As a residential and commercial interior design major, you gain the skills, understanding, knowledge and competency vital to the designing, planning, marketing, and selling of interior space concepts for home or office environments. You will explore the role of residential and commercial design professionals by discovering the array of products available in the design marketplace, visiting design showrooms, and meeting with product line sales professionals and vendors. You may also have the opportunity to be involved with the retail, wholesale, or specialty aspects of the residential and commercial design industry.

You will learn how to create and transform new and restored home and office interiors by researching historical and contemporary trends; recommending product choices; measuring and estimating for budget requirements; and by participating in area show houses and design events.