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1000 Level Courses

1101. Introduction to Interior Drafting (1). Prerequisites: interior design majors and minors only. Corequisite: ID 1381. Introduces the principles of hand drafting for interior design and the planning of interior design projects. F.

1381. Introduction to Interior Design (3). Prerequisite: Design majors must enroll concurrently in ID 1101. A survey of basic principles and concepts, including aesthetics and processes relevant to the built environment using a holistic approach. Includes, but is not limited to, design elements and principles. F.

1385. Interior Design Studio I (3). Prerequisites: C or higher in ID 1381 and 1101, interior design majors and minors only. Introduces two- dimensional design principles and color theory using both hand and digital production techniques for projects in interior design. S. Back to Top

 

2000 Level Courses

2381. Interior Design Studio II (3). Prerequisites: C or higher in ID 1385, interior design majors and minors only. Study and construction of three dimensional design principles (manual and digital). Course includes portfolio review. An unconditional review restricts registration for upper-level studios. F.

2385. Interior Design Studio III (3). Prerequisites: C or higher in ID 2381 and an unconditional portfolio review. Interior design majors and minors only. Concentrates on the design and renovation of residential interiors through both hand and digital techniques. Explores historical and contemporary styles in residential design. S.
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3000 Level Courses

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). Interior design 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.

3380. Advanced Studio I (3). Prerequisites: C or higher in ID 2385.Interior design majors only. Introduction to the design of small commercial design project using both hand and digital techniques. Explores commercial code and sustainable issues effecting current construction and design of commercial interiors. F.

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. F.

3382. Period Furnishings (3). Prerequisites: C or higher in ARCH 2311. Introduces a global perspective to furniture and interior elements from fifteenth century through present day. Emphasizes the elevation of forms, relationships to previous historical periods, and implications for current and future designs. F.

3385. Advanced Studio II (3). Prerequisites: C or higher in ID 3387 and 4383, interior design majors only. Corequisite: ID 3386. 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, 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, interior design 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 Level Courses

4000. Individual Study (V1-6). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. May be repeated for up to 6 hours credit. F , S, SS.

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).

4381. Design Research (3). Prerequisites: C or higher in ID 3385 and 4383. Directed research focusing on the development of the Bachelor of Interior Design capstone studio project in ID 4388. F.

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.

4388. Advanced Studio III (3). Prerequisites: C or higher in ID 4606 and 4381. Department-approved senior interior design project. Advanced design of an interior environment of complex scope and scale to meet the needs of specific clients and prepare students for the practice of the profession. Addresses current issues of design and integrates all aspects of the curriculum. 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 .

 

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