Degrees & Certificates
Associate in Science
About the Program
The Interior Design program offers a creative approach to learning Interior Design with practical course content, work experience and overall design projects that promote graduates to the working world of being an Interior Designer. The Interior Design program offers classes for students who are changing careers, brushing up on their design skills or wanting to have fun with their own home. The Associates in Science degree offers students the opportunity to attend college to receive their degree while working. Often these students are placed in jobs or continue on to a 4-year college with transferable classes. Interior Design offers a unique, small program feel but a strong learning based foundation at the same time. Students are highly involved with other classmates and work collaboratively throughout the program. Work experience or internships are encouraged.
About the Degree
The Associate of Science in Interior Design offers students a creative approach to learning Interior Design, and the opportunity to earn their degree while working in the Interior Design field. This solid Interior Design program contains practical course content, work experience, and overall design projects that promote graduates to the working world of being an Interior Designer. Work experience or internships are encouraged.
Students with either a Certificate or AS degree are qualified to work in entry level commercial and residential design. Students might work for private clients, real-estate firms and builders decorating model homes, or corporations designing offices and stores. They might also work in sales to the trade or to the public. Either degree also allows students to open their own Interior Design business.
- Upon completion of the Associate in Science in Interior Design, students are able
to demonstrate the skills and knowledge learned through coursework to meet CSU transfer
|INTD 5 Principles of Interior Design||3|
|INTD 10 Introduction to Textiles||3|
|INTD 15 Drafting for Interior Design||3|
|INTD 20 History of Interiors/Furnishings||3|
|INTD 25 Materials and Resources||3|
|INTD 30 Fundamentals of Lighting||3|
|INTD 35 Residential Space Planning||3|
|INTD 40 Computer Aided Design||3|
|INTD 45 Basic Kitchen and Bathroom Design||3|
|INTD 47 Professional Practices||3|
|CMST 1 (Fundamentals of Public Speaking)||3|
ᅀRequired if a student uses the Las Positas College General Education Pattern for Associate of Science (AS) Degree
|Total Units in the Major||30|
The Associate Degree is conferred upon those students who complete the required 60 or more semester units of the degree pattern with a grade-point average of 2.0 or better, of which 12 units must be earned at Las Positas College. In addition, students must complete a General Education pattern in order to earn a degree: see the Las Positas College General Education Pattern for Associate of Science (AS) Degree, California State University General Education-Breadth, or the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (for CSU) patterns for listing of areas and courses. Double counting courses in GE and the major is permissible. The number of units that may be double counted will depend on the entry point to the degree program, the optional course(s) taken, and the GE pattern selected. Elective units are degree applicable. Consult with an adviser or a counselor to plan the courses necessary to achieve your academic goal.
Updated: July 2022