Academics

Interior Design

Completion of the Interior Design area of study prepares students for residential and business design positions in the retail field. Study in this area affords opportunities in the commercial area of furniture, drapery, carpeting, home accessories, wallpaper, and paint stores.

Degree

Associate in Arts (Transfer Program)
Total Credit Hours: 60

Program Requirements

Select a course number below to see a course description.

Required General Education Courses

Course Name Credit Hours
ENGL 110COMPOSITION I 3
ENGL 111COMPOSITION II  3
COMM 110INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNICATION: PRESENTATION AND THEORY 3
PSY 110INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY 3
SOC 110AN INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY 3
SOCIAL SCIENCE *3
MATHEMATICS *3
LIFE SCIENCE *3 to 4
PHYSICAL SCIENCE *3 to 4
ART 151ART HISTORY II 3
FINE ARTS *3
HUMANITIES *3

Required Program Courses

Course Name Credit Hours
ART 1112D DESIGN 3
ART 120DRAWING I 3
BUS 110INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS 3
INDSN 140BASIC INTERIOR DESIGN 4
INDSN 141HISTORY OF FURNITURE AND FURNISHINGS 4
MKTG 112PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING 3

Elective Courses

Course Name Credit Hours

or
ART ELECTIVE 
or
3
ARCHITECTURE ELECTIVE 3

* See specific requirements for Associate in Arts Degree.

Recommended Course Sequence

Semester Courses
Fall Semester 1INDSN 140; ART 111; ENGL 110; BUS 110; ART 120
Spring Semester 1INDSN 141; ART 151; ENGL 111; PSY 110; Life Science
Fall Semester 2MKTG 112; COMM 110; Physical Science; Art Elective or Architecture Elective
Spring Semester 2SOC 110; Social Science; Mathematics; Humanities; Fine Arts

Program Contact Information

Arts and Behavioral Sciences Department
Room 124A
(309) 694-5113

Illinois Career Cluster

Education and Training

Career Pathway:
Teaching/Training