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2020-2021 Course Catalog 
2020-2021 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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INTD 1040 - Elements of Interior Design

Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture None Lab None
Course Description: This course focuses on “sourcing”-locating and using professional design resources that demonstrate a systematic approach for specifying fabrics, furniture, finishes, and fixtures in students’ own design work. This course requires off campus site visits to a variety of “trade only” showrooms during regular business hours. This course requires completion of INTD 1020  with a grade of C or higher or concurrently enrolled.
MnTC Goals

Prerequisite(s): Course placement into college-level English and Reading OR completion of ENGL 0950  with a grade of C or higher OR completion of RDNG 0940  with a grade of C or higher and qualifying English Placement Exam OR completion of RDNG 0950  with a grade of C or higher and ENGL 0090  with a grade of C or higher OR completion of ESOL 0051  with a grade of C or higher and ESOL 0052  with a grade of C or higher. 
Corequisite(s): Non
Recommendation: ENGL 1020   with a grade of C or higher OR ENGL 1021  with a grade of C or higher.

Major Content
  1. Furniture construction
  2. Scouting interior design industry resources marble yard International Market Square appliance showroom lumberyard wall finish showroom solid surfacing showroom flooring window treatments
  3. Specifying furniture, fabric, finishes and appliances
  4. Purchase orders
  5. Interpret acknowledgments
  6. Interpret vendor invoices
  7. Presentations
  8. Client invoices

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to:

  1. demonstrate the basic layout for Interior Design spaces.
  2. gather material sample selections from current interior design showrooms.
  3. write specifications for fixtures, finishes and appliances for contractors.
  4. write client invoices and purchase orders.
  5. nterpret vendor invoices and acknowledgements.
  6. develop presentation skills.
  7. analyze new Interior Design products.
  8. obtain furniture tear sheets.
  9. explain furniture construction details.

Competency 1 (1-6)
Competency 2 (7-10)

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