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2024-2025 NOVA Catalog 
2024-2025 NOVA Catalog

Interior Design, A.A.S.

Location(s): LO

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CIP Code: 50.0408

NOVA Code: 5200

Purpose: The Interior Design program provides quality education to prepare students for entry level employment in the interior design field or to transfer to an accredited university for further education. The curriculum provides a foundation education covering a broad range of topics in interior design, art history, furniture history, and basic design. Computer aided drafting, rendering and business practices round out the curriculum. Career opportunities exist in a diverse array of fields including retail marketing, residential design, commercial design, space planning, kitchen and bath design and design support for designers specializing in these fields. The curriculum can be completed in two years; however, students may enroll on a part-time basis. There are no entry requirements, but many Interior Design courses have prerequisites to ensure that students are properly prepared for advanced coursework.

Two Years

Total credits for the A.A.S. Degree in Interior Design: 61-62 credits

1 Select from ART 121 ART 132 ART 140 , BUS 100 BUS 116 , IDS 130 .

2 Select from ART 217 ART 251 ARC 200 BUS 201 HRT 260 ,  IDS 246 IDS 235 MKT 201 , or MKT 215 

3 See social/behavioral science courses listed under General Education Electives . Elective should be selected with advice of a counselor or academic advisor to meet requirements of the transfer institution.

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