Certificate of Proficiency | 24 credits minimum
Visual Art & Design Department
Taylorsville Redwood Campus
General Information (801) 957-4073
Program Information (801) 957-4678
Academic and Career Advising
Program Director - Mojdeh Sakaki
The Interior Design program is structured to prepare students for entry into the varied professions within the field of interior design. Students will earn how to identify, research, and creatively solve problems related to the quality of interior environments. Interior Designers provide specialized services for planning both commercial and residential spaces. In addition, student will learn drafting techniques and how to use computer-aided design tools which will help them present their work to clients. Student will also gain an understanding of the legal and ethical issues that guide and direct the profession.
Students who successfully complete the program will be able to provide experienced planning services that include: design analysis, space planning and aesthetics, specialized knowledge of interior construction, building codes, equipment, materials and furnishing.
The courses included in this Certificate of Proficiency directly transfer to Weber State University’s Interior Design Program towards a Bachelor of Science Degree. Weber State requires general education requirements which can be completed at Salt Lake Community College or Weber State University.
Estimated Cost for Students
Tuition and student fees: http://www.slcc.edu/student/financial/tuition-fees.aspx
Books: $ 600
Supplies: $ 300
Note: This Certificate of Proficiency is not eligible for financial aid. However, courses within the certificate may be eligible if taken as part of a financial aid eligible program. Please check with the Financial Aid Office to determine if your classes are eligible.
Estimated Time to Completion
Time to completion is 2 semesters based on a full-time minimum of 12 credits per semester. Less than 12 credits per semester will increase time to completion.
|Program Student Learning Outcomes
||Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes
||1 - Acquire substantive knowledge
2 - Communicate effectively
3 - Develop quantitative literacies
4 - Think critically and creatively
5 - Develop knowledge and skills to be civically engaged
6 - Develop the knowledge and skills to work with others in a professional and constructive manner
7 - Develop computer and information literacy
|Students will demonstrate knowledge and evaluate theories of design (space, line, mass, shape, texture, scale, proportion, balance, rhythm, emphasis, harmony and variety) and their applications.
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|Students will be able to evaluate and solve design problems visually and volumetrically to create functional and creative spaces through conceptualizing, diagramming, space planning and completing construction documents.
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|Students will be able to measure and estimate the quantity and cost of materials needed for projects, i.e. paint, drapery, floor coverings, wallpaper, etc.
||1, 3, 4, 6
|Students will have the ability to evaluate and specify textiles and materials for interiors regarding appropriate use and impact on the environment.
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|Students will demonstrate proficiency in creating industry standard presentations using hand and computer aided drafting skills.
||1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7
|Students will demonstrate the proper use of industry terminology which will allow them to communicate effectively with other similarly engaged professionals.
||1, 2, 6
|Students will demonstrate professionalism through quality presentations, effective sales techniques, efficient organization, and working in a collaborative and constructive manner.
||1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7
|Students will apply entry level industry knowledge of local and national building codes relating to residential and commercial Interior Design projects.
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