CURRICULUM GUIDE

Interior Design Technology
Associate in Applied Science Degree

Curriculum Code: 0267  (Effective Fall 2003 - Summer 2008)

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 Course Descriptions or Course Offerings for course
prerequisite information.  See the Assessment and Placement Testing section for
skills assessment and advising information.

Contact the Construction and Maintenance Technologies Department, Gannon
Vocational-Technical Center, Room 1380, telephone number (517) 483-1336.

REQUIREMENTS                                                 TOTAL: 41 CREDITS
CODE        TITLE                                                 CREDIT HOURS
ARCH 100    Intro to Architecture Drawing                                    3
ARCH 121    Visual Communication I                                           3
INTR 110    Applied Design/Color Theory                                      3
INTR 170    Interior Design Principles                                       4
INTR 190    Interior/Materials/Equipment                                     4
INTR 201    Cultural Diversity In Housing                                    3
INTR 256    Interior Professional Practice                                   3
INTR 263    Internship                                                       2
INTR 270    Interior Design Portfolio                                        2
MATH 117    Math for Business                                                4
PHYS 120    The Art of Physics                                               4
SPCH 130    Fundamentals of Public Speaking                                  3
WRIT 124    Technical Writing                                                3

LIMITED CHOICE REQUIREMENTS                               TOTAL: 23-25 CREDITS
Complete the indicated number of credits from each CHOICE listed below.

CHOICE 1:   General Education Core Areas                             0 Credits
(See General Education Core Requirements for information on how to fulfill these
requirements.  Core area proficiency exams, where appropriate, are available for
each core area.)
            Communication Core Area (See Note 1)                             0
            Global Perspectives and Diversity Core Area (See Note 2)         0
            Mathematics Core Area (See Note 1)                               0
            Science Core Area (See Note 1)                                   0
            Writing Core Area (See Note 1)                                   0

CHOICE 2:   Specialty (Choose one subchoice)                        14 Credits
Subchoice 2A: Commercial Interiors
ARCH 201    Commercial Design                                                4
ARCH 231    Architectural AutoCAD I                                          4
INTR 275    Interior Design Commercial                                       6

Subchoice 2B: Kitchen and Bath
ARCH 101    Residential Detailing                                            4
INTR 151    Computer-Aided Kitchen Design                                    4
INTR 265    Interior Design Residential                                      6

CHOICE 3:   Discipline Related History                               4 Credits
HUMS 211    History of Art I                                                 4
HUMS 212    History of Art II                                                4

CHOICE 4:   Cultural History                                         3 Credits
INTR 230    World Decorative Arts                                            3
INTR 231    Period Interiors                                                 3
INTR 232    Twentieth Century Interiors                                      3

CHOICE 5:   Interior Design Related                                2-4 Credits
ARCH 102    Residential Drawing                                              4
ARCH 122    Visual Communication II                                          3
ARCH 126    Architectural Model Building                                     2
ARCH 181    Barrier-Free Design                                              3
ARCH 202    Commercial Drawing                                               4
ARCH 213    Facilities Design                                                3
ARCH 232    Architectural AutoCAD II                                         4
ARCH 273    Environmental Systems                                            4
ARCH 283    Materials of Construction                                        4
BLDT 281    MI Residential & Bldg Codes                                      3
CABS 110    Intro to Microsoft Office                                        3
INTR 185    Introduction to Textiles                                         3

            MINIMUM TOTAL                                                   64

1.    Students completing "REQUIREMENTS" have fulfilled the requirements for
      this Core area.
2.    Students must complete one course from CHOICE 3 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 100          ARCH 121          INTR 256          INTR 263
INTR 110          INTR 190          PHYS 120          INTR 270
INTR 170          INTR 201          SPCH 130          Lim.Ch.2
WRIT 124          MATH 117          Lim.Ch.2          Lim.Ch.4
                  Lim.Ch.2          Lim.Ch.3          Lim.Ch.5