West Valley College
14000 Fruitvale Avenue, Saratoga, CA 95070 • Phone (408) 867-2200

Interior Design

(408) 741-2013
Department Location

Faculty
Department Faculty

Degrees & Certificates

A.S Degree

Interior Design
Associate of Science

Certificates

Interior Design Certificate (2-year) 
(Gainful Employment Disclosure)

Interior Design Certificate (3-year)

Kitchen and Bath Design Certificate

Computer Aided Drafting and Design Certificate

Facilities, Planning and Design Certificate

Interior Restoration and Preservation Certificate

Transfer Information:
Info or link about transfer

Degree Requirements
and Course Descriptions

Department Chair:

Christopher Wright
408-741-2049
christopher.wright@
westvalley.edu

Division: Applied Arts & Sciences

Division Chair:
Diane Hurd
(408) 741-2110 or 
(408) 741-2406
diane.hurd@westvalley.edu

Related Links


Please visit the
West Valley College Interior Design Club.

*
* WVCIDC:  "A resource for all Interior Design students."
 

Questions about Career Programs? Call 408.741.2098
email: 
cathy_aimonetti@
westvalley.edu

or stop by the Career Programs Center, AAS 35


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Program InformDiane Hurd in Classation

CAREER PROGRAMS: Interior Design Associate of Science Degree and Certificate of Achievement

Major Requirements

Required Courses

Course Number Course Name Units
Art 1B Survey of Art 3
Art 33A Basic Design 3
ID 05 Introduction to Interior Design 1
ID 10 Elements & Principles of Interior Design 3
ID 15 Interior Architectural Drafting 3
ID 20 Color Theory & Application 3
ID 25 Interior Finish Materials 3
ID 28 Interior Construction & Building Systems 3
ID 30 Graphic Techniques 3
ID 35A History of Furniture and Interiors 3
ID 35B History of Furniture and Interiors 3
ID 35C Design of Historic Interiors 3
ID 40 Residential Design 3
ID 45 Professional Practice 3
ID 50 Kitchen and Bath 3
ID 55 Estimating & Costing 3
ID 60 Commercial Design 3
ID 65 Intro to Computer
Aided Design & Drafting: AUTO CAD
3
ID 70 Advanced Graphic Techniques 3
ID 75 Lighting Design 3
  Electives from recommended list (see below) 3
Total number of units: 61

 

To be awarded an Associate of Science Degree, a student must complete all the major requirements, and additional units to meet the college graduation requirements.
A certificate will be awarded to those students achieving a grade of C or better in the major requirements listed above.

   

Recommended Electives:

 

 

Course Number

Course Name

Units

 

Acctg 50

Accounting for Small Business

1

 

Arch 32A

Intro to Architecture and Enviromental Design

2

 

Arch 32B

Basic Architectural Design

3

 

Arch 46

History of Architecture

2

 

Arch 47

History of Modern Architecture

2

 

Arch 53

Intro to Architecture and Enviromental Design

3

 

Arch 56

Basic Architectural Design

3

 

Art 31A

Basic Drawing

3

 

Bus 28

Business Law

3

 

Bus 54

Small Business Start-Up & Mgmt

3

 

Bus 78

Business Communication

3

 

FD 27

Professional Image

3

 

ID 90A

Internship

3

 

Thear 18A

Introduction to Stage Lighting

3

 

CA

Computer Application and Digital Media courses as approved by Interior Design Department

 

Interior Design Course Levels

Level Course Numbers and Name
First Level: Art 1B, Art 33A ,ID 05, ID 10, ID 15, ID 20, ID 25, ID 28, ID 30, ID 35A, ID 65, Electives
Second Level: ID 35, ID 35B, ID 40, ID 45, ID 50, ID 55, ID 60, ID 70, ID 75
Advanced Certificate Courses Bus 28, Bus 78, DM/IS 86, ID 29, ID 66, ID 80, ID 80B, ID 85, ID 90, Electives

 

To be awarded an Associate of Science Degree, a student must complete all the major requirements, and additional units to meet the college graduation requirements.


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