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Students who earn the Interior Design Associate in Applied Science award are prepared to meet the exciting challenges and innovations in the field. They will have experience in designing for customer/client needs, designing interior furnishings of residences, using Computer-Aided Design, and specifying and selling the products and services required to implement the designs. Graduates will have acquired a foundation enabling them to design residential spaces for all individual lifestyles and abilities, with a focus on universal design, global perspectives, aging in place, as well as other innovative design specialties.
Course placement into college-level English and Reading OR completion of ENGL 0950 with a grade of C or higher OR completion of RDNG 0940 with a grade of C or higher and qualifying English Placement Exam OR completion of RDNG 0950 with a grade of C or higher and ENGL 0090 with a grade of C or higher OR completion of ESOL 0051 with a grade of C or higher and ESOL 0052 with a grade of C or higher.
Arithmetic course placement score of 64 or higher or elementary algebra placement score of 76 or higher
OR placement score/ACT score placement into MATH 0070 or above
We strongly encourage students who score below 64 to meet with an advisor or counselor to discuss their review and course options PRIOR to Math placement retesting or registering for a Math course.
Those individuals with prior higher education/college credits may be exempt from ENGL, RDNG, and/or MATH placement testing and/or prerequisites with proof of course completion; official transcripts for all prior colleges must be sent to the college for exemption evaluations.
A laptop computer is required for the Interior Design program. Please coordinate with the Interior Design department faculty to confirm your computer can run the computer aided design software needed for coursework.
Transfer, Articulation Agreements, and Partnerships
See the Century College website for information regarding transfer.
This program is intended primarily for employment preparation rather than transfer to a four-year institution. Some courses may not transfer to a number of four-year colleges. If you are considering the possibility of transfer, you may wish to talk with your advisor, counselor, or program instructor before registering to discuss your goals, look at programs designed for transfer, and develop a plan.
Program Learning Outcomes
At the end of this program students will be able to:
Perform competencies in Marketing, Business, and Sales as it relates to the Interior Design Industry.
Demonstrate space planning skills though critical thinking as it applies to the Interior Design Industry.
Perform competencies in compliance with all State and National codes.
Demonstrate the ability to extrapolate and apply knowledge to new technology and software as it applies to the Interior Design Industry.
Demonstrate effective communication skills and the ability to collaborate with other team members, industry professionals and designers.
Please note that this is a sample course sequence. Individual schedules will vary depending upon student needs, goals, and availability. Students are recommended to meet with their advisor, counselor, or faculty program instructors to create an individualized plan that includes prerequisites and application requirements. For detailed program information see the Century College website. This information is subject to change.
This information is subject to change. Changes and updates are posted on century.edu
Century College is a member of the Minnesota State system. We are an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and educator. This document can be available in alternative formats to individuals with disabilities by calling 651.779.3354 or 1.800.228.1978 x 3354.