Montgomery College 2015-2016 Catalog 
    May 29, 2023  
Montgomery College 2015-2016 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Introductory Interior Design Certificate

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This curriculum is intended to provide new skills for individuals with no previous related education or experience; for students currently employed in unrelated careers, intending to make a significant career change; and for individuals intending to enter a first career in an entry-level assistantship position. Focus includes general foundation core education in interior design, combined with advanced and more technical courses, geared specifically to meet the career goals of the student. Course selection requires close supervision by the interior design adviser.

Program Requirements

All students should review the Advising Sheet and consult an advisor.

Total Credit Hours: 30

* This IDES course may not be offered every semester.

† IDES professional electives: IDES 221 , IDES 222 , IDES 234 , IDES 275 , and one-credit IDES professional electives. Select electives in consultation with interior design adviser.

Program Outcomes

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

  • Apply design principles and color theory at a basic level in the execution of interior design projects.
  • Identify the correct textiles, materials, finishes, and furniture for simple specifications.
  • Collect and interpret the data necessary to solve simple interior design problems.
  • Execute basic presentation and construction drawings.
  • Be familiar with interior design principles and ethics.

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