Transfer Information and Career Opportunities in Interior Design

Transfer Information for Interior Design Majors

The following California State University and University of California offer majors in Interior Design. The campuses that offer the major are identified next to each major name. Select a campus abbreviation next to a major to get more information about that major through the ASSIST online student transfer information system.

  • Art B.A. with Emphasis in Interior Design (SDSU)
  • Art B.A. with Option in Interior Design (CSUC)
  • Art B.F.A. with Option in Interior Design (CSUC)
  • Art: Interior Design B.F.A. (CSULB)
  • Family and Consumer Sciences B.S. Interior Design Option (CSUN)
  • Interior Design B.A. (CSUFRES, CSUS)
  • Interior Design B.F.A. (SJSU)
  • Interior Design B.S. (SFSU)

Go to to explore information about majors and courses. Please visit the Counseling Department and Transfer Center for assistance with transfer information, degrees, applications and more.

Career Opportunities in Interior Design

Miniature sculpture of lobby.The field of Interior Design is complex and diverse, with many career choices. With training, job opportunities are often found in support positions assisting designers in interior design or architectural offices. Other jobs may be found in corporations, health care, hospitality and other commercial facilities. Options are also available in department or furniture stores. Designers start as assistants or apprentices before being considered a professional designer. Advancement opportunities are based on ability and education. After gaining experience and expertise many choose self-employment.

Some specific opportunities graduates may consider are Interior Design Assistant; Decorator; Product Representative; Home Furnishing Salesperson; Merchandiser; Display Designer; or Color Consultant.

More information about Careers in Interior Design.

Employment Outlook

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Please visit the Counseling Department and Career Services for information.