The program provides instruction in the areas of design, color theory, and application, computer-aided design for interiors, and space and lighting planning within the scope of local codes and regulations.  Projects will allow students to research identified design problems.

Graduates will:

  • Be awarded an Associate of Arts in Interior Design and the requisite tools for working as an entry-level interior designer.
  • Apply the fundamentals of interior design through a seamless and comprehensive study combining the design concepts (theoretical and practical), building systems, components, and construction.
  • Expand observational and critical thinking skills and encourage creativity and innovation in design.


Trimester I – Year I
ENGL105 English Research
CIS 116 Intro to Computer Applications
IND101 Intro to Interior Design
CIS 105 Introduction to Computer Graphics/Adobe Photoshop
Trimester II – Year I
ARC113 Construction Technology
GD125 Color & Design
IND121 CAD for Interiors
IND100 Architectural Graphics I
Trimester III – Year I
IND131 Interior Design History
ENGL 202 Technical Writing
IND111 Textiles
ARC 127 2D &3D Design Foundation/SketchUp
Trimester I – Year 2
MATH110 College Algebra
ENGL 106 Public Speaking
IND112 Residential Design
PSY130 Psychology of Design
Trimester II – Year 2
IND201 Lighting Design
PHIL200 Intro to Ethics
IND204 Commercial Design
IND212 Event Design & Décor
Trimester III – Year 2
IND211 Kitchen & Bath
IND212 Design Portfolio
GD265 Design Business Admin
INT IND Design Capstone


*Liberal Arts Electives (Choose One): (GD246 – Motion Graphics/GD123 – Digital Photography/GD100 – Art History)