(2 credits) 2 hours lecture
This course provides an overview of the interior design profession with an emphasis on the associated business principles and practices. Topics include the history of the profession, scope of services, and the allied professions and consultants that support the practice and provides an overview of interior design office operation, its practices and the standard business documents utilized. The emphasis is on ethics and professionalism, responsibilities of the interior designer, communication skills, research development, time management, and employment and entrepreneurial opportunities.
Prerequisite: Successful completion of all first semester Bachelor of Applied Interior Design program core requirements or consent of the department.