Interior Design

DesignSaddleback College offers an interdisciplinary Interior Design curriculum providing multi-level, accredited courses that prepare students with the competencies required to enter the Interior Design profession. The Associate in Science Degree will be awarded after completion of Level III.

Interiors Merchandising - Level I
The Interiors Merchandising level provides the student with a short-term certificate program leading to employment in merchandising or sales.

Interior Design Assistant - Level II
The Interior Design Assistant level meets the educational standards that can lead to minimum preparation for design certification and employment as a Design Assistant.

Interior Design Professional - Level III
The Interior Design Professional level meets the educational standards leading to employment and certification as a professional Interior Designer.

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   Employment Opportunities:

Interior Design Assistant in Residential/Commercial Design
Historic Preservation Specialist
Manufacturer’s Sales Representative
Interiors Merchandiser
Model Home Designer
Color or Lighting Specialist
Computer-Aided Design Specialist
Design Journalist
Kitchen & Bath Designer
Professional Interior Designer

View our certificates in the College Catalog under Certificates and Degrees - Interior Design
or our Spring 2019 Class Schedule

For more information, please contact our staff below.

Alinde Bittner HerronView profile information for Alinde Bittner
Department Co-Chair
Interior Design Instructor
(949) 582-4935

Farida Gabdrakhmanova
Department Co-Chair
Interior Design Instructor
(949) 582-4615

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Interiors Merchandising

Interior Design Assistant

Interior Design Professional