Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

Getting started in the Interior Design Program

Please refer to the online schedule for class times and course recognition (CRN) numbers.

First term plan:

  • ARCH 110 (2 CR) – Introduction to Architectural Drawing
    *this class must be taken before or concurrently with ID 131
  • ID 131 (3 CR) – Introduction to Interiors
    *students must take ARCH 110 first or concurrently
  • ID 122 or ID 123 (3 CR) – History of Furniture
  • ARCH 124 (3 CR) – Introduction to Building Systems
  • General Education (3 CR) – General Education OR
    ART 215 (3 CR) – History of American Residential Architecture OR
    ART 116 (3 CR) – Basic Design Color Theory

Second term plan:

  • ID 125 (3 CR) – Introduction to Auto CAD for Interior Designers
  • ARCH 100 (3 CR) – Graphic Communication for Designers
    a perspective drawing class
  • ARCH 132 (2 CR) – Residential Building Codes
  • ID 122 or ID 123 (3 CR) – History of Furniture
  • ID 120 (3 CR) – Interior Products and Materials