NOTE: This program has been sunset. If you are currently enrolled in the program, you may complete your coursework according to the planned schedule of offerings that was emailed to you. We are no longer accepting applications for new students.

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 12-unit program to give yourself an advantage with a certificate to prove your merit.

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In spring 2022, we will be offering a new Interior Design program in collaboration with Otis College Extension. Stay tuned for more details to come.

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    Est. Tuition $2,200

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    Learning Format Online

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    Duration 6 months *

    *Duration times can vary talk to your student success coach for more information.
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    Total Units 12 Units

Required Courses

Course Formats
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.
3 Units
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.
3 Units
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.
3 Units
Kitchen and Bath DesignLearn how to coordinate, plan, and implement designs for kitchen and bath areas.
3 Units
History of Architectural Interiors and Furniture IISurvey of historical interiors from the 17th century to the present, including English, American and contemporary periods, with focus on styles.
3 Units
Materials and Resources for Interior DesignA basic problem-solving course on locating and selecting interior components.
3 Units
Drafting IAn introduction to basic architectural drawing techniques and skills.
3 Units
Drafting IIThis course expands upon topics covered in Drafting I.
3 Units
Building CodesThis class introduces various building codes that the professional designer must comply with for all building types.
3 Units
Space PlanningThis course introduces students to the methodology used by interior designers to plan and creatively organize residential and commercial space.
3 Units
Perspective DrawingLearn how to draw both one-point and two-point perspective drawings of interiors.
3 Units
Business Practices for Interior DesignersSurvey of business principles and practices for interior design professionals.
3 Units
Designing With LightThis course covers lighting systems in both residential and commercial spaces, with emphasis on residential lighting.
3 Units
Residential Interior DesignStudy of residential interior design projects from conceptualization to installation.
3 Units
Window Treatments -- Draperies, Shades, Blinds and ShuttersA basic study of various aspects of window coverings--designing, measuring, materials, pricing and sources.
2 Units

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