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Interior Design – CTE Program of Study

  • Interior Design – CTE Program of Study (pdf)

    The Interior Design and Merchandising program is designed to prepare students for employment or advanced postsecondary coursework in applied sciences for design production, commercial or home furnishings sales, custom interior design, supervisory positions in furnishings manufacturing, and as buyers for retail establishments. A student completing this program will possess the technical knowledge and skills associated with interior design/production and selection, wholesale purchasing, sales, and promotion. In addition to technical skills, students completing this program will also develop advanced critical thinking, career development, applied academic skills, employability skills, basic business practices, and leadership skills required for entry into interior design and merchandising occupations. The program utilizes a delivery system made up of four integral parts: formal/technical instruction, experiential learning, supervised occupational experience and the Career and Technical Student Organization, FCCLA. 

    Interior Design and Merchandising is offered at Desert Ridge HighGilbert High, and Highland High.

    Interior Design & Merchandising Courses

    • LM104 Interior Design I
    • LM105 Interior Design II
    • CT344 Interior Design Internship
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Ashley Hester - Highland High

How has Interior Design positively impacted your high school experience?
Interior Design is a fun class where I can learn how to design rooms and make projects.
Do you have a favorite memory, lesson, or class project?
My favorite memory is when we made pumpkins for thanksgiving as a decoration, and when we had a breakfast social.
Why did you decide to take this course?
I wanted to learn more about interior design so I could design my home one day.