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|Interior Design: Retail Merchandising Certificate
|Engineering and Applied Technology
Total Units: 24
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The Interior Design: Retail Merchandising Certificate of Achievement prepares students for employment in a number of interior retail merchandising areas such as, home accessory, countertop surface, wholesale design, do-it-yourself merchandise, floorcoverings, furniture, lighting, paint, and wallcoverings.
For students interested in pursing an Associate degree, a major program is available. More information about the Interior Design programs can be found at the Consumer and Family Studies website.
Program Student Learning Outcomes
Upon Successful completion of this certificate, the student will be able to:
- Recognize appropriate color coordination, proportion, scale, balance, and room layout for the specific needs of the client;
- utilize effective sales techniques in a retail setting;
- demonstrate ability to recognize and select materials appropriate to clients' needs for a project;
- present design options visually to clients; and
- demonstrate the ability to purchase, deliver, and install goods for clients and follow-up with good business practices geared to the interior design industry.
The requirements for the Interior Design: Retail Merchandising Certificate program are:
Complete 24 units from
- Interior Design: Retail Merchandising Requirements
|Interior Design: Retail Merchandising Requirements - complete 24.00 units
|Introduction to Interior Design
|Basic Drafting for Interior Design
|Interior Products, Materials, and Lighting
|Professional Practices for Interior Design
|Business Management for Interior Design
|Introduction to Public Speaking
|Complete any combination totaling at least 3.00 units from the following:
|Introduction to Art and Design
|Principles of Color
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.
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.