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Interior Design (INTER)

  • INTER 1110 
    Introduction to Interior Design

    3 credit hours

    Introductory interior design course covering 2D architectural drafting and related graphic conventions. Course content also includes concept development and presentation techniques. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • INTER 1125 
    Sustainable Design

    3 credit hours

    Introduction to sustainable design as a foundation for interior design applications. Content includes vocabulary, design methods, local and national resources, professional organizations and governmental Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) standards. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • INTER 1135 
    Visualization Techniques

    3 credit hours

    Techniques and tools to aid in graphically visualizing interior design ideas and concepts in the form of sketches, renderings, and presentations. Topics include hand perspective drawing and sketching, as well as computer aided rendering and 3D modeling. Students will be engaged with hands-on techniques, peer critique sessions, and lectures. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • INTER 1150 
    History of Interior Design

    3 credit hours

    Survey of design history including architecture, interiors, furniture, and accessories in world civilizations throughout history. Students will relate social and cultural influences of the period and place to interior design. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category Three. (3 lecture hours)

  • INTER 1152 
    Architecture and Design History II

    3 credit hours

    Survey of design history including architecture, interiors, furniture, and accessories in world civilizations from post Renaissance to the present. Students will relate social, cultural, and technical influences of the period and place to interior design. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category Three. (3 lecture hours)

  • INTER 1170 
    Environmental Materials and Applications

    3 credit hours

    Survey course on interior design materials and resources and their application in the built environment, with a focus on sustainable design. Prerequisite: Interior Design 1110 with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor. Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category Three. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • INTER 1190 
    Interior Design Codes and Standards

    3 credit hours

    Codes, standards and regulations for interior design applications are the focus of this course. Students will apply codes to projects insuring accessibility and protection of health, safety and welfare for all users. Prerequisite: Interior Design 1110 or equivalent or consent of instructor. Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category Three. (3 lecture hours)

  • INTER 1821 
    Selected Topics

    1 to 3 credit hours

    Guided study and exploration of subjects not covered by other courses in the discipline. Class offerings may use such resources as recognized experts, lectures, library research, selected readings and/or field trips. This course may be taken four times for credit if different topics are selected. Prerequisite: At least one course in the discipline or consent of instructor. Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category Three. (1 to 3 lecture hours, 2 to 6 lab hours)

  • INTER 1840 
    Independent Study

    1 to 4 credit hours

    Exploration and analysis of topics within the discipline to meet individual student-defined course description, goals, objectives, topical outline and methods of evaluation in coordination with and approved by the instructor. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor is required. Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category Three. (1 to 4 lecture hours)

  • INTER 2110 
    Studio Foundation

    3 credit hours

    Preparatory course for design studio classes. Content includes space planning, universal design principles, design principles/elements, color for interior spaces, and contract drawing set formats for residential and commercial applications. Prerequisite: Interior Design 1110 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • INTER 2120 
    Furniture Specification and Budgets

    2 credit hours

    Overview of furniture specifications and budget considerations for residential and commercial interior design applications. Students will develop a working knowledge of ordering and pricing methods used in the interior design industry. Prerequisite: Interior Design 1212 and Interior Design 2110, both with a grade of C or better, or equivalent. This course requires Reading Placement Test - Category Three. (1 lecture hour, 2 lab hours)

  • INTER 2135 
    Advanced Visualization Techniques

    3 credit hours

    Advanced graphic visualization techniques are developed using computer software and hand sketching for enhanced presentation images. Techniques learned in this class will enhance students' future projects and employable job skills. Prerequisite: Interior Design 1135 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • INTER 2150 
    Historical Styles Design Studio

    3 credit hours

    Studio course that focuses on creating projects based on various historical styles. Students will utilize historical research and develop current furnishing and material resources. Prerequisite: Interior Design 1150, 1170, 1212, and 2110 all with grade of C or better, or equivalent, or consent of instructor. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • INTER 2212 
    Computer-Aided Interior Design II

    3 credit hours

    Advanced computer-aided drafting, presentation, and modeling techniques. Coursework includes two and three dimensional drafting and graphic project presentations for interior design applications. Prerequisite: Interior Design 2211 with a grade C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor. Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category Three. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • INTER 2213 
    Computer-Aided Interior Design III

    3 credit hours

    Computer-aided drafting as a three-dimensional drawing and presentation tool for Interior Design applications. Students will create realistic computer generated 3-D models of interior spaces including materials and lighting. Prerequisite: Interior Design 2212 with a grade of C or better, or consent of instructor. Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category Three. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • INTER 2214 
    Digital Interior Design Presentation

    3 credit hours

    Advanced exploration of computer software to create digital images for interior design presentations. Course utilizes Adobe Photoshop and InDesign (or similar software) in creating projects. Prerequisite: Interior Design 1135 and Interior Design 2212 with a grade of C or better, and consent of instructor. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • INTER 2215 
    BIM for Interior Design

    3 credit hours

    Computer drafting of interior spaces utilizing BIM (Building Information Modeling) software. Students will create multi-sheet projects including 3-D renderings. Prerequisite: Interior Design 2211 with a grade C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • INTER 2220 
    Interior Systems and Details

    3 credit hours

    Overview of building systems and construction as applied to interior design projects, including National Kitchen & Bath (NKBA) Standards. Design and drafting of interior architectural details and their integration into the built environment. Prerequisite: Interior Design 1170 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent and Interior Design 2211 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor. Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category Three. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • INTER 2311 
    Lighting I

    3 credit hours

    Lighting design fundamentals for natural and artificial light sources. Course will also cover specifications and working drawings for residential and commercial interior lighting applications. Prerequisite: Interior Design 2211 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor. Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category Three. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • INTER 2312 
    Lighting II

    3 credit hours

    Advanced design studio that incorporates residential and commercial lighting environment and technology applications. Prerequisite: Interior Design 2311 or consent of instructor. Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category Three. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • INTER 2410 
    Residential Design Studio

    3 credit hours

    Design studio course with emphasis on the development and presentation of residential design projects. Prerequisite: Interior Design 1135, Interior Design 2110, Interior Design 2220 and Interior Design 2311; all with a grade of C or better or consent of instructor. Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category Three. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • INTER 2420 
    Healthcare Design Studio

    3 credit hours

    Advanced studio course that focuses on the healthcare design area of practice. A variety of projects will be developed utilizing evidence based design principles that benefit patients, family, visitors, and staff. Prerequisite: Interior Design 1135, Interior Design 1190, Interior Design 2110, Interior Design 2220, and Interior Design 2311, all with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • INTER 2430 
    Contract Design Studio

    3 credit hours

    Design development studio course with emphasis on retail and restaurant projects. Students in this course should produce portfolio quality projects. Prerequisite: Interior Design 1135, Interior Design 1190, Interior Design 2110, Interior Design 2220 and Interior Design 2311; all with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor. Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category Three. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • INTER 2440 
    Office Design Studio

    3 credit hours

    Practice based studio course in sustainable corporate office design. Students implement a project from space planning through contract documents. Prerequisite: Interior Design 1135, Interior Design 1190, Interior Design 2110, Interior Design 2220, and Interior Design 2311, all with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor. Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category Three. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • INTER 2450 
    Senior Design Studio

    3 credit hours

    Capstone course of advanced research and analysis of selected projects utilizing reality based end-user interior environment program requirements which emphasize the interrelationship of codes, regulations, standards, material specifications, and sustainable interior applications and design solutions. Prerequisite: Interior Design 2532 or equivalent or consent of instructor. Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category Three. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • INTER 2511 
    Kitchen and Bath Design I

    3 credit hours

    Design studio projects that incorporate National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) standards. Prerequisite: Interior Design 2110 and Interior Design 2220 both with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor. Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category Three. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • INTER 2512 
    Kitchen and Bath Design II

    3 credit hours

    Advanced kitchen and bath design skills, market trends, special populations, professional ethics, and technology applications as endorsed by the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA). Prerequisite: Interior Design 2511 or equivalent or consent of instructor. Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category Three. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • INTER 2515 
    Kitchen and Bath Computer Applications

    3 credit hours

    Introduction to drafting and design computer software used primarily in the kitchen and bath industry. Course includes 2D production drawings and 3D presentation renderings. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category Three. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • INTER 2520 
    Furniture Design

    3 credit hours

    Exploration of the furniture industry, including custom and art furniture. Furniture fabrication materials and techniques are examined. Students will design an produce an original piece of furniture. Prerequisite: Interior Design 1110, Interior Design 1170, and Interior Design 1212, all with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • INTER 2680 
    Professional Practice and Ethics

    3 credit hours

    Pre-graduation course to prepare students for professional interior design employment. Business practices, ethics, regulations, organizations, and professional testing will be covered. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category Three. Interior Design 2410 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or Interior Design 2420 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or Interior Design 2430 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or Interior Design 2440 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • INTER 2710 
    Portfolio Review

    2 credit hours

    Capstone course to refine a student's portfolio of work for printed and media applications. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category Three. Take TWO from the following courses: Interior Design 2410 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent; Interior Design 2420 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent; Interior Design 2430 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent; Interior Design 2440 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent; or consent of instructor (1 lecture hour, 2 lab hours)

  • INTER 2821 
    Advanced Selected Topics

    1 to 3 credit hours

    Advanced exploration and analysis of selected topics with a specific theme indicated by course title listed in college class schedule. Topics for this course are geared for graduates or design professionals seeking professional development opportunities. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. (1 to 3 lecture hours, 2 to 6 lab hours)

  • INTER 2860 
    Interior Design Kitchen/Bath Internship

    2 credit hours

    Course requires participation in Career and Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum number of hours to satisfy NKBA (National Kitchen and Bath Association) accreditation requirements. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor and 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • INTER 2865 
    Internship Advanced (Career & Tech Ed)

    1 to 4 credit hours

    Continuation of Internship (Career and Technical Education). Course requires participation in Career & Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor and 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • INTER 2870 
    Internship (Transfer)

    1 to 4 credit hours

    Course requires participation in work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor and 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • INTER 2871 
    Internship-Advanced (Transfer)

    1 to 4 credit hours

    Continuation of Internship (Transfer). Course requires participation in work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor and 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.