Interior Design

Available on the Vincennes campus

Interior Designers make interior spaces functional, safe, and beautiful for almost every types of building: homes,  offices,  shopping malls,  restaurants,  and  businesses.   They  select  and  specify  colors, finishes, fabrics,  furniture,  flooring  and  wall  coverings,  lighting,  and  other  materials  to  create  useful  and  stylish interiors for buildings.   If you have creative talent and an eye for design, this may be the field for you.

SALARY & EARNING POTENTIAL

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the employment in the field of interior design is expected to grow 19% from 2010 to 2020.  The median annual salary in 2010 was $46,280. 

THE VU ADVANTAGE

VU  is  Indiana’s  First  College  and  continues  to  be  Indiana’s  most  affordable  residential  college.  At Vincennes University you will have the advantage of small classes and labs, free tutoring and excellent course transferability.   Vincennes University’s Interior Design  program  provides  students with  excellent training  resulting  in  an  Associate  of  Science  (A.S.)  degree.  Graduates  are  well  prepared  to  enter  the design profession or to transfer to a four-year institution to continue their studies.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

  • Interior Design Studios & Architectural Firms
  • Commercial or  Residential Design
  • Kitchen & Bath Design
  • Furniture & Home Furnishing Retailers
  • Home & Lighting Centers
  • Universal & Sustainable Design
  • Building Materials and Supplier Industries
  • Your own Interior Design Business

Learn more about the courses required for this major.

For more information about this major, please contact Professor Sue Ellen McClure at 812.888.5304 or semcclure@vinu.edu