Spring 2016 Class Schedule (ARC)



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IDES 101    Interior Design Careers    .5 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course explores a variety of career options in the multi-faceted field of interior design. Field trips are required.

Schedule: Other Term, Apr 01-Apr 15
F         09:00AM-11:50AM LEC J.Pazdernik          ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 111  19106 
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IDES 102    Working with Clients    .5 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course covers methods for effectively working with clients. Field trips are required.

Schedule: Other Term, Apr 22-May 06
F         09:00AM-11:50AM LEC J.Pazdernik          ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 111  19107 
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IDES 103    Furniture Markets     .5 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an opportunity to attend seasonal markets, such as the San Francisco Design Center (SFDC), to tour showrooms, attend lectures, and see the upcoming interior design offerings. Trends, markets, budgets, and products are discussed. Field trips are required.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 22-Feb 05
F         09:00AM-11:50AM LEC M.Cooley             ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 111  19108 
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IDES 108    Lighting For Better Health    .5 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces better lighting design that could improve your health. New research shows that properly designed lighting can enhance our human biology and overall good health. Field trips are required.

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 19-Mar 04
F         09:00AM-11:50AM LEC M.Cooley             ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 111  19109 
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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: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
T         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC M.Cooley             ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 111  12541 
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TBA       TBA             LEC D.New                ARC MAIN Online          10022 Textbook
NOTE: This course will use Desire2Learn https://d2l.losrios.edu/


IDES 312    History of Interior Architecture and Furnishings II    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C1
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the historical relationship between the decorative arts, period furniture, and interior architecture from the American Colonial periods through Modern and Contemporary. Emphasis is on style development as it relates to socio-economic and political factors of the times, as well as identification of specific furniture styles and architectural features. Asian, African, Mid-Eastern, and other non-western styles are also included.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
M         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC D.New                ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 111  11180 
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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: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC M.Cooley             ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 111  10023 
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NOTE: This course consists of field trips throughout the Sacramento area. Students must provide their own transportation.


IDES 326    Interior Design Sales    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers various aspects of selling proposed residential and commercial design projects. Included are personal presentation, selling techniques, making the sale, closing the deal, job completion, and follow up. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
Th        09:00AM-12:05PM LEC J.Pazdernik          ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 111  12638 
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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: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC D.New                ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 111  13378 
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TBA       TBA             LEC M.Cooley             ARC MAIN Online          13379 Textbook
NOTE: This course will use Desire2Learn https://d2l.losrios.edu/


IDES 334    Interior Environment and Space Planning    3 Units

Prerequisite: IDES 330 with a grade of "C" or better
Corequisite: IDES 350
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the analysis and application of design concepts and space planning techniques. It includes resources necessary to creatively solve problems relative to the function and quality of human environments. Topics include the integration of barrier-free design, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), resource management, and environmental psychology design. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
W         04:00PM-05:50PM LEC D.New                ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 111  11301 
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W         06:00PM-09:05PM LAB D.New                ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 111    


IDES 350    Codes and Universal Access for Interior Design    2 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: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course explores local, state, and federal regulations concerning life-safety issues and barrier-free access (Americans with Disabilities Act and Universal Design requirements) relative to residential and contract design. It also covers codes and interior specifications. Special attention is given to performance, health-safety, and barrier-free design when estimating and preparing specifications for space planning, materials, and furnishings/products.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 16-Mar 14
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Cooley             ARC MAIN Online          12017 
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NOTE: This course will use Desire2Learn https://d2l.losrios.edu/


IDES 351    Codes and Universal Access Lab    1 Unit

Prerequisite: IDES 330 with a grade of "C" or better
Corequisite: IDES 350
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course applies the content and skills from IDES 350 to various design scenarios requiring Universal Design, Barrier-Free design and ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) compliance. Projects are drafted following prescribed criteria.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
W         09:00AM-12:05PM LAB M.Cooley             ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 111  11181 
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IDES 381    Lighting and Electrical for Green and Sustainable Interiors    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces green and sustainable lighting design in both commercial and residential interiors. Topics include Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification, photometrics, light sources, and effective lighting control. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
TBA       TBA             LEC D.New                ARC MAIN Online          12129 
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NOTE: This course will use Desire2Learn https://d2l.losrios.edu/


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, Jan 16-May 18
TBA       TBA             LAB M.Cooley              TBA TBA                 13267 
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Spring 2016 Class Schedule

Updated: May 2, 2016