INTERIOR DESIGN

Interior Design Associate in Science

The Interior Design's program's goals are to prepare graduates for employment in the current job market and/or fulfill transfer requirements to a four-year institution where courses fulfill the lower division requirements of a specific major or serve as electives. An important element of the program is to offer professional level curriculum that provides graduates with the ability to perform in a variety of occupations as industry demands change and economic conditions fluctuate. Additionally, the comprehensive curriculum follows CIDA (Council for Interior Design Accreditation) standards to meet the functional and aesthetic needs pertaining to clients and the interior environments. Students who complete this AS Degree will be eligible to sit for the CID examination upon graduation that may lead to becoming a Certified Interior Designer.

Student Learning Outcome
Demonstrate proficiency in the core skills and knowledge required for employment as an interior designer.
 
 

Interior Design Certificate of Achievement

The Interior Design program's goals are to prepare graduates for employment in the current job market and/or fulfill transfer requirements to a four-year institution where courses fulfill the lower division requirements of a specific major or serve as electives. An important element of the program is to offer professional level curriculum that provides graduates with the ability to perform in a variety of occupations as industry demands change and economic conditions fluctuate. Additionally, the comprehensive curriculum follows FIDER standards to meet the functional and aesthetic needs pertaining to clients and the interior environments.

Student Learning Outcome
Demonstrate proficiency in the core skills and knowledge required for employment as an interior designer.
 
 
Interior Decorating - Merchandising Certificate of Achievement 

This certificate prepares students to become interior decorators whose primary industry employment will be in retail furniture sales.

Student Learning Outcome
Demonstrate proficiency in the core skills and knowledge required for employment as an assistant to an interior designer or decorator, or a salesperson within the residential home furnishing industry
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Interior Design - Set Decorator for TV and Film Certificate of Specialization
 
A certificate designed to prepare students for internships and employment opportunities as production assistants in TV, and film. Students may be able to obtain the following positions upon completion of certificate program: prop house worker, prop house consultant, set dresser, assistant set dresser, on-set dresser, lead of set decoration department, swing gang worker, and set decorator for small non-union production. Students will obtain the following skills and knowledge: color application, identification of period history, the application of principles and elements of design, the ability to obtain trade resources, and stagecraft skills.
 
Student Learning Outcome
Demonstrate proficiency in the core skills and knowledge required for employment as a set decorator for TV, film or theatre.

 
Interior Design - Home Staging Certificate of Specialization

Certificate of Specialization in staging homes to appeal to reentry students, special population students, interior decorators, interior designers, set decorators, and real estate agents.

Student Learning Outcome
Demonstrate proficiency in staging home to make a good first impression through curb appeal, decluttering and reorganizing spaces, and presenting rooms to serve a purpose.