SRJC Course Outlines

4/14/2024 3:45:09 AMINDE 63 Course Outline as of Fall 2007

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  INDE 63Title:  INTER PRD MTRLS LIGHTING  
Full Title:  Interior Products, Materials, and Lighting
Last Reviewed:1/25/2021

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled017.5 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
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Catalog Description:
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Introduction to products and materials used in interior design, including flooring, wall coverings, furniture, window treatments, accessories and interior lighting for residential and commercial interiors. Design concerns and energy-saving features will be addressed.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
Introduction to products and materials used in interior design, including flooring, wall coverings, furniture, window treatments, accessories and interior lighting for residential and commercial interiors. Design concerns and energy-saving features will be addressed.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 2007Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
1. Identify and describe materials and products commonly used in
interiors and their components and/or characteristics.
2. Identify and describe the functions of systems and technologies
commonly used in interiors.
3. Select and analyze materials and products for suitability to a
particular interior design.
4. Incorporate appropriate materials, products, and systems into an
interior design.
5. Identify materials, products, and design solutions suitable for
green/environmentally sustainable design.

Topics and Scope
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I.  Textiles used in interior design
   A.  Origins of fibers
   B.  Construction of yarns
   C.  Construction of fabrics
   D.  Fabric finishes for interior design fabrics
   E.  Fabric weights
II. Wood products and characteristics
   A.  Softwoods
   B.  Hardwoods
   C.  Composite wood products
   D.  Wood grains
   E.  Joining methods
   F.  Case goods materials
   G.  Wood finishes
III. Furniture
   A. Metal furniture
   B. Other furniture materials
   C. Upholstered furniture
IV.  Flooring products and their characteristics
   A. Hard surface
   B. Resilient floor surfaces
   C. Soft floor surfaces
   D. Carpet types, installation methods, and pads
   E. Rugs
V.  Wall and ceiling materials
   A. Hard/rigid wall structures
   B. Paint
   C. Wall coverings
   D. Ceiling treatments
VI. Window treatments
   A. Function and characteristics
   B. Soft window coverings
   C. Top treatments
   D. Drapery hardware
   E. Alternative window treatments
   F. Non-residential considerations
VII. Architectural detail
   A. Walls
   B. Doors
   C. Windows
   D. Stairs
   E. Fireplaces/chimney pieces
   F. Ceilings
   G. Non-residential considerations
VIII. Ceramics
   A. Clay bodies
   B. Forms
   C. Ornamentation
IX. Glass
   A. Production process
   B. Types
   C. Ornamentation
   D. Architectural
X. Metals
   A. Characteristics
   B. Types
XI. Plastics
   A. Family of plastics
   B. Characteristics of various plastics
   C. Uses of various plastics
   D. Environmental issues
XII. HVAC (heating, ventilating, air conditioning) Systems
   A. Heating
   B. Ventilation
   C. Air conditioning
   D. Plumbing
   E. Electrical
XIII. Acoustics
   A. Sound measurement devices
   B. Reverberation
   C. Sound buffers
   D. Insulating materials and devices
   E. Special construction materials and techniques
XIV. Lighting Systems
   A. Lighting goals
   B. Lighting types
   C. Lighting functions
   D. Effects of lighting on interiors
   E. Lighting and seasonal affective disorder
   F. Mood lighting
   G. Glare
   H. Power terminology
   I. Luminaries or lighting fixtures
   J. The future of lighting
   K. Non-residential lighting
   L. Title 24 lighting standards impact
XV. Interior technologies
   A. Wiring
   B. Technological control devices
   C. Information age home automation systems
   D. Information age wiring and installation
   E. Built-in systems--residential
   F. Communication systems
   G. Home security systems
XVI. Green design/environmentally sustainable design overview
   A. Definitions
   B. Function
   C. Outdoor environmental issues
   D. Indoor environmental issues
   E. Ventilation
   F. Design solutions for resource conservation and pollution prevention
   G. Indoor air quality
   H. Materials and products

Assignments:
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1.  Read approximately 20 - 40 pages per week.
2.  Notebook of class notes and handouts.
3.  Glossary file: 40 - 50 examples (materials samples or photos) of
   interior products and materials, labeled.
4.  Research a "green" product and write a 2 - 5 page paper.
5.  4 - 10 worksheets on products and materials.
6.  Midterm and final exam.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
10 - 20%
Term papers
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
30 - 40%
Worksheets; glossary file
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 30%
Multiple choice, True/false, Completion, Short answer
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 20%
Attendance and participation; notebook


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Nielson, Karla J. Interiors: An Introduction. McGraw-Hill Companies, 2006.

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