2018-2019 Catalog 
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2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Level I - Interiors Merchandising Certificate of Achievement

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The Interior Merchandising level provides the student with a short-term certificate program leading to entry level employment in merchandising or sales in interior design fields. This certificate provides students with foundational skills curriculum in interior design, drafting for interiors, use of computer drafting programs, color and design theory, and history of interior architecture and furnishings. This level provides the foundation for more advanced certificates. Entry level positions that need the skills learned by students who complete this certificate include retail sales in home and/or furniture stores, interior decorating on a limited scope, and colorists in paint stores.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Students who complete this program will be able to:

  • Demonstrate fundamental drafting skills, knowledge of color theory, career paths, history of furniture, and product knowledge related to merchandising.
  • Use professional skills and effective communication techniques.
  • Demonstrate beginning CAD skills required for merchandising and sales positions in the Interior Design field.

Total Units for the Certificate: 24

*Course has a prerequisite, corequisite, limitation, or recommended preparation; see course description.

Associate Degree will be awarded for Level II only.

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