All Pathways

In this pathway, you learn about the concepts of space planning and the use of environmentally sustainable materials, and you combine creativity with precision and technical skills to design functional spaces for specific clients. You will learn the fundamentals of interior design and basic skills in hand drawing and digital drafting, as well as architectural lighting, color theory, and furniture history. The pathway uses software tools such as Autodesk Revit and AutoCAD.

Course Sequence

Interior Design I

Interior Design - Digital Applications

Interior Application

Adv. Studies - Interior Design Studio


Articulated credit is earned as a result of a student passing the designated CMS CTE course(s) with a final letter grade of a B or higher AND a score of 93 or higher on the NC administered end of course exam. In some cases students must show proficiency in multiple courses plus a certification in order to receive articulated credit. In some cases, there are options. Be sure to pay attention to the AND and OR statements. College articulated courses DO NOT show on a high school or college transcript. These courses, if the criteria is met, will be waived from the applicable program of study through Central Piedmont Community College.

Interior Applications

DES 235 Products

Industry Certification

Autodesk Revit User Certified

Becoming an Autodesk Certified User can lead to accelerated career development, improved productivity, and enhanced credibility. In short, it can help get you where you want to go.

List of schools

Butler High School Myers Park High School West Charlotte High School

College and Career Promise

Through local partnerships and classroom curriculum, we are motivating youth to consider careers in manufacturing and preparing them with the skillsets and knowledge to succeed in the workforce industry after high school, and college. The CTE department connects local and regional manufacturers with local high schools to establish or build manufacturing education programs that will grow the workforce in the local communities. Students who experience the Advanced Manufacturing Pathway enter college or move into post-secondary careers with essential advanced manufacturing knowledge and expertise. partner corporations provide grants, scholarships, and apprenticeships for students who continue their education in theAdvanced Manufacturing industry.

What Should I Do Next?

Take the Junior Achievement Career Quiz here.

Talk to the Pathway Development Coordinator or Counselor at your school!