Campus: Larimer Campus

Fundamentals in Interior Design, Drafting and Communication

This certificate prepares students with fundamental skills in interior design, drafting & graphic communication. Students are advised to pursue additional financial aid eligible awards available in the IND program to become an NCIDQ certified designer. Qualifications to sit for the NCIDQ (National Council for Interior Design Qualification) examination require successful completion of both the AAS degree in Interior Design and the Kitchen and Bath certificate. This can be done in 3-4 additional semesters. In addition, students may also complete the Kitchen and Bath Design certificate which is accredited by the NKBA (National Kitchen and Bath Association) in 1-2 additional semesters which meets the minimum credits to become an Associate Kitchen and Bath Designer (AKBD).


Required Courses

Course NumberTitleCredits
AEC 101Basic Architectural Drafting


CAD 105AutoCAD for Interiors


IND 105Introduction to Interior Design


IND 112Graphic Communication


Total Credit Hours: 15