Interior Design


School of Art and Art History
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 nonoffice 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, 9). 1-3 credits, repeatable.
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, 9). 1-3 credits, repeatable.
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 members' 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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1996-97 Undergraduate Catalog
Last reviewed: 30 November 1996
Information Publisher: Division of Academic Affairs
James Madison University