Interior Design (INT.AAS)

Arts and CommunicationsArts and Communications

Associate in Applied Science

Arts and Communication

Orchard Ridge Campus

This program, leading to an associate in applied science degree, will expose the student to the human and professional issues of a building’s interior and the designing of environments. This career program will concentrate on developing artistic maturity and analytical strengths while providing cutting edge resources for balancing creative gifts with practical skills. In addition to gaining experience with selecting furnishings; fabrics; floor and wall coverings; making models and preparing presentations, the student will be designing, rendering and drafting by hand and through the use of digital imaging software.

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Major Requirements
INT 1100Introduction to Interior Design3
INT 1140Sketching and Drafting for Interiors3
INT 1180Interior Design Materials3
INT 1200Lighting and Color for Interiors3
INT 1300Computer Aided Interior Design I3
INT 2300Computer Aided Interior Design II3
INT 2500Professional Practices and Presentations3
INT 2560Interior Design Studio3
INT 2571 - INT 25731-3
Required Supportive Courses
ART 15101Basic Drawing 3
ART 15201Basic Design 3
ENG 15101Composition I 3
Complete one of the following COM courses:3
Interpersonal Communication 3
or
Fundamentals of Speech 3
Complete one of the following PSY courses:3
Introduction to Psychology 3
or
Psychology of Organizational Behavior 3
Recommended Electives
ACC 1500Accounting for the Small Business Owner3
ARC 1130Basic Architecture Design I3
ART 15601Art Appreciation 3
ART 2570Advanced Design3
BUS 1210Starting and Operating a Small Business3
MKT 2520Fundamental of Marketing Theory/Practice3
PHO 1700Beginning Digital Photography4
CNST 20102Construction Systems 3
CNST 22902Analysis of Commercial Prints 3
Total Credit Hours for Program-Related Courses40-42
General Education Requirements
Communication / English (3-credits)
Satisfied
Fine Arts / Humanities (3-credits)
Satisfied
Mathematics / Science (3-credits)3
Social Science (3-credits)
Satisfied
Written Communication (3-credits)
Satisfied
Additional elective credits needed to meet requirements for an Associate in Applied Science degree17-19
Total Credit Hours62
1

Course may be used to meet General Education requirements.

2

Eastern Michigan University course.

A minimum cumulative 2.00 grade point average (GPA) overall is required for graduation.

Design Internship I

INT 2571Design Internship I1
INT 2572Design Internship I2
INT 2573Design Internship I3