This course introduces students to a comprehensive collection of interior materials, finishes, furnishings, and textiles used within the interior decorating profession with a focus on physical properties, practical applications,and aesthetic attributes. Hands-on use of materials and field trips emphasize appropriate applications, manufacturing processes, sourcing, and installation methods within the context of health, safety, and sustainable issues. Group and individual assignments involve research, product analysis, and studentpresentations of interior applications
Students registering for credit courses for the first time must declare a program at the point of registration. Declaring a program does not necessarily mean students must complete a program, individual courses may be taken for skill improvement and upgrading.