Interior Design (ID)
1380. Introduction to Interior Design (3). A survey of basic principles and concepts including aesthetics and processes relevant to understanding, appreciating, organizing, and evaluating the built environment, including but not limited to design elements and principles.
1382. Interiors I (3). Corequisite: ID 1380. ID majors and minors only. Introduces principles and concepts relevant to planning residential environments. Back to Top
2380. Interiors II (3). Prerequisites: C or higher in ID 1380, 1382; and ARCH 1341 (may be taken concurrently). ID majors and minors only. Introduces skills necessary to design, analyze, and present concept, preliminary, working, and presentation drawings for residential environments.
2383. Interiors III (3). Prerequisites: C or higher in ID 2380 and ARCH 2342 (may be taken concurrently), ID majors and minors only. Graphic media application in rendering and presentation methods. Perceptual development in volumetric organization relative to two- and three-dimensional design.
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3311. Residential Materials (3). Prerequisites: C or higher in ID 2380. Selection of materials used in residential environments based on characteristics, composition, installation methods, and maintenance requirements. F. (Writing Intensive)
3312. Commercial Materials (3). Prerequisite: C or higher in ID 3311. Selection of materials used in commercial, hospitality, healthcare, or corporate environments based on characteristics, composition, installation methods, maintenance requirements, and codes. S.
3325. Study Tour in Interior Design (3). ID majors and minors only. Examination of the influence of a selected city in shaping interior design and the built environment. Accomplished through research, presentation, and travel to the city. S, every other year.
3381. Lighting Systems (3). Prerequisites: C or higher in ID 2383, ID majors and minors only. Survey of the human factors relating to the luminous environment that support health, safety, comfort, human performance, and aesthetics. S.
3382. Period Furnishings (3). Prerequisite: C or higher in ID 2383. Introduction to furniture and interior elements from Renaissance through modern periods. The evolution of forms, relationships to previous periods, and implications for current and future designs are emphasized. Fulfills multicultural requirement. F..
3385. Advanced Design Processes (3). Prerequisites: C or higher in ID 3381 and 4383, ID majors only. Emphasis on problem formulation, programming, design conceptualization, design development, specifications, schedules, furniture selection, layout and design presentation, ADA, life safety, and building codes. S. (Writing Intensive)
3386. Studio Procedures and Professional Practices for Interior Designers (3). Prerequisites: Junior standing, interior design majors only, enrollment in spring immediately preceding ID 4307. Corequisite: ID 3385. Preparation of business documents. Study of the ethics and business of professional practice for interior design. Preparation for interior design internship, career opportunities, job search, and interview strategies. S.
3387. Computer Aided Drafting for Interior Designers I (3). Prerequisites: C or higher in ID 2380, ID majors or minors only. Introduction to computer-aided design and two-dimensional drafting for the interior designer and other uses of computers in the practice of interior design. S.Back to Top
4000. Individual Study (V1-6). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. May be repeated for up to 6 hours credit. F , S, SSI.
4104. Senior Portfolio Seminar (1). Prerequisite: Senior ID majors only. Analysis of professional issues with emphasis on portfolio development and review. S.
4307. Internship in Interior Design (3). Prerequisites: C or higher in ID 3385 and 3386, ID majors only. Supervised intern experiences in established career-related positions. May be repeated as ID 4000 Individual Study. SSI.
4350. Sustainable Buildings and Communities (3). Prerequisite: Junior or senior standing in interior design or consent of instructor. A review of concepts, strategies, and rating systems adopted by the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).
4383. Building Information Modeling (BIM) for Interior Design (3). Prerequisite: C or higher in ID 3387. Examines BIM technology and its benefits and usage as a communication and collaboration tool. Discusses 3-D modeling and rendering as well as preparation of construction documents. F.
4385. Advanced Interiors (3). Prerequisites: C or higher in ID 3385 and 4383, ID majors only. Advanced experiences in residential and nonresidential design that integrate problem solving skills, building systems, techniques of graphic expression, materials and specifications, and aesthetic sensibility. S.
4606. Collaboration Studio (6). Prerequisites: C or higher in ID 3385 and 4383, ID majors only. An interdisciplinary studio for the design profession that addresses the process and skills necessary for collaboration. F .