This Interior Design program provides competency-based training in research techniques, problem solving, proficiencies and presentation skills required to be a successful professional interior designer. The program focuses on creativity and critical thinking. Students learn the basics of interior design, including the principles and elements of design; blueprint reading; building technology; color theory; materials; fabrics; history of furniture and architecture; lighting technologies; drawing for interiors; and business law for interiors. Students also gain practical experience, and through out the program, they build a professional portfolio. Students completing the degree are eligible to take the national exam to become a licensed interior designer after appropriate completion of work experience as required by the National Council of Interior Design Qualifications (NCIDQ).
Choose from an Associate of Applied Science, typically a 2-year program or a Technical Certificate, which is usually completed in a year or less. A Certificate of Completion option is also available to learn one specialized technique or discipline. Click the links below for course information, costs, average earning, placement rates and additional program information
*Average wage is based on the mean earnings of the title occupation in Wichita, KS (bls.gov).
Admission Requirements & Additional Information
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Business, Design, Healthcare
WATC is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
The Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500 • Chicago, IL 60604
www.ncahlc.org • 800.621.7440
The Interior Design program is approved by the Kansas Board of Regents.
This program qualifies for:
National Council for Interior Designers Qualifications
1602 L Street, Suite 200
Washington, DC 20036-2506
Students interested in this program are eligible to apply for federal financial aid.
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