Course Outlines

Residential Studio I — IDES 1207

  1. Course Description
    • Credits: 4.00
    • Lecture Hours/Week: 2.00
    • Lab Hours/Week: 2.00
    • OJT Hours/Week: 0
    • Prerequisites: None
    • Corequisites: None
    • MnTC Goals: None
    This course covers the basic skills necessary to design both public and private interior spaces in a home. The interior design process will be applied, with an emphasis on the design development phase (refining the design concept and focusing on design details). Sustainable design principles for housing will be introduced, including industry rating systems. Students will investigate furnishings, lighting and finish material sources in progressively complex residential interior design projects. Design fundamentals, critical thinking skills, presentation techniques and verbal presentation skills will be utilized.
  2. Course Effective Dates: 8/27/12 – Present
  3. Outline of Major Content Areas
      As noted on course syllabus
  4. Learning Outcomes
    1. Apply elements and principles of design
    2. Compare softwoods, hardwoods, and exotic woods
    3. Create a scaled study model of a residential space
    4. Create material and finish presentation boards
    5. Create residential construction documents
    6. Demonstrate residential space planning skills
    7. Develop client profile
    8. Draft bathroom and kitchen elevations
    9. Examine client needs
    10. Examine private areas of the home
    11. Examine public areas of a home
    12. Identify basic construction techniques for casegoods
    13. Identify kitchen and bath basics
    14. Identify living room spatial requirements
    15. Identify public and private spaces in a residence
    16. Identify residential furniture pieces
    17. Identify residential upholstered furniture construction
    18. Implement period style focusing on architectural details
    19. Prepare 3-D drawing
    20. Present project work
    21. Research and evaluate appropriate furniture, fabric and surface materials
    22. Research foyer and dining room requirements
    23. Research period styles
    24. Research solid, veneer and laminated woods
    25. Space Plan an entire residential space
  5. Minnesota Transfer Curriculum Goal Area(s) and Competencies
  6. Learner Outcomes Assessment
      As noted on course syllabus
  7. Special Information
      None noted