About this course
To provide students with quality training, practice and skill development necessary to progress in the diverse career opportunities available within the interior design field. The program seeks to provide unique learning opportunities through practical hands-on training, involvement in and from the design community, and a comprehensive curriculum to ensure a successful transition from student of interior design to practitioner of interior design.
The primary purpose of this program is to prepare students for initial employment in the interior design, architecture, or construction industry. This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for careers in this field. Program competency-based applied learning covers the elements and principles of design, advanced hand and computer aided drawing skills, visual and oral presentation skills, technical and historical reference, and interior design concepts and theory.
Interior designers that wish to be licensed and practice commercial design are required by the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation, Board of Architecture and Interior Design to have a combination of six years of education and work experience and National Council for Interior Design Qualification Certification.