SLCC General Catalog

Interior Design CP

CTE Certificate of Proficiency
29 credits minimum

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Program Description

The Interior Design program is structured to prepare students for entry into the varied professions within the field of interior design.  Students will earn how to identify, research, and creatively solve problems related to the quality of interior environments. Interior Designers provide specialized services for planning both commercial and residential spaces.  In addition, student will learn drafting techniques and how to use computer-aided design tools which will help them present their work to clients.  Student will also gain an understanding of the legal and ethical issues that guide and direct the profession.

Career Opportunities

Students who successfully complete the program will be able to provide experienced planning services that include: design analysis, space planning and aesthetics, specialized knowledge of interior construction, building codes, equipment, materials and furnishing.

NOTE:  This Certificate of Proficiency is not eligible for financial aid.  However, courses within the certificate may be eligible if taken as part of a financial aid eligible program.  Please check with the Financial Aid Office to determine if your classes are eligible.

Estimated Time to Completion

  • If students follow the suggested semester schedule, time to completion is five semesters.
Required Courses: (29 Credits)

Course

Title

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

INTD 1010

Intro Interior Design

3

A

 

INTD 1100

Drafting for Interior Design

3

A

 

INTD 1200

Color for Interiors

3

A

 

INTD 1300 

Perspective Drawing

3

A

INTD 1100

INTD 1450

Interior Design AutoCAD I

4

F, Sp

INTD 1100

INTD 1600

History of Interior Design and Furniture

3

F, Sp

 

INTD 1700 

Contemporary Furnishings

3

F, Sp

 

INTD 1950

Material & Components of Design

3

F, Sp

INTD 1010

INTD 2600

Professional Practice

4

F, Sp

INTD 1450 and INTD 1950

 

Interior Design Electives: (Not Required, But Recommended)

Course

Title

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

INTD 1460

Interior Design AutoCAD II

4

F, Sp

INTD 1450

 

INTD 1550

Presentation Technique I

3

F, Sp

INTD 1010

INTD 2200

Building Construction & Codes I

3

F, Sp

INTD 1450 and INTD 1950

INTD 1750

Design Psychology

3

F, Sp

INTD 1010

INTD  2150

Green Interiors

3

F, Sp

INTD 1950, INTD 2200, INTD 2500

 

Sample Schedule

1st Year Schedule

Fall Semester

Credits

Spring Semester

Credits

INTD 1010

3

INTD 1450

4

INTD 1100

3

INTD 1300

3

INTD 1200

3

INTD 1700

3

INTD 1600

3

INTD 1950

3

Total

12

Total

13

2nd Year Schedule

Fall Semester

Credits

 

 

INTD 2600

4

 

 

Total

4

 

 

 

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, harmony and variety) and their applications.

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  • Students will demonstrate understanding of visually and volumetrically approaching design problems creatively and logically. Students will 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 Institute

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

Program Faculty

Program Director
Mojdeh Sakaki