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Interior Design Certificate of Achievement (CA)

About the Program

The Certificate of Achievement in Interior Design offers classes for students who are changing careers, brushing up on their design skills or just wanting to have fun with their own home. The certificate offers a solid Interior Design program with 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

Certificate holders are able to obtain jobs as Interior designers in: their own business, a New Home-builder company, an Interior design firm, and a retail position as well as an architectural office.

Program Outcomes

  • Upon completion of the Certificate of Achievement in Interior Design, students are able to work in a professional design company with both business and design education.

Required Core: (24 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 40 Computer Aided Design 3
INTD 47 Professional Practices 3

List A: Select Two (6 Units)

Course Number Course Title Units
BUSN 52 Business Communications 3
INTD 35 Residential Space Planning 3
INTD 45 Basic Kitchen and Bathroom Design 3
MKTG 61 Professional Selling 3
WRKX 94 Occupational Work Experience/Internship 3

Total Units: 30