Interior Design

AAS Degree – Code #0656

This program is designed to provide graduates with basic knowledge and skills for entry-level positions in the interior design discipline. The program consists of a core graphics sequence with additional courses in appropriate technical areas. Computer applications are integrated throughout the four semesters, with a strong component in 2D and 3D computer graphics. The faculty consists of interior designers as well as licensed architects and engineers.

A laptop computer is required for students entering the interior design program. Laptop specifications are available at www.alfredstate.edu/required-laptops.

PROGRAM STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES

FACILITIES FOR INSTRUCTION

The facilities consist of four laptop-ready, 20-station freshman/sophomore studios. Peripheral devices such as scanners, color printers/plotters, and digital camera equipment are available, as is a material and flooring sample room. A School-wide 3D Printing Fabrication Laboratory is also available. The studios are open evenings and weekends for student use.

DIRECT ENTRY INTO BACCALAUREATE DEGREE PROGRAM

Alfred State interior design graduates may enter directly into the Technology Management BBA degree program.

ARTICULATION AGREEMENTS

An articulation agreement exists between Alfred State and Villa Maria College (with placement based on a portfolio review and an interview).

OCCUPATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

EMPLOYMENT STATISTICS

Employment and transfer rate of 100 percent – 33 percent are employed; 67 percent transferred to continue their education.

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS/RECOMMENDATIONS

Required:

Algebra, Geometry

Recommended:

Algebra 2/Trigonometry