Course Numbering Information:
Courses at SLCC are identified by an alphabetic prefix (two to four letters) followed by a four-digit number. Numbers beginning with a “1” generally indicate a course designed primarily for freshmen (such as ENGL 1010); numbers beginning with a “2” generally indicate courses designed primarily for sophomores (such as MATH 2010); numbers beginning with a “0” generally indicate preparatory courses that are non-transferable (such as WRTG 0990).
INTD 1010 - Intro to Interior Design (FA)
Credits: 3 Interior Design is a visual art form that goes beyond the concepts of aesthetics and personal expression to include function and human factors in designing spaces. This course is an overview of the Interior Design profession, as well as the theories, issues, and topics in interior design. Study of aesthetic judgment, styles, materials, color, and lighting will be explored.
Credits: 2 This course covers the basics of Feng Shui philosophy. Feng shui is the ancient Chinese art of placement. It is a method of observing the surroundings and making changes and recommendations based on those observations. When done properly, Feng Shui helps shift the energy in the environment to create well-balanced and harmonious spaces.
Credits: 3 This course is an introduction to the computer applications used in interior design presentations. Students will acquire foundation skills of Adobe InDesign and Adobe Photoshop as it relates to the Interior Design field.
Prerequisite: INTD 1200 (may be taken concurrently) Semester: All
Credits: 1 This introductory short course focuses on U.S. copyrights given to creative individuals who produce visual, musical, literary works of art or performing arts. The course also covers licensing and trademarking.
Credits: 2 This introductory short course will introduce basic business structures and examine the process of setting up a business for creative professionals working in the areas of music, the many forms of visual design, fine art, animation, film and video, and the literary arts.
Credits: 3 The fundamentals of AutoCAD are learned in this course as it relates to the interior design field. This course will give you the background to navigate through and customize the AutoCad interface and put together a floor plan and interior elevations for school projects and potential clients.
Prerequisite:INTD 1100 Semester: All Additional Course Fee Required
Credits: 3 In this class we will further explore AutoCAD as a tool for Interior Design and Design Professionals. Over the course of this class, we will continue to look at advanced 2-D tools and commands, AutoCAD customization tools, professional file management and set-up, and 3-D modeling and rendering tools. The content of this class, each week will be taught in lectures, handouts, and group discussions.
Prerequisite:INTD 1450 Semester: Fall Additional Course Fee Required
Credits: 3 Students explore how individuals unconsciously connect with their environments and explore ways to implement these ideas into design programs that relate to the whole person (physically, emotionally, spiritually and mentally).
INTD 1950 - Materials and Resources for Interior Design
Credits: 3 This class is a survey of the properties, production, and use of materials and finishes that are used in Interior Design. Study includes an analysis of textiles, flooring, wall treatments, furnishings and finishes regarding appropriate specification and sustainability for both commercial and residential applications.
Prerequisite:INTD 1010 and INTD 1100 Semester: Fall & Spring Additional Course Fee Required
Credits: 3 An overview of the environmentally responsible design, building practices, systems, materials, current codes, and current applicable certifications. Emphasis is on residential construction and interiors.
INTD 2200 - Construction Techniques and Residential Codes
Credits: 3 Study of construction principles from the viewpoint of the Interior Designer. Student will be the Interior Designer for a Residential Project during the entire class. They will become familiar with their role as Interior Designers in construction process by researching code requirements,meeting with clients and developing a solution to their design problem.
Credits: 3 Overview of light fundamentals and lighting systems. Students will learn to calculate lighting levels, solve interior design lighting problems and communicate specification to clients and other professionals.
INTD 2350 - Space Planning & Commercial Codes for Interior Design
Credits: 3 This class will provide the needed instruction to learn the basic design skills for Commercial Space Planning. Emphasis is placed on design of Commercial Spaces starting with precedent studies, client interview, design concept/parti formation, program development, design development, code analysis, LEED integration, and presentation of a final project.
Credits: 3 This class introduces BIM (Building Information Modeling) software, Revit, and provides basic skills to create and maintain a parametric building model that can be used for working drawings and renderings.
Credits: 3 An overview of the basic principles of kitchen design and space layout, including drawing floor plans and elevations to scale. Cabinetry, appliances, finish materials, barrier free design are covered.
Credits: 3 This is the final course in the Interior Design program. Students will further their knowledge of computer graphics to create a professional portfolio of all the projects they have completed throughout the program. A professional portfolio is a requirement by the Interior Design industry.
Prerequisite:INTD 1250 Semester: Fall & Spring Additional Course Fee Required
Credits: 3 NCIDQ is an organization of regulatory boards and provincial associations in the United States and Canada whose core purpose is to protect the health, life safety and welfare of the public by establishing standards of competence in the practice of interior design. NCIDQ serves to identify to the public those interior designers who have met the minimum standards for professional practice by passing the NCIDQ Examination. This course introduces effective ways to study for this examination.
Prerequisite: Instructor approval required Semester: All