Program Outcomes

Certificate of Achievement

Certificate of Achievement


The Surface Design program covers the creative and technical aspects of surface design as it relates to creating repeat patterns and designs for products including textiles, home furnishings, wall coverings, floor coverings, decorative papers, greeting cards, and other surfaces. The program covers the process from initial research, design awareness, theme development and realization, to the various ways of printing and applying those designs to a variety of surfaces and materials. Creative, technical, and practical processes and procedures will be covered. Students completing this program would be prepared for entry-level employment in the textile, home-goods, and paper-goods surface design industries as entry-level designers, illustrators, and/or print technicians.


Careers associated with this program have a salary range from $27,000 to $99,000 with an average salary of $45,000.

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