Certificate of Completion in Interior Merchandising

Certificate Information

Academic Plan

CCL Interior Merchandising

Academic Plan Code




MCCCD Program Detail



Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program. ++ indicates any suffixed courses.

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.

Admission Criteria


Program Prerequisites


Required Courses Credits: 21

INT100Interior Design Drafting3
INT105Introduction to Interior Design3
INT115Historical Architecture and Furniture3
INT120Modern Architecture and Furniture3
INT150Color and Design3
INT160Fabrics for Interiors3
INT170Interior Materials3

Restricted Electives

AGB140Commercial Floral Design3
AGS187Indoor Foliage Plants3
ARH100Introduction to Art3
ART111Drawing I3
ART112Two-Dimensional Design3
ART131Photography I3
GTC130Furniture Construction I3
GTC131Furniture Construction II3
GTC144Introduction to Cabinetmaking3
GTC145Advanced Cabinetmaking3
MGT251Human Relations in Business3
MKT/TEC151Display and Visual Merchandising3
MKT263Advertising Principles3
MKT271Principles of Marketing3
SCT100Introduction to Sustainable Built Environments3
TEC126Sewing for the Home3
TEC128Home Upholstery3
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.

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Major: 5429
First Term: 2016 Fall
Final Term: Current
Award: CCL
Total Credits: 30.0
CIPS code: 50.0408
SOC codes: 25-1031, 27-1025
Initiating College: Mesa Community College
Program Availability: - EMC MCC PC
Occupational Area: Art, A/V Technology, and Communication
Instructional Council: Interior Design (37)
GPA: 2.00