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2015-2016 Catalog 
2015-2016 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Interior Decorating and Design, A.A.A.S.

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Academic Program Code:  122

The Interior Decorating and Design program prepares students for professions related to the visual and functional improvement of interior spaces. Interior decorators plan and design room arrangements for home and office settings. They advise clients on design factors such as space planning, layout of furnishings and equipment, and color coordination of fabrics and finishes. Decorators may work from their homes, as subcontractors, or for businesses that sell materials and furnishings for the home and office.

In GRCC’s Interior Decorating and Design program, students study coordination of color schemes, furniture styles and construction, window treatments, floor coverings, fabrics, and accessories. They analyze the client/professional relationship, space planning, and costs. Students also actively participate in formulating ideas, solving problems, giving presentations, and working as a team.

Note: This program is designed for career entry and/or advancement in selected fields. It is not intended to be a transfer program. Students planning to transfer should see a counselor or faculty advisor concerning transfer options.

General Education Courses

English Composition

Select two of the following courses.

Natural Science & Mathematics

Total Credit Hours


Program Notes

Interior Seminars are field experiences in Chicago (IF 290) and New York City (IF 289). A suitable elective may be substituted for one of the seminars.

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