Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2011-2012

Interior Design

Business & Information Technology

203 Nielsen Hall

319-398-5416

www.kirkwood.edu/businessdept

Entry time

Fall

Award

Associate of Applied Science degree

2 years (4 semesters, 1 summer)

The Interior Design program provides education and training for people interested in a career in kitchen, residential or contract design. Graduates of this program are prepared for positions in designer sales, marketing and middle management.

This program features a combination of classroom instruction and on-the-job training in design establishments. Students study all facets of this challenging field including general education, business administration, technical courses in interior design skills and computer aided design (CAD).

Career opportunities: sales, interior designer, manufacturer’s representative, furniture, window treatments, wall coverings, floor coverings, kitchen dealerships, residential retail sales, contract design, commercial furniture, dealerships.

Degree Requirements

Course Number

Course Title

Credit Hours

First Semester (Fall)

CSC-110

Introduction to Computers

3

INT-301

Design Fundamentals

3

INT-303

Historical Interiors I

3

MGT-145

Human Relations in Management

3

MKT-140

Principles of Selling

3

 

 

15

Second Semester (Spring)

ACC-100

Accounting Concepts for Business Planning

1

ADM-133

Business Math and Calculators

3

BUS-290

Employment Search and Workplace Success

1

INT-300

Textiles for Interior Design

3

INT-302

Color Theory

3

INT-305

Sketchup for Interior Design

1

INT-306

Photoshop for Interior Design

1

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Humanities or

3

MKT-187

International Perspectives in Marketing

 

 

 

16

Summer

INT-310

Architectural Graphics

4

 

 

4

Third Semester (Fall)

INT-107

Kitchen and Lighting Design

4

INT-108

CAD for Interior Designers I

3

INT-110

Interior Design I

4

SPC-101

Fundamentals of Oral Communication

3

COM-723

Workplace Communications or

3

ENG-105

Composition I

 

 

 

17

Forth Semester (Spring)

INT-111

Interior Design II

4

INT-113

Portfolio Assessment

1

INT-118

CAD for Interior Designers II

3

INT-313

Contract Design

4

INT-932

Internship

3

 

 

15

Total program credit hours

67

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