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ID 100: Introduction to Interior Design
(1) F, S - CSU
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 100; Math 4

Corequisites: ID 100L Overview of the interior design profession and preparation for a career in that field. How the interior designer contributes to the design team, and how the interior designer works and communicates with architects, general contractors and subcontractors.

ID 100L: Introduction to Interior Design Lab
(1) Fall, Spring, Summer - CSU
Skills Advisory: Eligibility for ENG 103, proficiency in MATH 4

By doing projects you will understand the responsibilities of interior designers, develop a vocabulary to enable you to communicate and work with clients and consultants and be able to analyze interior spaces and all of the “mediums” that were used. You will use the design process to improve interior spaces.

ID 101: Space Planning And Lighting
(3) F, S - CSU
Skills Advisories: MATH 4 and Eligibility for ENG 100
Co-requisites: DRFT 120
Course Advisories: ART 140

Management of space, considering three-dimensional functional adequacy, task management, human behavior, social interaction, traffic and work flow. Includes technical considerations, such as lighting and power, storage, noise control, computers, code requirements and barrier-free design. Practical application through projects.

ID 103: Historical Furniture
(3) F - CSU
Skills Advisories: MATH 1 and Eligibility for ENG 103
Course Advisories: ART 140

Study of historical styles of furniture and interiors, from antiquity to contemporary design. Study of the evolution of furniture design elements within the historical context of their construction and use. Study of fabric styles and upholstery methods. Identification of major historical styles and their unique design elements.

ID 104: Materials And Installations
(3) F- CSU
Skills Advisories: MATH1 and Eligibility for ENG 103
Course Advisories: ART 140

Introduction to the materials and installation processes common to the field of interior design. Includes residential and commercial applications. Emphasizes procurement, pricing and manufacturers' specifications.

ID 105: Kitchen And Bathroom Design
(3) S - CSU
Skills Advisories: MATH 1 and Eligibility for ENG 103
Co-requisites: DRFT 120
Course Advisories: ART 140 and DRFT 124

Study of kitchen and bathroom design in a residential setting. Thorough analysis of kitchen shapes, layouts, construction, space plans, materials, products, lighting and accessories. Forty kitchen design guidelines identified. Emphasis on plans, cabinet measurements, traffic paths and work triangles. Special emphasis on barrier-free designs in kitchens and baths.

ID 106: Business Practices And Design
(3) S - CSU
Skills Advisories: MATH 4 and Eligibility for ENG 100 and ENG 103
Co-requisites: DRFT 124
Course Advisories: ART 140

Surveys the standard materials for interior design presentation to an actual residential or commercial client. Focuses on the development of a portfolio; verbal and graphic presentation; exploration of media common to the marketplace; and gaining proficiency in the application of business practices to interior design.

ID 290: Work Experience In Interior Design
(1-4) F, S - CSU

Limitation on Enrollment: (1) Employed or available for employment in an occupation directly related to the Interior Design major; and, (2) Must be enrolled in no less than seven (7) units, including Work Experience. May be taken for 1, 2, 3 or 4 units of credit. Maximum of four (4) units per semester for a maximum of sixteen (16) units. Work Experience on a job or project directly related to interior design, enabling the student to acquire skills and attitudes necessary to enter and/or progress in an interior design occupation.

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