Interior Design College of Design

IDes 3614

IDes 3614 Interior Design Ethics and Professional Practice (4 credits), offered fall semester only





The business of interior design, professional ethics, and responsible design are explored and investigated. Students investigate ethics theory and ethical conduct and their responsibility to their business, clients, colleagues, and the community at large. Professional portfolios and credentials will be discussed.



1.     Explore ethics theory as the basis for personal and professional decision making.

2.     Examine ethics application in the context of social responsibility and the practice of interior design.

3.     Recognize the professional and business components of the interior design profession.

4.     Identify various design business functions and ethical considerations that underpin the design process.

5.     Apply business procedures related to interior design projects and processes.

6.     Develop materials associated with a career in interior design.

Contact Information

College of Design

Saint Paul Offices

32 McNeal Hall, 1985 Buford Ave, St. Paul, MN 55108

P: 612-626-9068 | F: 612-625-1922

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Minneapolis Offices

101 Rapson Hall, 89 Church St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455

P: 612-626-9068 | F: 612-625-7525

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