American Society of Interior Designers

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American Society of Interior Designers

 

OVERVIEW OF INTERIOR DESIGN

The Interior Design program prepares students for professional service in residential and/or commercial design work. Students have various opportunities to explore and apply principles and elements of interior design and to create functional and aesthetic interior environments. Interior Design includes a study of design, space planning, construction materials, technical rendering, universal access, and presentation skills, in conjunction with a business orientation. Classroom and studio work are combined with an on-the-job work experience in are businesses. 

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR STUDENTS IN INTERIOR DESIGN

Graduates may choose to work professionally in a variety of retail and design businesses related to residential interiors, contract/commercial sales, or private firms and agencies. This program meets the educational requirements for ASID professional certification and NKBA certification in kitchen and bath design, in combination with professional experience in the field and successfully completion applicable exams (NCIDQ and ASID). On top of strong job prospects, competitive salaries also await the Interior Design graduates. New graduates with an associate degree can earn a starting salary of $24,000 to $34,000 annually.

Advisors

Rachel Plybon Beach

Pierpont Community & Technical College

School of Human Services

Office: 309 Vet Square

Phone: 304-367-4367

E-Mail: rplybonbeach@pierpont.edu

 

Dr. Beth Newcome

Pierpont Community & Technical College

School of Human Services

Room 308 Suite 104 Veterans' Square

Phone: 304-367-4919

E-mail: bnewcome@fairmontstate.edu

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