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Interior Design Management

The concentration in Interior Design Management is designed for students who have associate degrees in interior design (or the equivalent) and who want to develop their own small business or move into a supervisory or management position.

Concentration Requirements:

Global Economics 3cr
Small Business Mgmt/Entrepreneurship 3cr
Organizational Behavior 3cr
Leadership (org or bus) 3cr
Business Ethics or Personal and Organizational Ethics                                    3cr
Interior Design Courses from Associate Degree 18cr
Capstone 3cr



Microeconomics or Macroeconomics

Introduction to Management

Introduction to Marketing

Business Law

Student Learning Outcomes

Students who graduate with a concentration in Interior Design Management will be able to:

  1. identify, research, and creatively solve problems pertaining to the function and quality of the interior environment;
  2. perform services relative to interior spaces, including design analysis programming, space planning and aesthetics;
  3. use specialized knowledge of interior construction, building codes, equipment, material, and furnishings;
  4. prepare drawings and documents relative to the design of interior spaces in order to enhance and protect the health, safety, and welfare of the public;
  5. develop a small business plan;
  6. implement marketing concepts related to the interior design business; and
  7. implement business leadership skills.