Interior Design Certificate
Program Chair: Sarah McGarry
Telephone: (303) 315-1000
The certificate provides aspiring interior designers the professional knowledge, competency, and applied skills necessary for the practice of interior design. With a focus on sustainability, environmental stewardship, and health and wellness, this certificate integrates human-centered approaches with appreciative inquiry, critical thinking, creativity, and innovation for interior environments.
Application to the Interior Design Certificate is open to all students holding a completed bachelor's degree, or are currently pursuing or have completed a master’s degree. Upon submitting an application, students currently pursuing a master’s degree in the College of Architecture and Planning (CAP) are admitted on an automatic basis.
All interested program participants must complete one of the online application forms found on the CAP website. Failure to submit an official application may result in the inability for CAP to officially award the certificate upon student completion.
Students must earn at least a B- grade in all required courses for the certificate. Required courses must be repeated if the student earns less than a B- grade. A cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher is required in the courses for the certificate.
The Interior Design Certificate requires students to complete four classes in the Department of Interior Design for a total of 15 hours. The following are all required core classes.
|Core Requirements (9 hours)|
|INTD 5000||Global History & Theory of Interior Design||3|
|INTD 5100||Drawing Out the Interiors||3|
|INTD 6200||Interior Design Workshop||3|
|Electives (6 hours)|
|6 hours of additional INTD coursework (5000 level or above)||6|