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. This concentration requires a minimum of 36 credits.
This concentration in the General Studies major can be completed by combining Charter Oak's online courses and other sources of credit such as credit transferred from regionally accredited institutions or testing. It cannot be completed solely through Charter Oak State College courses.
|Global Economics||3 credits|
|Small Business Management/Entrepreneurship||3 credits|
|Organizational Behavior||3 credits|
|Leadership (Organizational or Business)||3 credits|
|Business Ethics or Personal and Organizational Ethics||3 credits|
|Interior Design Courses from Associate Degree||18 credits|
|Capstone - INT 499 (Culminating courses in concentration)||3 credits|
|Pre-requisite: Macroeconomics or Microeconomics||3 credits|
|Introduction to Management||3 credits|
|Introduction to Marketing||3 credits|
|Business Law||3 credits|
Note: Only grades of C of higher may be included in the concentration.
Student Learning OutcomesStudents who graduate with a concentration in Interior Design Management will be able to:
- identify, research, and creatively solve problems pertaining to the function and quality of the interior environment;
- perform services relative to interior spaces, including design analysis programming, space planning and aesthetics;
- use specialized knowledge of interior construction, building codes, equipment, material, and furnishings;
- 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;
- develop a small business plan;
- implement marketing concepts related to the interior design business; and
- implement business leadership skills.