Interior Design

DesignSaddleback College offers an interdisciplinary Interior Design curriculum providing multi-level, accredited courses that prepare students with the competencies required to enter the Interior Design profession. The Associate in Science Degree will be awarded after completion of Level III.

Interiors Merchandising - Level I
The Interiors Merchandising level provides the student with a short-term certificate program leading to employment in merchandising or sales.

Interior Design Assistant - Level II
The Interior Design Assistant level meets the educational standards that can lead to minimum preparation for design certification and employment as a Design Assistant.

Interior Design Professional - Level III
The Interior Design Professional level meets the educational standards leading to employment and certification as a professional Interior Designer.

Employment Opportunities:

Interior Design Assistant in Residential/Commercial Design
Historic Preservation Specialist
Manufacturer’s Sales Representative
Interiors Merchandiser
Model Home Designer
Color or Lighting Specialist
Computer-Aided Design Specialist
Design Journalist
Kitchen & Bath Designer
Professional Interior Designer

View our certificates in the College Catalog under Certificates and Degrees - Interior Design
or our Spring 2014 Class Schedule

For more information, please contact our staff below.

Arlene Thomas View profile information for Arlene Thomas
Department Chair
Interior Design Instructor
(949) 582-4615
Alinde Bittner Herron View profile information for Alinde Bittner
Interior Design Instructor
(949) 582-4935