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Interior Design Technology - Kitchen and Bath Specialization, A.S. Certificate

Program Information

A.S. Certificate - Code 0816 - Catalog 2017/2018

Anindya Paul, Chair, 386-506-4155, paula@DaytonaState.edu

Linda Sullivan, 386-506-4154, Linda.Sullivan@daytonastate.edu

Program Mission, Description, and Outcomes

Mission:

The program prepares students with quality training, practice and skill development necessary to progress in the interior design industry with a focus on kitchen and bath interiors. The program seeks to provide unique learning opportunities through practical hands-on training, involvement in and from the design community, and a comprehensive curriculum to ensure a successful transition from student of kitchen and bath design to practitioner of kitchen and bath design.

Description:

The primary purpose of this program is to prepare students for initial employment in the interior design, architecture, or construction industry, specifically in the kitchen and bath disciplines. This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for careers in this field. Program competency-based applied learning covers the elements and principles of design, advanced hand and computer aided drawing skills, visual and oral presentation skills, and NKBA (National Kitchen and Bath) standards for kitchen and bath design.

Graduates of the Kitchen and Bath specialization certificate can transfer all 39 certificate credits should they wish to pursue an AS degree in Interior Design Technology - 207000 at Daytona State College. Certificate completers also have an option to transfer up to 17 credits should they wish to pursue an AS degree in Architectural and Building Technology - 221900.

Graduates may secure entry-level positions with kitchen and bath showrooms, interior design studios, home improvement stores, or architectural firms. Graduates career options are kitchen designer, bath designer, industry representative, salesperson, drafting technician, or design assistant.

Outcomes:

Graduates of the program will be able to:

  1. Identify and apply elements and principles of design to interior spaces.
  2. Incorporate evaluations, space planning, layout, workflow, and design into kitchen and bath projects
  3. Research and specify interior design materials and resources as they apply to kitchen and bath projects.
  4. Identify interior building codes, regulations, and legislation relating to residential and non-residential spaces.
  5. Explain sustainability issues related to the design, construction, and maintenance of the built environment.
  6. Communicate design concepts effectively through drawing, written, visual, and oral presentations.
  7. Demonstrate employability skills and an understanding of entrepreneurship and systems for a professional practice.

Note: This program is eligible for federal financial aid and state bright futures.

Approximate Additional Costs

Program Tuition and Fees: $3,993*

Access Fee: $53 ($1.35 per credit)

Assessment Fee: $31

Lab Fees: $500

Textbook Estimate: varies depending on new, used, renting, or e-books

*In-state tuition only: out-of-state tuition will be higher.

Financing Options: All students are encouraged to apply for federal and state student financial assistance by completing the FAFSA at http://www.fafsa.gov. For more information on grant, loans and work programs, please see the Office of Financial Aid webpage at http://www.daytonastate.edu/finaid. Students are also encouraged to apply for one of the many Daytona State College Foundation scholarships offered each semester. For more information see: http://www.daytonastate.edu/scholarships.

Additional Admission Requirements

  • Prior to enrollment in college-level English or math courses, some students may be advised to complete college preparatory/developmental course work. See an Academic Advisor to determine developmental course requirements.

Careers

Kitchen designer, bath designer, salesperson for kitchen and bath showroom, drafting technician, CAD technician, industry representative, project manager, and design assistant to an architecture or interior design firm. Upon completion, students will be qualified for positions with "to-the-trade-only" fabric/furniture/flooring showrooms serving the interior design professionals.

Additional information on the any career, job, or salary potential can be found at http://www.onetonline.org.

Program Length: The typical length of this program is three (3) semesters (45 weeks) for a full-time student, with no students graduating within 3 semesters for 2014-15. The Florida Education and Training Placement Information Program (FETPIP) lists the placement rate (2013-14) for this field: no data available at this time.

27-1025.00 Interior Designers http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/27-1025.00

For additional Information on wages, trends and career videos:

http://www.careerinfonet.org/occ_rep.asp?optstatus=011000000&soccode=271025&id=1&nodeid=2&stfips=12&search=Go

Note: Need help preparing for your job search? Login to Daytona State's Career Services Online (CSO) to create your personal career account, or email your Daytona State College Career Advisor.

Program Specific Courses

BCN1251CArchitectural Drawing I and Lab

3

ETD2320CComputer Aided Drafting I (AutoCAD) and Lab

3

HHD1321Introduction to Interior Design

3

HHD1361Practical Interior Applications

3

IND2608Sustainable Design

3

IND1300Graphics of Interior Design I

3

IND1432Lighting for Interior Design

3

IND1935Building and Barrier Free Codes

3

IND2410Kitchen and Bath Design I

3

IND2411Materials and Estimating for Kitchen and Bath

3

IND2414Kitchen and Bath Design II

3

IND2501Practices of Interior Design

3

 

IND2949Cooperative Education Experience in Interior Design

1

OR

BCT2949Cooperative Education Experience in Construction

1

Sample Program of Study

1st Semester

BCN1251CArchitectural Drawing I and Lab

3

ETD2320CComputer Aided Drafting I (AutoCAD) and Lab

3

HHD1321Introduction to Interior Design

3

IND1300Graphics of Interior Design I

3

2nd Semester

IND2501Practices of Interior Design

3

IND1432Lighting for Interior Design

3

IND1935Building and Barrier Free Codes

3

IND2410Kitchen and Bath Design I

3

IND2411Materials and Estimating for Kitchen and Bath

3

IND2608Sustainable Design

3

3rd Semester

HHD1361Practical Interior Applications

3

IND2414Kitchen and Bath Design II

3

 

BCT2949Cooperative Education Experience in Construction

1

OR

IND2949Cooperative Education Experience in Interior Design

1

Note: Sequence of courses may vary. Check catalog course descriptions for requisite requirements.

Total Credit Hours: 39