2019-2020 Course Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Jun 16, 2024  
2019-2020 Course Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Interiors, AAS

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Program Description

The Interiors program is designed to prepare students for employment in a variety of positions in today’s interiors field. The interiors program provides learning opportunities which introduce, develop, and reinforce academic and occupational knowledge, skills, and attitudes required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The knowledge and skills emphasized in this program include non-textile and textile use, materials usage; basic blueprint reading; codes, building systems; use of computers in drafting; communication with architects, contractors and clients; historical perspective of architecture; interior design fundamentals; selection and use of furniture and interior finishes; client presentations and business principles. Additionally, the program provides opportunities to upgrade present knowledge and skills or to retrain in the area of interiors. Required core classes give students a well-balanced foundation of English and math which allows students to expand their knowledge of humanities, literature, and art. Electives allow the student to specialize according to career goals. Graduates of the program receive an Interiors degree. (Program Length: 5 Semesters Minimum)

View the Interiors AAS Program Fact Sheet  for additional information.

Note: Technical courses in this program are subject to a livework/supply reimbursement charge.

Employment Opportunities

Residential, commercial decorator/designer, independent or retail decorator/designer, project coordinator, showroom manager, visual merchandiser, sales representative


Essential General Education Core Courses (15 Credits)

Area I - Language Arts/Communication

(Successful completion of ENGL 1101  is required)

Area II - Social/Behavioral Sciences

(Choose ONE of the following)

Area III - Natural Sciences/Mathematics

(Successful completion of MATH 1111  or MATH 1103  is required)

Area IV - Humanities/Fine Arts

(Choose ONE of the following)

General Education Elective:

To meet the minimum required 15 semester credit hours in general education courses, an additional 3 semester credit hours must be taken from Area I, Area II, Area III, or Area IV. Students can view the complete list of classes here .

Total Hours: 65

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