ARCHT 100 - Careers in Architecture, Interior Design and Related Fields - Holly Hitt-Zuniga
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Hello! My name is Holly Hitt-Zuniga and I will be your instructor for the Introduction to Interior Design course. I am a Certified Interior Designer with a Master’s Degree in Sustainable Design and am a LEED Accredited Professional with a Building Design & Construction specialty (LEED BD&C).
Surveys careers in architecture, interior design and related fields, including degree requirements, transfer institutions, income, and employment opportunities. Field trips may be required.
What to Expect in this Course
Many students may register of online classes believing that they will be easier or less time than traditional in-person classes. While you do not have to travel to to campus for specific class times, the responsibility of managing the time for the online classes lies entirely on your shoulders. It up to you as the student to be disciplined about spending the required time to “attend“ class and complete the assignments.
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Types of Assessments
Discussion posts, quizzes, short papers.
Textbook Information / Link to ZTC Textbook
REQUIRED TEXTBOOK: Becoming an Architect Publisher: Wiley Author: Waldrep, Lee W. ISBN 978-1118612132 Edition: 3rd edition AND REQUIRED TEXTBOOK: Becoming an Interior Designer: A Guide to Careers in Design Publisher: Wiley Author: Piotrowski, Christine M. ISBN 978-0470114230 Edition: 2nd edition AND REQUIRED TEXTBOOK: Becoming a Green Building Professional A Guide to Careers in Sustainable Architecture, Design, Engineering, Development and Operations Publisher: Wiley Author: Henderson, Holley ISBN 978-0470951439
Other Relevant Course Information
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Last updated: 10/05/2021 Sub#: 693