El Centro College - Degree Plans - Interior Design - Interior Design Advanced Technical Certificate
El Centro 2013 - 2014 Catalog
Degree Plans - Interior Design - Interior Design Advanced Technical Certificate

This degree plan includes updates that were added after it was originally published on May 28, 2013.
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(Advanced Technical Certificate)

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

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.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

INDS 2330 Interior Design Building Systems 3
INDS 2331 Commercial Design II 3
INDS 1391 Special Topics in Interior Design 3
+Elective 3
12

SEMESTER II

INDS 2325 Professional Practices for Interior Designers 3
INDS 1491 Special Topics in Interior Design 4
INDS 2280 Cooperative Education - Interior Design 2
DFTG 2328 Architectural Drafting - Commercial 3
+Elective 3
15
Minimum Hours Required 27

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

ANTH 2351 Global Cultures 3
ECON 2301 Principles of Economics I 3
ENGL 2307 Creative Writing 3
ENGL 2308 Creative Writing 3
FREN 1311 Beginning French I 3
GOVT 2305 Federal Government 3
GOVT 2306 Texas Government 3
HIST 1301 History of the United States I 3
HIST 1302 History of the United States II 3
PHIL 1301 Introduction to Philosophy 3
PHIL 2306 Ethics 3
PSYC 2301 General Psychology 3
SOCI 1301 Introduction to Sociology 3
SOCI 1306 Contemporary Social Issues 3
SPAN 1311 Beginning Spanish I 3

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

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.