Interior Design Program Features
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).
All students enrolled in the Interior Design program are required to purchase supply kits via the WATC bookstore. This purchase must be made before the first day of courses of the students starting term. This supply kit may not be purchased outside of WATC. Plan ahead and check bookstore for relevant cost information.
Degree and Certificate Options
|Associate of Applied Science, Interior Design||65 Credit Hours|
|Technical Certificate, Kitchen & Bath Design||35 Credit Hours|
|Certificate of Completion, Floral Design||4 Credit Hours|
|Certificate of Completion, Faux & Decorative Painting||4 Credit Hours|
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
Students interested in this program are eligible to apply for federal financial aid.
The Interior Design program is approved by the Kansas Board of Regents.
The Kitchen and Bath program is a National Kitchen and Bath Association affiliate. For more information visit nkba.org/affiliatedstudents
This program qualifies for:
National Council for Interior Designers Qualifications
1602 L Street, Suite 200
Washington, DC 20036-2506
Program Integrity – Gainful Employment
In accordance with 34 CFR 668.6(b), that requires institutions to disclose certain information about the programs to prospective students, please see: Gainful Employment.