Interior Design Certificate
The Certificate Program in Interior Design is an overview of the basic elements of interior decoration through lectures and problem solving projects. Learn how to make the best decorating decisions for your home, friends and/or clients. Professional designers will show you how to create residential interiors that are both functional and beautiful. To earn Mercer’s certificate, successfully complete all ten (10) required courses listed below. Different courses will be offered each semester to allow you to complete the program in one year if you choose.
SketchUp Your Design
Required: Familiarity with Microsoft Office
Learn to use the Google SketchUp Professional version 7.0 to create a computer generated 3D model for residential, landscape and interior design. At the completion of the course, you will have a PowerPoint electronic portfolio to showcase your design and 3D modeling and technology skills to show your supervisor or future employer. Workbook is required and available in the college bookstore. Cost: $375
May 24 - June 28
6 sessions / Wednesdays / 6-9pm
Instructor: Laurence C. Johnson, Jr., RA, LEED AP
Drafting and Design I
Join us as we introduce you to the fundamentals of drafting! Learn how to survey an existing room and create a scaled drafted floor plan with elevations while understanding interior drafting conventions. Put your learning into practice as you apply the basic design principles to a project that has you creating a furniture plan, elevations and design for a residential space. Cost: $240
Currently in session
9 sessions / Thursdays / 6:30-9pm
Instructor: Suzanne Zukowski
Learn the principles of designing window treatments that provide attractive, functional solutions for window coverings. The features of current hard and soft treatments, energy efficient solutions, fabric selection, embellishments and decorative hardware will all be discussed. Students will apply these principles to design window treatments for a variety of settings. We will also learn how to measure, calculate yardage and discuss important installation considerations. Additional estimated material cost to be paid by student.
1.0 CEU. Cost: $105
Currently in session
4 Sessions / Wednesdays / 6:30-9pm
Registration Desk: 609-570-3311
Questions: E-mail us.
10 or more days before the beginning of a class: 100% refund
Less than 10 days before class start date: no refund
Credit card payments will be refunded to the credit card; cash and check payments will be refunded via a check from MCCC.