SRJC Course Outlines

5/28/2024 4:03:17 AMINDE 64.2 Course Outline as of Fall 1999

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Discipline and Nbr:  INDE 64.2Title:  INT.'L PRACTICES OF INDE  
Full Title:  International Practices of Interior Design
Last Reviewed:9/19/2011

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled2.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled35.00
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled3.0017.5 min.Lab Scheduled52.50
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total5.00 Contact Total87.50
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  70.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
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Catalog Description:
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This course shall cover international practices in the interior design industry. Students shall be trained to handle residential and commercial projects received from overseas clients, analyze, generate bill of quantities and prepare dynamic proposals in compliance with client specifications utilizing U.S., European and international resources. Emphasis shall be placed on business practices and procedures in handling and consolidating shipments, letters of credit, documentation & general banking practices in exports & import of materials related to the interiors industry. The role and activities of the international furnishings, decorative accessories, designers and textiles markets shall be discussed.


Recommended Preparation:
Completion of INDE 64.1 and eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Residential and commericial projects from overseas clients covered. Dynamic proposals for clients' specifications using USA, European and other international resources. Emphasis on business practices and procedures in handling and consolidating shipments, letters of credit, documentation and general banking practices in exports and imports of materials related to Interiors Industry.
(Grade or P/NP)

Recommended:Completion of INDE 64.1 and 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


Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1998Inactive:Summer 2007
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course


Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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The students will able to:
1. Comprehend the nature of interior design international practices:
2. Prepare dynamic proposals projects covering:residential, new homes,
  renovations,  palaces, and villas. Commercial: hospitality, healthcare,
  institutional, office buildings and others.
3. Research sources using the internet as a tool both nationally and
4. Interpret and analyze letters of credit
5. Generate shipping documents
6. Analyze national and international banking practices and credit terms.
7. Implement turn-key projects using conventional and computerized
software methods.
8. Identify and interpret the role world geography plays in cultural and
economic development  as it relates to the Interior Design Industry.
9. Practice communication techniques on an international level.
10.Recognize different  styles, color and taste resulting from exposure to
traditions of various countries around the world.
11.Research and demonstrate methods of trading as an Interior Design Buyer

Topics and Scope
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        The nature of Interior Design International Practices.
       Project classifications into categories.
       Resource vendors nationally and internationally using
       conventional and computerized methods.
       Prepare cost analysis using computerized spreadsheets
       Calculate mark-up and shipping costs (FOB, C&F and CIF)
       Prepare dynamic Turn-Key proposals overseas projects.
       Covering letters, presentations, swatch cards, cost break down.
       Letters of Crfedit.
       Shipping documents:
       Commercial Invoice, packing list, certificate of origin, bill of
       Analyze National and International Banking Practices and
       credit terms.
       Implement Turn-Key projects using conventional and computerized
       software methods.
The role of World Geography in cultural and economic developments as it
relates to the Interior Design Industry in the following countries:
   Canada, Mexico (NAFTA), European Community, Scandinavian
   Countries, Africa, The Middle East, The Far East, South East Asia,
   and Australia.
   Research and demonstrate methods of trading as an Interior Design
Buyer at the International Home Furnishings Markets.
   Typical Sales Representative Agreements.

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Reading Assignments, Projects, Presentations, Quizzes, Final Exams
(Open Books and Manuals)

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
20 - 30%
Written homework, Reading reports, Lab reports, Projects
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
20 - 30%
Homework problems, Lab reports, Quizzes, Exams, Market Projects
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
20 - 40%
Class performances, Field work, COMPUTER LAB PROJECTS, MARKET PROJECTS
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 15%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
5 - 10%

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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