SLCC General Catalog

Interior Design AAS

CTE Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
69 credits minimum

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Program Description

Students learn to create effective and visually pleasing residential, commercial, industrial and public space designs and layouts. Graduates of the AAS degree will have developed a portfolio to showcase their designs and will be prepared to enter a career as an interior designer, planner, project manager or design consultant.

Upon successful completion of this program, you will be able to:

  • Develop an interior design project.
  • Integrate trends into interior design.
  • Produce interior design sketches.
  • Draw objects and spaces to scale.
  • Produce drawings using a computer-assisted drafting system.
  • Understand color theory and use color to influence mood.
  • Suggest finishes and materials for a project.
  • Specify the accessories, furniture and equipment for a project.
  • Use interior architectural and construction elements.
  • Create an interior design concept for a residence.
  • Create lighting concepts.
  • Produce working drawings and specifications.
  • Plan a layout for an industrial commercial or public building.
  • Create an interior design concept for a commercial, industrial or public building.
  • Promote your interior design services effectively.

Career Opportunities

Program graduates will be prepared to work in residential and commercial design and architecture firms. They may choose to specialize in kitchen and bath, residential, hospitality, health and medical, corporate space or retail design.  Another option is to work as a product representative for a wide range of companies that manufacture and market products.

Transfer/Articulation Information

This AAS degree is currently not transferable to four year institution; however, the General Education components are transferable.

Estimated Cost for Students

Approximately $6000 in tuition and $500 in books and supplies.

Estimated Time to Completion

If students follow the suggested semester schedule, time to completion is five semesters.

General Education Requirements

Core Skills:

Composition (EN) 3 Credits

Course

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

ENGL 1010

Intro to Writing (EN)

3

A

WRTG 0990 w/C grade or better or appropriate Accuplacer score

Quantitative Studies (QS) Choose One Course (3-4 Credits) From The Following

Course

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

ART 1210

Math Visual Arts (QS)

3

A

CMGT 1100

Construction Math (QS)

3

Sp

FIN 1380

Financial Math (QS)

3

A

MATH 0990 or appropriate Accuplacer score

MATH 1010

Intermediate Algebra (QS)

4

A

RDG 0900; within the last year MATH 0990 w/C grade or better or appropriate Accuplacer score

Communication (CM) Choose One Course (3 Credits) From The Following

Course

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

COMM 1010

Elem Effective Comm (CM)

3

A

COMM 1020

Prin Public Speaking (CM)

3

A

CTEL 1020

Career Speech Skills (CM)

3

A

Human Relations (HR) Choose One Course (2-3 Credits) From The Following

Course

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

ART 1150

Art Foundation Sem(HR)

3

A

COMM 2110

Interperl Comm (HR,ID)

3

A

CTEL 1010

Leader/Team Build (HR)

3

A

LE 1220

Human Relations

3

A

MKTG 1010

Customer Service (HR)

3

A

MKTG 1960

Prof in Business

3

A

Distribution Areas: (3 Credits)

Choose an additional three credits from one of the following distribution areas:

Course

Credits

 

 

Biological Science (BS)

3-4

 

Fine Arts (FA)

3-4

 

Humanities (HU)

3

 

Interdisciplinary (ID)

3

 

Physical Science (PS)

3

 

Social Science (SS)

3

 

 

Required Courses: (55 Credits)

Course

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

INTD 1010

Intro Interior Design

3

A

INTD 1100

Drafting for Interior Des

3

A

INTD 1200

Color for Interiors

3

A

INTD 1300

Perspective Drawing

3

A

INTD 1100

INTD 1350

ID Rendering Techniques

1

A

Coreq: INTD 1300

INTD 1450

ID AutoCAD I

4

A

INTD 1100

INTD 1460

ID AutoCAD II

4

A

INTD 1450

INTD 1550

Presentation Tech I

3

F, Sp

INTD 1010

INTD 1600

History ID & Furniture

3

F, Sp

INTD 1700

Contemp Furnishings

3

F, Sp

INTD 1950

Material&Component Des

3

F, Sp

INTD 1010

INTD 2000

Internship

3

A

INTD 1950 and instructor approval

INTD 2200

Build Const Codes I-Res

3

F, Sp

INTD 1450 and INTD 1950

INTD 2300

Lighting Design & Appl

3

F, Sp

INTD 1450

INTD 2400

Kitchen & Bath Design

3

F, Sp

INTD 1450

INTD 2500

Build Const Codes II –Com

3

F, Sp

INTD 1460

INTD 2600

Professional Practice

4

F, Sp

INTD 2500

INTD 2700

Presentation Tech II

3

F, Sp

INTD 2600

 

Interior Design Electives: (Not Required, But Recommended)

Course

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

INTD 2900

Independent Study in ID

3

F, Sp

Instructor approval

INTD 2150

Green Interiors

3

Sp

INTD 1950, 220, 2500

INTD 2800

Historic Preservation

3

F

Instructor approval

ARCH 2310

Model/Rend/Animate I

3

 

CMGT 2120

Furniture Design & Const

3

 

CMGT 2240

Construction Estimating

3

 

CMGT 2470

Build Codes & Inspection

3

 

ANTH 1010

Culture & Human Exper

3

 

Sample Schedule

1st Year Schedule

Fall Semester

Credits

Spring Semester

Credits

INTD 1010

3

INTD 1300

3

INTD 1100

3

INTD 1350

1

INTD 1200

3

INTD 1450

4

INTD 1600

3

INTD 1550

3

INTD 1700

3

INTD 1950

3

ENGL 1010

3

CM

3

Total

18

 Total

17

2nd Year Schedule

Fall Semester

Credits

Spring Semester

Credits

INTD 1460

4

INTD 2000

3

INTD 2200

3

INTD 2600

4

INTD 2300

3

INTD 2700

3

INTD 2400

3

CM

3

INTD 2500

3

Distribution

3

HR

2

 

 

Total

18

Total

16

 

Advising Notes

Students who need to take preparatory classes to meet the requirements of first semester courses should plan on extra time to complete the program.  It is the student’s responsibility to examine each course description for details of prerequisite classes. Those prerequisites must be satisfied before class may be taken.

 

 Program Student Learning Outcomes

Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes

 

  1. Acquire substantive knowledge
  2. Communicate effectively
  3. Develop quantitative literacies
  4. Think critically and creatively
  5. Develop knowledge and skills to be civically engaged
  6. Develop the knowledge and skills to work with others in a professional and constructive manner
  7. Develop computer and information literacy
  • Students will develop the knowledge of theories of design (space, line, mass, shape, texture, scale, proportion, balance, rhythm, emphasis, h
  • ill be able to measure and estimate the quantity and cost of materials needed for projects, i.e. paint, drapery, floor coverings, wallpaper, etc.  They will be able to plan space, read blue prints, use color effectively, and specify the use of architectural materials and elements.

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  • Students will produce quality presentations using drafting, lettering, and computer-aided design skills.

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  • Students will use proper industry terminology which will allow them to communicate effectively with other similarly engaged professionals.  They will listen effectively and express their ideas clearly.

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  • Successful students will demonstrate a substantive knowledge of business practices that will prepare them for employment in the interior design field.  

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  • Students will exhibit professionalism through high quality presentations; effective sales techniques, efficient organization, and work cooperatively with clients and co-workers.  They will be able to choose and direct the installation of appropriate materials for interior projects.

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  • Students will create high quality portfolios that can be used for job applications.  The portfolio will reflect class work and projects completed during internship where students have the opportunity to assist experienced

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Department Contact Info

Visual Art & Design Department

Taylorsville Redwood Campus

General Information
801-957-4073

Program Information
801-957-2000

Fashion Program

Academic Advisor
South City Campus (SCC) W138
801-957-3361

Program Faculty

Program Director
Mojdeh Sakaki