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Comprehensive Project
COMP PROJECT
CLASS CODE: ID 499 CREDITS:  4 FEE:  $10.00
DIVISION: PERFORMING AND VISUAL ARTS
DEPARTMENT: INTERIOR DESIGN
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: A capstone course designed to prepare the student for the NICDQ Examination through lecture review of all previous design courses, written exams, and completion of a timed design practicum. Local community design project(s) involvement required. Required last semester for graduation.

DESCRIPTION: A capstone course designed to prepare the student for the NICDQ Examination through lecture review of all previous design courses, written exams, and completion of a timed design practicum. Local community design project(s) involvement required. Required last semester for graduation.
TOPICS: NCIDQ Introduction; Elements and Principles of Design; Human Factors; Programming; Space Planning; Cost Estimating; Construction Drawings; Construction Specifications; Contract Documents and Bidding Procedures; Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment; Interior Construction; Finishes; Lighting; Mechanical and Electrical Systems; Acoustics; Communication Methods; Building Codes; Exiting; Barrier-Free Design; Owner-Designer Agreements; Professional Practice; Project Coordination; History; Programming (a problem solving approach for users of interior spaces); The Professional Practice of Architectural Working Drawings; Interior Construction and Detailing; Specifications for Commercial Interiors; Design Practicum: Section I and Section II.
OBJECTIVES: 1. To review major course material from previous interior design courses and other supplementary information in preparation for the NCIDQ examination.
2. To further develop oral, written and presentation skills through class lecture opportunities.
3. To examine and refine skills in programming, drafted communication, space planning, elevations and sections, material and finish specifications and schedules, wall details, electrical and reflected ceiling plans, fixture schedules and concepts through lecture review and timed design practicum sections.
4. To provide an opportunity for further research skill development, professional coordination with other specialists, and increased communication with Areal@ clients and other professionals through community design project(s).
5. To provide an opportunity for team approach to design conceptualization, process and solution through community design project(s).
REQUIREMENTS: 1. Attendance.
2. Lecture presentation(s).
3. Reading assignments in course text(s) and supplementary materials.
4. Ten quizzes.
5. Community project(s): 80 hours of community design service.
6. Design Practicum: Section I and Section II.

PREREQUISITES: (Majors only) ID 381, ID 385, ID 460
OTHER:
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2001