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Discipline: Interior Design
Course Name Course Number Objectives
Building Systems for Interior Design ID 31
  • 1. Apply principles of construction theory and common practices. 2. Employ standard terminology appropriate to the construction industry. 3. Analyze construction processes. 4. Read, analyze, and organize construction documentation sets. 5. Plan paths for plumbing, HVAC, and electrical systems. 6. Analyze drawings based on the International Residential Code.
  • Students will successfully apply research to the process of certifying a building for LEED.
  • Students will accurately certify a building for LEED based on USGBC requirements.
  • Students will have successfully demonstrated craftsmanship skills in the presentation of the final project.
  • Students will successfully apply critical thinking to the process of constructing a model illustrating building systems.
  • Students will accurately assemble a building model based on construction details provided within a set of construction documents.
  • Students will have successfully demonstrated craftsmanship skills in the construction of the building model.
Business Practices for Interior Design ID 37
  • 1. Develop flow charts of the design process. 2. Write estimates and prepare orders for purchase of interior design furnishings, finish materials and products, and installation. 3. Write and utilize change orders, transmittals, letters, design concept statements, report and flow charts. 4. Evaluate and write material and products specifications. 5. Identify legal issues that impact an interior designer. 6. Generate client records, orders, and correspondence. 7. Demonstrate an awareness of professional image. 8. Define and utilize legal, business and accounting terms used in the practice of interior design. 9. Analyze and calculate methods of compensation. 10. Develop a client budget and plan in response to budgetary constraints. 11. Define and apply ethical practices required of a professional interior designer. 12. Develop a business plan.
  • Students will successfully use critical thinking to research elements of a business plan
  • Students will successfully compose a business plan accurately based on required contents.
  • Students will successfully demonstrated craftsmanship skills through the presentation of a business plan.
Codes and Specifications for Interior Design ID 25
  • 1. Apply drafting skills and code knowledge to interior spaces. 2. Identify and define the purpose of federal and state regulatory acts, standards, organizations, and various codes that affect interiors. 3. Design code complaint spaces. 4. Use code books to research code information. 5. Decipher building construction types and apply appropriate codes. 6. Determine occupancy classifications and calculate occupant loads. 7. Diagram types of egress, their arrangements, capacity, and travel distance. 8. Arrange exit lighting and signage requirements. 9. Compare and contrast types of fire and smoke prevention, detection, and suppression systems. 10. Construct specifications with clearly communicated format and content.
  • Students will successfully research code requirements from multiple sources.
  • Students will successfully use critical thinking to apply CAD nomenclature.
  • Students will successfully demonstrate craftsmanship skills through implementing graphic standards in the drawing of a space.
Color and Design Theory 1 ID 20
  • Students will successfully use critical thinking in applying color and design theory to a space.
  • Students will successfully use critical thinking to complete a written analysis on color concepts.
  • Students will successfully apply the knowledge of color to a space accurately based on key concepts.
  • Students will successfully demonstrate craftsmanship skills in the presentation of the color application.
Color and Design Theory II ID 21
  • 1. Utilize design tools and equipment of the profession. 2. Employ graphic principles, standards, and conventions used in 3D architectural design. 3. Analyze and apply concepts of creativity and design processes. 4. Demonstrate and apply psychological and physiological characteristics of design elements and principles. 5. Create portfolio pieces that include descriptive geometry reflecting basic 3D design skills.
  • Students will successfully use critical thinking to provide a written analysis on 3D design elements
  • Students will successfully apply the knowledge of 3D design elements in a space accurately based on key concepts.
  • Students will successfully demonstrate craftsmanship skills through the construction of a model.
Computer Aided Design II ID 34
  • 1. Develop three-dimensional models to create photorealistic renderings and fly-throughs. 2. Utilize CAD software to create models. 3. Light three-dimensional interior spaces including furniture, lighting, and background. 4. Texture and create scenes in three-dimensional environments. 5. Evaluate software for effectiveness in drawing appropriate models and environments for rendering. 6. Design portfolios reflecting three-dimensional modeling skills.
  • Students will successfully use critical thinking to apply CAD nomenclature.
  • Students will successfully assemble a construction document set accurately based industry standards.
  • Students will successfully demonstrate craftsmanship skills through implementing the proper CAD graphic standards.
Computer Aided Drawing for Interior Design I ID 23
  • 1. Utilize software for word processing for basic reports and specification writing. 2. Use spreadsheet and graphic presentation software applications. 3. Utilize CAD software for scaled drawings. 4. Use graphic symbols for interior material finishes. 5. Sequence dimension techniques and annotations. 6. Construct drawings sets using Computer Aided Drawing (CAD) programs. 7. Compile digital portfolios.
  • Students will successfully use critical thinking to apply CAD nomenclature.
  • Students will successfully assemble a construction document set accurately based industry standards.
  • Students will successfully demonstrate craftsmanship skills through implementing the proper CAD graphic standards.
Computer Basics for Interior Design ID 59
  • Students will successfully design and assemble digital presentation boards using appropriate software.
  • Students will successfully Apply proper computer software to complete projects.
  • Students will successfully demonstrate craftsmanship skills in the drawing presentation of a space.
Design Drawing for Interior Design ID 22
  • 1. Define and use basic architectural nomenclature related to the design of interiors. 2. Perform various drawing standards and conventions used in interior design. 3. Read and create construction documentation sets. 4. Develop portfolio pieces that represents basic drawing skills and architectural conventions. 5. Use construction standards and principles when designing interiors.
  • Students will successfully use critical thinking to apply drafting nomenclature.
  • Students will successfully assemble a construction document set accurately based industry standards.
  • Students will successfully demonstrate craftsmanship skills through implementing the proper drafting techniques.
Field Studies in Interior Design ID 58
  • Students will successfully develop research skills, interview skills, and professional demeanor.
  • Students will successfully critically analyze built environments based on research.
  • Students will successfully demonstrate craftsmanship skills by compiling and evaluate data in an organized format.
History of Furniture and Decorative Arts ID 14 (VOC)
  • 1. Identify the contributions from antiquity to present that have created historical influences on the decorative arts, furniture and interior architecture. 2. Evaluate the historical, political, social and economic implications that affect design. 3. Identify the social, geographic and religious influences on the decorative arts, furniture and interior architecture. 4. Compare and contrast the architectural concepts of ancient and classic civilizations to current design trends. 5. Identify the major design movements of ancient and classic civilizations to present.
  • Students will successfully use critical thinking to complete a written analysis on various historic design styles.
  • Students will successfully apply knowledge of historic design styles accurately through the creation of a notebook.
  • Students will successfully demonstrate craftsmanship skills through the assembly of a notebook.
Integrated Drawing Techniques for Interior Design ID 56
  • Students will successfully compile and evaluate data in an organized format.
  • Students will successfully utilize and integrate proper tools and materials to render interior environments.
  • Students will successfully demonstrate and develop CAD rendering techniques to enhance drawings.
Interior Design Laboratory Studies ID 52
  • Students will successfully design a space based on a concept.
  • Students will successfully meet program requirements.
  • Students will successfully demonstrate craftsmanship skills in the presentation of a space.
Interior Design Specialized Studio ID 50
  • Students will successfully design a space based on a concept.
  • Students will successfully meet program requirements.
  • Students will successfully demonstrate craftsmanship skills in the presentation of a space.
Interior Design Studio 2 ID 39
  • 1. Create a visual language based on concept development. 2. Develop and critique concepts diagrams. 3. Integrate concepts into planning design decisions. 4. Assess and apply commercial codes applications. 5. Sketch and render graphic depictions of space. 6. Present projects in a professional manner. 7. Debate current issues and ethics that impact the field of interior design.
  • Students will successfully design a space based on a concept.
  • Students will successfully meet program requirements.
  • Students will successfully demonstrate craftsmanship skills in the presentation of a space.
Interior Design Studio I ID 29
  • 1. Utilize design process to integrate design concepts and develop solutions for design projects. 2. Design and draw floor plans. 3. Determine relationships of design elements and principles in conceptual two-dimensional and three-dimensional design and interior spaces. 4. Synthesize legal code requirements and universal design in planning interior spaces. 5. Use CAD computer technology. 6. Select and utilize appropriate equipment and materials for design projects. 7. Apply color theories and systems to design projects. 8. Select and coordinate interior furnishings, finishes, and materials. 9. Present projects that reinforce concepts orally, graphically and in writing. 10. Demonstrate time management skills.
  • Students will successfully design a space based on a concept.
  • Students will successfully meet program requirements.
  • Students will successfully demonstrate craftsmanship skills in the presentation of a space.
Internship in Interior Design ID 54
  • Students enrolled in ID 38 - Internship in Interior Design will create learning objectives related to their educational or career goal. They obtain approval and accomplish their goals during the internship
  • Students enrolled in ID 38 - Internship in Interior Design will successfully complete their Learning Objectives with the assistance of their supervisor.
  • Students will successfully complete required hours
Internship in Kitchen and Bath ID 48
  • Students enrolled in ID 48 - Internship in Kitchen & Bath will create learning objectives related to their educational or career goal.
  • Students enrolled in ID 48 - Internship in Kitchen & Bath will successfully complete their Learning Objectives with the assistance of their supervisor.
  • Students wills successfully complete required hours
Introduction to Interior Design ID 10 (VOC)
  • Students will successfully use critical thinking in the design of a space.
  • Students will successfully design a space to which required contents are presented accurately.
  • Students will successfully demonstrate craftsmanship skills in the presentation of the final project.
Introduction to Interior Design Laboratory ID 10L
  • Students will successfully design 3D models based on Design Terminologies
  • Students will successfully design 3D models to which required contents are presented accurately.
  • Students will successfully demonstrate craftsmanship skills in the presentation of the 3D models project.
Kitchen and Bath Studio 1 ID 40
  • 1. Develop plans using NKBA Planning Guidelines. 2. Develop plans using NKBA Graphic & Presentation Standards. 3. Appraise function and placement of appliances, fixtures, and cabinetry. 4. Specify proper surfaces for kitchens and baths. 5. Measure kitchen and bath areas using NKBA standards. 6. Safely plan kitchen and bath spaces in the home. 7. Assess residential house plans for critical systems information. 8. Quote minor projects based on house plan assessment.
  • Students will successfully design a bath based NKBA standards.
  • Students will successfully meet program requirements.
  • Students will successfully demonstrate craftsmanship skills in the presentation of the final project.
Kitchen and Bath Studio 2 ID 41
  • 1. Design kitchen and bathroom spaces using a concept as the focus of design decisions. 2. Design kitchen and bathroom spaces using universal design. 3. Produce necessary project documentation. 4. Present solutions for projects visually and verbally. 5. Develop construction details for projects. 6. Determine proper appliance placement. 7. Select appropriate materials, equipment, and fixtures.
  • Students will successfully design a kitchen based NKBA standards.
  • Students will successfully meet program requirements.
  • Students will successfully demonstrate craftsmanship skills in the presentation of the final project.
Lighting Design ID 32
  • 1. Define and use basic lighting terms and strategies related to the design of interiors. 2. Perform various drawing standards and conventions used in lighting for interior design. 3. Read and create a lighting plan. 4. Utilize lighting design tools to effectively communicate in the design and construction fields. 5. Create and apply design concepts using lighting. 6. Analyze lighting applications used in architecture and design.
  • Students will successfully use critical thinking to apply research in the development of a concept for a luminaire.
  • Students will successfully apply lighting principles in the design of a luminaire.
  • Students will have successfully demonstrated craftsmanship skills through the construction of a custom luminaire.
Materials and Products for Interior Design ID 12 (VOC)
  • 1. Identify materials used in the construction of interior spaces. 2. Identify standards used to determine code compliance for interior furnishings and finishes. 3. Identify building materials and finishes safe for the environment and health and welfare of general public. 4. Analyze design concepts for product applications used by designers. 5. Analyze finish materials and products taking into consideration functional, aesthetic and maintenance needs. 6. Discuss concepts of sustainability and identification of products. 7. Calculate quantities of specified materials.
  • Students will successfully use critical thinking in the utilization of materials in a space
  • Students will accurately specify materials based on use
  • Students will successfully demonstrate craftsmanship skills in the presentation of materials.
Professional Practices for Interior Design ID 36
  • 1. Distinguish the differences and similarities between interior design specialties. 2. Develop a resume, cover letters, and follow up letters. 3. Design professional identities using self-branding. 4. Develop interview skills and professional demeanor. 5. Dress appropriately for interviews. 6. Compose portfolios of projects for exhibition and oral presentations.
  • Students will successfully use critical thinking in editing portfolio content.
  • Students will successfully compose a portfolio accurately based on industry standards.
  • Students will successfully demonstrate craftsmanship skills in the presentation of a portfolio.
Rapid Visualization ID 27
  • 1. Utilize one-point and two-point perspective methods for rapid visualization of interior spaces. 2. Evaluate and apply color media, equipment, and tools in rapid presentation techniques. 3. Demonstrate and develop rapid rendering techniques to enhance quick sketch perspectives. 4. Develop and evaluate visualization skills in three-dimensional by experimenting with three-dimensional study models. 5. Demonstrate and develop visual and oral presentation skills.
  • Students will successfully use critical thinking in the process of articulating materiality with various media.
  • Students will successfully apply rendering principles to reflect various materials accurately.
  • Students will successfully demonstrate craftsmanship skills through the presentation of the final project.
Space Planning for Interior Design ID 26
  • 1. Evaluate user needs and wants to develop appropriate space plans. 2. Define interior spaces based on end user needs and ADA requirements. 3. Plan adjacencies and describe how one space relates to another. 4. Develop traffic flow, work flow or paper flow through an interior space to suit user need. 5. Construct matrixes, schematic diagrams and study models to illustrate knowledge of space planning principles. 6. Measure interior spaces, furniture, and equipment. 7. Explain design ideas through scaled design drawings, plans, and other two- and three-dimensional designs. 8. Propose design concept statements using graphic solutions and oral presentations in a professional format. 9. Evaluate and apply codes and regulations to space planning projects.
  • Students will successfully research to assess an existing space.
  • Students will successfully use critical thinking to implement code requirements into planning a space.
  • Students will successfully demonstrate craftsmanship skills through implementing drawing graphic standards in planning a space.
Special Projects in Interior Design ID 99
  • Students will successfully design a space based on a concept.
  • Students will successfully meet program requirements.
  • Students will successfully demonstrate craftsmanship skills in the presentation of a space.