Department News


Restoring gravestones in an old fishing village on the Outer Banks of North Carolina – it’s not your typical classroom […]


Amber McCullough, a senior in UNCG’s interior architecture program, placed third in the Sherwin-Williams Student Design Challenge. Read the full […]

Where are they now? Morgan Rigsbee

Made in Greensboro featured our very own alumna, Morgan Rigsbee in a recent article– “Morgan Rigsbee is a designer for […]


July 11, 2018 11 am
July 20, 2018 10 am
Gatewood Lobby
Tour of Facilities
Information Session

Thursday, April 19th: IARc Lecture Series – Artist Odili Odita, 5:30 pm in Bryan Bldg., room 160 Friday, April 20th: IARc […]

 Wednesday, March 21st: Lunch & Learn with Carnegie from 12:00-12:50 pm. Location: Gatewood room 401    

Wednesday, February 14th: Assistant Professor Candidate Presentation at 1:30 pm. Location: Stone room 142  Friday, February 16th: IARc Open House at […]

Friday, November 3rd: Center for Housing and Community Studies hosts their November Housing Hangout from 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm. Location: MHRA 1607. […]

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Undergraduate Program

Design education in IARc is centered on the studio, a physical and intellectual place where ideas are transformed into physical form that includes interior products such as furniture and larger scale interior spaces and buildings. The 4 year Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) degree is a first professional degree that prepares students to enter interior design practice although our graduates also pursue careers in product design, community-engaged or public interest design, web and graphic design, and digital fabrication. Our graduates are recognized in the field as thoughtful designers who can think and learn and do.

Graduate Program

Our Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Interior Architecture offers students a venue for advanced investigations of the built environment in close collaboration with faculty mentors. It is designed to be both studio and research intensive. Students can tailor the curriculum to their specific interests and professional aspirations, mixing and matching different areas of focus such as human environmental design, product design and historic preservation. 

And no matter what we do—from scholarship to research to community engagement—our work is anchored in sustainability and design that promotes social, psychological and ecological well-being.