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2024 - 2025 Catalog Year
Post Associate Certificate in 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)
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Design foundations exploring standards for industry professionals specializing in residential kitchen and bath planning, basic fundamentals with emphasis on design layouts, design concept drawings and professional presentation formats.

Notes: Fall only

Prerequisites: CAT 1101 and IND 1230

Description: Learn Building Information Modeling (BIM) techniques and methodology. Develop proficiency with Revit Architecture modeling software including: user interface, modeling techniques, proper modeling workflow and document generation. Learn rendering and animation communication techniques. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.

Notes: Students must choose a different CAT or IND course if they took CAT 1121 as an elective in the Interior Design associate.

Prerequisites: CAT 1101


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Spring Semester (First Year)

Description: Explore recent developments in the architectural profession, especially as related to the architectural technology curriculum. Topics to include environment, green building, energy conservation, building technology, etc. One classroom, two lab hours per week.

Notes: See advisor

Prerequisites: CAT 1101 and CAT 1201

Description: The course will teach students how to draw three dimensional models of building interiors, and how to create presentation renderings of those designs. Students will also learn how to use layout to create construction drawings and documents that communicate their designs graphically in a standardized, professional manner.

Prerequisites: CAT 1101


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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.