Interior Design

Program Description:

The Interior Design program is a cooperative effort between Mountwest Community and Technical College and Cabell County Career Technology Center (CCCTC). Students will take their interior design technical training at Cabell County Career Technology Center and their business and general education courses at Mountwest Community & Technical College.

The Interior Design program is associated with the American Society of Interior Design (ASID). It is designed for individuals who wish to seek employment in interior design or related fields. The program provides students the opportunity to acquire knowledge and understanding of the equipment and supplies, principles and elements of design, and actual hands-on training required for entry-level positions. Students also learn the basics of efficient space planning, color theory, drafting, lighting, furniture, floral design, exterior design and human factors affecting interior design.

Upon completion of the Interior Design, Associate in Applied Science Degree, the graduate will be able to:

• Exhibit knowledge of the terminology associated with interior design;
• Apply interior design concepts to planning the space and furnishing the interiors of private homes, public buildings, and or
• institutional establishments;
• Demonstrate good interpersonal and customer service skills;
• Prepare and present written and oral communication;
• Gain real-life experience through placement in an internship.

REQUIRED COURSES for the Academic Year 2014-2015
(Suggested Sequence)

Course Course Title Hours
COMPONENET I: REQUIRED COURSES TAKEN AT MOUNTWEST COMMUNITY & TECHNICAL COLLEGE1
COM 125 Interpersonal Communication2 3
ENL 111 Written Communication3 3
ID 102 Intro to Design2 3
ID 110 Perspective Drawing Techniques2 3
ID 201 3-D Design4 3
IT 110 Computer Skills for Interior Design 3
MAT 120 Applied Professional Math5 3
MFE 220 Computer Aided Design I 4
MFE 258 Introduction to Visual Digitaliation6 4
MK 130 Fundamentals of Marketing2 3
  Social Science Elective7 3

COMPONENT II
Interior Design Technical raining Taught by Cabell County Career Technology Center (first or second year depending on whether students start at Mountwest or CCCTC)1

ID 111 Interior Design Theory2 (EDGE)  3
ID 112 Design Graphics2 (EDGE)  3
ID 115 Visual Merchandising8 (EDGE) 3
ID 205 Interior Design Architecture2 (EDGE) 3
ID 211 Technical Drawing2 (EDGE)  3
ID 212 Interior Textile Materials (EDGE) 3
ID 220 Window/Wall/Floor Treatments9 (EDGE) 3
ID 225 Furniture Construction/History9 (EDGE) 3
ID 299 Internship10 (EDGE) 2

1    Interior Design Technical Training taught by Cabell County Career Technology Center first or second year
      depending on whether students start at Mountwest or CCCTC. CCCTC courses must be started in the fall
      semester. Students who intend to apply for financial aid must enroll exclusively at one institution and must apply
      through the institution in which they enroll. Financial aid received through one of the institutions will
      not apply to courses taken at the other institution.
2    COM 125, ID 102, and MK 130 have a prerequisite of REA 098, or placement in 100-level reading.
3    ENL 231 has a prerequisite of ENL 095, or placement in 100-level English, and REA 098, or placement in 100-level reading.
4    ID 201 has a prerequisite of ID 102.
5    MAT 120 has a prerequisite of MAT 095, MAT 096, MAT 097, or placement in 100-level Mathematics.
6    MFE 258 has a prerequisite of MFE 220, and MFE 230.
7    Select from any EC, SS, or PSYC course 100-level or above.
8    ID 115 has a prerequisite of ID 111.
9    ID 220 and ID 225 have a prerequisite of ID 212.
10  Student must complete a minimum of 48 credit hours of the program before they are eligible to take ID 299.

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