Student ID:__________________________ Student Name:_______________________ Advisor Name:_______________________ Catalog: 2019-20 Catalog Program of Study: Interior Studies, AA

Interior Studies, AA

The Associate of Arts in Interior Studies is a two-year degree open to anyone interested in a career in interior design. Graduates have found employment in sales, customer service, or professional support. The degree also forms the foundation for admission to the upper-division studio sequence of BC’s Bachelor of Applied Arts in Interior Design program.

Learning Outcomes

Degree recipients should possess the skills & abilities described below:

  • Apply creative, critical, analytical and strategic thinking skills in all phases of the design process
  • Apply design fundamentals, theories and concepts to interior design problems
  • Apply knowledge of history in art, architecture, and interior design to contemporary design problems
  • Apply the design process to interior design problems, including design programming, schematics and design development
  • Produce competent contract documents including coordinated drawings, schedules and specifications
  • Communicate information, both oral and written, in a clear, concise and well organized manner
  • Use manual and computer-aided drafting skills to create accurate, measured drawings
  • Select and effectively integrate a range of presentation skills, including drawing, sketching, lettering, perspective, rendering, and model building, using appropriate media, colors and techniques
  • Apply knowledge of interior finishes and materials for appropriate selection, specification, installation and maintenance to interior designs
  • Demonstrate the attitudes, traits, and values of professional responsibility, accountability, and effectiveness within the context of interior design process and practice

CORE COURSEWORK (73 CREDITS)

Course NameCRTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
ART 110* - Two-Dimensional Design 5 CR
ART 111* - Design Color 5 CR
ART 112* - Three-Dimensional Design 5 CR
ART 120* - Drawing I 5 CR
INDES 140 - Introduction to Interior Design 5 CR
INDES 169 - SketchUp 3 CR
INDES 171 - Interior Design Studio I 5 CR
INDES 172 - Interior Design Studio II 5 CR
INDES 220 - Design Drawing 5 CR
INDES 242 - Interior Materials & Sources 5 CR
INDES 262 - Introduction to Computer- Aided Design 5 CR
INDES 265 - Design Illustration 5 CR
INDES 267 - Design Presentation 5 CR
INDES 273 - Interior Design Studio III 5 CR
INDES 280 - Contract Documents 5 CR

NOTE: Students must earn a C- or better in the core courses listed above.

An asterisk (*) indicates a performance class. This applies only to the Associate in Arts & Sciences-DTA degree, where use of performance classes in the Humanities distribution area is limited to 5 credits.

GENERAL EDUCATION (25 CREDITS)

WRITING (5 CREDITS)

Course NameCRTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
ENGL& 101 - English Composition I 5 CR

NATURAL SCIENCE (5 CREDITS)

Course NameCRTerm TakenGradeGen Ed

Choose one course from the following:

ENVS& 100 - Survey of Environmental Science 5 CR
ENVS 207 - Field & Laboratory Environmental Science 6 CR
PHYS 105 - Light and Color 6 CR

Alternatively, choose a course with the lab component from AAS-DTA transfer list.

QUANTITATIVE/SYMBOLIC REASONING (5 CREDITS)

Choose a course from the following selection:

Course NameCRTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
MATH& 107 - Math in Society 5 CR
MATH 130 - Introduction to Statistics 5 CR
MATH& 131 - Math for Elementary Education I 5 CR
MATH& 132 - Math for Elementary Education II 5 CR
MATH 138 - College Algebra for Business & Social Science 5 CR
MATH& 141 - Precalculus I 5 CR
MATH& 142 - Precalculus II 5 CR
MATH& 148 - Business Calculus 5 CR
MATH& 151 - Calculus I 5 CR
MATH& 152 - Calculus II 5 CR
MATH& 153 - Calculus III 5 CR
MATH 208 - Introduction to Linear Algebra 5 CR
MATH 238 - Differential Equations 5 CR
MATH 240 - Scientific Computation 5 CR
MATH& 254 - Calculus IV 5 CR
MATH 255 - Vector Calculus 5 CR
PHIL& 120 - Symbolic Logic 5 CR

ART HISTORY (5 CREDITS)

Course NameCRTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
ART 101 - Modern Architecture and Design 5 CR

DIVERSITY DEGREE REQUIREMENT (5 CREDITS)

Course NameCRTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
INDES 255 - Built Environments in a Global Context or select any other course from the Diversity Degree Requirement list. 5 CR

TOTAL: 98 CREDITS

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