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Interior Design: Technical Certificate Engineering and Applied Technology Total Units: 17
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Term Effective: Fall 2017


The Interior Design: Technical 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.

Program Student Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  1. Recognize, identify, and select materials appropriate to clients’ needs for an interior design project;
  2. Demonstrate mastery of the manual and computer graphic techniques used by interior designers;
  3. Prepare a set of interior design construction documents to communicate to subcontractors, suppliers, and clients.

Program Requirements:

The requirements for the Interior Design: Technical Certificate program are:

  • Complete 17 units from
    • Interior Design: Technical Requirements

Interior Design: Technical Requirements - complete 17.00 units
ARCH 27Architectural 3-D Digital Modeling2.00
ARCH 60Digital Presentation Graphics2.00
APTECH 46Introduction to Computer-Aided Drafting2.00
APTECH 59Architectural CAD Basics2.00
INDE 20Introduction to Interior Design3.00
INDE 50Drafting and Drawing for Interiors3.00
INDE 63Interior Products, Materials, and Lighting3.00

Term Effective: Fall 2017

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: Spring 2018

Previous Versions:

Interior Design: Retail Merchandising - effective Spring 2013
Interior Design: Retail Merchandising - effective Summer 2012
Interior Design: Retail Merchandising - effective Fall 2010
Interior Design: Retail Merchandising - effective Spring 2008
Interior Design: Retail Merchandising - effective Fall 1981

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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