Montgomery College 2015-2016 Catalog 
    Jun 09, 2023  
Montgomery College 2015-2016 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Interior Design–Preprofessional, Arts and Sciences AA

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Students interested in interior design can earn an AA, an AAS, or a certificate (three certificates are available).

This transfer program offers beginning college-level courses for students who desire to continue study toward an advanced interior design degree. Content offerings will include concentration on general studies and interior design foundations, fundamental design, drawing, color, space planning, finish treatments, and professional business practices for interior designers. Technical development will include basic knowledge of drafting, historical topics, and presentation techniques for interior designers. Completion of all requirements for this program will lead to the award of the AA in arts and sciences.

General Education Course Selections

Click here to view the Foundation/Distribution Courses  for selection to fulfill the General Education Course Requirements.

Suggested Course Sequence

A suggested course sequence for students follows. All students should consult an advisor.

First Semester

Second Semester

Third Semester

Fourth Semester

Total Credit Hours: 60

* ENGL 101 /ENGL 101A , if needed for ENGL 102 /ENGL 103 , or general elective.

** Behavioral and Social Science Distribution (BSSD) courses must come from different disciplines.

‡ Students should consult with interior design adviser before selecting professional electives.

‡‡ This IDES course may not be offered every semester; advising by interior design coordinator is required.

‡‡‡ CHEM 109  and BIOL or PHYS 110  is recommended.




Program Outline/ Degree Requirements

Foundation Courses

Distribution Courses

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of this program a student will be able to:

  • Apply design principles and color theory in the execution of interior design projects.
  • Identify the correct textiles, materials, finishes, and furniture for specifications.
  • Collect and interpret the data necessary to solve interior design problems.
  • Demonstrate their understanding of one of the following: historic interiors, art history, or architectural history.
  • Apply interior design principles and ethics.
  • Execute presentation and construction drawings.
  • Demonstrate basic fine art drawing skills.
  • Apply design principles and color theory in the execution of interior design projects.

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