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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

ECO 410: Global Economics3 cr
MGT 360: Small Business Mgmt/Entrepreneurship3 cr
MGT 315: Organizational Behavior3 cr
Leadership (organizational or business)3 cr
Business Ethics or Personal and Organizational Ethics3 cr
Interior Design Courses from Associate Degree18 cr
IDM 499: Capstone3 cr


  • ECO 103: Macroeconomics or ECO 104: Microeconomics
  • MGT 101: Principles of Management
  • MKT 220: Principles of Marketing
  • BUS 120: 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.

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