2016-2017 Course Catalog & Student Handbook 
    Nov 27, 2022  
2016-2017 Course Catalog & Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Interiors Diploma

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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 and allow 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 diploma. (Program Length: 4 Semesters Minimum)

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 Courses (8 Credits)

Total Hours: 58

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