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CCOG for ID 120 Fall 2022

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Course Number:
ID 120
Course Title:
Interior Products and Materials I
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Course Description

Covers analysis and evaluation of materials and products utilized in the interior design profession. Focuses on the properties, cost, sustainability and installation of materials. Prerequisites: ID 100, ID 131, and (WR 115 and RD 115) or IRW 115 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon completion of the course students should be able to:

  1. Present a formal design solution that involves industry-standard verbal, visual, and written communication skills.
  2. Identify the basic characteristics of a variety of floor coverings.
  3. Research the properties of materials.

Course Activities and Design

This course will be presented by means of lecture, discussion, demonstrations, and visuals. The student's grade will be determined by a combination of class assignments, testing, and class participation.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

  1. Conduct research using comparison shopping strategies to determine quality features of case good and upholstered furniture.
  2. Apply appropriate concepts to measuring of window treatments and floor coverings.
  3. Create and present a 30 minute classroom teaching experience using verbal, visual and written communication tools on a floor covering topic.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)



The student will develop the following skills through this course:

  • Utilize math skills to solve complex measuring problems
  • Use verbal, written, and visual skills to make a formal class presentation
  • Develop research skills utilizing a variety of source material
  • Develop critical thinking skills in product selection

The following Themes, Issues, and Concepts will have increased meaning to the student as a result of this course:


  • Understanding role of verbal, visual, and written skills in the profession
  • Importance of math skills
  • Use of comparison shopping techniques


  • Quality/use/cost considerations in product selection


  • Measuring
  • Product selection