The content of this certificate introduces the learner to the contract and professional realm of interior design. Revit software is introduced and incorporated into commercial projects. There is a focus on commercial code compliance, technical requirements and construction documents.
This certificate introduces students to history, furniture and styles of design ranging from Ancient Egypt to the present day. It provides an introduction to the principles and elements of design as they relate to interiors. Typical products, materials, textiles and lighting as they apply to interior spaces are also examined.
Through the courses provided in this certificate program, students will focus on developing an in-depth knowledge in the areas of kitchen and bathroom design, including codes and standards developed by the National Kitchen and Bath Association and International Building Codes.
Students will become proficient with technical standards as well as utilizing Chief Architect software. Students will also build their knowledge of a variety of cabinets, fixtures, appliances, plumbing and electrical solutions for these rooms.
This certificate introduces students to residential design and the steps required in the design process, from programming and design development to schematic design and construction documentation. Chief Architect, a 3D modeling software, is introduced and incorporated into required projects in all the courses. There is a focus on efficient planning of spaces, as well as designing to required codes and standards.