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Harrington College of Design, Chicago:
Harrington College of Design, located in the Chicago Loop, Illinois, is an accredited Design College offering specialized Associate Degree and Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree Programs designed to help students prepare for a digital photography, interior design or graphic design career. Harrington College of Design is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award certificates, diplomas, associate degrees and bachelor degrees.

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Photo of Design Degree Programs in Chicago, ILAssociate Degree Programs:

Associate of Applied Science in Interior Design

The AAS in Interior Design Degree Program is designed to teach students the fundamentals of the industry and help them take the initial step into the work world by way of hands-on interior design courses. The Interior Design degree program emphasizes the critical thinking and general education components essential to a well-rounded, quality education.

Associate of Applied Science in Digital Photography
The AAS in Digital Photography degree program is designed to be a five-semester commercial digital photography program using digital techniques for photographic reproduction of the image. It is designed to prepare students with understanding of the fundamentals of photography, imaging and studio practices, as well as to provide a strong balance of business and technical skills.

Bachelor Degree Programs:

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design

The Interior Design degree program is designed to prepare students for the first phase of becoming a qualified professional and to provide the foundation of education and experience needed for the examination required to become a registered interior designer.

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Communication Design
Harrington's Bachelor of Fine Arts in Communication Design degree program in Chicago combines graphic design, illustration, art direction, writing, production and more to help prepare today's natural problem-solvers to become tomorrow's design leaders. The mixed curriculum of communication design, graphic design, and advertising design helps students transform their curiosity and creativity into marketable skills ready for a career anywhere from a design studio to a production firm.

Masters Degree Programs:

Graphic/Communication Design Programs:
- Master of Arts in Communication Design
- Master of Fine Arts in Communication Design

Interior Design Programs:
- Master of Arts in Interior Design
- Master of Interior Design

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