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Program: Interior Design
Degree Plan: Interior Design Advanced Technical Certificate

(Advanced Technical Certificate)

El Centro campus only

  • Students pursuing this award program are required to meet Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards and course prerequisites.
  • Complete at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College.

Degree Plan Code: ATC.INTER.DES.05

Admission to the Advanced Technical Certificate Program is by completion of the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Interior Design and by portfolio examination. The full-time faculty will review all portfolios.

Please refer to the TBAE memo to clarify El Centro's Interior Design Program's status for licensing eligibility located on the Interior Design Program website.

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better in all INDS courses in the Advanced Technical Certificate Program in order to receive the Advanced Technical Certificate.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
INDS 2330 Interior Design Building Systems 3
INDS 2331 Commercial Design 2 3
INDS 1391 Special Topics in Interior Design 3
+Elective Elective (one course) 3
Semester Total 12
Course Course Title Credit Hours
INDS 2325 Professional Practices for Interior Designers 3
INDS 1491 Special Topics in Interior Design 4
INDS 2380 Cooperative Education - Interior Design 3
INDS 2305 Interior Design Graphics 3
+Elective Elective (one course) 3
Semester Total 16
Minimum Hours Required 28

+Electives - must be selected from the following to meet the requirements for the Advanced Technical Certificate:

Course Course Title Credit Hours
ACNT 1303 Introduction to Accounting 1 3
ARTS 1316 Drawing 1 3
ARTS 1317 Drawing 2 3
ARTS 2348 Digital Media 3
BMGT 1309 Information and Project Management 3
BMGT 2309 Leadership 3
GOVT 2305 Federal Government 3
GOVT 2306 Texas Government 3
HIST 1301 United States History 1 3
HIST 1302 United States History 2 3
MRKG 2333 Principles of Selling 3
PHIL 1301 Introduction to Philosophy 3
PHIL 2306 Introduction to Ethics 3
SOCI 1301 Introduction to Sociology 3
SOCI 1306 Social Problems 3

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.