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: Metropolitan Community College students should seek specific counsel from the JCCC program personnel for the appropriate course plan and numbers.
Metropolitan Community College students should refer to Cooperative Program Information.
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
|ITMD 121||Interior Design I||3|
|DRAF 164||Architectural Drafting/Residential Interior Design||3|
|ITMD 125||Interior Textiles||3|
|ITMD 132||Materials and Resources||3|
|ENGL 121||Composition I*||3|
|MATH 120||Business Mathematics* (or higher)||3|
|NOTE: MATH 171 suggested for transfer|
|ITMD 185||Construction Methods, Building Systems and Regulations for the Interior Designer*||3|
|ITMD 231||History of Interior Design II||3|
|ITMD 202||Interior Design II*||3|
|ITMD 129||Design Communications*||3|
|DRAF 264||CAD:Interior Design*||3|
|BUS 150||Business Communications*||3|
|or PSYC 130||Introduction to Psychology|
|ITMD 271||Budgeting and Estimating*||3|
|ITMD 215||Environmental Systems for the Interior Designer*||3|
|ACCT 121||Accounting I||3|
|MKT 134||Professional Selling||3|
|ITMD 219||Issues in Interior Design*||3|
|ITMD 282||Interiors Internship I*||1|
|ITMD 273||Practices and Procedures*||2|
|ITMD 280||Leadership in Design*||1|
|or MKT 121||Retail Management|
|ITMD 239||Capstone: Interior Design*||2|
|ECON 230||Economics I||3|
|or ECON 231||Economics II|
|ARTH 180||Art History: Ancient to Renaissance||3|
|or ARTH 182||Art History: Renaissance to Modern|
|ITMD 284||Interiors Internship II*||1|
|Physical Education Elective ^||1|
Total Program Hours: 68