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  Florida Community College programs of study
  Associate in Science/Associate in Applied Science
  Interior Design Technology (2289)
  The Interior Design Technology program includes a combination of theory, laboratory and community experiences for the development of competencies in all phases of interior design. Concepts of the program include characteristics and performance of textiles; selection; arrangement of furniture and accessories; computer-aided drafting skills; art principles; decorating and design skills; space planning; materials and sources; barrier-free interiors graphic presentation and architectural design, history of interiors and business management techniques. The associate in science degree program will also include safety, consumer and economic education; communication, computation and human relations skills; and instruction related to rules, regulations and legislation.
  Certification and Licensing:
Completion of this program, along with four years of work experience, will prepare students for licensing in the state of Florida, which is required to work as an interior designer.
  Requirements and Curriculum:
An official high school transcript or a copy of your high school equivalency degree is necessary.
  General Education Courses
  ENC 1101 English Composition I (3)
  *Mathematics (3)
  *Social and Behavioral Sciences (3)
  *Communication Category B (3)
  *Humanities (3)
  Total General Education Credits: 15
  Professional Courses
  IND 1020 Principles of Interior Design (3)
  IND 1100 History of Interiors I (3)
  IND 2301 Perspective Renderings - Housing (3)
  CTE 1401 Basic Textiles (3)
  IND 1420 Materials and Sources (3)
  IND 1606 Functions and Psychology of Space (3)
  IND 1130 History of Interiors II (3)
  IND 2310 Graphic Presentation Techniques (3)
  IND 1935 Building and Barrier Free Codes (2)
  TAR 2120 Architectural Drafting (3)
  IND 2502 Marketing Techniques for the Interior Designer (3)
  IND 2460 Interior Design: Computer Aided Drafting and Design (3)
  IND 2224 Residential and Commercial Design (3)
  IND 2222 Commercial Interiors (3)
  IND 2945 Interior Design Internship and Seminar (5)
  Total Professional Course Credits: 46
  Professional Electives:
  IND 2155 Fundamentals of Restoration and Preservation (3)
  IND 2150 Why Preservation? (3)
  IND 2160 Architectual Style (3)
  ORH 1800 Exterior and Interior Landscaping (3)
  IND 2433 Lighting Design (3)
  BCN 1001 Introduction to Building Construction (3)
  ETD 2538 CAD-Architectural (3)
  CTE 2862 Store Planning and Design (3)
  IND 2410 Specialized Design: Kitchen Planning (3)
  IND 2931 Inter-relationship of Design with Environments (3)
  IND 2315 Interior Design Graphics (3)
  Total Professional Elective Credits:9
  Total Program Credits: 70
  *Refer to General Education Requirements
  *Refer to A.S. degree General Education Requirements.
  Note: You have two options in this program: the associate in science (A.S.) degree, which can prepare you for employment or transfer to a state university, and the associate in applied science (A.A.S.) degree, which is intended primarily for students who want immediate employment after graduation. If you choose the A.S. degree you must take MAC 1105, MGF 1106 or a higher level mathematics. The A.A.S. degree requires MAT 1033 or higher. Please see an advisor to determine the option that is best for you.
  Application Procedures:
To enroll, complete an Florida Community College membership application and pay a one-time application fee of $15. Students may be admitted for any term (beginning in January, May or September). It is essential that students contact an academic advisor for course information. Not all design courses are offered every term, and there are many prerequisites. Design packets are available to aid in advising.
  Total Tuition and Fees: Estimated tuition* is $4,250. (*for Florida residents, as of 7/04)

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