York Community High School

Interior Design

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Course Teacher

Marik, Sarah (630) 617-2400 ex.7247 Family & Consumer Science Teacher smarik@elmhurst205.org

Course Description

#0846 Interior Design

Grades 10-12 / 1 Semester - 1.0 credit

Students will gain an understanding of  the elements and principles of design.  Students will learn to make appropriate selections of colors, fabrics, furnishings, lighting and furniture.  Students will develop skills in architectural drafting and space planning  through the use of hand or computerized drafting techniques. Students with apply math calculations to scale rooms and create scaled floor plans for a variety of spaces.  Class projects include decorating sample rooms and designing floor plans.  Students will also explore potential careers in the architecture and design fields. 


#0853 Advanced Interior Design

Grades 10-12 / 1 Semester - 1.0 credit
Prerequisite: Interior Design


Students who want to continue to expand their design skills or who are considering a career in the design field will benefit from this course.  Students will be able to design and decorate rooms of their choice.  Students will increase their skill level in design.  Students will prepare designs and a presentation board for a client’s home.  Participation in the FCCLA Interior Design competition is recommended.

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