Certificate of Achievement
The Level I - Interior Design Foundations certificate is designed to develop the fundamental skills necessary for entry-level employment in interior design related fields. Level I curriculum focuses on exploring design elements and principles, color theories, history of interior architecture and furnishings, materials and products, developing visual communication skills using freehand and computer-aided drawing and drafting, and acquiring knowledge of the design process. This certificate provides the foundation for going on to advanced certificates and the AS degree in interior design. Entry-level positions include design consultants and sales specialists in design showrooms, furniture and finishes stores, interior decorators, color specialists, manufacturer's representatives, event planners, and home stagers. The program also offers coursework for professional improvement.
Careers associated with this program have a salary range from $34,000 to $178,000 with an average salary of $74,000.