Degrees & Pathways in Interior Design
Wake Tech offers the following degrees, programs and learning options in Interior Design:
AAS - Associate in Applied Science program (WT Course ID #: A30220)
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.
Students receive instruction in basic design, graphic presentation, construction document preparation, materials and methods, environmental and structural systems, building codes and specifications, computer-aided design, history of interiors and furnishings, color theory, products, business practices, and general education courses.
Upon completion, graduates have career opportunities in residential or commercial interior design, architecture, set design, showroom design, furniture/textiles/accessories sales, and any business dealing with interiors.
Certificates program (WT Course ID #: C30220C)
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.
Certificates program (WT Course ID #: C30220B)
The content of this certificate introduces the learner 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. Also examined are typical products, materials, textiles and lighting as they apply to interior spaces.
Certificates program (WT Course ID #: C30220A)
The content of this certificate introduces the learner to residential design and the steps required in the design process, from programming, design development, schematic design, and construction documentation. Chief Architect, a 3D modeling software is introduced and incorporated into the required projects. There is a focus on efficient planning of spaces, as well as designing to required codes and standards.