2019-2020 Catalog 
    Aug 04, 2020  
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Interior Design Assistant Associate in Science

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The Interior Design Associate in Science Degree provides the student with a comprehensive academic foundation to pursue multiple interior design careers as an Interior Design Assistant. The course requirements are aligned with the California Council for Interior Design Certification (CCIDC) requires a minimum of 40 semester units of interior design education to take the Interior Design Exam (IDEX). The combination of the major units and general education required for this degree may take longer than two years to complete. Students will have opportunities to develop skills in drafting, color theory, product knowledge, communication, historical, professional and CAD drafting. The educational standards within the Associate in Science Degree can lead to minimum preparation as a Certified Interior Designer (CID) in the state of California and preparation for transfer to Interior Design bachelor’s degree programs.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Students who complete this program will be able to:

  • Demonstrate intermediate skills in fundamental drafting, color theory, lighting, textiles, and product knowledge.
  • Use professional skills and effective communication techniques.
  • Demonstrate space planning, graphic illustration and digital visualization techniques required for Interior Design Assistant positions in the interior design field.

Total Units for the Major: 46

Associate in Science Degree

Completion of the certificate program and a minimum of 60 units including the general education requirements with an overall GPA of 2.0 qualifies the student for the Associate in Science degree. A minimum of 12 units must be completed at Saddleback College.

General Education Requirements for Associate Degrees

Refer to the Graduation Requirements  or to the CSU-GE and IGETC patterns in this catalog for specific courses which meet general education requirements. Refer to ASSIST.org and to the transfer institution’s catalog for transfer requirements.

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