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Campus: Larimer Campus

Interior Architecture and Design Associate of Applied Science

My Academic Plan

Courses are displayed to show the fastest path to your degree and should be completed in the order listed. If you are unable to complete all courses listed in a semester, complete as many courses in this sequence as your schedule allows. If you have questions or concerns about your MAP, please see your Pathways Advisor.

Program Description

This program is designed for students wanting to complete a two-year AAS Degree in Interior Architecture and Design and enter the workforce. Students explore the design processes, theories, spatial organization, creative elements and skills necessary for successful interior environments. This degree provides students an in-depth study of architecture, CAD, and interior design skills necessary for a career as an interior designer and/or kitchen and bath designer. Students learn to develop creative abilities through the study of visual elements and principles of design. They learn to prepare design graphics through sketching, manual drafting, and computer-generated presentation drawings. For more information regarding the National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ) examination please visit: https://www.cidq.org/paths

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First Semester

Course NumberTitleCredits
AEC 101Basic Architectural Drafting

4

IND 105Introduction to Interior Design

3

IND 107History of Interior Design

3

IND 206Communication in Design

1

ENGLISH ENG 121/122/131

3

Total Credit Hours:14

Second Semester

Course NumberTitleCredits
IND 120Interior Design II

3

IND 112Graphic Communication

4

AEC 121Construction Materials and Systems

3

MATH MAT 107 or Higher, MAT 121/122/166

3

CAD 224Revit Architecture

3

Total Credit Hours:16

Semester Note: Upon completion of AEC 101, IND 206, IND 105, IND 107, and IND 120, you should apply for the Fundamentals in Interior Design, Drafting & Communication Certificate.

Third Semester

Course NumberTitleCredits
IND 116Estimating Interior Materials

3

IND 211Interior Construction

4

GEN EDUAny Approved Elective List Course

3

IND 200Kitchen and Bath Design

4

IND 225Lighting Design

3

Total Credit Hours:17

Fourth Semester

Course NumberTitleCredits
IND 265Interior Design IV - Special Applications

3

IND 213IND Portfolio Presentations

3

ELECTIVE Any Specified IND, AEC, or CAD Course

3

IND 231Sustainable Design

3

GEN EDUAny Approved Elective List Course

3

GEN EDUAny Approved Elective List Course

3

Total Credit Hours:18

Semester Note: Upon completion of AEC 101, IND 206, IND 105, IND 112, IND 200, IND 211, AEC 121, IND 261, and IND 205, you should apply for the Kitchen & Bath Design Certificate.

Total Credit Hours: 65