Interior Design

The mission of the Interior Design Program at Beirut Arab University is to provide learning opportunities that integrates critical thinking skills with a wide variety of creative experiences in the field of Interior Design. Very broadly, the Interior Design Program seeks to provide students with the highest professional standards to advance a human-centered practice of interior design that contributes positively to the health, safety and well-being of people in local, regional and global contexts.
The broad aim of interior design program is to provide a variety of transformative learning opportunities to shape creative, rational, and socially and environmentally responsible design professionals. This thorough goal is supported through the following objectives:
  • To sustain premium standards for interior design education through professional accreditation.
  • To provide students with necessary skills for interacting with multiple disciplines in collaborative environments.
  • To promote communicative design methods which define and achieve users’ needs in various environments.
  • To develop effective communication skills, with a solid background of design theories, histories,environmental responsiveness, and standards; along with creative, abstract and critical thinking skills.
  • To influence students with a high sense of social and ethical responsibilities.
Graduates of this program will acquire the essential knowledge and skills of successful practitioners in the field of Interior Design. Six critical outcomes are identified as essentials for students to achieve the above mentioned aim. Graduates will demonstrate the ability to:
  • Formulate a complete understanding of the historical and theoretical fundamentals and universal principles of interior design.
  • Develop a comprehensive, human-centered, socially and economically responsive design through creative problem-solving within interior environments..
  • Integrate designs within the context of building technology systems using appropriate materials and products.
  • Develop attitudes, traits and values of professional responsibility, accountability and effectiveness.
  • Communicate effectively and express ideas in writing, orally and graphically.
  • Acquire the necessary knowledge for applying laws, codes, regulations, standards and practices that maintain the health, safety and welfare of the public.
  • Attain a managerial foundation required for professional practice.