Interior Design Technology
If you are imaginative, creative, organized, a good communicator and able to deal with deadlines, interior design is for you! You’ll enjoy the satisfaction of seeing your ideas become a reality as you work with clients to develop design solutions that are visually appealing and technically sophisticated. Formal education, experience and a national examination ensure that professional interior designers can produce a healthy, safe and comfortable physical environment.
Once You Complete the Program
Earn your A.S. Degree in Interior Design, and then seek approved work experience that qualifies you to take the National Interior Design Examination (NCIDQ). Rising demand for good interior design of private homes, offices, restaurants and other retail establishments, along with an increase in institutions that care for the growing elderly population, are spurring employment growth for interior designers. Interior designers can work as individual consultants, in partnerships or corporations, or with architectural-interior design firms.
Academic Plans/Guided Pathways for Interior Design Technology
For course descriptions, see the College Catalog.Academic Plans/Guided Pathways are recommended sequences of courses and prerequisites needed to complete your degree. It is a general suggestion for when to take your courses; it is not a course schedule. Students should meet with their advisors to make appropriate course selections. The Academic Plans/Guided Pathways listed below are for the current academic year. Students should consult with their advisors for plan requirements specific to their academic year.
Interior Design Technology A.S.
Gain management and technical skills in many high-demand career fields, with the option to continue toward a Bachelor’s Degree at IRSC.
Technical (College Credit) Certificates
Earn valuable Technical (College Credit) Certificates at the same time you’re completing an A.S. Degree—get double the value and additional credentials by completing these blocks of courses.