SRJC Course Outlines

10/1/2022 4:02:40 AMINDE 20 Course Outline as of Spring 2007

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  INDE 20Title:  INTRO INTERIOR DESG  
Full Title:  Introduction to Interior Design
Last Reviewed:3/27/2017

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
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  INDE 61.1

Catalog Description:
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This course covers interior design principles and elements; influences of historical, cultural and functional design factors; and the selection and arrangement of interior furnishings and materials. Career options in interior design will be included.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100A or ENGL 100.

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This course covers interior design principles and elements; influences of historical, cultural and functional design factors and the selection and arrangement of interior furnishings and materials. Career options in interior design will be included.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100A or ENGL 100.
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
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:Spring 1993Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 2005Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
1.   Analyze the influence of historical and cultural factors in the
    development of current interior trends.
2.   Evaluate the use of the principles and elements of design in
    interiors.
3.   Synthesize the seven elements of design and the five general
    principles of design into a successful interior design project.
4.   Differentiate among various color systems common to the design
    industry.
5.   Use color theory to create harmonious color schemes for interior
    design projects.
6.   Compare and contrast different room plans and evaluate how
    successful the plan is aesthetically and functionally design.
7.   Select and combine interior elements, colors, materials, and space
    plans to create a functional and aesthetically pleasing interior.
8.   Describe the values, themes, and methods of the interior design
    profession.
9.   Identify realistic career objectives in interior design and assess
    own interests and preferences.
10.  Perform research specific to the discipline and use appropriate
    citation style.

Topics and Scope
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I.   Interior Design Profession
    A. Historical overview
    B. Cultural factors in the development of current interior trends
    C. Values, themes, and methods
    D. Ethics in practice
    E. Developing a client profile
    F. Developing and organizing a design library
    G. Career options in interior design
II.  Elements of Design
    A.  Line
    B.  Color
    C.  Light
    D.  Space
    E.  Texture
    F.  Pattern
    G.  Form
III. Principles of Design
    A.  Balance
    B.  Rhythm
    C.  Emphasis
    D.  Proportion and scale
    E.  Harmony/unity
IV.  Color
    A.  Color systems
        1. Brewster / Prang
        2. Ostwald
        3. Munsell
        4. Pantone
        5. Key 1 / Key 2
    B.  Color theory
        1. Terminology
        2. Color harmony
        3. Effects of hue, value, intensity
        4. Tints, shades, tones, and neutralization of colors
        5. Psychological effects of color
V. Evaluation of Floor Plans
    A. Traffic patterns
    B. Functional usage zones
    C. Aesthetic elements
    D. Space planning
       1. floor plan sketches
       2. measuring room dimensions
VI. Interior Elements
    A. Furniture selection, types and materials
    B. Window treatments
    C. Floor coverings
    D. Wall coverings and accessories
VII.  Introduction to discipline-specific research tools
    A. Seminal books
    B. Important periodicals
    C. Major indexing sources
    D. Professional or trade organizations
    E. Standard reference tools
    F. Discipline specific tools and major web sites

Assignments:
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Representative assignments:
1.  Reading, approximately 10-25 pages per week.
2.  Write 3 abstracts of selected articles or chapters related to elements
   and/or principles of interior design. Document sources.
3.  Glossary file: assemble and organize resources and information
   (visual, print, professional, etc.) related to interior design and
   design elements.
4.  Two model home visitations. Complete written questionnaire regarding
   interior design elements for each.
5.  Research job title(s) and give oral presentation (3-5 minutes).
6.  Complete a client profile questionnaire.
7.  Create a color wheel and value chart using primary, secondary and
   tertiary colors.
8.  Compile class notes, abstracts, and other assignments and organize
   into a notebook.
9.  Assemble a color board demonstrating the combination of harmonious
   colors and design elements for a family room, living room, or bedroom.
10. Two tests (one essay, one objective); 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
5 - 10%
Abstracts; questionnaire.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
10 - 20%
Model home visitations; color wheel.
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
30 - 40%
Color board; glossary; oral presentation.
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 20%
Multiple choice, Matching items, Completion, SHORT ESSAY
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 20%
Attendance and class participation; oral presentation; notebook.


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Nielson, Karla J. and Taylor, David A. Interiors: An Introduction, 4th ed.
McGraw Hill, 2007.
Gibbs, Jenny. Interior Design: A Practical Guide. Harry N. Abrams, 2005.
Faulkner, Ray and Sarah. Inside Today's Home. Wadsworth, 6th Edition,
1994.

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