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Sinclair College

2022 - 2023 Catalog Year
Processes for Interior Design (Part-time)

Degree: Short-term Technical Certificate
Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences

This Sample Program Pathway is designed to provide an example of course selections in a term by term sequence. Please see an Academic Advisor for a plan specific to your academic needs.

Fall Semester (First Year)


Introduction to various graphic media tools and techniques, including sketching, manual drafting, and computer assisted drafting as appropriate to the built environment. Includes developing 3D visualization and analysis skills. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.

Description: Examination of the stylistic development of interior design, domestic furniture and furnishings from classical times to the present.

Notes: Fall-evening Spring and summer-online

Prerequisites: DEV 0035


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Spring Semester (First Year)
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Description: Introduction to Interior Design includes exploring the profession, the principles, elements and design processes; residential space planning, kitchen design and furniture arrangement fundamentals with emphasis on design drawings and professional presentation form. Two classroom, four lab hours per week.

Notes: Spring only. Day in even years and evenings in odd years. Prerequisite of VIS1100 and VIS1110 or department chair approval required. (For Certificate students only, see advisor about having prerequisites waived). Strongly recommended to complete CAT1101 before IND1230

Prerequisites: VIS 1100 and VIS 1110 or Approval of Department

Description: Overview of specifications, relative costs, performance properties and installation methods of materials, including textiles used in interior design.

Notes: Spring only. daytime

Description: Course will cover Josef Albers color theory, the effect of light on color and color psychology, including forecasting and trends.

Notes: Spring only, daytime


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Fall Semester (Second Year)
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Notes: Fall only. Evenings in odd years and day in even years.

Notes: Fall only. Evenings in odd years and day in even years.


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This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances. View current catalog.