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2023-24 Catalog 
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Interior Studies, AAS

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The Associate of Applied Science in Interior Studies is a two-year degree open to anyone interested in a career in interior design. Graduates have found employment in sales, customer service, or professional support. The degree also forms the foundation for admission to the upper-division studio sequence of BC’s Bachelor of Applied Arts in Interior Design  program.

Learning Outcomes

Degree recipients should possess the skills & abilities described below:

  • Apply creative, critical, analytical and strategic thinking skills in all phases of the design process.
  • Apply design fundamentals, theories and concepts to interior design problems.
  • Apply knowledge of history in art, architecture, and interior design to contemporary design problems.
  • Apply the design process to interior design problems, including design programming, schematics and design development.
  • Produce competent contract documents including coordinated drawings, schedules and specifications.
  • Communicate information, both oral and written, in a clear, concise and well-organized manner.
  • Use manual and computer-aided drafting skills to create accurate, measured drawings.
  • Select and effectively integrate a range of presentation skills, including drawing, sketching, lettering, perspective, rendering, and model building, using appropriate media, colors and techniques.
  • Apply knowledge of interior finishes and materials for appropriate selection, specification, installation and maintenance to interior designs.
  • Demonstrate the attitudes, traits, and values of professional responsibility, accountability, and effectiveness within the context of interior design process and practice.




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