CCL Interior Merchandising
Academic Plan Code
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.
Course Sequence by Term
The following is a suggested course sequence by term for the pathway. Students should keep in mind the items below that affect their success in completing the pathway as listed:
- The course sequence is laid out by suggested term. It is understood that students may enter the program at different times of the year.
- Academic achievement is related to initial course placement determined by course placement tests, completion of 100-200 level course pre-/corequisites, any courses below 100 level, and program prerequisites.
- Students should meet with an academic advisor, or program director, or counselor who can assist in assessing student needs that may affect course enrollment. Appropriate resources can be discussed and agreed to in order to address student needs and support successful course completion.
Program Area Key:
- Critical Rdg = Critical Reading
- FYC = First Year Composition
- HUM = Humanities and Fine Arts
- Mathematics = Mathematics
- NS = Natural Science
- Oral Comm = Oral Communication
- PP = Program Prerequisite
- SB = Social & Behavioral Sciences
- RC = Required Courses
- RE = Restricted Electives
Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program.
|RC||INT100||Interior Design Drafting||3|
|RC||INT105||Introduction to Interior Design||3|
|RC||INT115||Historical Architecture and Furniture||3|
|RC||INT150||Color and Design||3|
|RC||INT160||Fabrics for Interiors||3|
|RC||INT120||Modern Architecture and Furniture||3|
|RC||INT170||Interior Materials||INT105 OR permission of Instructor.||3|
Select from the following courses to meet the 9 credits of Restricted Electives requirement.
|RE||AGB140||Commercial Floral Design||3|
|RE||AGS187||Indoor Foliage Plants||3|
|RE||ARH100||Introduction to Art||3|
|RE||GTC130||Furniture Construction I||3|
|RE||GTC131||Furniture Construction II||3|
|RE||GTC144||Introduction to Cabinetmaking||3|
|RE||MGT251||Human Relations in Business||3|
|RE||MKT271||Principles of Marketing||3|
|RE||SCT100||Introduction to Sustainable Built Environments||3|
|RE||TEC126||Sewing for the Home||3|
|RE||TEC151||Display and Visual Merchandising||3|
INT/ART/MKT prefixed courses approved by the Interior Design Program Director are acceptable as Restricted Electives.
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All information is administered by the Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation at Maricopa County Community College District and 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 in order to reflect the most current information available.
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