Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 3093
First Term: 2013 Summer I   
Award: AAS
Total Credits: 64-67
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 Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Interior Design program prepares students to work in an entry-level interior design position. The program provides both general education and interior design classes including basic design, color theory and application, architectural and furniture history, drafting and computer aided design (CAD) for interior design, space planning, interior materials, rendering, and codes and regulations. Studio projects allow students to identify, research, solve, and present residential design problems.

Required Courses
ARH101 Prehistoric Through Gothic Art (3) OR
ARH102 Renaissance Through Contemporary Art (3) 3

INT100 Interior Design Drafting 3
INT105 Introduction to Interior Design 3
INT115 Historical Architecture and Furniture 3
INT120 Modern Architecture and Furniture 3
+ INT140 Introduction to CAD for Interior Design 3
+ INT145 Drawing and Rendering 3
INT150 Color and Design 3
INT160 Fabrics for Interiors 3
+ INT170 Interior Materials 3
+ INT175 Custom Design 3
+ INT190 Space Planning 3
+ INT200 Advanced CAD for Interior Design 3
+ INT205 Residential Design 3
+ INT260 Interior Codes and Regulations 3
Credits: 45

Program Competencies
1. Read, design, and draft blueprints for buildings or for remodeling all or parts of residential structures. (INT100, INT140)
2. Develop professional graphic presentations skills. (INT100, INT145)
3. Select color schemes and materials applicable to any situation presented by a client. (INT105, INT150, INT170, INT175, INT190, INT205)
4. Analyze and design interior spaces using the elements and principles of design. (INT105, INT175, INT190, INT205)
5. Select and recommend accessory items needed to complete an interior. (INT105, INT175, INT190, INT205)
6. Plan room spaces and furniture placements to satisfy the needs of the client. (INT105, INT190, INT205)
7. Select and coordinate furniture styles and surroundings appropriate to the client`s needs. (INT105, INT190, INT205)
8. Identify period styles of interior architecture and historic furniture. (INT115)
9. Identify modern architectural and furniture designs. (INT120)
10. Use computer-aided drafting techniques for construction drawings. (INT140, INT200, INT205)
11. Estimate and specify finish materials such as floor coverings, wall coverings, window treatments, upholstery, etc. (INT160, INT170, INT175)
12. Evaluate merchandise pricing structures. (INT170)
13. Select appropriate materials and provide documentation for custom design solutions using those materials. (INT175)
14. Develop skills in interviewing clients, analyzing and designing for specific needs, and making presentations of design solutions. (INT190, INT205)
15. Design efficient kitchens and bathrooms. (INT205)
16. Provide and document efficient ambient and task lighting for interior environments. (INT205)
17. Apply ADA Accessibility Guidelines to solving problems related to barrier-free access. (INT260)
18. Apply appropriate interior codes and regulations. (INT260)
19. Identify and describe global works of art. (ARH101, ARH102)
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: March 26, 2013

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