SRJC Course Outlines

11/13/2019 4:58:30 AMINDE 63 Course Outline as of Fall 2014

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  INDE 63Title:  INTER PRD MTRLS LIGHTING  
Full Title:  Interior Products, Materials, and Lighting
Last Reviewed:4/28/2014

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled06 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: 

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. The life cycle of products and materials used in interiors, their impact on building occupants, and Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ) indicators will be discussed.

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. The life cycle of products and materials used in interiors, their impact on building occupants, and Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ) indicators will be discussed.
(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: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.   Select the appropriate products and materials including HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning) systems for specific residential design application.
2.   Compare the impact and assess the availability of products used in residential design as well as sustainable and green design.
3.   Apply appropriate terminology to communicate materials, products, and system information to clients and professionals in the field.
 

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Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Describe materials and products commonly used in interiors and their components and characteristics.
2. Identify materials, products, and design solutions suitable for environmentally sustainable and green design.
3. List and describe the functions of systems and technologies commonly used in interiors.
4. Incorporate appropriate materials, products, and systems into an interior design projects.
5. Design interior spaces to ensure maximum Indoor Environmental Quality(IEQ) for building occupants.

Topics and Scope
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I. Terminology
   A. Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ)
   B. Cradle-to-Cradle certified products and principles
II.  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
   F.  Sustainable/Green Textiles
III. 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
   H. Sustainable/Green Wood Resources
IV. Furniture
    A. Wood   
     B.  Metal furniture
    C.  Other furniture materials
    D. Upholstered furniture
V.  Flooring products and their characteristics
   A. Hard surface
   B. Ceramic, wood, bamboo, vinyl composite wood, cork
   C. Soft floor surfaces
   D. Carpet weaves, installation methods, and pads
      1. Adhesives
      2. Impact on building occupants
   E. Rugs
VI.  Wall and ceiling materials
   A. Hard and rigid wall structures
   B. Paint
   C. Wall coverings
   D. Ceiling treatments
   E. Impact on building occupants
      1. VOC (Volatile Organic Compound)
      2. Indoor Air Quality
VII. Window treatments
   A. Function and characteristics
   B. Soft window coverings
   C. Top treatments
   D. Drapery hardware
   E. Alternative window treatments
   F. Non-residential considerations
   G. Impact on building occupants
VIII. Ceramics
   A. Clay bodies
   B. Forms
   C. Ornamentation
   D. Reclaimed Materials
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 systems
   A. Heating
   B. Ventilation
   C. Air conditioning
   D. Plumbing
   E. Electrical
   F. Impact on Indoor Environmental Quality
XIII. Acoustics
   A. Sound measurement devices product
   B. Reverberation
   C. Sound buffers product
   D. Insulating materials and devices
   E. Special construction materials and techniques product
   F. Impact on building occupants
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
   M. Impact on building occupants
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 for residential
   F. Communication systems
   G. Home security systems
XVI. Environmentally sustainable and green design overview
   A. Definitions
   B. Outdoor environmental issues
   C. Indoor environmental issues
   D. Ventilation
   E. Design solutions for resource conservation and pollution prevention

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 labeled examples of interior products and materials
4.  Research a "green" (sustainable) product and write a 3 - 5 page paper
5.  5 - 10 worksheets on products and materials samples or photos
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%
Research paper
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%
Midterm and final exam
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, 2011 5th Ed.

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