Delta College's Interior Design Program is designed so that students develop a strong base of knowledge and skill that will serve as a foundation for further study and/or pursuit of a career. Combining knowledge with aesthetic vision, interior designers work with clients and other design professionals to develop design solutions that are safe, functional, attractive and meet the needs of the people using the space.
Students who complete the Interior Design Degree or Certificate will be able to work in the field or continue successfully on to a four-year university to obtain a bachelor's degree. Students who complete the program will be able to form blueprints, make detailed floor plans, and draw furniture to scale, as well as utilizing state of the art CAD technology. Additionally, they will be able to develop presentations for client approval to include a sketch or scaled floor plan showing furniture arrangement, color charts, and samples of upholstery, draperies, and wall coverings along with developing estimates for the installation cost of a design project. Upon completion of the program, students will have created an impressive portfolio of work.
Job Titles and Career Information
On a basic level, interior designers design and create living and working spaces for a variety of clients, either as freelancers or as part of a design firm. Designers often specialize in a particular area, such as green spaces, sustainable design, restaurant and hotel design, home design or corporate workspaces. Click on a job title to find out career information such as average salaries, employment rates and more!