Interior Design & Merchandising

This dynamic program introduces students to the technical knowledge and skills needed to design, produce, purchase, promote and sell merchandise and accessories within the interior design industry.

Learn about the elements and principles of design, interior fabrics and textiles, the use of color and texture, retail merchandising, visual merchandising, floor space planning, rendering and Chief Architect rendering.

Transform these skills into becoming an interior design apprentice, creating elaborate sets and window displays, presentation boards and participate in various EVIT events and design shows. Qualified students also have the opportunity to participate in job shadowing or internships during their second year of the program or compete in the FCCLA interior design competition during FCCLA Spring Conference.

Get started! Enroll in the EVIT Interior Design & Merchandising program.

Note: This is a dual enrollment course. For more information, visit the Dual Enrollment page. 

For announcements and updates on the Interior Design & Merchandising program, text evit to 89800.

Course Code FIT12 (First Year)
FIT14 (Second Year)

Length 2-4 semesters

Campus Location EVIT Main Campus

Possible Careers Merchandiser, Fashion Designer, Store Window Designer, Sales, Stage and Set Assistant, Fabric/Textile Consultant, Sales & Distribution, Fashion Journalist, Retail Management, Interior Designer

Average Entry Level Salary $10-$20 per hour


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