CURRICULAR GUIDE

Interior Design Technology
Associate in Applied Science Degree

Curriculum Code: 0267  (Effective Fall 1999 - Summer 2004)

Interior design assistants work with professional interior designers to plan
and create the overall design for interior spaces.  They may be employed as
estimators, retail sales persons, space planners, computer-aided drafting and
design technicians, lighting and color consultants, or kitchen/bath designers. 
Depending on their specialty, interior design assistants work in retail or
wholesale showrooms, design firms, building construction management offices,
hospitality chains, interior furnishings manufacturers, or facilities
departments.  Not all courses in this program transfer to all colleges. 
Students planning to transfer should see an academic advisor or counselor
before enrolling in any course.

Students should see the "Course Descriptions" section of this catalog or the
Course Schedule for course prerequisite information.  Basic skills assessment
and advising information may be found on page 8 of this catalog.

General education is an important part of this program and includes a
mathematics competency requirement.  To fulfill the mathematics competency
requirement, students may need to complete specific coursework in mathematics. 
For information on how to fulfill all general education requirements, see page

Contact the Technology Careers Department, Gannon Vocational-Technical Center,
Room 136, telephone number (517) 483-1336.

REQUIREMENTS                                                 TOTAL: 41 CREDITS
CODE        TITLE                                                 CREDIT HOURS
INTR 110    Applied Design                                                   3
INTR 132    Interior Presentation Standard                                   3
INTR 140    Interior Drafting/Detailing                                      3
INTR 170    Planned Interiors                                                3
INTR 175    Interior Space Planning                                          3
INTR 190    Interior/Materials/Equipment                                     3
INTR 201    Cultural Diversity In-Housing                                    3
INTR 232    Twentieth Century Interiors                                      3
INTR 240    Interior Environmental Systems                                   3
INTR 246    Residential Interiors                                            3
INTR 248    Non-Residential Interiors                                        3
INTR 252    Interior Specifications                                          2
INTR 256    Interiors Project Management                                     3
INTR 263    Interior Design Internship                                       3
LIMITED CHOICE REQUIREMENTS                               TOTAL: 31-35 CREDITS
Complete the indicated number of credits from each CHOICE listed below.
CHOICE 1:   General Education Core Areas                            12 Credits
(See the "GENERAL EDUCATION" section above)
            Writing Core Area                                                3
            Speech Communication Core Area                                   3
            Science/Technology Core Area                                     3
            Global Perspectives and Diversity Core Area                      3
            Mathematics Competency (See page 22 for information on
            how to fulfill this requirement)

CHOICE 2:   Technology                                               9 Credits
INTR 151    Computer-Aided Kitchen Design                                    3
INTR 222    CADD for Interiors                                               3
INTR 225    CADD for Space Planning                                          3
INTR 260    3-D CADD for Interiors                                           3

CHOICE 3:   Three-Dimensional Spatial Development                  2-3 Credits
ARCH 122    Visual Communication II                                          3
ARCH 126    Architectural Model Building                                     2
INTR 244    3-D Visual Display                                               3
INTR 270    Interior Design Portfolio                                        2

CHOICE 4:   History                                                  3 Credits
ARCH 141    Architectural History I                                          3
ARCH 142    Architectural History II                                         3
INTR 230    World Decorative Arts                                            3
INTR 231    Period Interiors                                                 3

CHOICE 5:   Business Related                                       3-4 Credits
ACCG 210    Principles of Accounting I                                       4
BUSN 118    Introduction to Business                                         3
ECON 201    Principles of Economics-Micro                                    3
MGMT 200    Creative Thinking for Business                                   3
MKTG 119    Mktg/Manage Your Profess Image                                   3
MKTG 120    Sales                                                            3
QUAL 100    Intro Quality Assurance                                          3

CHOICE 6:   Related Professional Courses                           2-4 Credits
ARCH 128    Residential Planning                                             2
ARCH 146    Preser/Adaptive Reuse Architec                                   3
ARCH 181    Barrier-Free Design                                              3
ARCH 213    Facilities Design                                                3
ARCH 273    Environmental Systems                                            4
ARCH 278    Energy Efficient Design                                          4
ARCH 283    Materials of Construction                                        4
BLDT 262    Builders Business License                                        4
BLDT 277    Construction Cost Estimating                                     4
BLDT 281    BOCA/Uniform Code                                                3
            MINIMUM TOTAL                                                   72

Students should see course descriptions to find out when departments plan to
offer courses.  Students who for any reason are unable to follow the course
sequence suggested below (for example, those who are part-time, have
transferred in courses from another school, or have prerequisites to fulfill)
should contact an academic advisor or counselor for help with adjustments.
I                 II                III               IV
INTR 110          INTR 132          INTR 175          INTR 232
INTR 140          INTR 190          INTR 201          INTR 240
INTR 170          Lim.Ch.1          Lim.Ch.1          Lim.Ch.1
Lim.Ch.1          Lim.Ch.2          Lim.Ch.2          Lim.Ch.2

V                 VI
INTR 248          INTR 246
INTR 256          INTR 252
Lim.Ch.4          INTR 263
Lim.Ch.5          Lim.Ch.3