Family and Consumer Sciences - Interior Design Concentration, A.S. Career/Tech
Associate of Science Career/Tech
About This Degree
Estimated Program Length
This program allows students to begin study in family and consumer sciences with an emphasis in Interior Design/Housing. A study in interior design prepares an individual for positions in residential or commercial interior design, consulting, promotional work, and consumer education.
INTERIOR DESIGNERS make interior spaces functional, safe, and beautiful for almost every type of building: homes, offices, shopping malls, restaurants, and businesses. They select and specify colors, finishes, fabrics, furniture, flooring and wall coverings, lighting, and other materials to create useful and stylish interiors for buildings. If you have creative talent and an eye for design, this may be the field for you.
SALARY & EARNING POTENTIAL
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the employment in the field of interior design is expected to grow by 19% from 2010 to 2020. The median annual salary in 2015 was $48,840.
THE VU ADVANTAGE
VU is Indiana’s First College and continues to be Indiana’s most affordable residential college. At Vincennes University you will have the advantage of small classes and labs, free tutoring and excellent course transferability. Vincennes University’s INTERIOR DESIGN program provides students with excellent training resulting in an Associate of Science (A.S.) degree. Graduates are well prepared to enter the design profession or to transfer to a four-year institution to continue their studies.
- Interior Design Studios & Architectural Firms
- Commercial or Residential Design
- Kitchen & Bath Design
- Furniture & Home Furnishing Retailers
- Home & Lighting Centers
- Universal & Sustainable Design
- Building Materials and Supplier Industries
- Your own Interior Design Business
WHAT DO OUR GRADUATES SAY?
Dani Hunckler, 2014 VU Interior Design Graduate