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Interior Design


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INDE 110. Introduction to Interior Design. 3 credits.

Vocabulary terminology concerning design principles, elements, materials, aspects, concepts and professional applications of the field of interior design.

INDE 145. Design Drafting (1, 5). 3 credits.

An introductory course composed of problems in drafting including isometric and oblique pictorial representation, light construction principles, floor plans, elevations and perspective drawing.

INDE 210. Interior Components and Techniques (2, 2). 3 credits.

Practical application of knowledge and skills needed to carry out an interior design plan. Emphasis on product knowledge, resource file development and material quantity estimation. Prerequisite: INDE 110.

INDE 260. Design I: Residential (0, 6). 3 credits.

Residential design requiring comprehensive solutions involving program analysis, space planning, determination of interior architectural materials, and design for single or multi-family dwellings. Prerequisite: INDE 145 and 210.

INDE 310. Color and Lighting. 3 credits.

Color theory and systems; light theory. Technical, mathematical and practical aspects of lighting design including calculations and fixture selections. Prerequisite: INDE 260.

INDE 330. Structural Methods (2, 2). 3 credits.

Fundamental methods and types of construction including structural components, support systems and finish materials. Prerequisite: INDE 145 and 210.

INDE 348. Presentation Techniques (0, 6). 3 credits. (Cross-listed as GRPH 448.)

The exploration of two dimensional media: pencil, ink, watercolor, design markers. Problems encourage exploration and control in a variety of design directions. Prerequisite: INDE 145 and 210.

INDE 360. Design II: Office (0, 6). 3 credits.

Commercial design involving the design, planning and analysis of office environments through programming objectives, materials and finishes, and product selection and specification exploration of CAD. Prerequisite: INDE 260.

INDE 370. History of Interior Design. 3 credits.

Survey of the evolution of design in interiors from ancient to modern times with emphasis on period and furniture styles and architectural backgrounds.

INDE 380. Design III: Residential (0, 6). 3 credits.

Applications of residential design principles to the non-traditional residential structure such as hotel/motel design, hospital design, retirement homes and day care facilities. CAD fundamentals. Prerequisite: INDE 260.

INDE 420. Design IV: Contract (0, 6). 3 credits.

Contract design including non-office spaces such as schools, restaurants, retail stores, factories, banks and medical facilities. Use of the computer as a design and drafting tool. Prerequisite: INDE 380.

INDE 460. Design V: Open Plan Systems (0, 6). 3 credits.

Commercial office design involving extensive use of open office systems. Use of computer-aided drafting techniques is emphasized. Prerequisite: INDE 360.

INDE 480. Design VI: Specialties (0, 6). 3 credits.

Special purpose interiors including barrier free, adaptive reuse, historic preservation and design for the 21st century. Prerequisite: INDE 420.

INDE 490. Special Studies in Interior Design. 1- 3 credits.

Exploration of special student interests regarding research and development of aspects in the field. Independent work with faculty supervision.

INDE 492. Professional Practices in Interior Design. 3 credits.

Procedures and practices involved in the interior design profession. Prerequisite: INDE 480.

INDE 495. Internship (0, 12). 3 credits.

Actual working experience with a professional designer. Minimum of 12 hours each week for a period of eight weeks will be spent in a professional design studio under supervision of a design professional. Prerequisite: INDE 492.


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