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Interior Design

IND 1180 History & Theory of Interior Design

Examination of the stylistic development of interior design, domestic furniture and furnishings from classical times to the present.
3 Credit Hours

IND 1230 Residential Design

Introduction to Interior Design includes exploring the profession, the principles, elements and design processes; residential space planning, kitchen design and furniture arrangement fundamentals with emphasis on design drawings and professional presentation form. Two classroom, four lab hours per week.
4 Credit Hours

IND 1234 Materials & Textiles

Overview of specifications, relative costs, performance properties and installation methods of materials, including textiles used in interior design.
3 Credit Hours

IND 1240 Color Theory

Course will cover Josef Albers color theory, the effect of light on color and color psychology, including forecasting and trends.
3 Credit Hours

IND 2130 Non-Residential Design

Students investigate the design of health care, institutional, hospitality, retail and office environments and identify basic historical exterior styles. Design projects will integrate corporate culture, building codes, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance, aesthetic, social and psychological factors. Advanced oral and visual presentation skills. Two classroom, four lab hours per week.
4 Credit Hours

IND 2135 Rendering

Drawing and computer-aided drawing technique development to aid in the visualization of materials, color and lighting of a three-dimensional interior space.
3 Credit Hours

IND 2140 Sustainable Design

Course includes discussions of environmental movements, designer responsibility, legislation, LEED certification selection and application of lighting fixtures. Students will integrate sustainable strategies to develop design solutions for a variety of small-scale projects. Two classroom, four lab hours per week.
4 Credit Hours

IND 2250 3D Modeling

The course will teach students how to draw three dimensional models of building interiors, and how to create presentation renderings of those designs. Students will also learn how to use layout to create construction drawings and documents that communicate their designs graphically in a standardized, professional manner.
3 Credit Hours

IND 2260 Interior Design Portfolio

Interior design business practices; including cost estimating, contract writing, sales and communication techniques. Development of a portfolio from previous course work, work experience, freelance, etc. Two classroom, four lab hours per week.
4 Credit Hours

IND 2280 Kitchen & Bath Design

Design foundations exploring standards for industry professionals specializing in residential kitchen and bath planning, basic fundamentals with emphasis on design layouts, design concept drawings and professional presentation formats.
3 Credit Hours

IND 2297 Special Topics

Varied content offering of special interest to the discipline but not covered within existing courses; may be scheduled in a classroom/seminar setting or in nontraditional format.
0.5 - 9 Credit Hours