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2022-2023 College Catalog 
2022-2023 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Interior Design Certificate

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Division of Business & Professional Studies

The program provides the following: the study of interior space planning, the coordination and application of currently manufactured products, knowledge of building codes and materials of design, use of color, history of furnishings, the decorative arts, and preparation and delivery of creative graphic and oral residential and commercial presentations.

The Interior Design certificate develops students’ knowledge in space design, materials and furnishing. Interior Design is not just decorating; it involves many aspects of architectural design and planning as well. Students will apply the principles of good design when planning the arrangement of furnishings and aesthetic details for an environment in which people live and work. The use of CAD, (computer assisted design)/ AutoCAD software, will be introduced. Students will also learn the principles, methods and tools for establishing and running their own Interior Design business in the Small Business Management course. The Internship provides the capstone” that synthesizes the student’s learning in a directed portfolio project.

Upon completion, the Certificate in Interior Design is awarded.

Program Outcomes

Program learning outcomes available by clicking here.

credits: 12

credits: 15

Total Credits: 27

* Must be taken in the final semester

Program Notes

In addition to textbooks, an architectural drawing kit and CAD/AutoCAD software are also required.

Massachusetts Building Codes will be integrated into each course and activity as applicable.

For more information about the costs of this program and employment opportunities after completion, please visit our gainful employment page here: Interior Design Certificate



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