CURRICULUM GUIDE

Interior Design Merchandising
Certificate of Completion

Curriculum Code: 0927  (Effective Fall 2003 - Summer 2008)

The Interior Design Merchandising Certificate of Completion provides students
with knowledge and skills needed for entry-level employment as interior design
assistants or for  sales positions in merchandising interior design products.
Most of these courses may apply to the Interior Design, Kitchen/Bath Specialist,
Certificate of Achievement and the Interior Design Technology, Associate in
Applied Science Degree. 

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: 23 CREDITS
CODE        TITLE                                                 CREDIT HOURS
ARCH 100    Intro to Architecture Drawing                                    3
CNCP 101    PC Applications for Technology                                   3
INTR 100    Interior Design Fundamentals                                     3
INTR 110    Applied Design/Color Theory                                      3
INTR 170    Interior Design Principles                                       4
INTR 185    Introduction to Textiles                                         3
INTR 190    Interior/Materials/Equipment                                     4

LIMITED CHOICE REQUIREMENTS                                  TOTAL:  6 CREDITS
Complete the indicated number of credits from each CHOICE listed below.

CHOICE 1:   Cultural History                                         3 Credits
INTR 201    Cultural Diversity in Housing                                    3
INTR 230    World Decorative Arts                                            3
INTR 231    Period Interiors                                                 3
INTR 232    Twentieth Century Interiors                                      3
CHOICE 2:   Speech/Marketing Area                                    3 Credits
MKTG 120    Sales                                                            3
SPCH 130    Fundamentals of Public Speaking                                  3

            MINIMUM TOTAL                                                   29

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
ARCH 100          INTR 170
CNCP 101          INTR 185
INTR 100          INTR 190
INTR 110          Lim.Ch.2