Interior Design (INTER)

  • INTER 1110 
    Drafting Interiors

    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 I

    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

    Graphic visualizations including one and two point perspectives, and sketching techniques with an emphasis on concept development. Project visualizations are then enhanced with application of color, using marker for color studies and digital methods for photo-realistic renderings. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category Three. Interior Design 1110 with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor. (2 lecture hour, 2 lab hours)

  • INTER 1151 
    Architecture and Design History I

    3  credit hours

    Historical review of architecture and decorative arts from ancient cultures through the Hispanic Renaissance. Includes selected vocabulary, classical forms, use of ornament, colors, motifs and furniture styles. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category Three (3 lecture hours)

  • INTER 1152 
    Architecture and Design History II

    3  credit hours

    Historical review of architecture and decorative arts from the French Renaissance through the 21st century. Includes selected vocabulary, classical forms, use of ornament, colors, motifs and furniture styles. Prerequisite: Interior Design 1151 or equivalent or consent of instructor. Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category Three (3 lecture hours)

  • INTER 1153 
    Architecture and Design History: Non-Wes

    3  credit hours

    Survey of non-Western architecture history, styles and decorative arts. Emphasis on cultural design concepts, furniture motifs, color applications and vocabulary. 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 
    Barrier-Free and Life-Safety Codes

    3  credit hours

    Code information and specifications concerning built environment, life-safety issues, barrier-free access, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and universal design requirements applied to residential, contract and office design. Includes current international codes and standards. 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 or covered. 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, Fixtures & Equipment

    3  credit hours

    Overview of furniture, fixtures, and equipment (FF&E) for residential and commercial interior design applications. Course will focus on specification criteria and budgets. Prerequisite: Interior Design 1110 and Interior Design 2110 with a grade of C or better. The course requires Reading Placement Test - Category Three. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • INTER 2211 
    Computer-Aided Interior Design I

    3  credit hours

    Introduction to computer-aided design and drafting techniques. Course covers two-dimensional drawing and printing for interior design applications. 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 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 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 2430 
    Contract Design Studio

    3  credit hours

    Design development studio course with emphasis on retail, restaurant, hospitality, and health care projects. Prerequisite: Interior Design 1135, Interior Design 2110, Interior Design 2220 and Interior Design 2311; all with a grade of C or better of 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 1125, 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 2410 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 industry-standard computer software for design and drafting techniques and commands to create kitchen and bath design production drawings. Prerequisite: Interior Design 2211 or equivalent and Interior Design 2511 or equivalent or consent of instructor. Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category Three (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • INTER 2520 
    Furniture Design

    3  credit hours

    Furniture design theory, construction joinery methods, materials and specifications applied to detail drawings and/or models. Prerequisite: Interior Design 1110 or equivalent or consent of instructor. Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category Three (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • INTER 2532 
    Green Interiors II

    3  credit hours

    Advanced exploration of sustainable and green design interior solutions. Emphasis is placed on application of Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) professional standards and other recognized methods and practices. Prerequisite: Interior Design 2531 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. Completion of Interior Design 2440 is recommended prior to enrollment. Prerequisite: Interior Design 2410 and Interior Design 2430 with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor. Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category Three (2 lecture hour, 2 lab hours)

  • INTER 2710 
    Portfolio Review

    1  credit hour

    Capstone course to refine a student's portfolio of work for printed and media applications. Prerequisite: Interior Design 2410 and Interior Design 2430 with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent instructor. Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category Three (2 lecture hours, 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 course 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 
    Internship (Career & Technical Ed)

    1 to 4  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 of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 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 Associate 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: 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 Associate 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: 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 Associate 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: 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 Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

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