Grade 9: Interior Design - Introduction
Students are introduced to the elements and principles of design, beginning drafting techniques, beginning drawings, presentation boards, and furniture period styles. The development of professional work habits and skills is emphasized.
Grade 10: Interior Design I
Students use drafting techniques to plan and draw residential interiors. Areas of concentration include drafting skills, dimensioned plans, space planning, furniture selection, lighting specifications, elevation and section drawings, ink drawings, perspective renderings, and project presentation boards. Students begin computer aided drafting. Career skills are expanded to include defining a job search, creating a resume, interviewing, and follow-up letters.
Grade 11: Interior Design II
Students concentrate on the design of a commercial office, restaurant, retail store, or medical office interiors. Students study an office landscape system, commercial space planning, lighting, utilization of building codes, and design for the physically challenged worker. Freehand drawing is emphasized and 2-point perspective drawing is learned. Computer aided drafting is continued. Managing a budget and personal finance are taught as life enhancing skills.
Grade 12: Interior Design III
Students have the opportunity to acquire dual high school and college credit by attending Eastfield College. Students receive advanced training in computer aided drafting or AutoCAD.