Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 5429
First Term: 2016 Fall   
Award: CCL  
Total Credits: 30.0
CIP Code: 50.0408
Occupational Area: Art, A/V Technology, and Communication

Instructional Council: Interior Design (37)
GPA: 2.00
SOC Code: 25-1031, 27-1025

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Interior Merchandising program is intended to provide the student with the knowledge and creative skills important to the home furnishings, colorizing, visual merchandising, and home-staging industries. Students will study design principles and elements, color theory, drafting, furniture layout, historical and modern architecture and furniture, fabrics, and other factors utilized in interior merchandising. Elective coursework allows the student to take specific courses that will help prepare them for the particular segment of the industry they are most interested in pursuing.

Consumer Program Costs and Career Information: EM, MC, PC

Required Courses
INT100 Interior Design Drafting 3
INT105 Introduction to Interior Design 3
INT115 Historical Architecture and Furniture 3
INT120 Modern Architecture and Furniture 3
INT150 Color and Design 3
INT160 Fabrics for Interiors 3
+ INT170 Interior Materials 3
Credits: 21

Program Competencies
1. Select and coordinate furniture styles and surroundings appropriate to the client`s needs. (INT105)
2. Plan room spaces and furniture placements to satisfy the client`s needs. (INT105)
3. Select and recommend accessory items needed to complete a residence. (INT105)
4. Analyze and design interior spaces using the elements and principles of design. (INT105, INT150)
5. Read, design, and prepare a set of residential drawings for design, remodeling, or new construction. (INT100)
6. Select color schemes and materials applicable to any situation presented by a client. (INT105, INT150)
7. Identify period styles of interior architecture and historic furniture. (INT115)
8. Identify 20th century architectural and furniture designs. (INT120)
9. Estimate and specify interior finish materials such as floor coverings, wall coverings, window treatments, upholstery, etc. (INT160, INT170)
10. Select appropriate materials and provide documentation for design solutions using those materials. (INT170)
11. Perform calculations needed to price merchandise. (INT170)
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: March 26, 2013

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.