2017-2018 College Catalog 
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2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Interior Design, A.A.S.

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This program provides intensive, job-focused education in order to prepare students for entry-level positions in Interior Design. Career studies courses will provide training in the following categories: manual and computer-aided drafting skills, two- and three-dimensional visualization skills, space planning, universal design concepts, lighting and building systems, codes, historical developments in the built environment, trade information and business practices.

Separate policies exist for the Interior Design program, including grading. These policies can be found on the Interior Design web site.

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  • Understand the historical development of architecture, furniture, and interiors
  • Apply elements and principles of design
  • Create interior design drawings using both manual and computer-aided drafting techniques and documents necessary for the completion of a design project
  • Demonstrate appropriate selection of interior finishes and furnishings based on performance criteria and applicable codes and standards
  • Demonstrate the appropriate application of codes, regulations, and standards that pertain to interior environments


Career Studies - Choose 3 credits from among the following:

Total credits required for degree: 71-73


A grade of “C” or better is required in all Career Studies courses.

PLEASE NOTE: Students wishing to sit for the NCIDQ exam will need a total of 60 credits in career studies in addition to their work experience. Successful completion of the NCIDQ exam is required for interior design certification in the State of New Jersey.

*** Offered Summer Term only

Program Code for registration: INTDS

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Suggested Sequence - Interior Design Program A.A.S. Degree

The following sequence is an example of how this degree can be completed in two years. This sequence is based on satisfaction of all Foundational Studies requirements and prerequisites and presumes a Fall Term start date. An individual’s program may vary depending on transfer institution, career objectives, or individual needs. See a counselor for other options and to monitor your progress.

Total credits: 15

Total credits: 15

Total credits: 12

Total credits: 15

Total credits: 15

Sequence Notes:

This program may take longer than two years to complete.

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