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Las Positas College is an inclusive, learning-centered, equity-focused environment that offers educational opportunities and support for completion of students' transfer, degree, and career-technical goals while promoting lifelong learning.

Interior Design Associate of Science (AS)

About the Program

The Associate of Science in Interior Design offers students a creative approach to learning Interior Design, and the opportunity to earn their degree while working in the Interior Design field. This solid Interior Design program contains practical course content, work experience, and overall design projects that promote graduates to the working world of being an Interior Designer. Work experience or internships are encouraged.

Career Opportunities

Graduates can expect to work as designers in: architecture offices, commercial design firms, selling furniture or other design products, their own design company, home builder's design centers, etc.

Program Outcomes

  • Upon completion of the AS in Interior Design, students are able to demonstrate the skills and knowledge learned through coursework to meet CSU transfer requirements.

Required Core: (30 Units)

Course Number Course Title Units
INTD 5 Principles of Interior Design 3
INTD 10 Introduction to Textiles 3
INTD 15 Drafting for Interior Design 3
INTD 20 History of Interiors/Furnishings 3
INTD 25 Materials and Resources 3
INTD 30 Fundamentals of Lighting 3
INTD 35 Residential Space Planning 3
INTD 40 Computer Aided Design 3
INTD 45 Basic Kitchen and Bathroom Design 3
INTD 47 Professional Practices 3

Total Units for the Major: 30

The Associate Degree is conferred upon those students who complete the required 60 or more semester units of the degree pattern with a grade-point average of 2.0 or better, of which 12 units must be earned at Las Positas College. In addition, students must complete a General Education pattern in order to earn a degree: see the Las Positas College General Education Pattern for Associate of Science (AS) Degree, California State University General Education-Breadth, or the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (for CSU) patterns for listing of areas and courses. Double counting courses in GE and the major is permissible. The number of units that may be double counted will depend on the entry point to the degree program, the optional course(s) taken, and the GE pattern selected. Elective units are degree applicable. Consult with an adviser or a counselor to plan the courses necessary to achieve your academic goal.