Courses

IND 1020 Design Innovation 3 Credits

Overview of the interior design profession. The design of interiors to enhance human activity while observing life safety codes and human performance. Examines significant interiors and furniture components in the design process. (H)

General Education - Humanities

IND 2100 History of Interior Design 1 3 Credits

History of interior spaces, design philosophy, interior elements in architectural and sociological context. Record of human achievement expressed in the built environment. Foundation for contemporary design and interior preservation practice. Ancient world through early nineteenth century. Slide lecture, discussion, outside research. (H and N)

General Education - Humanities
General Education - International

IND 2130 History of Interior Design 2 3 Credits

Continues the history of interior design. Evolution of contemporary design philosophy. Foundation for contemporary design and interior preservation practice. Nineteenth century revivals through current developments. Slide lecture, discussion, outside research. (H and N)

Prereq: IND 2100.

General Education - Humanities
General Education - International

IND 2214 Introduction to Architectural Interiors 4 Credits

Introduces the design of micro interior environments in relation to the architectural setting. Studies human perception, dimension, and spatial activity requirements. Explores design process and the graphic communication of interior design ideas.

Prereq: ARC 2303.

IND 2313 Interior Design Communication Systems 3 Credits

Conceptual process, design theory and programmatic concerns involved in residential, institutional and commercial interior design. Emphasizes visual communications techniques including explanation of media and the forms of visual communication of design concepts.

Prereq: ARC 1302.

IND 2422 Interior Finishes and Materials 3 Credits

Studies interior materials, focusing on their characteristics and estimating, fabrication and installation.

Prereq: interior design majors only. Coreq: ARC 2303.

IND 2460C Computer Applications in Three Dimensional Design 3 Credits

Introduces the microcomputer as a tool for interior design illustration, drafting and design development. A fundamental computer graphics course for interior design students, building skills and technical knowledge in image processing, two-dimensional drawing and three-dimensional modeling of building interiors.

Prereq: CGS 2470 and interior design majors only.

IND 2635 Design Environments and Human Interaction 3 Credits

Introduces significant theories concerning the interaction of people with environments at various scales. Also explores the corresponding applied environmental design implications of these theories. This survey of normative theories, philosophies and doctrines of environment and behavior serve as an evidence base to support research-based design decisions. (WR)

Prereq: ARC 2303 and interior design majors only.

WR6

IND 3215 Architectural Interiors 1 5 Credits

Development of interior spaces from conceptual phases to final design resolution, based on interior considerations and external influences. Emphasizes three-dimensional design process and detailed graphic representation of designed spaces.

Prereq: ARC 2214.

IND 3216 Architectural Interiors 2 5 Credits

Conceptual process, design theory and programmatic concerns involved in residential, commercial and institutional interior design. Emphasizes professional applications and the interior designer as an environmental problem solver.

Prereq: IND 3215.

IND 3311C Color Theory Planning and Practice 3 Credits

Explores the power of color in our human experience and examination of the art and science of color theory in the context of interior design and allied fields.

IND 3431 Interior Lighting 3 Credits

Introduces lighting design based upon a critical awareness of the luminous environment, and principles and perception of light and color. Graphic exercises in lighting design, documentation and lighting calculations based on student solutions.

Prereq: IND 3215.

IND 3468 Interior Environmental Technologies 3 Credits

Considers interior environmental conditions in relation to human sensory reactions, psychological factors, health, safety and satisfaction. Relates the vocabulary and concepts of interior environmental technology to the process of interior design.

Prereq: IND 2214.

IND 3483 Interior Design Construction Documents 4 Credits

Systematic overview of construction systems, technologies and materials with emphasis on the design of interior systems and the detailing of these systems as an extension of the overall design concept.

Prereq: IND 2214.

IND 3512 Professional Practice of Interior Design 3 Credits

Consideration of office practices and design project management. Explores contract documents, associated legal aspects, marketing strategies, professional ethics, staff personnel practices and career planning. Integration of computer software for project scheduling and time management. A case study exploration of ethics and contracting for design services is used. Studies integration of appropriate computer software for office management and project scheduling.

Prereq: interior design majors only. Coreq: IND 3216.

IND 3627 Sustainable Interior Environments 3 Credits

Designed for students seeking an understanding of sustainable interior environments. Introduces best practices, current trends and case studies in various interior settings. Explores key elements of sustainability including environmental history, indoor sustainable development, waste management, energy consumption and water conservation.

Prereq: junior standing.

IND 3905 Individual Studies in Interior Design 1-6 Credits

Special areas of study in interior design adjusted to the needs of the individual student.

Prereq: department chair permission.

IND 4225 Advanced Architectural Interiors 1 6 Credits

Advanced problems in interior design with respect to the needs of the sophisticated clients in urban settings, ranging from the infrastructure of large urban spaces to the details of individual interior spaces, including open office planning and design of public spaces.

Prereq: IND 3216.

IND 4226 Advanced Architectural Interiors 2 6 Credits

Design problems involving multiple phases of the design process through final design and detailing of each project. Final project demonstrates highest levels of design development.

Prereq: IND 4225.

IND 4450C Advanced Interior Design Detailing and Construction Documents 4 Credits

Advanced problems in design and detailing of interior finish systems such as interior architecture and cabinetry. Exploration and production of interior mechanical and millwork drawings and construction documents. Integration of building codes and life safety issues.

Prereq: IND 3216; Coreq: IND 4225.

IND 4930 Special Topics 1-6 Credits

Special topics seminar in interior design. Enrollment upon recommendation of department chair.

Prereq: IND 3215.

IND 4940 Design Field Experience 2-4 Credits

Provides opportunities to work in architectural and interior design offices gaining hands-on professional experience working up to 12 weeks. (S-U)

Credits: 2 to 4; Prereq: IND 3216, IND 3424 and IND 3505