Montgomery College 2024-2025 Catalog 
    
    Jun 22, 2024  
Montgomery College 2024-2025 Catalog

Interior Design–Preprofessional Area of Concentration, Arts and Sciences AA: 102


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(R): 102

THIS PROGRAM IS SUSPENDED EFFECTIVE SPRING 2024 AND NEW STUDENTS MAY NOT BE ADMITTED TO SUSPENDED PROGRAMS. STUDENTS ADMITTED TO THIS PROGRAM PRIOR TO SPRING 2024 WILL NOT BE ABLE TO GRADUATE WITH THIS DEGREE AFTER FALL 2026. PLEASE REFER TO PREPROFESSIONAL GENERAL AREA OF CONCENTRATION, INTERIOR DESIGN-PREPROFESSIONAL AAS: 306A AND CONTACT A PROGRAM ADVISOR. 

Students interested in interior design can earn an AA, an AAS, or a certificate (three certificates are available).

This transfer program offers beginning college-level courses for students who desire to continue study toward an advanced interior design degree. Content offerings will include concentration on general studies and interior design foundations, fundamental design, drawing, color, space planning, finish treatments, and professional business practices for interior designers. Technical development will include basic knowledge of drafting, historical topics, and presentation techniques for interior designers.

General Education Course Selections


Click here to view the Foundation/Distribution Courses  for selection to fulfill the General Education course requirements.

Suggested Course Sequence


Students should complete the required English and Math foundation courses within the first 24 credit hours. A suggested course sequence for students follows. All students should review the Program Advising Guide and consult an advisor.

Second Semester


Third Semester


Fourth Semester


Total Credit Hours: 60


* ENGL 101 /ENGL 101A , if needed for ENGL 102 /ENGL 103 , or elective.

** Behavioral and Social Science Distribution (BSSD) courses must come from different disciplines.

‡ Choose a 200-level IDES course.  Students should consult with interior design advisor before selecting the program elective.

AA and AS programs require one global and cultural perspectives (GCP) General Education course.

Program Outline/ Degree Requirements


General Education Requirements


Foundation Courses


Distribution Courses


General Education Institutional Requirements


Program Requirements


Area of Concentration Requirements


Total Credit Hours: 60


* ENGL 101 /ENGL 101A , if needed for ENGL 102 /ENGL 103 , or elective.

** Behavioral and Social Science Distribution (BSSD) courses must come from different disciplines.

‡ Choose a 200-level IDES course. Students should consult with interior design advisor before selecting the program elective.

AA and AS programs require one global and cultural perspectives (GCP) General Education course.

Program Outcomes


Upon completion of this program, a student will be able to:

  • Apply design principles and color theory in the execution of interior design projects.
  • Identify the correct textiles, materials, finishes, and furniture for specifications.
  • Collect and interpret the data necessary to solve interior design problems.
  • Demonstrate their understanding of one of the following: historic interiors, art history, or architectural history.
  • Apply interior design principles and ethics.
  • Execute presentation and construction drawings.
  • Demonstrate basic fine art drawing skills.

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