The requirements for this program of study are effective beginning the semester shown above. If you began working on this program before the effective semester, you may not be affected by the changes. Consult with the program contact person or the department chair to determine your eligibility to complete the program under previous requirements.
Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:
This accelerated certificate program will provide an introduction to the field of Interior Design. It includes the history of Interior Design, graphic communicaiton skills, and criteria for choosing furnishings for an interior. Students can build on this certificate towards a Technical and Residential Certificate in Interior Design or an AA degree in Interior Design.
- Identify what skills are necessary to become a professional Interior Designer.
- Evaluate materials and lighting to create residential/commercial interiors.
- Analyze the history of architecture, interiors, and furnishings for a better understanding of current design trends.
- Demonstrate how to hand-draft to scale in order to communicate with sub-contractors and clients.