2019-2020 Course Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Jul 14, 2024  
2019-2020 Course Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Interiors AAS Program Fact Sheet

What is Interiors? The Interiors Degree prepares students to begin successful careers in the field of interior design. The program includes courses in interiors and college-level general education courses.  Are you great at design planning, love Interior Design?  This is the program for you.  You will take courses in the principles and elements of design, textiles, history of architecture and furniture, drafting, perspective drawing, lighting, AutoCAD, Revit, codes, materials use, business and internship.  You will become involved in the design community immediately.  Hands on projects will allow you to experience your design talents.  Internship will provide application of knowledge to the field.
Degrees and Certificates
  • Interiors, AAS
  • Interior Design & Color, Certificate
  • Interiors Technology, Certificate
Prerequisite Courses
  1. FYES 1000  
  2. Degree level proficiency required to take degree level General Education courses.
  3. Diploma level proficiency required to take INDS technical courses. Please refer to course descriptions in the online catalog for specific prerequisites.
Semester Program Begins Fall, spring, and summer
Application Process Applicants to the Interiors program must meet all admission requirements: complete an application and pay the application fee. Individuals apply to Gwinnett Technical College at GwinnettTech.edu and submit all transcripts from high school and previous college work, and take the ACCUPLACER test, if required.
Program Deadlines You may enter in the fall, spring, or summer terms.
For more information, contact: Susan Arnold, program director, SArnold@GwinnettTech.edu, 678.226.6632.
for admission and enrollment, contact: Enrollment Support Center in Building 100 at the Lawrenceville campus, or Building A at the Alpharetta-North Fulton campus, or email BusinessArtDesignTeam@GwinnettTech.edu.

Quick Facts

(This data was compiled from the American Society for Interior Design.)

 Interior Designer

2016 Median pay     $49,810
Entry level education     Associate degree, diploma, certificates
Number of jobs, 2016     58,900
Job growth, 2010-2020     4%

The ASID State of the Industry shows that Interior Design has fully recovered to pre-recession levels. The U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics and the U.S. Census reflect an 11.9% growth in the number of Interior Designers, 6% growth in Design firms and 8 to 9% growth in the construction industry. Interior Design is a strong growing sector. It is complex, changing, and accelerating as the building environment grows and changes.

The Gwinnett Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.
Lisa Richardson, Section 504/ADA, Title IX and Equity Coordinator, Building 100, Room 708, 678.226.6691, LRichardson@GwinnettTech.edu