The Interior Design curriculum is designed to prepare students for a variety of job opportunities in the field of both residential and non-residential interior design. The focus of the studies is technical knowledge, professional practices, and aesthetic principles. This is a daytime program currently only offered on the Southern Wake Campus.
Curriculum content includes residential and non-residential interior design, architectural drafting, technical software (AutoCAD, Chief Architect, Revit, SketchUp and Photoshop) and universal design. Also included are space planning codes, history of interiors and furnishings, color theory, products, business practices, graphic presentations and general education courses.
Student club: American Society of Interior Designers
Graduates should qualify for a variety of jobs, including residential and commercial interior design, facility management, set design, showroom design; sales positions for furniture, textiles, and accessories; and all businesses dealing with interiors.
Wake Tech academic programs (credit and non-credit) that are designed to lead to professional licenses are tied to North Carolina or national certifications. If you intend to pursue professional licenses outside North Carolina once you have completed your academic program at Wake Tech, please refer to the Professional Licensure section of the college's distance education authorization page for additional information.