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 throughout the program, they build a professional portfolio. Students will round off their educational experience by completing 17 credits of general education courses in five areas of study including mathematics, natural and social sciences, English and communications. 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 WSU Tech 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 WSU Tech. Plan ahead and check bookstore for relevant cost information.