|NVCC 1998-1999 Catalog|
|Associate in Applied Science Degree LO|
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Purpose: The Interior Design program prepares students to become assistant designers or interior design technicians. The curriculum provides a foundation education covering a broad range of topics in interior design, art history, furniture history, and basic design. Computer-aided drafting, rendering and business practices round out the curriculum. Students become knowledgeable in both residential and contract design. Career opportunities exist not only in the retail marketing of furniture, fabrics, and accessories but also in commercial design firms as space planners, drafters, and technical support staff.
The curriculum can be completed in two years; however, students may enroll on a part-time basis. There are no entry requirements.
Total credits for the A.A.S. Degree in Interior Design = 65-66.
1 The PED requirement may be met by one of the following options: PED 116, 2 cr.; PED 116, 1 cr. plus a PED activities course, 1 cr.; or PED 116, 1 cr. plus RPK 205, 207, 208, 216, or 225. PED 116 is offered as both a 1- credit and a 2-credit course.
2 The social science elective may be selected from the following: economics, geography, history, political science, psychology, or sociology (includes anthropology).
3 Electives may be selected from Interior Design and curricula that offer complimentary areas to Interior Design: Architecture Technology, Business Administration, Communication Design, Horticulture Technology, Art History, and Marketing.
4 For those students interested in transfer, an IDS elective may be substituted (with division approval) for the internship.
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