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Interior Design - Commercial Design

Share 10-304-2 Associate Degree (AAS) 69 Credits Financial Aid Eligible Location*: Appleton

*Some general education courses may be available at multiple locations.

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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.

Career Opportunities

  • CAD Designer/Operator
  • Commercial Designer
  • Facility Planner
  • Manufacturer Representative
  • Sales Representative

Estimated Program Cost

Interior Design - Commercial Design

This program will cost about $9,727.05*
based on current tuition and fees.

Additional materials and supplies will cost
about $425.00*.

* Tuition and fees are subject to change.
  Costs may not include books or all materials and supplies.


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Interior Design - Commercial Design

Term Availability
Spring 2015
Summer 2015
Fall 2015
Spring 2016

* Program availability may vary by location. Depending on program enrollment and prerequisite requirements, there may be a wait for some program courses.

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Admissions Requirements

Skills Assessment

An academic skills assessment is required for admission into this program; learn more at

Credit Transfer Options

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Whether you’re an incoming student, transferring to another two-year college or pursuing your bachelor’s degree, we make it easy for you to seamlessly transfer your credits. With full accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission, we offer credit transfer agreements with more than 65 two-and four-year colleges.

Transfer In

Many students come to Fox Valley Tech with credits they’ve already earned, either while in high school or at other colleges and universities. It’s also possible to be granted credit for career-related knowledge and skills you’ve already mastered.

Transfer Out

Is a four-year degree in your future? Save time and money by starting here. You can earn your associate degree at Fox Valley Tech, then apply your credits toward a bachelor’s degree. Or easily transfer your credits to other two-year colleges.

Program Outcomes
  • Integrate the codes and standards that impact the interior environment.
  • Model professional practices of the Interior Design industry.
  • Validate the design process.
  • Evaluate design decisions within the parameters of the built environment.

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