Course Descriptions



INT200  Color Theory         3 cr.
This course introduces students to the aesthetic, historical, perceptual, scientific, and psychological aspects of color and light and the implication of color principles and theories to interior design. Students will explore color through experimentation, observation, and evaluation. Relevant design projects will be analyzed for their use of color theory.

INT300  Materials & Methods        2 cr.
In this course students will examine non-textile based materials, available resources, and methods of production, construction and installation. Through a study of current product applications, they will learn how to select, specify and apply appropriate materials and finishes on the basis of aesthetics, material cost, environmental impact and performance.

INT315  History and Theory of Interiors      3 cr.
This course is a survey of interior design throughout history. Emphasis is given to the historical, theoretical and cultural influences that have affected the design of the interior environment from antiquity through present day.  Prerequisite:  HIST117, HIST118, ENGL115.

INT341  Interior Design Studio I       5 cr.
Intermediate design studio building on previous design principles.  Prerequisite:  ARCH247 & Acceptance into Professional Degree Program.

INT342  Interior Design Studio II       5 cr.
Intermediate design studio building on previous design principles. Description  Prerequisite:  INT341

INT420  Textiles         3 cr. *
This course introduces students to the technical and aesthetic aspects of textiles and their use in interior design. Emphasis is placed on product knowledge, specifications, technology, safety, testing, and terminology. New textiles and fibers and their application and performance will be studied.

INT441  Interior Design Studio I       5 cr.
Advanced design studio building on previous design principles.  Prerequisite:  INT342

INT442  Interior Design Studio II       5 cr.
Advanced design studio building on previous design principles.  Prerequisite:  INT441

BSCM445  Building Information Modeling – Cost Analysis    3 cr.
Application of a Building Information Model that incorporates cost data, used for quantity takeoff and cost estimating.  Prerequisite:  ARCH435

INT435  Professional Practice        3 cr.
This course explores standard business procedures commonly associated with the practice of interior design. Students will study various types of design practices, financial management and compensation, ethical practices, professional development, legal liability, and issues related to licensing and certification. The management of a typical interior design project will be studied, including writing proposals and contracts, specifications, bidding procedures, budgets, construction schedules, contractor negotiations and collaboration, and project administration.
 

 

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