Interiors

Diploma Program
IN12

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

1st SEMESTER
16 Hours

MATH 1012 Foundations of Mathematics

FYES 1000 First Year Experience

INDS 1100 Interior Design Fundamentals

INDS 1115 Tech Drawing/Interior Designer

INDS 1120 Codes & Build Systems/Interiors

2nd SEMESTER
16 Hours

INDS 1145 CAD Fund for Interior Design

INDS 1130 Materials and Resources

INDS 1150 History Interiors & Architect I

INDS 1125 Lighting Tech for Interiors

INDS 1135 Textiles for Interiors


3rd SEMESTER
13 Hours

INDS 1155 History Interiors & Architect II

INDS 2210 Design Studio I

INDS 2215 Design Studio II

ENGL 1010 Fundamentals of English I

4th SEMESTER
14 Hours

INDS 2230 Design Studio III

INDS 2240 Business Practices Design Prof

INDS 1160 Interiors Seminar

EMPL 1000 Interpersonal Relations & Prof Dev or PSYC 1010 Basic Psychology



60 TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION

Gainful Employment