Interior design improves the function and quality of interior spaces. Interior designers collaborate with professionals in 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 and an understanding of laws and standards for interior products. Both a two-year associate degree and a four-year bachelor's degree are offered.
Skills and abilities this major develops include: artistic ability, attention to detail, visualization and design skills, use of computer-aided design software, problem-solving skills, communication, and interpersonal skills.