Interior Architectural Design
The award winning Interior Architectural Design program provides a thorough and analytical foundation that enables students to practice professionally and serve their community with safe, functional, and innovative interior spaces.
The program is designed to meet the industry’s need for creative professionals who excel in developing ideas and have the technical proficiency to execute them. Our instructors are experienced professionals who bring first-hand knowledge of industry practices to the classroom and work in close collaboration with industry advisors to keep up with trends and changing requirements. In addition, participating companies often provide guest speakers and student internships.
We offer day, evening and weekend classes to provide educational opportunities to all students. In addition, selected Interior Architectural Design courses are offered online through SMC’s Distance Education program. To learn more about the program, please visit www.smcdesigntech.org.
INTARC 28A, Visual Studies 1 3 units
Transfer: UC, CSU • Prerequisite: None.
Formerly INTARC 32.
This course is an introduction to basic hand drawing skills. Students will learn plans, elevations, sections, architectural symbols and the basics of manual perspective drawings. Students will produce a set of construction drawings of an interior space.
Course Number:1448 Time:9 a.m.-1 p.m. TTh Location:CMD 124 Instructor:Noonan I
Course Number: Time:Arrange-10 Hours Location:ONLINE Instructor:Noonan I Above section 1448 is a hybrid class taught on campus and online via the Internet. For additional information, go to smc.edu/OnlineEd.
INTARC 29, Computer Skills for Interior Architectural Design 3 units
Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: None.
This introductory course covers the use of the computer as a tool for Interior Architectural Design in illustration, drafting, design and presentations. Students will gain basic computer literacy while being exposed to a variety of digital applications used in the field of Interior Design.
This course uses Google Sketch Up, Autodesk AutoCAD, Autodesk Revit, and Adobe Photoshop.
Course Number:1449 Time:9 a.m.-12 p.m. TTh Location:CMD 208 Instructor:Rabkin B L
Course Number: Time:Arrange-3 Hours Location:ONLINE Instructor:Rabkin B L Above section 1449 is a hybrid class taught online via the Internet and at the Center for Media and Design, 1660 Stewart Street, Santa Monica, CA 90404.
INTARC 30, Principles of Interior Architectural Design 3 units
Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: None.
This course is an introduction to the fundamentals of interior architectural design. Through a series of lectures you will learn the basics of design elements and principles in planning total interior environments that meet individual, functional, legal and environmental needs. We will identify and evaluate subject matters such as color theory, lighting, materials, and furnishing for an interior space.
Course Number:1450 Time:9 a.m.-1:20 p.m. W Location:CMD 272 Instructor:Zmuda L M
Course Number: Time:Arrange-4.5 Hours Location:ONLINE Instructor:Zmuda L M Above section 1450 is a hybrid class taught on campus and online via the Internet. For additional information, go to smc.edu/OnlineEd.
INTARC 38, 3D Digital Drafting 1 3 units
Transfer: CSU • Advisory: Interior Architectural Design 35.
This lecture and lab course teaches advanced skills in 2D and 3D digital drafting for Interior Architectural Design applications with an emphasis on BIM technology.
This course uses Autodesk Revit.
Course Number:1451 Time:1 p.m.-5:20 p.m. TTh Location:CMD 208 Instructor:Gensler A H
Course Number: Time:Arrange-9 Hours Location: Instructor:Gensler A H Above section 1451 is a hybrid class taught online via the Internet and at the Center for Media and Design, 1660 Stewart Street, Santa Monica, CA 90404. For additional information, go to smc.edu/OnlineEd.