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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Coopersmith Career Consulting | Evaluated Learning Experience

Color Consulting and Theory for the Home and Business (ART-303)


Varies (self-study, self-paced).

Various; distance learning format.

May 2023- Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the learning experience, students will be able to: define how creating color palettes using color theory and client preferences can enhance a home and business; describe how lighting and undertones affect color choices; apply the use of the color wheel, color terminology, and color schemes; describe color psychology and how it affects color choices in the home and office; define and describe how to build custom colors; and describe the flow and focal points in a home and how this is affected by color choices.


Color Consulting and Theory for the Home and Business teaches students how to create color palettes to enhance an interior space. Topics include developing and using a color palette to bring life to a room and office, utilizing new or existing furniture, appliances, flooring, and interior painting, and working with clients to achieve balance and harmony. Color psychology will be explored, as well as how lighting and undertones affect color choices to train the eye to identify colors.

Credit recommendation: 

In the associate/certificate degree category, 3 semester hours in Design or Studio Art (5/23).