Fall 2018 Class Schedule (ARC)



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IDES 109    Interior Design Specifications    .5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This is a basic introduction to the process of specifying interior fixtures, furniture, and equipment. Topics include selection, documentation, and industry standards for specification writing. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 25-Sep 15

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NOTE: Students must log into Canvas (https://canvas.losrios.edu) by midnight (PST), September 1, to complete mandatory orientation.


IDES 110    Estimating and Calculating for Interior Design    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: MATH 25 or 41
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course includes techniques for accurately calculating yardage and materials of interior products for residential and commercial installations. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 18-Dec 14

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NOTE: Students must log into Canvas (https://canvas.losrios.edu) by midnight (PST), October 21st to complete mandatory orientation.


IDES 300    Fundamentals of Interior Design    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This introductory survey course addresses various aspects of the interior design industry and profession. It includes the study and application of design principles and elements; influences of historical, cultural, and functional design factors; the selection and arrangement of interior furnishings and materials; and an overview of career options in interior design. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 25-Oct 17

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NOTE: Students must log into Canvas (https://canvas.losrios.edu) by midnight (PST), September 1, to complete mandatory orientation.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

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NOTE: Students must log into Canvas (https://canvas.losrios.edu) by midnight (PST), September 1, to complete mandatory orientation.


IDES 302    Introduction to Green Building and Sustainable Design in Interiors    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces the basic principles of green building and sustainable design (GBSD) and focuses on applications in the practice of commercial or residential interior space planning and design. It includes a historic perspective and the appropriate application of these principles in the profession and also introduces the requirements for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 25-Oct 17

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NOTE: Students must log into Canvas (https://canvas.losrios.edu) by midnight (PST), August 25, to complete mandatory orientation.


IDES 322    Materials of Interior Design    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the industry, technology, products, and specification issues of interior finish materials. Textiles, floor coverings, paint and wall coverings, window treatments, furnishings and surface materials, and lighting are included. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 25-Oct 17

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IDES 324    Interior Design Business Practices    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the business and practical aspects of interior design. Topics include ethical practices, methods of compensation, establishing clients' budgets, estimating costs, purchasing, billing, marketing, and sales. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

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NOTE: Students must log into Canvas (https://canvas.losrios.edu) by midnight (PST), September 1, to complete mandatory orientation.


IDES 330    Beginning Interior Design Studio    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: MATH 25 or 41 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers basic construction, layouts, products, and materials. Topics include floor plans, structural elements, and interior space planning. Presentation methods are explored. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 18-Dec 14

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NOTE: Students must log into Canvas (https://canvas.losrios.edu) by midnight (PST), October 18, to complete mandatory orientation.


IDES 332    Portfolio and Presentation in Interior Design    3 Units

Prerequisite: IDES 330 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers procedures for developing finished presentations in interior design. It includes methods of visually communicating with clients. It also covers both traditional and technology-based portfolio preparation.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

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IDES 355    Residences: Designed 4 Life    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the successful design of residences for a variety of users, regardless of their age, size, physical abilities, or limitations. It also encompasses specialty and adaptive appliances, plumbing fixtures, cabinetry, appropriate finish materials, space planning, and furnishings. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 25-Oct 17

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Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at
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IDES 495    Independent Studies in Interior Design    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
Description: Independent Study is an opportunity for the student to extend classroom experience in this subject, while working independently of a formal classroom situation. Independent study is an extension of work offered in a specific class in the college catalog. To be eligible for independent study, students must have completed the basic regular catalog course at American River College. They must also discuss the study with a professor in this subject and secure approval. Only one independent study for each catalog course will be allowed.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

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Fall 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: November 9, 2018