INTERIOR DESIGN

The Interior Design program goals are to prepare graduates for employment in the current job market and/or fulfill transfer requirements to a four-year institution where courses fulfill the lower division requirements of a specific major or serve as electives. An important element of the program is to offer professional level curriculum that provides graduates with the ability to perform in a variety of occupations as industry demands change and economic conditions fluctuate. Additionally, the comprehensive curriculum follows CIDA (Council for Interior Design Accreditation) standards to meet the functional and aesthetic needs pertaining to clients and the interior environments. Students who complete this Associate in Science Degree will be eligible to sit for the Certified Interior Designer examination upon graduation that may lead to becoming a Certified Interior Designer. Additionally, the comprehensive curriculum follows FIDER standards to meet the functional and aesthetic needs pertaining to clients and the interior environments.

Associate in Science Degree: Interior Design

Student Learning Outcome:

Students will be able to demonstrate proficiency in the core skills and knowledge required for employment as an interior designer.

Program Requirements:

Units Required: 40
 

    Units
ID-101A Introduction to Interior Design 3.0
ID-101B Introduction to Interior Design Lab 1.0
ID-102 Applied Color for Designers 3.0
ID-103 Perspective and Interior Illustration 3.0
OR    
ID-104 Rapid Visualization and Illustration 3.0
ID-110 Architectural Drafting I 3.0
ID-113 Interior Design Materials and Specifications 3.0
ID-114 Architecture and Interiors History: Antiquity - Classical Revival 3.0
ID-115 Architecture and Interiors History: Classical Revival - Post Modern 3.0
ID-190 Design II - Space Planning 3.0
ID-207 Residential Design 3.0
ID-217 Advanced Interior Design Studio I 3.0
ID-295 Professional Practices for Interior Design 3.0
ARCHT-160 AutoCAD for Architecture and Interior Design 3.0
OR    
ARCHT-180 Codes and Zoning Regulations 3.0
     
Plus three units from the following:  
     
ID-100 Careers in Architecture, Interior Design and Related Fields 1.0
ID-103 Perspective and Interior Illustration 3.0
ID-104 Rapid Visualization and Illustration 3.0
ID-111 Kitchen and Bath Design 3.0
ID-219 Interior Design Portfolio 3.0
ARCHT-160 AutoCAD for Architecture and Interior Design 3.0
ARCHT-180 Codes and Zoning Regulations 3.0


Certificate of Achievement: Interior Design

Student Learning Outcome:

Students will be able to demonstrate proficiency in the core skills and knowledge required for employment as an interior designer.

Program Requirements:

Units Required: 34
 

    Units
ID-101A Introduction to Interior Design 3.0
ID-101B Introduction to Interior Design Lab 1.0
ID-102 Applied Color for Designers 3.0
ID-103 Perspective and Interior Illustration 3.0
OR    
ID-104 Rapid Visualization and Illustration 3.0
ID-110 Architectural Drafting I 3.0
ID-113 Interior Design Materials and Specifications 3.0
ID-114 Architecture and Interiors History: Antiquity - Classical Revival 3.0
ID-115 Architecture and Interiors History: Classical Revival - Post Modern 3.0
ID-207 Residential Design 3.0
ID-217 Advanced Interior Design Studio I 3.0
ID-295 Professional Practices for Interior Design 3.0
     
Plus three units from the following:  
     
ID-091 Art and Accessories in Interior Design 1.0
ID-100 Careers in Architecture, Interior Design and Related Fields 1.0
ID-111 Kitchen and Bath Design 3.0
ID-219 Interior Design Portfolio 3.0


Certificate of Achievement: Interior Decorating - Merchandising

This certificate prepares students to become interior decorators whose primary industry employment will be in retail furniture sales.

Student Learning Outcome:

Students will be able to demonstrate proficiency in the core skills and knowledge required for employment as an assistant to an interior designer or decorator, or a salesperson within the residential home furnishing industry.

Program Requirements:

Units Required: 21
 

    Units
ID-091 Art and Accessories in Interior Design 1.0
ID-100 Careers in Architecture, Interior Design and Related Fields 1.0
ID-101A Introduction to Interior Design 3.0
ID-101B Introduction to Interior Design Lab 1.0
ID-102 Applied Color for Designers 3.0
ID-113 Interior Design Materials and Specifications 3.0
ID-114 Architecture and Interiors History: Antiquity - Classical Revival 3.0
ID-115 Architecture and Interiors History: Classical Revival - Post Modern 3.0
     
Plus three units from the following:  
     
ID-103 Perspective and Interior Illustration 3.0
ID-104 Rapid Visualization and Illustration 3.0
ID-295 Professional Practices for Interior Design 3.0
     
Recommended electives:  
     
ID-110 Architectural Drafting I 3.0


Certificate of Specialization: Interior Design- Set Decorator for TV and Film

A certificate designed to prepare students for internships and employment opportunities as production assistants in TV, and film. Students may be able to obtain the following positions upon completion of certificate program: prop house worker, prop house consultant, set dresser, assistant set dresser, on-set dresser, lead of set decoration department, swing gang worker, and set decorator for small non-union production. Students will obtain the following skills and knowledge: color application, identification of period history, the application of principles and elements of design, the ability to obtain trade resources, and stagecraft skills.

Student Learning Outcome:

Students will be able to demonstrate proficiency in the core skills and knowledge required for employment as a set decorator for TV, film or theatre.

Program Requirements:

Units Required: 16
 

    Units
ID-091 Art and Accessories in Interior Design 1.0
ID-101A Introduction to Interior Design 3.0
ID-101B Introduction to Interior Design Lab 1.0
ID-102 Applied Color for Designers 3.0
ID-105 Introduction to Production Design 3.0
ID-106 Trade Resources for TV, Film, and Theatre 2.0
ID-114 Architecture and Interiors History: Antiquity - Classical Revival 3.0
OR    
ID-115 Architecture and Interiors History: Classical Revival - Post Modern 3.0


Certificate of Specialization: Interior Design - Home Staging

The Certificate of Specialization in Home Staging provides students with knowledge on how to professionally prepare a home for sale. Home staging requires attention to detail in preparing a sellers home to give it the appearance of a “model home.”

Student Learning Outcome:

Students will be able to demonstrate proficiency in the core skills and knowledge required for employment as a residential home stager.

Program Requirements:

Units Required: 11.5
 

    Units
ID-091 Art and Accessories in Interior Design 1.0
ID-093 Home Staging and Applications 1.5
ID-101A Introduction to Interior Design 3.0
ID-102 Applied Color for Designers 3.0
ID-114 Architecture and Interiors History: Antiquity - Classical Revival 3.0
OR    
ID-115 Architecture and Interiors History: Classical Revival - Post Modern 3.0


ID 091 ART AND ACCESSORIES IN INTERIOR DESIGN
Units: 1.00
18.00 hours lecture
Covers the use and application of fine collectibles, art, serigraphs, lithographs, posters, framing methods, portable light fixtures, linens, and tableware in interior design. Field trips may be included.


ID 092 MERCHANDISING FOR INTERIOR DESIGN
Units: 1.00
18.00 hours lecture
Introduces retailing concepts and strategies used by merchandisers, including sales transactions, customer service, store operations, store policies, advertising and display. Field trips may be included.


ID 093 HOME STAGING AND APPLICATIONS
Units: 1.50
18.00 hours lecture, 27.00 hours lab
Introduces home staging for marketability, including home staging applications using free vendor online tools. Field trips may be required. Students who have earned credit for ID 094 & 095 cannot receive credit for this course. Offered pass/no-pass only.


ID 094 HOME STAGING
Units: 1.00
18.00 hours lecture
Stage homes for marketability by selecting color, theme, scale, furniture and accessories that appeal to a broad base of consumers. Field trips may be required. Offered pass/no-pass only.


ID 095 HOME STAGING APPLICATIONS
Units: 0.50
27.00 hours lab
Prerequisite: ID-094

Introduces home staging applications using free vendor online tools to produce 2-D scaled drawings, furniture layouts, and pencil layouts to demonstrate home staging solutions in plan view and elevation. Offered pass/no-pass only.


ID 096L INTERIOR DESIGN LAB
Units: 1.00
54.00 hours lab
May be taken four times for credit
A lab for the currently-enrolled Interior Design student who wishes to increase skills through the use of the Interior Design lab facility. Note: Students must attend faculty supervised weekly scheduled class time posted in printed schedule. Hours must be accrued at a time separate from any other class in which the student is also registered. This course is not a required course for any certificate or degree in the Interior Design program. Offered pass/no-pass only. Units do not apply to the associate degree.


ID 100 CAREERS IN ARCHITECTURE, INTERIOR DESIGN AND RELATED FIELDS
Units: 1.00
CSU 18.00 hours lecture
Surveys careers in architecture, interior design and related fields. Introduces degree requirements, transfer institutions, income, and employment opportunities. Field trips may be required. (Same as ARCHT-100)


ID 101A INTRODUCTION TO INTERIOR DESIGN
Units: 3.00
CSU 54.00 hours lecture
Introduces the principles and elements of interior design based on function and aesthetics. Field trips may be required. Students who have earned credit for ID-101 cannot earn credit for this course.


ID 101B INTRODUCTION TO INTERIOR DESIGN LAB
Units: 1.00
CSU 54.00 hours lab
Co-requisite: ID-101A

Lab component of ID-101A. Students who have earned credit for ID-101 cannot receive credit for this course.


ID 102 APPLIED COLOR FOR DESIGNERS
Units: 3.00
CSU 36.00 hours lecture, 54.00 hours lab
Focuses on color concepts through two- and three- dimensional design problems and theory and application of color in design and digital media. Hands-on experience with the elements of color as they change backgrounds and environments by applying pigmented and/or digital color. Concentrates on color systems and psychology, and appropriate color choices for various projects. Field trips may be required.


ID 103 PERSPECTIVE AND INTERIOR ILLUSTRATION
Units: 3.00
CSU 36.00 hours lecture, 54.00 hours lab
May be taken two times for credit
Introduces the basic black and white interior graphic communication techniques focusing on one and two-point perspective sketch techniques, graphic charts, material representation, plan and elevation graphics; emphasis on composition, shade, shadow, lighting, and texture.


ID 104 RAPID VISUALIZATION AND ILLUSTRATION
Units: 3.00
CSU 36.00 hours lecture, 54.00 hours lab
Recommended Preparation: ID-103

Introduces techniques for freehand drawing and illustration necessary for visual communication and presentation. Rapid sketching techniques in addition to perceptual skills and an understanding of line, tone, proportion, composition, and rendering will be included. Illustration techniques include projects in pencil, pen, shading, marker and/or water color.


ID 105 INTRODUCTION TO PRODUCTION DESIGN
Units: 3.00
CSU 54.00 hours lecture
Examines the process of production design in TV, film and theatre, including the design process of the production designer, art director, set decorator, set designer, scenic designer, and prop master. Educational and professional qualifications for entry into the TV, film, and theatre industries are reviewed. Field trip may be required.


ID 106 TRADE RESOURCES FOR TV, FILM, AND THEATRE
Units: 2.00
CSU 18.00 hours lecture, 54.00 hours lab
Explores of trade resources for set decorators working in TV, film, and theatre.


ID 110 ARCHITECTURAL DRAFTING I
Units: 3.00
CSU 36.00 hours lecture, 54.00 hours lab
Presents current practices in architectural drafting and construction technology focusing on a small single family residence. Drafting techniques will emphasize clarity, line weight expression and accuracy. Same as ARCHT-110.


ID 111 KITCHEN AND BATH DESIGN
Units: 3.00
CSU 36.00 hours lecture, 54.00 hours lab
Analysis and application of the design process to space planning, materials and finish choices, codes application, and selection of specialized equipment unique to the planning of kitchens and baths. Field trips may be required. Students who have earned credit for ID 108 and 109 cannot receive credit for this course.


ID 113 INTERIOR DESIGN MATERIALS AND SPECIFICATIONS
Units: 3.00
CSU 36.00 hours lecture, 54.00 hours lab
Prerequisite: ID-101A & ID-101B

Introduces the selection, specifications, and computations for interior design materials, products and textiles for residential and commercial design. Field trips may be required.


ID 114 ARCHITECTURE AND INTERIORS HISTORY: ANTIQUITY - CLASSICAL REVIVAL
Units: 3.00
CSU 54.00 hours lecture
Traces the development of styles in the decorative arts, architecture, and interior furnishings in the period from Antiquity to Classical Revival. Emphasis is placed on style development as it relates to social, economic, and political influences. Field trips may be required.


ID 115 ARCHITECTURE AND INTERIORS HISTORY: CLASSICAL REVIVAL - POST MODERN
Units: 3.00
CSU 54.00 hours lecture
Traces the development of styles in the decorative arts, architecture and interior furnishings in the period from Classical Revival to Post Modern. Emphasis is placed on style development as it relates to social, economic and political influences.


ID 190 DESIGN II – DESIGN PROCESS
Units: 3.00
CSU 36.00 hours lecture, 54.00 hours lab
Prerequisite: ID-110 or ARCHT-110 Recommended Preparation: ARCHT-120 and ID-101B and ID-103

Presents solutions to designing interior and/or exterior spaces, including human factors for all populations, and develops 2-D and 3-D presentations. Same as ARCHT-190.


ID 207 RESIDENTIAL DESIGN
Units: 3.00
CSU 36.00 hours lecture, 54.00 hours lab
Prerequisites: ID-101 and ID-110

Addresses space planning, programming, living space, kitchens, baths, and support spaces explored through creative expression related to theme design and lighting application. Includes critiques and design presentations.


ID 217 ADVANCED INTERIOR DESIGN STUDIO I
Units: 3.00
CSU 36.00 hours lecture, 54.00 hours lab
Prerequisites: ID-103 or ID-104, ID-114 or ID-115, ID-113 and ID-207

Examines creative design solutions for residential environments, including new construction and/or remodeling for diverse clients and budgets. Field trips may be required.


ID 219 INTERIOR DESIGN PORTFOLIO
Units: 3.00
CSU 36.00 hours lecture, 54.00 hours lab
May be taken two times for credit
Presents the process of preparing a professional interior design portfolio including an appropriate selection of work, concept improvement and methods of presentation.


ID 295 PROFESSIONAL PRACTICES FOR INTERIOR DESIGN
Units: 3.00
CSU 54.00 hours lecture
Presents basic principles, procedures, and office systems necessary to professionally organize and carry through a creative interior design project from the original client contract to final billing and collecting. Field trips may be required.


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