The Interior Design Program at Los Angeles Mission College is the only program of its kind offered at the nine Los Angeles Community College District campuses. Our associates degree and certificate programs in Interior Design facilitate academic transfer to four-year institutions and provide a thorough and analytical foundation of the Interior Design field that will enable students to practice professionally and serve their community with safe, functional, and innovative interior spaces. Our comprehensive curriculum is intended to adapt to industry standards and changing economic conditions and is taught by highly qualified design professionals who prepare our students to perform in a variety of interior design occupations.
Interior Design Curriculum
The Interior Design Program emphasizes the processes and techniques of designing living, working and leisure indoor environments as integral parts of a building system. Combination of lecture and lab courses expose students to a variety of design challenges they are likely to encounter in the real world. Instructions in environmental building design, space planning and programming, lighting design, color theory, materials, graphic communications, Building Information Modeling (BIM) and building codes compliance prepare our students for the Interior Design Profession and transfer to 4-year programs.