Associate of Applied Science in Interior Design
Our associate’s degree provides you with knowledge of interior design to build on while earning your bachelor’s degree or apply to your career.
What You'll Learn
Interior design basics
History of interior design
Interior finishes and materials
In this program, you will develop a sense of aesthetic discernment while learning the fundamentals of interior design.
A grade of “B” or better in courses required for this major (“B-” is not acceptable) in addition to an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Credit Hour Requirements:
A total of 60 credit hours is required.
An interview with the program advisor is necessary prior to acceptance into the program.
In order to be competitive in the interior design field, we highly recommend you earn your bachelor’s degree in interior design.
With an associate’s degree, you may find employment in entry-level design positions.
Possible positions include: Interior design consultant, color and materials designer, commercial design assistant, and visual merchandiser.
After 2 years of experience in the field, you will be able to sit for the NCIDQ (National Council for Interior Design Qualification) exam.
As an Interior Design student, you are required to meet with your faculty advisor each semester for course and program advisement.
Appointments can be scheduled by phone or email.
General Education Advisor
Interior Design Advisor
Kristen Arnold, M.Ed, Bid, IDEC
NCIDQ Certificate No. 28155
Program Coordinator, Assistant Professor