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Interior Design Discipline Courses Details

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ID 240 : Color and Design

Prerequisites: None
Description: Color and design theories: visual elements and principles of design, their properties and relationships; developing sensitivity to, and judgment of, design.
General Education:
  • Segment II Area - Humanities and Creative Arts Area (HCA)
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

ID 242 : Interior Design Graphic Communication I

Prerequisites: ID 240 (may be taken concurrently).
Description: Vocabulary, tools, and graphic techniques for interior designers communication utilizing both manual and computer-aid methods. Classwork, 2 units; laboratory, 1 unit.
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

ID 244 : Heritage of Housing and Interior Design

Prerequisites: ENG 114 or equivalent.
Description: Residential architecture and furnishings from ancient Egypt to 19th century England. (Formerly ID 342)
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Fall 2013

ID 245 : Contemporary Design in Housing and Interiors

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing.
Description: Contemporary housing, interiors, and furnishings; designers and design philosophies that have influenced concepts in the 20th and 21st centuries. (Formerly 341)
General Education:
  • Segment II Area - Humanities and Creative Arts Area (HCA)
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

ID 300 : Designers of the 20th/21st Centuries

Prerequisites: Upper division standing.
Description: Cross listed with ADM 300. For course description, see ADM 300. (May not be repeated under alternate prefix.)
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Fall 2013

ID 340 GW : Human Dimensions in Housing and Interiors-GWAR

Prerequisites: Upper division standing and ENG 214 or equivalent with grade of C- or better. Priority enrollment for ID and CFS majors.
Description: Relationships between people and various characteristics of their habitats. Social, cultural, psychological, and ecological factors which determine how individuals behave in different housing environments. Implications for design solutions. ABC/NC grading only.
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

ID 343 : Housing for People with Special Needs

Prerequisites: ID 242 or consent of instructor. Priority enrollment for ID majors.
Description: Housing needs generated by special conditions and circumstances: the elderly, handicapped, or other occupant types. Implications for the functional and aesthetic design of neighborhoods, interior spaces, and furnishings. Classwork, 2 units; laboratory, 1 unit.
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Fall 2013

ID 345 : Interior Design Graphic Communication II

Prerequisites: ID 242.
Description: Perspective, rendering and three dimensional modeling for interior design communication utilizing both manual and computer aided methods. Extra fee required.
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Fall 2013

ID 366 : Forecasting Apparel and Interior Design Trends

Prerequisites: College level drawing class or consent of instructor; priority enrollment given to ADM/ID majors.
Description: Cross listed with ADM 366. For course description, see ADM 366. (May not be repeated under alternate prefix.)
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2013

ID 440 : The Housing Structure and Its Component Parts

Prerequisites: ID 242.
Description: Construction processes, component parts, and systems of environmental control used in housing environments. Translation of three-dimensional space, structural components, and systems in two-dimensional media. Classwork, 2 units, laboratory, 1 unit.
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Fall 2013

ID 445 : Business Practices for Interior Design

Prerequisites: ID 345.
Description: Business practices for interior design: contracts, bookkeeping, and client relations.
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

ID 540 : The Materials of Interior Design

Prerequisites: ID 344 (formerly ID 243) and ID 445.
Description: Materials and techniques used in furnishing interiors. Design and quality of materials and construction used in the design product. Interrelationships among components of interiors. Extra fee required.
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Fall 2013

ID 640 : Interior Design Solutions--Residential

Prerequisites: ID 540.
Description: Functional and aesthetic design of environments based on human needs and standards. Application of principles of design and color to residential spaces. Classwork, 2 units; laboratory, 1 unit.
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Fall 2013

ID 641 : Interior Design Solutions--Commercial

Prerequisites: ID 540 (ID 540 may be taken concurrently).
Description: Functional and aesthetic design of environments based on human needs and standards. Application of principles of design and color to commercial spaces. Classwork, 2 units; laboratory, 1 unit.
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

ID 645 : Advanced Interior Design Solutions

Prerequisites: ID 344 (formerly ID 243), and ID 640.
Description: Designing interiors for specific clients. Methods and techniques for interpreting design solutions to clients and others. Techniques of costing design solutions.
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

ID 685 : Projects in Teaching of Interior Design

Prerequisites: Undergraduate standing in ID, approval of supervising instructor, and grade of B or better in course in which student will be assisting.
Description: Teaching experiences in ID through assigned instructional projects in a classroom and under the guidance of a member of the faculty. Training in pedagogical principles including supervised classroom teaching activities. (Students may earn a maximum of 4 units toward the baccalaureate degree for any course(s) numbered 685 regardless of discipline.)
Units: 1-3
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