Maricopa Community Colleges  INT105   19946-19995 
Official Course Description:   MCCCD Approval:  05/24/94  
INT105      19946-19995 LEC 3 Credit(s) 3 Period(s)
Interior Design I
Introductory survey of all aspects of room design. Taste and consumerism in the purchase of home furnishings. Principles of room design for creating your own surroundings. Open to interior design majors and all interested students. Prerequisites: None.
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MCCCD Official Course Competencies:
INT105   19946-19995 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   19946-19995 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 direction
      II. Elements of design
          A. Space
          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. Wall coverings
                  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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