Aug 18, 2018  
2017-2018 Catalog 
2017-2018 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 designers 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. Designers may work from their homes as subcontractors or for businesses that design spaces and/or 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

Select a minimum of 15 credit hours of course work from the General Education Course list.  Course work must be selected as directed from the areas below.

English Composition and Communications

All students must select EN 101.  


Social Sciences

Select one (1) Social Sciences General Education Elective.

Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Select one (1) Natural Sciences Lab/Non Lab General Education Elective or one (1) Mathematics General Education Elective

General Education Total Credit Hours

15 (minimum)

Total Credit Hours


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