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Welcome to the Department of Interior Design. This two-year program is designed to expose the student to the basic requirements of the Interior Design profession. This program requires a focused approach and the motivation to complete goals. The curriculum is highly visual, and there is a strong emphasis on presentation of self and work. Please explore this site to view student work and enjoy the efforts of graduates.

For information on this curriculum, please contact Tammy Powell, with questions. We welcome your inquiries and encourage you to visit the college facilities.

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Interior Design Courses

The Interior Design curriculum is designed to prepare students for a variety of job opportunities in the field of both residential and non-residential interior design. The focus of the studies is technical knowledge, professional practices, and aesthetic principles.

Curriculum content includes residential and non-residential interior design, architectural drafting, computer-aided design, and universal design. Also included are basic design, history of interiors and furnishings, color theory, products, business practices, graphic presentations, and general education courses.

Graduates should qualify for a variety of jobs including residential and commercial design, set design, showroom design, and sales positions for furniture, textiles and accessories, and all business dealing with interiors.

Developmental Studies
ENG 075 (asset test score, 23-34) MAT 060 (asset test score on numerical skills, 23-41)
ENG 085 (asset test score, 35-38) MAT 070 (asset test score on elementary algebra, 23-37)
ENG 095 (asset test score, 39-41)
INTERIOR DESIGN ASSOCIATES IN APPLIED SCIENCE Credits Contact
Hours
FALL I
ART 111 Art Appreciation 3 3
DES 110 Architectural Graphics 2 6
DES 125 Visual Presentation I 2 6
DES 135 Principles and Elements of Design I 4 6
DES 235 Products 3 4
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3 3
17 28
SPRING I
DES 112 Building/Construction Systems 3 3
DES 120 CAD for Interior Design 2 6
DES 220 Interior Design Fundamentals 3 7
DES 242 Kitchen/Bath Design 3 4
Interior Design Elective 3
MAT 110 Math Measurement and Literacy 3 4
17 27+
SUMMER I
DES 136 Principles and Elements of Design II 4 6
DES 210 Prof. Practices/Interior Design 2 2
6 8
FALL II
BUS 110 Introduction to Business 3 3
DES 111 Creative Problem Solving 2 2
DES 225 Textiles for Interiors 3 4
DES 230 Residential Design I 3 4
DES 240 Commercial/Contract Design I 3 7
ENG 114 Professional Research and Reporting 3 3
17 23
SPRING II
DES 241 Commercial/Contract Design II 3 7
DES 256 History/Int and Furn II 3 3
DES 265 Lighting/Interior Design 2 3
DES 285 Capstone/Interior Design 4 8
WBL 111 Work-Based Learning I 1 10
Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3 3
16 34
Students must take at least 3 SHC from among the following:
CIS 110 Intro to Computers 3 4
DES 130 Digital Applications for Int. Design 3 5
DES 238 Sustainable Interiors 3 4
DES 243 Advanced Kitchen/Bath Design 3 4
DES 255 History/Interiors and Furnishings I 3 3
DES 260 Materials Calc/Interior Design 3 3

Total Credits Needed 73

KITCHEN AND BATH DESIGN – DIPLOMA

KITCHEN AND BATH DESIGN – DIPLOMA Credits Contact
Hours
FALL I
DES 110 Architectural Graphics 2 6
DES 125 Visual Presentation I 2 6
DES 135 Principles and Elements of Design I 4 6
DES 235 Products 3 4
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3 3
14 25
SPRING I
DES 112 Building/Construction Systems 3 3
DES 220 Interior Design Fundamentals 3 7
DES 242 Kitchen/Bath Design 3 4
DES 265 Lighting/Interior Design 2 3
MAT 110 Math Measurement and Literacy 3 4
14 21
SUMMER I
DES 136 Principles and Elements of Design II 4 6
DES 210 Professional Practices/Interior Design 2 2
DES 243 Advanced Kitchen/Bath Design 3 4
WBL 111 Work-based Learning I 1 10
10 22