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).
Degree and Certificate Options
|Associate of Applied Science, Interior Design||62 Credit Hours|
|Technical Certificate, Kitchen & Bath Design||37 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.
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.