Interior Design

About the Interior Design Program

Saddleback 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.

Interior Design Department News

Welcome to the Interior Design Program!

Faculty and Staff

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

FAQ's

Frequently asked questions about the Interior Design program.

Fall Semester

Level I Courses:
* Scroll down for course descriptions

COURSE     TICKET   DAY | TIME              FORMAT                           INSTRUCTOR

Fundamentals of Interior Design (various online formats):
ID 110           18705       M              10:30 AM - 11:45    live +  online          A. Heneghan
ID 110           18700       T                3:00 PM - 5:50         live online               L. McBride
ID 110           18675     T Th             9:00 AM - 10:15     live online               S. Craig
ID 110           18715     ONLINE     16 weeks                  no meetings           H. Graves
ID 110           18750     ONLINE     8 w. 10/14 -12/16  no meetings           J. Turcotte

Interior Design Studio I (recommended to take in the 2nd semester):
ID 111           18720       M              10:30 AM - 1:20     live +  online           F. Gabdrakhmanova

Beginning Drafting for Interiors:
ID 112           18760       M              8:00 AM - 10:15     live +  online           A. Heneghan

Applied Color and Design Theory for Interior Design:
ID 114           18765       W              10:30 AM - 1:20     live +  online           F. Gabdrakhmanova

CAD for Interior Design (recommended to take in the 2nd semester):
ID 115           18725     T Th             6:00 PM - 8:15       live online               J. Smith

Interior Materials and Products: 
ID 116           18745     T Th            10:30 AM - 11:45    live online              S. Craig

History of Interior Architecture and Furnishings I:
ID 122           18740     ONLINE     16 weeks                 no meetings            M. Curry

History of Interior Architecture and Furnishings II:
ID 125           18730     ONLINE     16 weeks                 no meetings            M. Curry


Level II and III Courses: Check our full FALL 2020 schedule 

How to sign up for the course?

I am New to the Program. What Should I Take?

Classes suggested for beginning Interior Design students:

  • ID 110* - FUNDAMENTALS OF INTERIOR DESIGN
  • ID 112   - BEGINNING DRAFTING FOR INTERIORS (required for many classes)
  • ID 114   - APPLIED COLOR AND DESIGN THEORY FOR INTERIOR DESIGN
  • ID 116   - INTERIOR MATERIALS AND PRODUCTS
  • ID 133   - RENDERING AND RAPID VISUALIZATION FOR INTERIOR DESIGN
  • ID 123   - INTERIOR DESIGN ILLUSTRATION
  • ID 122* - HISTORY OF INTERIOR ARCHITECTURE AND FURNISHINGS I 
  • ID 125* - HISTORY OF INTERIOR ARCHITECTURE AND FURNISHINGS II

* Courses satisfy General Education (GE) requirements in the Arts for the Associate Degree. They are offered in both formats: online and on campus.

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Interior Design Courses

Information about INTERIOR DESIGN COURSES (2020-21 Catalog)

CWE 180 CO-OP-ED INTERIOR DESIGN 1 Unit 
Prerequisite: ID 129
Provides supervised hands-on experience as an Interior Design Assistant at an interior design-related work site. Students develop specific and individual design skills as a part of the Interior Design program. Typically taken in the final year of the program. Work site must be approved by instructor prior to enrollment. Students may enroll in a maximum of 8 units of cooperative work experience education per semester, for a lifetime maximum of 16 units. Students must work 75 paid hours or 60 non-paid hours per unit earned.