Interior Design

Associate in Arts (Transfer)

The Interior Design Associate in Arts degree provides a foundation for students wanting to continue their studies in a bachelor's degree program. Elective courses in art and architecture are recommended in preparation for transfer.

Scholarships available – and one might have your name on it

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

A Quality Education

This program offers effective background study for a student whose goal is a Bachelor of Arts degree with a concentration in Interior Design.

Get Involved

Vagabond Art Club, leadership opportunities through Student Government Association

Career Opportunities

Interior Design, Interior Planner, Interior Design Assistant, Kitchen and Bath Designer, Technical Designer, Project Manager, Retail Department Manager


24 Months

if Full Time

4 Semesters60 Total Credit Hours

What if I attend part-time?

Our Student Success Advisors help with an academic plan that works for you.



+ supplies & fees

Based on 2024-25

What financial assistance can I receive?

Find the plan right for you by connecting with our Financial Aid office.


10 Students

average per class

Small class sizes mean more individual attention and a higher rate of success.

View the College Catalog to see a complete list of classes for this program.

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How Do I Get Into the Interior Design Program?

Your talent in art and design, and your eye for color can take you to a career as an Interior Designer. Talk to an Admissions representative to learn how to get started.

  1. Complete our quick admissions application. It’s free and easy!
  2. Apply for financial aid (FAFSA).
  3. Apply for ICC Scholarships. Just 1 application for over 700 scholarships.
  4. High school English, math, art, and computer classes are helpful.
  5. Art, design, and photography classes can be beneficial, but having an innate creative sense and artistic ability is most important.

What Can I Expect As an Interior Design Student?

How Am I Going to Manage This?


Edwards Library / Administration Building » L220C
East Peoria Campus
Mon-Fri: 8 am – 4:30 pm