Interior Design: Commercial (AA) Engineering and Applied Technology Total Units: 80.5

Term Effective: Spring 2008

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.

Term Inactive: Fall 2010

Associate Degree Requirements:

The major is one of several requirements students need to fulfill in order to be awarded the Associate Degree, the highest level of academic achievement recognized by Santa Rosa Junior College. Please note that all of the following requirements must be met in order for the degree to be conferred:

For all students admitted for the Fall 2009 term or any term thereafter, a grade of "C" or better, or "P" if the course is taken on a pass/no pass basis, is required for each course applied toward the major.

Previous Versions:

Interior Design: Commercial - effective Spring 2005


The Interior Design: Commercial major prepares students to work as a full-service interior designer, own his or her own design firm, work for a commercial interior design firm, an architect firm, a development company, or as a space planner or facility manager for a large corporation.

Continuous use of design services in residences and commercial establishments has increased the demand for qualified interior designers. The job market for the Interior Design Commercial graduate is very encouraging.

For students interested in pursing a Certificate of Achievement, a certificate program is available.

Program Requirements:

The requirements for the Interior Design: Commercial program are:

  • Complete 80.5 units from
    • Interior Design: Commercial Requirements

Interior Design: Commercial Requirements - complete 80.50 units
APTECH 56Introduction to Computer-Aided Drafting2.00
ART 51.4Graphic Design: Digital Layout1.00-3.00
CONS 60Blueprint Reading: Residential2.00
FASH 8Introductory Textiles3.00
INDE 20Introduction to Interior Design3.00
INDE 50Basic Drafting for Interior Design3.00
INDE 62.1History of Furniture 13.00
INDE 131History of Furniture 23.00
INDE 63Interior Products, Materials, and Lighting3.00
INDE 64.1Professional Practices for Interior Design3.00
INDE 138International Practices in Interior Design3.00
INDE 128Barrier Free Interior Design3.00
INDE 122Kitchen and Bath Design3.00
INDE 67Interior Illustration and Rendering3.00
INDE 68Business Management for Interior Design3.00
INDE 52Interior Environment and Space Planning3.00
INDE 140Portfolios for Interior Design2.00
INDE 135Working Drawings for Interior Design3.00
INDE 83Lighting Design3.00
INDE 132Furniture and Product Design3.00
INDE 85Practices in Interior Design3.00
INDE 86Commercial Design3.00
INDE 136Interior Design Studio3.00
SPCH 1AIntroduction to Speech3.00
INDE 151Interior Design Project Management3.00
Complete any combination totaling at least 3.00 units from the following:
ART 2.1Ancient to Renaissance Art History and Appreciation3.00
ART 2.2Renaissance to Modern Art History and Appreciation3.00
ART 2.3Modern Art History & Appreciation3.00
Complete any combination totaling at least 3.00 units from the following:
ART 3Introduction to Art & Design3.00
ART 4Principles of Color3.00
FASH 57Fashion Buying3.00
Complete any combination totaling at least 3.00 units from the following:
ART 5Three Dimensional Design3.00
ART 7ADrawing & Composition 13.00

Course Prerequisites and Advisories:

Courses in a program of study may have prerequisites or advisories; that is, courses that must or should be completed before taking that course. Please check for prerequisites or advisories by clicking on the course numbers in the Program Requirements section.

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