INTERIOR DESIGN COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

ID 002 - Introduction to Interior Design - Units 3

Prerequisite Skills: Reading Level II.
This course is an introduction to the field of interior design. Topics of functional and aesthetic elements for residential interiors are covered. Emphasis is placed on: principles and elements of design and the selection and organization of furnishings, floor and wall coverings, window treatments, lighting, and accessories. (CSU)

ID 006 - Textiles - Units 3

Prerequisite Skills: Reading Level II..
This course is an introduction to textiles which includes the study of fibers, yarn, fabric construction, coloring, and finishes. Emphasis is placed on fabric performance, serviceability, and the consumer's role in the textile field. (UC, CSU, CAN FCS 6)

ID 008 - History of Interior Design & Furniture - Units 3

Prerequisite Skills: 1. Advisory: Reading Level II.
This course is an introduction to the history of interior design, including furniture periods and styles from antiquity to the present. This course is designed to acquaint individuals with the necessary criteria to evaluate and analyze interior design and furniture styles The importance of political, social, economic, and historical factors that influenced interior and furniture styles are stressed. (CSU)

ID 010 - Residential Interior Design - Units 3

Prerequisites: ID 002 with a minimum grade of "C" or better.
This course is a focus on the skills usesd by the interior designer including drafting, the use of architectural tools and techniques, space planning, client-designer reltationships, and executing treatments for residential interior design. Students will explore the design of the residential interior spaces, including living spaces, kitchens, baths, and support spaces. (CSU)

ID 011 - Commercial Interior Design - Units 2

Prerequisites: ID 002 with a grade of "C" or better.
This course is a focus on the design of commercial interior spaces, including business, medical, restaurant, hospitality and retail environments. Students will develop skills used by the commercial interior designer, inclulding drafting, the use of architectural tools and techniques, space planning, commercial client needs, and presentation techniques specifically used in the design of commercial interior spaces. (CSU)

ID 013 - Specifications and Professional Practices - Units 3

Prerequisites: ID 002, Introduction to Interior Design, with a grade of "C" or better.
This course is an introduction to the business, practical, and ethical aspects of the interior design profession. The course includes assessment on specifications, construction techniques, and installation processes, as well as the working relationship with crafts people and tradespeople involved in the profession. Field trips are required. (CSU)

ID 014 - Lighting Design - Units 3

Prerequisites: Reading level '' and ID 002 or FCS 010 with a minimum grade of "C".
Corequisites: Reading 091A.
Limitations on enrollment: None. This course is an introduction to lighting specifications, available equipment and fixtures, and aesthetic considerations from concept to complete installation. The course includes in-depth mathematical calculations used to determine the amount of lighting necessary to meet specific codes and clients needs. (CSU)

ID 018 - Consumer Behavior in Fashion and Interiors - Units 3

Prerequisites: FASHION-002 Introduction to the Fashion Industry or ID-002 Introduction to Interior Design each with a grade of "C" or better.
This course is designed to provide students with an overview of the important trends in consumer behavior in the fashion and interiors environments. Students will explore the factors that influence consumer purchases of fashion and home goods and patterns of purchasing behavior within the retail environment. (CSU)

ID 019 - Retailing Fashion and Interiors - Units 3

Prerequisites: FASHION-002 Introduction to the Fashion Industry or ID-002 Introduction to Interior Design each with a grade of "C" or better.
This course provides a multi-dimensional approach in educating students for careers in the fashion and interior retail industry by combining studies in business fundamentals with theory. All phases of retailing for fashion and interiors are covered, including business organization, buying, merchandising, marketing and consumer behavior. (CSU

ID 021 - Trend Forecasting for Fashion & Interiors - Units 2

Prerequisites: FASHION-002 Introduction to the Fashion Industry or ID-002 Introduction to Interior Design each with a grade of "C" or better.
This course will introduce students to forecasting and its use by the creative design industries with the aim of developing an intuitive and intellectual approach to predicting future fashion and interiors trends. The course will provide students with in-depth knowledge of the relationship between forecasting, trend prediction, marketing, economics and style movements. The student will develop research skills in historical context, consumer trends and buying patterns, fads, crazes and cults, all of which play a part in the analysis of style movements.

ID 056 - Internship and Portfolio Development for Fashion & Interiors - Units 3-4

Prerequisites: FASH 002, Introduction to the Fashion Industry, with a grade of "C" or better or ID 002, Introduction to Interior Design, with a grade of "C" or better.
This course is designed to enable the fashion and interiors student to apply professional industry principles to job situations. Experience gained as a result of this course familiarizes the student with career options and the necessary skills and preparation to obtain them. The course will provide students with the current portfolio requirements for the fashion and interiors industries. Students will be required to obtain an internship opportunity while enrolled in this class. Job placement is not guaranteed but assistance is provided by the instructor. (CSU)