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Interior Design: Residential (AA) Engineering and Applied Technology Total Units: 48
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Term Effective: Fall 2010


The Interior Design Residential major prepares students for employment in full service interior design firms, retail establishments, architectural firms, space planning agencies, real estate, and development companies.

For students interested in pursing a Certificate of Achievement, a certificate program is available.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this major, the student will be able to:

  1. Read a blueprint;
  2. prepare practical, workable floor plans, layouts, and elevations that meet the clients' needs;
  3. prepare drawings that can communicate the desired outcomes to suppliers, workers, etc;
  4. discern client's desires and needs and translate them into concrete outcomes; and
  5. manage a residential project from specification to execution.

Program Requirements:

The requirements for the Interior Design: Residential (AA) program are:

  • Complete 48 units from
    • Interior Design: Residential Requirements

Interior Design: Residential Requirements - complete 48.00 units
APTECH 46 Introduction to Computer-Aided Drafting2.00
CONS 60 Blueprint Reading: Residential2.00
FASH 8 Introductory Textiles3.00
INDE 20 Introduction to Interior Design3.00
INDE 50 Basic Drafting for Interior Design3.00
INDE 52 Interior Environment and Space Planning3.00
INDE 62.1 History of Furniture 13.00
INDE 63 Interior Products, Materials, and Lighting3.00
INDE 64.1 Professional Practices for Interior Design3.00
INDE 67 Interior Illustration and Rendering3.00
INDE 68 Business Management for Interior Design3.00
INDE 128 Barrier Free Interior Design3.00
INDE 138 International Practices in Interior Design3.00
INDE 140 Portfolios for Interior Design2.00
SPCH 1A Introduction to Public Speaking3.00
Complete any combination totaling at least 3.00 units from the following:
ART 2.1 History & Aesthetic Appreciation of Prehistoric - Gothic Art3.00
ART 2.2 History and Appreciation of Late Gothic to Impressionist Art3.00
ART 2.3 History and Appreciation of Modern Art3.00
Complete any combination totaling at least 3.00 units from the following:
ART 3 Introduction to Art and Design3.00
ART 4 Principles of Color3.00
FASH 57 Fashion Buying3.00

Term Effective: Fall 2010

The requirements for this program of study are effective beginning the semester shown above. If you began working on this program before the effective semester, you may not be affected by the changes. Consult with the program contact person or the department chair to determine your eligibility to complete the program under previous requirements.

Term Inactive: Summer 2012

Previous Versions:

Interior Design: Residential - effective Spring 2008
Interior Design: Residential - effective Spring 2005

Associate Degree Requirements:

The major is one of several requirements students need to fulfill in order to be awarded the Associate Degree, the highest level of academic achievement recognized by Santa Rosa Junior College. Please note that all of the following requirements must be met in order for the degree to be conferred:

For all students admitted for the Fall 2009 term or any term thereafter, a grade of "C" or better, or "P" if the course is taken on a pass/no pass basis, is required for each course applied toward the major.

Course Prerequisites and Advisories:

Courses in a program of study may have prerequisites or advisories; that is, courses that must or should be completed before taking that course. Please check for prerequisites or advisories by clicking on the course numbers in the Program Requirements section.

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