Interior Space Planning and Design

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Certificate Name: Interior Space Planning and Design

Job Title & Subsequent Codes: 27-1025
Interior Designers


Tuition and Fees: $3091.00
Room and Board: $5,574.00
Books and Supplies: $1,200.00



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Advanced Certificate for Environmental Design Studies

The Environmental Design Studies Advanced Certificate at Helena College provides a distinct curriculum that further supports interior design education. The Advanced Certificate’s focus on environmental design materials, building products, specifications, codes and regulations, and knowledge of the LEED process (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) will be vital throughout studio courses. In addition, there are courses in history relating to materials, building products and design. After the completion of the Associate of Arts and the Advanced Certificate in Environmental Design Studies, a student will be prepared to successfully compete for jobs in interior design, environmental design and related fields. The Advanced Certificate requires the completion of the Associate of Arts with a study option in Interior Space Planning and Design or the Certificate of Applied Science-Interior Space Planning and Design. Refer to the Helena College Catalog for placement testing and prerequisite requirements. A department advisor may approve transfer credits from other institutions to satisfy degree requirements.

CourseNumber Course Title Credits
IDSN110  History of Interior Design I Ancient - 1900 3
IDSN111 History of Interior Design II 1900 - Contemporary 3
IDSN120 Materials and the Environment 3
IDSN125 Lighting the Environment 3
IDSN252 Studio III - Corporate Studio 4
IDSN255  Environmental Design Studio 4
IDSN275 Professional Practices 3
IDSN298 Internship 2

Note:  Students must earn a C- or better in design core courses.