IND 5106 History of Interior Design I 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Design philosophy and interior elements in an architectural and sociological context. Record of human achievements expressed in built environment. Foundation for contemporary design and interior preservation practice. Slides, lecture, and discussion.

Prerequisite: consent of graduate coordinator.

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IND 5136 History of Interior Design II 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Continuation of IND 5106. Evolution of contemporary design philosophy. Foundation for contemporary design and interior presentation practice. Nineteenth-century revivals through current developments.

Prerequisite: IND 5106 or equivalent.

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IND 5212C Architectural Interiors I 5 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Developing interior spaces from conceptual phases to final design resolution, based on the needs of people, interior considerations, and exterior influences. Emphasizes three-dimensional design development, process, and detailed graphic representation of designed spaces.

Prerequisite: consent of graduate coordinator. ;

Corequisite: IND 5427C and IND 5638.

IND 5227C Advanced Architectural Interiors I 6 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Advanced problems with respect to sophisticated clients in urban settings. Ranges from the infrastructure of large urban spaces to the details of individual spaces, including corporate office planning and design of both public and private spaces.

Prerequisite: consent of instructor or graduate coordinator. ;

Corequisite: IND 5454C.

IND 5231C Architectural Interiors II 5 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

The conceptual design process, design theory, and programmatic concerns included in residential, commercial, and institutional interior design. Emphasizes professional applications and the interior designer as team player, programmer, and problem solver.

Prerequisite: IND 5212C or consent of instructor or graduate coordinator. ;

Corequisite: IND 5434C and IND 5508.

IND 5326 Color Theory Planning and Practice 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Explores color through a review of focused research and experiential learning. Examines the art and science of color theory in the context on interior design and allied fields.

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IND 5427C Interior Design Construction Documents 4 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Systematic overview of construction systems, technologies, and materials. Emphasizes the design of interior systems, and detailing of systems, as an extension of the overall design concept.

Prerequisite: consent of graduate coordinator.

IND 5434C Interior Lighting 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Introduction to lighting design based on critical awareness of luminous environment and principles and perception of light and color. Graphic exercises in lighting design, documentation, and lighting calculations based on student design project solutions.

Prerequisite: consent of graduate coordinator.

IND 5454C Advanced Interior Design Detailing and Construction Documents 4 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Advanced problems in 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.

Prerequisite: consent of graduate coordinator.

IND 5466 Interior Environmental Technology 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Relation to human sensory reactions, psychological factors, health safety, and satisfaction. Vocabulary and concepts of interior environmental technology related to the process of design.

Prerequisite: consent of graduate coordinator.

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IND 5508 Business and Professional Practices for Interior Designers 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

The profession of interior design as practiced today. Considers office practices and design project management. Contract documents, legal concerns, management and marketing strategies, personnel practices, and career planning. Ethics/contracting for design services via case studies.

Prerequisite: consent of instructor or graduate coordinator.

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IND 5633 Readings in Design Studies 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Students write a systematic literature review that is appropriate for a thesis or dissertation proposal. In order to create a systematic literature review, substantial time will be devoted to critiquing previously written journal articles in the field of interior design.

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IND 5638 Design Environments and Human Interaction 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

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

Prerequisite: consent of graduate coordinator.

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IND 5937 Current Topics in Interior Design 1-3 Credits, Max 6 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Framework to support theory, research, and application of interior design processes. Programming and post-occupancy phases through exploration of environment and behavior research and gaming simulation.

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IND 6639 Methods of Interior Design Research 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Theory and methods related to research in interior design, environment and behavior, and history. Reciprocal interactions between people and the built environment.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

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IND 6906 Independent Studies and Readings 1-3 Credits, Max 9 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Independent Studies and Readings

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IND 6939 Creativity Applied 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Examines creativity theory and research applied to interior design and allied fields by considering what constitutes an innovative organizational culture, product and process breakthroughs including the role of failure in the discovery process.

Prerequisite: IND 5633 Readings in Design Studies, IND 6639 Methods of Research or by instructor approval.

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IND 6940 Supervised Teaching 1-5 Credits, Max 5 Credits

Grading Scheme: S/U

Supervised Teaching

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IND 6941 Interior Design Internship 2-4 Credits

Grading Scheme: S/U

Opportunities to work in an architectural and interior design office gaining hands-on professional experience working up to 12 weeks.

Prerequisite: IND 5427C, IND 5232C, IND 5508.

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IND 6971 Research for Master's Thesis 1-12 Credits

Grading Scheme: S/U

Research for Master's Thesis

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