Upcoming Courses

Course Offerings

Career seminar and information about becoming an Interior Designer


Tuesday, May 9, 2023, Online-via ZOOM
Learn the process of design and the importance of the principles, elements, concepts and methodology that help turn a house into a home. (no prerequisites)


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This course covers the decorative arts from antiquity through 20th century periods and styles. (no prerequisites)


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Color is one the interior decorator's major tools. Learn the dimensions of color, how to work the color wheel, the value & intensity chart and how light affects color. Explore color organization and color theories. Some materials required. The materials list will be handed out to students and reviewed the first day of class. (no prerequisites)


March 7, 2023 to May 2, 2023, Online-via ZOOM
In this course, the student will learn the methods and techniques of basic drafting. Learn to use drafting materials and instruments, read blueprints, and execute scaled plans and elevations. (no prerequisites)


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A continuation of Drawing I. Students will be taught to further develop drafting skills including drawing furniture layouts, interior plans and elevations. Drafting Tools, Drafting Materials and access to a Flat Bed Printer with Scanner capabilities are required. Prerequisite: Drawing I


March 8, 2023 to May 10, 2023, Online-via ZOOM
March 8, 2023 to May 10, 2023, Online-via ZOOM
This course develops skills learned in previous courses by applying your knowledge to simple interior spaces. Emphasis is placed on function, analysis, and space planning. Prerequisites: Design Concepts, Drawing 1 and Drawing 2.


March 9, 2023 to May 11, 2023, Online-via ZOOM
This course is an introduction for students and practicing decorators to the understanding of sound, basic business practices. (Prerequisites: at least two successfully completed interior decorating courses.)


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This course covers the basics of lighting, providing participants with the foundation of what types of lighting to select, when to use specific types of lighting, and why to use specific types of lighting. The student will also explore theories and problems of lighting illumination as an integral part of the interior. (Prerequisite: Drawing 1)


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Industry procedures and terminology needed to complete an interior environment. (No Prerequisites)


March 6, 2023 to May 1, 2023, Online-via ZOOM
This course will cover a variety of resources and tools available to the Interior Decorator. No prerequisites.


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This introductory course will explore creating outdoor designs (Prerequisites: Design Concepts, Drawing I)


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Computer-Aided Design (CAD) for use in creating interior designs. For PC Users, (Prerequisites Drawing 1)


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Computer-Aided Design (CAD) for use in creating interior designs for MAC users. (Prerequisites Drawing 1)


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This course is a continuation of AutoCAD 1 (Prerequisites AUTOCAD 1)


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This course centers on the development of professional skills in methods of rendering for interiors. Learn to use markers, colored pencils, watercolors and ink. Some materials required.


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This course is a continuation of AUTOCAD 1.


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This course is a continuation of AUTOCAD 1 for PC users


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Jennifer McGraw Marketing provides marketing and public relations to clients in the luxury home industry. Her current client list includes interior designers, showrooms, and manufacturers. In this ZOOM seminar, she will speak about the importance of styling Interior Design Projects for photo shoots and what PR can do for an interior designer's career.


Wednesday, February 15, 2023, Online-via ZOOM

Certificate Programs

The Interior Design certificate program is a course of study designed for those who have a personal interest in the subject, as well as individuals interested in working in the field of interior design and decorating.The interior design and decorating certificate training will give students the basic skills needed to enter the profession. Career opportunities for interior design and decorating students include:- Assistant to Building Professionals- Interior Designers- Contractors- ArchitectsA student may work as a sales representative or employee for wallpaper, paint, carpet, lighting, furniture or fabric stores, office furnishings or space planning suppliers.These courses have been specially designed for those wishing to gain essential skills through an accelerated program. Emphasis will be placed on practical training and development of creativity. A textbook and/or materials may be required in some of the interior decorating certificate courses and will be noted in the course description.Design Concept'sHistory of Interiors & FurnitureColorDrawing IDrawing IIDecorating & Design Applications IBusiness Procedures for Interior DecoratorsMaterialsAutoCAD 1 for PC UsersAutoCAD 1 for MAC UsersRenderingLightingInterior Decorating Resources: Showrooms and WorkroomsLandscape DesignResources: Tools of the Trade