Interior Design

Courses

INTR 150 Issues of the Interior Environment 3.0 Credits

Introduces the interior design discipline. Uses lectures, guest speakers, discussions, and assignments to examine topical issues of the profession, teach professional responsibilities, and develop an understanding of the history and organization of the interior design profession.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

INTR 160 Visualization I: Computer Imaging 3.0 Credits

An introductory course that explores the use of proprietary computer applications for communications and the preparation of visual materials in Interior Design. The course introduces and reinforces classic design principles for expert visual communication of ideas through digital techniques from an Interior Design perspective.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is INTR.

INTR 200 History of Modern Architecture and Interiors 3.0 Credits

Covers development of modern architecture and interiors in the 19th and 20th centuries. Develops a vocabulary for discussing architecture; an understanding of how various factors affect design; and a familiarity with names, movements, and buildings that are part of historical development.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

INTR 211 Textiles for Interiors 3.0 Credits

This course is a comprehensive introduction to textiles and their use in the interior design profession.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman

INTR 220 Visualization II: Orthographic 3.0 Credits

This course explores design communication skills through hand drawing and model building exercises. Orthographic drawing skills are developed through investigation of plan, section, elevation and three dimensional drawings.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is INTR.

INTR 225 Environmental Design Theory 3.0 Credits

This course introduces design students to the relationship between people and the build environment. Understanding how people perceive, interact with, and are affected by their surroundings through readings and design exercieses make evident the significance of the psychological, pyshicological, social and cultural concepts of environmental behavior as an integral part of the designed environment.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman

INTR 231 Structure 4.0 Credits

Investigates structure as an organizing principle in design by man and nature. Explores the basic objective and subjective relationships between form and function. Includes professionally juried presentations.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman
Prerequisites: VSST 103 [Min Grade: C-] or VSST 106 [Min Grade: C-]

INTR 232 Interior Studio I 4.0 Credits

Primary spatial course. Involves conscious recognition of the manipulability of space or spaces within a given volume and small-scale environmental orientation. Includes professionally juried presentations.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman
Prerequisites: INTR 231 [Min Grade: C-]

INTR 233 Interior Studio II 4.0 Credits

Covers diagramming program requirements, designing for complex spatial requirements with an awareness of building systems (e.g., partitions, heating/ventilating/cooling, lighting), and furniture. Includes professionally juried presentations.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman
Prerequisites: INTR 232 [Min Grade: C-]

INTR 241 Visualization III: Digital 3.0 Credits

An intensive introduction to two and three dimensional drawing and visualization through the computer. This course explores orthographic and perspective drawing conventions and techniques from a digital perspective.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman
Prerequisites: INTR 231 [Min Grade: D]

INTR 245 Visualization IV: 3D Modeling 3.0 Credits

An intensive introduction to advanced modeling and rendering software. Students will explore lighting, materiality, advanced form and spatial experience through realistic three-dimensional digital models.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman
Prerequisites: INTR 241 [Min Grade: D]

INTR 250 Interior Materials 3.0 Credits

Introduces basic construction materials and how they may be used successfully by the interior designer. Includes sample materials, visual aids, and guest speakers.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman

INTR 300 [WI] Visual Culture: Interiors 3.0 Credits

Visual Culture: Interiors addresses the interior environment by studying the role history, economics, culture, materials and technological developments, impact decisions made by designers on interior spaces. While comparing historical context with specific knowledge, this course will enable the student to be a more articulate designer by a comprehensive examination of the interiors. This is a writing intensive course.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman

INTR 305 [WI] Visual Culture: Furniture 3.0 Credits

An overview of furniture in relationship to interiors, and its influences reaching from the roots of antiquity to the impact of technology in today's products. It is the study of artifacts from various time periods and cultures in relation to social and political developments, life and work styles, visual arts, and economic influences.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

INTR 310 Sustainability: History, Theory and Critic 3.0 Credits

Course examines the meaning and implications of sustainable design to develop an informed interpretation and working assessment of this movement. Concepts and methodologies are explored through assigned readings, class discussion, feild trips and team research.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman

INTR 331 Residential Design Studio 4.0 Credits

Provides experience with extensive real space. Emphasizes recognizing its aesthetic quality and maximizing its potential to meet the requirements of the inhabitants, by stylistic quality and elaboration in the selection and application of furniture finishes and accessories. Includes professionally juried presentations.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman
Prerequisites: INTR 233 [Min Grade: C-]

INTR 341 Visualization V: Methods 3.0 Credits

An advanced course in visualization for Interior Design. Hybrid representation strategies and specialized topics in digital and hand rendering will be covered.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: INTR 245 [Min Grade: D]

INTR 350 Interior Detailing 3.0 Credits

Covers basic considerations of interior construction and detailing and their application.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: INTR 250 [Min Grade: D] and INTR 233 [Min Grade: D]

INTR 351 Interior Lighting 3.0 Credits

This course analyzes human needs and the perceptual responses of both general and special populations. It introduces the lighting design theory and principles and explores methods of creating mood and atmosphere with light. It develops vocabulary, documentation methods and understanding of energy conservation, lighting standards, and safety.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: INTR 350 [Min Grade: D]

INTR 399 Independent Study In Interior Design 0.5-12.0 Credits

Provides individualized study in interior design in a specialized area. May be repeated for credit. Department permission required.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if classification is Junior or Senior.

INTR 410 Collaborative Research in Sustainability 3.0 Credits

This cumulative course is the advanced students' opportunity to participate in a collaborative, interdisciplinary team in which the students will be applying sustainable technical and conceptual education in the context of 3rd party competitions, internally defined design challenges or applied research.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman or Sophomore
Prerequisites: ARCH 320 [Min Grade: C-]

INTR 430 Commercial Design Studio 4.0 Credits

Covers design of institutional-commercial interiors, including space planning, selection of materials and furnishings toward a synthesized environment, and development of specifications. Includes professionally juried presentations.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if classification is Junior or Senior.
Prerequisites: INTR 331 [Min Grade: C-]

INTR 435 Topical Issues Studio 4.0 Credits

Investigates topical issues reflective of physical, social, cultural, and psychological needs, addressing special user groups or purposes. Studio.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman
Prerequisites: INTR 331 [Min Grade: D]

INTR 441 Furniture Design 4.0 Credits

Covers design of environmental elements, simultaneous concerns with craftsmanship and the application of materials to ideas, and development of prototypes.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if classification is Junior or Senior.
Prerequisites: VSST 203 [Min Grade: D]

INTR 442 Hospitality Design Studio 4.0 Credits

Covers design of commercial hospitality interiors, including spatial layout, custom furnishings, lighting, selection of materials, and code requirements. Includes professionally juried presentations.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is INTR.
Prerequisites: INTR 430 [Min Grade: C-]

INTR 445 Contract Documentation for Interior Design 3.0 Credits

Provides an understanding of the basic procedures and techniques for the development of construction drawings and furniture documentation. Requires students to use case studies to produce a set of drawings representative of current interior design industry standards.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if classification is Junior or Senior.
Prerequisites: INTR 245 [Min Grade: D] and INTR 430 [Min Grade: D]

INTR 450 [WI] Professional Practice 3.0 Credits

Surveys contemporary business methods, practices, and procedures in the operation of a design firm, including legal and ethical implications. Examines these practices through case studies and lectures by design professionals. This is a writing intensive course.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if classification is Junior or Senior.
Prerequisites: INTR 331 [Min Grade: D]

INTR 451 Interior Systems 3.0 Credits

Introduces building systems ? mechanical, electrical, ceiling and furniture systems ? and their effect on the interior environment. Includes visual aids and guest speakers.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if classification is Junior or Senior.
Prerequisites: INTR 350 [Min Grade: D]
Corequisite: INTR 430

INTR 465 Special Topics in Interior Design 1.0-12.0 Credit

Provides study in interior design on a special topic or on an experimental basis. May be repeated for credit if topics vary.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if classification is Junior or Senior.

INTR 470 Competition Studio 3.0 Credits

Competition opportunities from regional to international from professional to philanthropic allow for investigations of diverse contemporary issues surrounding the built environment. Students work under direction of a faculty member(s) to discuss, explore and develop solutions for entry into noteworthy competitions.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 1 times for 6 credits
Restrictions: Can enroll if classification is Junior or Senior.

INTR 491 Senior Project I 3.0 Credits

Part one of the 3-term senior project where students develop a capstone independent design project from concept, research and programming to complete design development.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is INTR.
Prerequisites: INTR 430 [Min Grade: C-]

INTR 492 Senior Project II 3.0 Credits

Part two of the 3-term senior project where students develop a capstone independent design project from concept, research and programming to complete design development.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is INTR.
Prerequisites: INTR 491 [Min Grade: C-]

INTR 493 Senior Project III 3.0 Credits

Part three of the 3-term senior project where students develop a capstone independent design project from concept, research and programming to complete design development.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is INTR.
Prerequisites: INTR 492 [Min Grade: C-]

INTR 496 Interior Design Investigations 3.0 Credits

Requires an exploratory design project to be initiated and researched by the student under guidance of a selected resource person. Includes professionally juried presentation.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if classification is Junior or Senior.
Prerequisites: INTR 442 [Min Grade: D]

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