School of Art
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
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
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
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
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 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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