Interior Design

Associate of Applied Science Degree

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As a PPCC interior design student you will have the opportunity to develop an understanding of the fundamentals of design, drafting, textiles, finish materials, graphic communication, space planning, residential design, commercial design and sustainability. Your studies will also include technical courses in AutoCAD and Revit software as well as courses that will prepare you for the industry. Your educational experience will include opportunities for hands-on experience and internships.

Learning outcomes: Upon completion of the Interior Design program, students should be able to:

  • Produce a comprehensive set of construction documents
  • Produce presentation boards according to industry standards
  • Create and present a project in front of a panel of industry experts
  • Follow the complete design process, to include: Programming, Location/Demographic Research, Concept Development, Space Planning, Construction Documentation, and Specifications

General Education Courses

ART 110

Art Appreciation: AH1

3

or

 

 

ART 121

Drawing I

(3)

COM 115

Public Speaking

3

or

 

 

COM 125

Interpersonal Communications

(3)

CSC 105

Computer Literacy

3

or

 

 

CIS 118

Introduction to PC Applications

(3)

ENG 121

English Composition I: CO1

3

or

 

 

ENG 131

Technical Writing I

(3)

MAT 107

Career Math

3

or

 

 

Elective

MAT AAS General Education Elective

(3)

 

15

Additional Required Courses

CAD 105

AutoCAD for Interiors

4

CAD 215

Advanced CAD for Interiors

3

IND 100

Interior Design Fundamentals

4

IND 107

History of Interior Design

3

IND 111

Drafting for Interiors

4

IND 113

Perspective & Rendering Technique

3

IND 118

Interior Finishes

2

IND 120

Interior Design II: Space Planning & Human Factors

3

IND 151

Residential Design

4

IND 161

Introduction to Kitchen & Bath Design

3

IND 201

Commercial Design II

4

IND 205

Professional Practice for Interior Designers

2

IND 211

Interior Construction

4

IND 213

IND Portfolio Presentations

3

IND 220

Interior Design III: Materials, Details, Codes & Specs

3

IND 288

Practicum

1

IND 289

Capstone: Advanced Design

3

Elective

Choose seven (7) hours from the list below

7

 

 

60

Total Credit Hours

75

Electives

AEC 218

Sustainable Building Systems

3

ART 150

Digital Art Foundations I

3

CAD 115

Sketchup

3

CAD 219

3DS Max

3

CAD 224

Revit Architecture

3

CAD 227

Advanced Revit Architecture

3

IND 152

Commercial Design I

2

IND 160

Accessorizing

3

IND 231

Sustainable Design

3

IND 278

Workshop: Design Portfolio

1

IND 280

Internship

2

MGD 111

Adobe Photoshop I

3

MGD 112

Adobe Illustrator I

3