Interior Merchandising - CCL
The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Interior Merchandising program is intended to provide the student with the knowledge and creative skills important to the home furnishings, colorizing, visual merchandising, and home-staging industries. Students will study design principles and elements, color theory, drafting, furniture layout, historical and modern architecture and furniture, fabrics, and other factors utilized in interior merchandising. Elective coursework allows the student to take specific courses that will help prepare them for the particular segment of the industry they are most interested in pursuing.
Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program.
++ indicates any module/suffixed courses.
|INT100||Interior Design Drafting||3|
|INT105||Introduction to Interior Design||3|
|INT115||Historical Architecture and Furniture||3|
|INT120||Modern Architecture and Furniture||3|
|INT150||Color and Design||3|
|INT160||Fabrics for Interiors||3|
|AGB140||Commercial Floral Design||3|
|AGS187||Indoor Foliage Plants||3|
|ARH100||Introduction to Art||3|
|GTC130||Furniture Construction I||3|
|GTC131||Furniture Construction II||3|
|GTC144||Introduction to Cabinetmaking||3|
|MGT251||Human Relations in Business||3|
|MKT/TEC151||Display and Visual Merchandising||3|
|MKT271||Principles of Marketing||3|
|SCT100||Introduction to Sustainable Built Environments||3|
|TEC126||Sewing for the Home||3|
|INT+++++ Any INT Interior Design course except courses used to satisfy Required Courses area (3) OR|
|ART+++++ Any ART Art course (3) OR|
|MKT+++++ Any MKT Marketing course (3)||3|
|Prefixed course must be approved by Department Advisor.|
- Select and coordinate furniture styles and surroundings appropriate to the client's needs. (INT105)
- Plan room spaces and furniture placements to satisfy the client's needs. (INT105)
- Select and recommend accessory items needed to complete a residence. (INT105)
- Analyze and design interior spaces using the elements and principles of design. (INT105, INT150)
- Read, design, and prepare a set of residential drawings for design, remodeling, or new construction. (INT100)
- Select color schemes and materials applicable to any situation presented by a client. (INT105, INT150)
- Identify period styles of interior architecture and historic furniture. (INT115)
- Identify 20th century architectural and furniture designs. (INT120)
- Estimate and specify interior finish materials such as floor coverings, wall coverings, window treatments, upholstery, etc. (INT160, INT170)
- Select appropriate materials and provide documentation for design solutions using those materials. (INT170)
- Perform calculations needed to price merchandise. (INT170)
Complete program information is available here.
All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change.
Please refer to the Official MCCCD CCTA website for official programs information.