Interior Design - Associate Degree at Hesser - Portsmouth
This program is designed to introduce students to the many aspects of interior design and provide them with the skills necessary to communicate their design concepts through graphic, oral and technical presentations. Students will learn basic business skills so they will be better prepared to function effectively in the field of interior design. Students will design several interior environments and use their newly acquired knowledge of space planning, material selection, drafting and presentation. They will learn how to creatively use colors, lighting, style and fabrics in their designs. In addition, students will enhance their technical design capabilities by learning how to design and draft with the use of special computer-aided design software. Upon successful completion of the program, graduates will be awarded an Associate degree. The program develops both design and technical skills, is ideal for students who are creative and outgoing, teaches the use of basic drafting equipment, has an externship that allows students to participate in project design and has field trips to destinations of design interest.