CURRICULAR GUIDE

Interior Design Technology
Associate in Applied Science Degree

Curriculum Code: 0267  (Effective Fall 2001 - Summer 2006)

Graduates of the Interior Design Technology program 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
graduates 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 course work in mathematics.  For
information on how to fulfill all general education requirements, see page 23.

Contact the Technology Careers Department, Gannon Vocational-Technical Center,
Room 1380, telephone number (517) 483-1336.

REQUIREMENTS                                                 TOTAL: 47 CREDITS
CODE        TITLE                                                 CREDIT HOURS
ARCH 101    Architectural Drafting I                                         4
ARCH 121    Visual Communication I                                           3
INTR 100    Interior Design Fundamentals                                     3
INTR 110    Applied Design/Color Theory                                      3
INTR 151    Computer-Aided Kitchen Design                                    4
INTR 170    Interior Design Principles                                       4
INTR 190    Interior/Materials/Equipment                                     4
INTR 256    Interior Professional Practice                                   3
INTR 263    Interior Design Internship                                       1
INTR 265    Interior Design Studio I                                         8
INTR 270    Interior Design Portfolio                                        2
INTR 275    Interior Design Studio II                                        8

LIMITED CHOICE REQUIREMENTS                                  TOTAL: 13 CREDITS
Complete the indicated number of credits from each CHOICE listed below.

CHOICE 1:   General Education Core Areas                             9 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 (See Note 1)         0
            Mathematics Competency (See page 23 for information on
            how to fulfill this requirement. Course work may be needed.)

CHOICE 2:   Discipline Related History                               4 Credits
HUMS 211    History of Art I                                                 4
HUMS 212    History of Art II                                                4

            MINIMUM TOTAL                                                   60

1.    Students must complete one course from Choice 2 to fulfill the
      requirements for this Core area.

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
ARCH 121          ARCH 101          INTR 256          INTR 263
INTR 100          INTR 151          INTR 265          INTR 270
INTR 110          INTR 190          Lim.Ch.1          INTR 275
INTR 170          Lim.Ch.1          Lim.Ch.1          Lim.Ch.2