Certificates

Interior Design Certificates

 

Perspective and Rendering Certificate

This 16 credit hour certificate program is designed to give the students a benchmark while going through the Interior Design program. It is specifically aimed at the student who may wish to specialize in the perspective and rendering areas of design.

  • ART 121 Design.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . 3
  • IND 100 Theory and Fundamentals of Design. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2
  • IND 101 Interior Design Studio I .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
  • IND 110 Problem Solving and Communication. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3
  • IND 107 Perspective and Rendering . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
  • IND 217 Advanced Sketching. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
  • TOTAL CREDITS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16

Kitchen and Bath Specialty Certificate

This 29 credit hour certificate program is designed to give students the opportunity to benchmark their progress through the Interior Design Program. Upon completion students will be qualified to become employed in the Kitchen and Bath design field.

  • IND 100 Theory and Fundamentals of Design . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2
  • IND 101 Interior Design Studio I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
  • IND 102 Interior Design Studio II. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..3
  • IND 106 Materials and Resources. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
  • IND 110 Problem Solving and Communication. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
  • IND 114 Codes for Interior Design. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..2
  • IND 116 Interior Detailing and Construction. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..3
  • IND 230 Kitchen Design Studio. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
  • IND 232 Kitchen and Bath Computer Applications. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3
  • IND 233 Bath Design Studio. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2
  • IND 207 Internship (in Kitchen and Bath). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3
  • TOTAL CREDITS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . .29

This program is not cerrtified by the National Kitchen and Bath Association, but the classes you will take are from the Harper NKBA accredited interior design program

Interior Design Technology Certificate

This 28 credit hour certificate program is designed to give students the opportunity to specialize in the technology area of interior design. Students pursuing the Interior Design AAS degree and working designers will benefit from the technical aspects of this curriculum as computer expertise is invaluable to the interior design industry in today's market.

  • ARC 116 Architectural CAD I. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
  • GRA 103 Digital Imaging I. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . 3
  • IND 100 Theory and Fundamentals of Interior Design. . . . . . . . 2
  • IND101 Interior Design Studio I. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
  • IND 114 Codes for Interior Designers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . 2
  • IND 116 Interior Detailing and Construction Drawing. . . . . . . . . 3
  • IND 220 CAD Studio. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
  • IND 221 3-Dimensional CAD for Interior Designers. . .. . . . . . . . 3
  • IND 222 3-Dimensional Presentation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
  • IND 232 Kitchen and Bath CAD Studio. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
  • TOTAL CREDITS…………………………………................……….. 28

 

Sustainable Design Certificate

This 12 credit-hour certificate program is designed to give students the opportunity to earn credits which are applicable to the requirements for taking the interior design licensing exam in the State of Illinois.  This certificate will be marketed to Harper Interior Design students as well as the other private Interior Design programs in the Chicago area.

  • IND    101      Interior Design Studio I........................................ 3
  • IND      281      Environmental Design Studio.............................................. 3
  • IND      283      Introduction to Green Design .............................................. 3
 
  • IND      285      Sustainable Lighting............................................................. 3
  • TOTAL CREDITS...............................................................................................12

 

KITCHEN AND BATH SPECIALITY CERTIFICATE IN 6 SEMESTERS

Prepare to enter the kitchen/bath design industry or gain skills to expand your expertise in your current career.

  • Convenient Evening Program: Classes offered Tuesday and Thursday evenings (6:00-9:30 p.m.)
  • Earn your Harper Kitchen and Bath Specialty Certificate in two years (6 semesters)
  • Complete 40% of your Associate in Applied Science Interior Design Degree which prepares you for National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ) and National Kitchen and Bath (NKBA) certification.
  • Learn from NKBA accredited instructors.

Once you earn your certificate, you’ll be prepared you for jobs in the kitchen and bath industry, such as:

  • Design Assistant
  • Sales representative
  • Showroom Sales associate
  • 20/20 CAD designer

Course Highlights

IND100Theory and Fundamentals of Design
IND101Interior Design Studio I
IND102Interior Design Studio II
IND106Materials and Sources
IND110Problem Solving and Design Communication
IND114Codes for Interior Designers
IND116Interior Detail and Construction Drawing
IND207Interior Design Internship
IND230Kitchen Design Studio
IND232Kitchen and Bath CAD Studio
IND233Bathroom Design Studio

 

Early Registration is Recommended

For more information email: jmott@harpercollege.edu

This program is not cerrtified by the National Kitchen and Bath Association, but the classes you will take are from the Harper NKBA accredited interior design program

 

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