Apparel Merchandising / Interior Design | Mtls & Components of Int Des
H277 | 7514 | Young

Meeting Day and Time:  T, R, 9:30‑10:45

Course Description and Content:  The purpose of this course is to
provide a basic understanding of the "appropriateness of use"
regarding materials used in the interior environment.  This will be
accomplished through the investigation of the characteristics and
properties of the components and materials of interior design
through lectures,

visual aids and research.  Particular emphasis will be placed on the
vital role interior designers play in providing for the health,
safety and welfare of those inhabiting interior spaces through the
introduction of flammability standards, testing procedures, and

Required Texts and Readings: Specifying Interiors: A Guide to
Construction and FF&E for Residential and Commercial Interiors
Projects, McGowan Wiley, ISBN: 0471692611

Estimating for Interior Designers, Sampson Whitney, ISBN: 0823016293

Fabrics: A Guide for Interior Designers and Architects, Yates W. W.
Norton, ISBN: 039373062X. Handouts

Outline Course Requirements: Class participation (including field
trips, guest lecturers), quizzes, projects (both inside and outside
of class), semester notebook with building product analysis,
multiple examinations and final examination.