Interior design can be a demanding field that requires both creativity and business sense to succeed. Choosing a concise but extensive program to immerse yourself in, can allow you to quickly adopt the skills needed to progress or balance your current professional life. Use this single-quarter program to give yourself an advantage with a certificate to prove your merit.
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Total Units 12 Units
Best practices and principles in interior design with an emphasis on business skills
Methods for working with various materials and resources, such as furniture and lighting
The breadth of topics related to color theory, including color mixing, color psychology, and symbolism
Two special topics of your choice to focus your area of concentration, including history of architectural interiors, space planning, business practices, residential interior design, and using CAD for interior design
Those interested in pursuing a degree or career in interior design
Those with an art or design background wanting to pursue an interest in interior design
Those who already have experience in interior design or related field, and want to reinforce their foundational knowledge
Online with Live Sessions
Course Schedules are Subject to Change
Required (6 Units )
Introduction to Interior DesignA practical introduction to the basic principles of interior design and an overview of the requirements for a comfortable, functioning and aesthetically pleasing environment.
Color Theory and Its ApplicationThis course covers all aspects of Color Theory in order to show students how to create harmonious color schemes in art and design.
Choose your Favorite from Elective, One is Required
Elective (6 Units )
History of Architectural Interiors ISurvey historical interiors from antiquity through the 17th century including ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome; the Middle Ages; the Renaissance; and Europe.
Designing With LightThis course covers lighting systems in both residential and commercial spaces, with emphasis on residential lighting.
Home Decorating for the HolidaysSearching for new decorating ideas for the holidays? This workshop gives you a fresh outlook for Thanksgiving and Christmas decor, and teaches you how to use your imagination and create your own unique decorating style.