Academic Catalogs

Interior Design - Digital Design Communication, Certificate of Achievement

Banner Code: 1_CM_IDDD

Control Number: 41016

Not Financial Aid Eligible

The Interior Design Digital Design Communication Certificate prepares students and working professionals for creating design, production drawings, and presentation drawings using current industry-standard software programs. Introduction to AutoCAD, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, SketchUp, various rendering programs, and Autodesk Revit are among the software programs included within the certificate program. People with skills in these advanced software programs offer a marketable skill set to employers and have a higher earning potential. 

Program Outcome

Successful students in this program will be able to design and produce digital files using a variety of industry-standard software and Building Information Modeling (BIM) with an emphasis on the development of interior spaces.

Certificate of Achievement Requirements

The Certificate of Achievement is a state-approved career program that requires a minimum of eight units and is designed to prepare the graduate to enter a particular field of employment.  In order to be awarded a certificate, students are required to obtain a grade of “C” or better in all program-required courses. Grades of “CR” or “P” will be accepted whereas “CR” or “P” meets the equivalency of a “C” or better.  At least 3 units in an advanced course from the certificate must be completed at OCC at the department’s discretion.  Certificates of Achievement are not automatically awarded.  A petition must be filed in Enrollment Services or online at the beginning of the semester in which the student will be completing their final requirements.  The petitioning periods are listed in the Graduation Requirements section of this catalog.  Check with a counselor to determine the requirements for completion.

A list of certificate programs can be found in the Programs A-Z section of this catalog.  

Course Title Units
ID A130Design Communication 2: CAD 2D3
ID A260Design Communication 4: Digital Visualization3
ID A290Building Information Modeling for Interior Design3
Total Units9