Interior Design Courses
ID 48 - Drafting for Interior Designer
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Use proper lettering, dimensioning techniques, line quality and weight, as well as an understanding of symbols used in drafting;
  2. Develop a working knowledge of architectural/design drafting techniques to develop plans, elevations, and perspective drawings
  3. Understand and apply ANSI Standards for dimensioning architectural and design drawings
  4. Understand and apply NKBA Graphic and Presentation Standards for dimensioning cabinet and appliance drawings;
  5. Create professional presentations utilizing a variety of rendering materials and techniques.


ID 49 - Digital Tools for Design and Visual Communication
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Identify hardware uses and limitations appropriate to Computer-Aided Design Drafting.
  2. Construct drawings using Digital drafting software and justify external reference files and images to drawings.
  3. Focus on AIA (American Institute of Architects) Standard Layer System.
  4. Select appropriate scale in multiple views and plots.


ID 50 - Residential Space Planning
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Explain the principles of space as it relates to the utility, economy, beauty and character of living environments.
  2. Design group and private spaces and explain the demands that group activities place on space relationships.
  3. Draw floor plans and elevations.


ID 51 - Digital Drafting Principles I
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Identify fundamental elements of interior residential, electrical, mechanical, and plumbing system and their application in construction documents.
  2. Identify reprographic options and system in computer-aided drafting standards as prescribed by the AIA (American Institute of Architects).
  3. Incorporate basic Uniform Building Code requirements to residential construction drawings.
  4. Use industry conventions to complete working drawings for a interior residential wood frame structure.


ID 52 - History of Interiors and Furnishings
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Describe dates, styles, and art monuments as related to furnishings.
  2. Explain the relationship between European and American furniture design
  3. Describe typical ornamentation characteristic of the major art movements


ID 54 - Principles of Interior Design
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Select a space which effectively uses the principles of interior design.
  2. Plan and coordinate a bedroom and living room which please the designer.
  3. Compile the materials and furniture for a living room and dining room which meet the needs of a client.


ID 55 - Introduction to Textiles
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Identify specific fiber characteristics, structure, and properties.
  2. Explain the expected performance of natural and synthetic fibers and their properties and the necessity of labeling; identify fabric weaves and other construction; explain legal constraint on textile and apparel manufacturers.
  3. Describe the problems relating to the use and care of fabric finishes; describe how designs are applied through dyeing and printing;
  4. Identify the important fabric resources and the role they plan in the total fashion manufacturing process and in fashion merchandising


ID 56 - Professional Practices
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Describe the basic business skills required of an interior designer, including accounting, billing fees, compensation, basic contracts and legal responsibilities. Also describe a total design project and the designer’s responsibilities to the client.
  2. Explain varying compensation methods; state the importance of public relations and publicity as ways for building a clientele; and summarize networking opportunities
  3. Draw furniture layouts and present ideas to a client; create a plan for estimating and costing.


ID 58 - Fundamentals of Lighting
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Evaluate existing commercial and residential lighting installations and discuss how artificial and natural light can be used to render color.
  2. Design a lighting system for a residential and commercial establishment using drafting equipment and develop a lighting proposal for a client, including landscape lighting.
  3. Read reflective ceiling plans including the use of electrical symbols and lettering. Discuss Title 24 as it applies to commercial residential lighting design.


ID 60 - Materials and Resources
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Describe trends in the design and manufacture of furnishings and accessories for residential and commercial interiors.
  2. Explain the nature of the materials used in the production of furnishings made of wood, textiles, glass, ceramics, metal, plastics and composite materials.
  3. Identify resources and suppliers, and their business practices.


ID 62 - Kitchen and Bathroom Design
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Student will learn & understand the NKBA Planning Guidelines & graphic standards
  2. Student will become proficient at measuring and reporting existing measurements
  3. Student will design & produce working drawings of a Kitchen space
  4. Student will design & produce working drawings of a Bath space


ID 70 - Advanced Kitchen and Bath Design
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Student will design & produce working drawings for a Kitchen project, using NKBA standards
  2. Student will design & produce working drawings for a Bath project, using NKBA standards
  3. Student will apply their knowledge of the NKBA Planning Guidelines, Graphics & Professional Resource Library & prep for AKBD


ID 72 - Commercial Interior Design
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Develop floor plans, electrical plans and interior elevations of a commercial space
  2. Use space planning to develop furniture layouts of a commercial space
  3. Explain how to specify commercial materials and furnishings


ID 73 - Digital Drafting Principles II
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Demonstrate ability to use the Uniform Building Code for non-residential projects.
  2. Identify and execute critical details for non-residential buildings.
  3. Use computer-aided drafting and internet resources for compiling nonresidential construction documents.
  4. Use industry conventions to complete working drawings for small masonry, steel, concrete, and wood frame construction.


ID 74 - Internship
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Have work experience related to the Kitchen & Bath Profession
  2. Gain knowledge on the Kitchen & Bath Products
  3. Learn or have some knowledge of the software used in the Kitchen & Bath industry
  4. Gain some experience on dealing with Clients, Vendors and Contractors