Interior design aims to improve the function and quality of interior spaces. Interior designers collaborate with professionals in the architectural, construction, mechanical, and electrical trades. In the major, your training will focus on the design process, aesthetics, and space utilization. Other important concepts of the program include knowledge of building codes, as well as an understanding of laws and standards for interior products. Both a two-year associate of science and four-year bachelor of science degrees are offered.
Skills and abilities this major develops include: artistic ability, attention to detail, visualization and design skills, understanding building codes, use of computer-aided design software, problem-solving skills, and communication and interpersonal skills.