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Commercial Design (C)

17 Credits Location: Appleton

Want to improve your skills in commercial design? This certificate will help you gain skills in project management, presentation, computer design, lighting and ergonomics. Learn about office planning and landscaping, and how to select and present furnishings and materials for commercial projects. You’ll also develop your skills in computer-aided design. An internship will help you practice using your new skills, gain experience and make contacts in the field.

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Interior Design (AAS)

68 Credits Location: Appleton

Surroundings have an enormous influence on people’s lives. Put your creativity to work in this exciting career field as an interior designer. You will learn how to plan the arrangement of interior space and coordinate the selection and sales of furniture, draperies and other fabrics, floor coverings and interior accessories. You will also learn the skills you need to accurately bid project proposals. You’ll learn both residential and commercial design. Through elective courses you can explore options such as kitchen and bath planning, window treatments, wall finishes or flooring. Internships will help you gain the practice and confidence to create design projects for clients.

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Interior Design - Commercial Design (AAS)

69 Credits Location: Appleton

As an interior designer who specializes in commercial design, you plan the arrangement of spaces such as offices, hospitals and other interior public spaces. You also specify furnishings, office work stations, materials, lighting and mechanicals using both hand drawing and computer design software. You will learn how to calculate materials needed, price quotes and negotiate sales. You’ll also learn project management skills and how to apply your knowledge of materials, finishes, furniture, lighting and building construction through all phases of the design process. Your training will help you gain advanced skills in computer-aided design to produce project documents and presentations for a complete commercial design problem. You’ll have the skills you need for this great career field.

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Interior Design - Kitchen & Bath Design (AAS)

68 Credits Location: Appleton

Future trends show a need for designers in the kitchen and bath industry. To prepare for this career field, you need creativity, technical skills and business knowledge. Kitchen and bath designers specify cabinetry, fixtures, lighting and mechanicals using hand drawing and computer design software. You will learn how to calculate materials needed, price quotes and negotiate sales. Your training will prepare you with the knowledge and skills you need for drawing and computer design, along with an understanding of construction and mechanicals. You’ll also learn how to do accurate estimating and give professional presentations. Graduates are eligible to test for the Associate Kitchen and Bath Designer certification.

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Kitchen & Bath Design (C)

35 Credits Location: Appleton

If you are currently working as a kitchen and bath design professional, this certificate will prepare you for the industry’s professional designation, the Kitchen and Bath Design certification offered through the National Kitchen and Bath Association. Your training will cover design fundamentals, color theory, estimating and sales, drafting, construction, furnishings and more. An internship will give you an opportunity to apply your knowledge and skills.

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Designing Homeowner ...

Designing Homeowner ...

Alyssa Meyer loves her career creating beautiful bathrooms and kitchens for homeowners.

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Kitchen & Bath Design ...

The National Kitchen & Bath Association recently announced that Fox Valley Technical College has met all requirements to become an NKBA ...

Kitchen & Bath Design

Kitchen & Bath Design

The state's only interior design program to earn Supported status by the National Kitchen & Bath Association gives students more options.

Better By Design: ...

Better By Design: ...

Fox Valley Technical College grad Kris Figy has found her niche enhancing office spaces for Wisconsin’s top companies.

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Types of Offerings



AAS - Associate Degree
TD - Technical Diploma
C - Certificate
A - Apprenticeship

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