This course teaches basic skills in using equipment and interpreting the symbols and language used in illustrating interiors and furniture in plan, elevation, and perspective.
This course is an introduction to the basic concepts of visual perception and the elements and principles of composition. It emphasizes selecting, arranging, and ordering design elements to achieve aesthetic and functional interior spaces. Students work on experimental projects to be completed using a variety of design techniques. NOTE: The prerequisite INTD 1100 Illustration Techniques for Interiors can be taken concurrently.
This course is a study of the knowledge, judgment skills, and application skills necessary for identifying, coordinating, arranging, and calculating the need requirements of the following components of interior design: furniture, window treatments, wall and ceiling surfaces, flooring, and lighting. Students develop portfolio items are developed using drafting and art techniques.
This course includes a study of the principles and application skills involved in determining space needs for group, private, and support space classifications.
This course is a study of the principles of color and application theories. It explores color relationships and application to various interior environments through class application projects. Projects use a variety of techniques to develop solutions to assigned problems.
This course features an introductory study of the field of textiles. It includes the knowledge and understanding of fibers, yarn, fabric construction, finishes, and color and design techniques used to create a textile product. The course emphasizes identifying the characteristics of each component and how they affect the possibilities and limitations of the product when used to address a given design problem.
This course applies knowledge and understanding of materials and interior products through the use of sampling techniques. The goal is to develop hands-on skills in specifying textiles and materials for functional and aesthetic residential and commercial interiors.
This course is a study of the architecture, ornament, furniture, and interior styles from antiquity to modern times. Students become familiar with the various styles, their basic respective characteristics, and their relationship to interior environments.
This course is a study of furniture styles from antiquity to modern times. Students become familiar with various historical movements or periods in furniture design and learn to recognize characteristics of each style. NOTE: INTD 1410 is highly recommended but not required prior to taking INTD 1420.
This course explores the use and techniques of free-hand sketching utilizing basic drawing skills, principles of conceptual sketching, value studies, and evaluation of various art media. It reviews one- and two-point perspective drawing techniques and explores the subject of computer-generated 3-D programs. Students create portfolio items by drafting, drawing, and selected art media and techniques.
This course is an introduction to the study of commercial interior design. Students consider special needs and specifications for commercial interiors. They demonstrate proficiency through the development of individual portfolio items.
This course includes the responsibilities and duties of the professional designer and the designer's assistant. Upon completion of the course, students are able to identify and compare trade sources and ordering and receiving procedures for residential and non-residential clients.
This course permits instruction in special content areas not included in other courses in the Interior Design program.
This capstone course stresses development and refinement of portfolio elements into a presentation-ready package. It emphasizes resume and interview skills for entry-level interior design work. Students also refine interior design skills through more specialized and detailed space planning projects.
Students are given the opportunity to observe and/or take part in the entire design, sales, and business follow-through involved in a design job. They also gain product knowledge, observe proper application to design, and gain experience working with people. Based on state guidelines, students must complete 40 hours of work for each credit hour.