Interior Design Marketing & Management, AAS

The Interior Design program offers three certificate and three degree options designed to meet the needs of students seeking to become an interior designer, kitchen and bath designer, manager of an interior design firm, or industry-specializing professional among the vast variety of interior design disciplines. Interior Design: Marketing and Management AAS prepares students for careers in the interior design industry and provides coursework required to transfer for a Bachelor's degree program under an existing transfer agreement. The JCCC Interior Design Program provides relevant curriculum with experiential learning that emphasizes the student’s ability to think creatively, critically and collaboratively in preparation of entering professional employment. Theory and application dovetail in the classroom and community, providing exposure to business and industry standards, professional practices and progressive design opportunities through cultivated industry relationships. Two required internships help develop technical, creative and business skills. Faculty have worked in the field, which equips them to offer valuable firsthand knowledge of what it takes to succeed.

JCCC's interior design program is recognized by the National Kitchen and Bath Association as an NKBA Accredited program.

Note: Some prerequisite courses for the Interior Design programs require a “C” or higher to be awarded the AAS degrees and certificates.

(Major Code 2960; State CIP Code 50.0408)

Associate of Applied Science Degree

First Semester

ITMD 121Interior Design I3
DRAF 164Architectural Drafting/Residential Interior Design3
ITMD 125Interior Textiles3
ITMD 132Materials and Resources3
ENGL 121Composition I*3
MATH 120Business Mathematics* (or higher)3
NOTE: MATH 171 suggested for transfer
Total Hours18

Second Semester

ITMD 185Construction Methods, Building Systems and Regulations for the Interior Designer*3
ITMD 231History of Interior Design II3
ITMD 202Interior Design II*3
ITMD 271Budgeting and Estimating*3
DRAF 264CAD:Interior Design*3
BUS 150Business Communications*3
or PSYC 130 Introduction to Psychology
Total Hours18

Third Semester

ITMD 129Design Communication*3
ITMD 215Environmental Systems for the Interior Designer*3
ACCT 121Accounting I3
MKT 134Professional Selling3
ITMD 219Issues in Interior Design*3
ITMD 282Interiors Internship I*1
Total Hours16

Fourth Semester

ITMD 273Practices and Procedures*2
ITMD 280Leadership in Design*1
MKT 205eMarketing3
or MKT 121 Retail Management
ITMD 239Capstone: Interior Design*2
ECON 230Principles of Macroeconomics3
or ECON 231 Principles of Microeconomics
ARTH 180Art History: Ancient to Renaissance3
or ARTH 182 Art History: Renaissance to Modern
ITMD 284Interiors Internship II*1
Total Hours15

Total Program Hours: 67