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IDS 90 - Coordinated Internship
Supervises on-the-job training in selected business, industrial or service firms coordinated by the college.
Credit/practice ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
IDS 93 - Studies In
Covers new content not covered in existing courses in the discipline. Allows instructor to explore content and instructional methods to assess the course's viability as a permanent offering.
Variable hours per week.
1-5 credits
IDS 95 - Topics In
Provides an opportunity to explore topical areas of interest to or needed by students.
May be used also for special honors courses. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
IDS 96 - On-Site Training
Specializes in career orientation and training program without pay in selected businesses and industry, supervised and coordinated by the college.
Credit/work ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
IDS 97 - Cooperative Education
Supervises in on-the-job training for pay in approved business, industrial and service firms, coordinated by the college's cooperative education office. Is applicable to all occupational- technical curricula at the discretion of the college.
Credit/work ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
IDS 98 - Seminar and Project
Requires completion of a project or research report related to the student's occupational objectives and a study of approaches to the selection and pursuit of career opportunities in the field.
May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
IDS 99 - Supervised Study
Assigns problems for independent study incorporating previous instruction and supervised by the instructor.
May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
IDS 100 - Theory and Techniques of Interior Design
Introduces drafting and presentation, color theory, and coordination, space planning and arrangement of furnishings.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits
IDS 105 - Architectural Drafting for Interior Design
Introduces tools and equipment, lettering, methods of construction, designing and delineation of architecture.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits
IDS 106 - Three Dimensional Drawing and Rendering
Provides instruction in graphic presentation of three- dimensionally drawn interiors. Presents the use of colored media to render three-dimensional drawings.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits
IDS 109 - Styles of Furniture and Interiors
Teaches history of furnishings and interiors from the ancient world to the present.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
IDS 116 - Period Residential Design
Plans a period-inspired interior. May use field trips and visual materials to enhance this project. Presents problems and their solutions found in this kind of project. May require a final visual presentation with all necessary furnishings, materials, and color boards with rendered perspectives. Prerequisites IDS 105, 106, 109.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 4 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
4 credits
IDS 120 - Estimation for Interior Coverings
Provides instruction in estimation of yardages for window treatments, carpet, custom carpet designs, wall coverings, tile, etc. Covers fixturing, labor costing, procedures of fabrication and styling options. May require site/research visits to fabricators.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
IDS 122 - Staging for Interior Designers
Introduces staging and its importance in preparing a private residence for sale. Focuses on market trends, competitive pricing strategies, and marketing techniques. Includes interior and exterior repairs, upgrades, and re-design techniques relevant to preparing a property for sale. Identifies simple re-design techniques to create buyer interest.
Credits 3. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total Contact 4 hours per week.
3 credits
IDS 130 - Introduction to Kitchen and Bath Design Systems
Introduces quality kitchen and bath design elements in accordance with recognized industry standards. Presents basic components of kitchen and bath design, including assessment of existing conditions and construction systems, measurement, product selection, specification, and communication of the design. Teaches coordination of kitchen and bath design with existing structural, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, and ventilation systems.
3 credits. 3 lecture hours. 3 hours per week.
3 credits
IDS 190 - Coordinated Internship
Supervises on-the-job training in selected business, industrial or service firms coordinated by the college.
Credit/practice ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
IDS 193 - Studies In
Covers new content not covered in existing courses in the discipline. Allows instructor to explore content and instructional methods to assess the course's viability as a permanent offering.
Variable hours per week.
1-5 credits
IDS 195 - Topics In
Provides an opportunity to explore topical areas of interest to or needed by students.
May be used also for special honors courses. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
IDS 196 - On-Site Training
Specializes in career orientation and training program without pay in selected businesses and industry, supervised and coordinated by the college.
Credit/work ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
IDS 197 - Cooperative Education
Supervises in on-the-job training for pay in approved business, industrial and service firms, coordinated by the college's cooperative education office. Is applicable to all occupational- technical curricula at the discretion of the college.
Credit/work ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
IDS 198 - Seminar and Project
Requires completion of a project or research report related to the student's occupational objectives and a study of approaches to the selection and pursuit of career opportunities in the field.
May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
IDS 199 - Supervised Study
Assigns problems for independent study incorporating previous instruction and supervised by the instructor.
May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
IDS 205 - Materials and Sources
Presents textiles, floor and wall coverings, and window treatments. Emphasizes construction, fiber, finish, and code applications. May use research and field trips to trade sources representing these elements.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits
IDS 206 - Lighting and Furnishings
Provides instruction in lighting terminology and calculations and instructions in techniques of recognizing quality of construction in furnishings and related equipment.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits
IDS 215 - Theory and Research in Commercial Design
Teaches graphic standards and specifications in interior design. Explains handicap codes and fire codes for large scale spaces. Provides programming and space planning with emphasis on systems furniture.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits
IDS 217 - Advanced Rendering and Presentation
Gives advanced problems in rendering and visual presentation. Teaches methods of presentation and development of completed interior design projects with rendered perspectives and presentation boards of furnishings, fixtures, finishes, schedules, and related materials. Prerequisite IDS 105, 106.
Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 4 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits
IDS 221 - Designing Commercial Interiors I
Presents problems in designing and developing presentations with emphasis on retail spaces.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 4 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
4 credits
IDS 222 - Designing Commercial Interiors II
Presents problems in designing and developing presentations with emphasis on office spaces.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 4 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
4 credits
IDS 225 - Business Procedures
Provides instruction in preparation of contracts, purchase orders, specifications, and other business forms used in the interior design field.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
IDS 235 - Antiques
Involves process of research, authentication, and determining provenance. Covers examples of furnishings, fixtures, textiles, glass, and ceramics. May provide field trips, lectures, examination, and discussion to assist in determining age, condition, and other properties.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
3 credits
IDS 245 - Computer Aided Drafting for Interior Designers
Instructs in the use of the computer for drafting of floor plans, elevations, perspectives, shadowing, lighting and color applications using Auto Cad software and the architectural and engineering software.
Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 4 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits
IDS 246 - Advanced CADD for Interior Designers
Introduces advanced methods of designing project spaces in a computer aided design based program. Includes wire frame construction, skins, lighting the space, fly through, entourage, presentation in various oblique formats as well as one and two point perspective views.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits
IDS 247 - Kitchen and Bath Design Software
Introduces software used primarily for designing kitchens and bathrooms. Includes room design concepts and standard appliance and fixture layouts.
Credits 2 - 3. Lecture 1 - 2 hours. Laboratory 2 - 4 hours. Total Contact 3 - 5 hours per week.
2-3 credits
IDS 250 - Green Design for Interior Designers
Introduces interior design solutions that support the environment and can be utilized in new and existing structures. Includes the principles of Green Design and steps in producing design solutions using natural and toxin free materials. Covers material sources, interior finishes, furnishings and lighting and their applications.

3 credits
IDS 255 - Green Design for Commercial Interiors
Presents green design techniques through the application of principles and practices of green design through a commercial design application. Introduces the building certification process and applies this process to interior designs. Applies the LEED rating system to designs to determine the level of LEED certification.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits
IDS 285 - Portfolio and Resume Preparation for Interior Designers
Introduces the proper elements of a professional resume for employment in the field. Focuses on the preparation of portfolio content, recorded images, and construction methods. Introduces various methods of digital production of portfolio materials, as well as traditional formats. Includes detailed instruction on proper oral presentation skills, interview preparation and techniques, and professional dress and behaviors.
Credits 3. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total Contact 4 hours per week.
3 credits
IDS 290 - Coordinated Internship
Supervises on-the-job training in selected business, industrial or service firms coordinated by the college.
Credit/practice ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
IDS 293 - Studies In
Covers new content not covered in existing courses in the discipline. Allows instructor to explore content and instructional methods to assess the course's viability as a permanent offering.
Variable hours per week.
1-5 credits
IDS 295 - Topics In
Provides an opportunity to explore topical areas of interest to or needed by students.
May be used also for special honors courses. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
IDS 296 - On-Site Training
Specializes in career orientation and training program without pay in selected businesses and industry, supervised and coordinated by the college.
Credit/work ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
IDS 297 - Cooperative Education
Supervises in on-the-job training for pay in approved business, industrial and service firms, coordinated by the college's cooperative education office. Is applicable to all occupational- technical curricula at the discretion of the college.
Credit/work ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
IDS 298 - Seminar and Project
Requires completion of a project or research report related to the student's occupational objectives and a study of approaches to the selection and pursuit of career opportunities in the field.
May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
IDS 299 - Supervised Study
Assigns problems for independent study incorporating previous instruction and supervised by the instructor.
May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits