201 KAR 19:305. Accredited schools and colleges for certified interior designers.


      RELATES TO: KRS 323.406(1), 323.408, 323.410

      STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 323.210(2), 323.406

      NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 323.406(1) authorizes the board to establish educational criteria for those persons seeking certification as a certified interior designer. This administrative regulation establishes the list of programs from which degrees and education meet the criteria for certification.


      Section 1. Definitions. (1) "Board" is defined at KRS 323.010(1) and 323.400(1).

      (2) "CIDA" means the Council for Interior Design Certification which was formerly known as the Foundation for Interior Design Education Research (FIDER).

      (3) "NAAB" means the National Architectural Accrediting Board.


      Section 2. (1) Schools and colleges of interior design that have professional degree programs accredited by CIDA or NAAB shall constitute the list of accredited programs.

      (2) Education from a program of study on interior design other than a CITA or NAAB accredited degree program shall be obtained from a school accredited by a regional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. (29 Ky.R. 2389; Am. 2657; eff. 5-15-03.)