Maricopa Community Colleges  INT105   19886-19945 
Official Course Description: MCCCD Approval: 03/10/87
INT105 19886-19945 LEC 3 Credit(s) 3 Period(s)
Interior Design I
Study of color and design elements as applied to selection and arrangement of furnishings: walls, floors, windows, fabrics for interiors, accessories, lighting. Emphasis on the practical aspects of selecting and furnishing a home with consideration for functionalism as well as aesthetics. Prerequisites: None.
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MCCCD Official Course Competencies:
INT105   19886-19945 Interior Design I
1. Identify and describe the various components of the interior design profession as they relate to career choices and educational requirements. (I)
2. Identify the professional organizations associated with interior design. (I)
3. Describe and demonstrate the use of the elements of design in selection and arrangement of interior furnishings. (II)
4. Describe and demonstrate the use of the principles of design in selection and arrangement of interior furnishings. (III)
5. Demonstrate an understanding of color principles as applied to the design of interior spaces. (IV)
6. Read and evaluate residential floor plans. (V)
7. Utilize accepted standards for functional planning of residential spaces. (V)
8. Identify and distinguish interior materials appropriate for various interior surface applications. (VI)
9. Identify and describe styles of windows and the various hard and soft treatments available. (VII)
10. Identify and describe components of interior lighting design. (VIII)
11. Distinguish types of furniture and explain criteria for judging quality of furniture. (IX)
12. Identify appropriate interior accessories and demonstrate proper arrangement. (X)
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MCCCD Official Course Outline:
INT105   19886-19945 Interior Design I
    I. Introduction to the profession of interior design
        A. Interior design as a career
        B. Educational options
        C. Professional organizations
        D. Future derection
      II. Elements of design
          A. Sapce
          B. Form and shape
          C. Line
          D. Texture
          E. Light
          F. Color
        III. Principles of design
            A. Balance
            B. Rhythm
            C. Emphasis
            D. Scale and proportion
            E. Harmony
          IV. Use of color in interiors
              A. Color theory
              B. Color systems
              C. Color schemes
              D. Color application
              E. Color psychology
            V. Space planning
                A. Read plans
                B. Evaluate plans
                C. Develop plans
                  1. social spaces
                  2. work spaces
                  3. private spaces
              VI. Interior materials
                  A. Textiles
                  B. Wallcoverings
                  C. Floor coverings
                VII. Windows and window treatments
                    A. Types of windows
                    B. Styles of treatment
                      1. hard
                      2. soft
                  VIII. Lighting
                      A. Natural
                      B. Artificial
                    IX. Furniture selection
                        A. Types
                        B. Materials
                        C. Construction
                      X. Accessories
                          A. Selection
                          B. Arrangement
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