • Restaurants 
  • Government facilities 
  • Airport

Excellent Professional Development 

ID students have many opportunities to develop their professional skill sets and become successful alumni. Over the summer, ID students held internships around the country. Recently, Ryan McNitt interned with GFF in Dallas. Learn more 

One recent ID alumnus, Khoi Hoang, is now a Senior Designer for Gensler. He says that studying at OU gave him a “competitive edge in the workplace.” Learn more  

Engaging the Community 

This semester, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th year students are all tasked with community engagement projects. Most recently, 3rd year ID students traveled to Woodward, Oklahoma to tour the Woodward Theater and later presented their project proposals to the owners of the theater. Learn more 

Award-Winning Work

Our students are regularly recognized in student competitions, including the: 

Events and Opportunities 

Over the course of the fall 2019 semester, the ID division is excited to host many events on and off campus. The fall and spring career fairs are excellent networking opportunities for current students looking for future employment upon graduation, with about 40 companies present at each of these events.  Learn more

Be sure to check back for more ID highlights soon!