Interior Design (IDSN)

IDSN1111 | Basic Drafting & AutoCAD | Lecture (3 Credits)

Basic hand drafting, Computer Aided Drafting, and design skills necessary to complete the drafting process of any given space using hand drafting equipment, plan reading, typical plan symbols and nomenclature to create appropriate line quality, architectural symbols and lettering, electrical symbols, elevations and sections. Emphasis is on architectural applications and building components utilized for Interior Design.

IDSN1120 | Interior Design Careers | Lecture (1 Credit)

Survey of the variety of career paths available using field trips, guest speakers, and research to differentiate the types of design practice.

IDSN1130 | Color, Light & Design Fundamentals | Lecture (3 Credits)

Explain hue, value, and intensity of color using color systems theories, and principles to evaluate the dynamics of color and light in interior space, what color is, why it happens, and how it is controlled. Elements of design (line, shape, texture, illusion of space, illusion of motion), and design principles (unity, emphasis, scale, balance, and rhythm) are applied in two- and three-dimensional projects to create a foundation for all future design decisions.

IDSN1140 | Creative Thinking | Lecture (2 Credits)

Utilize critical listening skills, mind/body connection to creativity, and the balance between the left and right side of the brain following the continuum of imagination, creation, and innovation through experiential group and individual projects to get a new idea, act on the idea, and create the next great thing.

IDSN1210 | Freshman Studio | Studio (4 Credits)

Apply the basic skills necessary to design interior spaces in a home using the typical industry design phases including programming, schematic design, and design development. Concept development, space planning, material and FF&E (Furnishings, Fixtures, and Equipment) selection. Time sheets, budgets, visual presentation boards with CAD and manual drafting, and verbal presentation critiques by industry professionals.

Prerequisite(s): IDSN1111 And IDSN1130

IDSN1230 | Materials & Textiles | Lecture (3 Credits)

Analyze materials and textiles for durability, biohazards, ease of use, life-cycle cost, sustainability, safety, and performance. Using an in-depth analysis of fiber, textile manufacturing, identification of yarns, weaves, finishing, and engineering to select end uses, and to understand the codes that apply to their use. Complete take-off calculations for fabric, wallcoverings, floor finish materials, and paint.

IDSN1240 | Presentation Skills I | Lecture (3 Credits)

The basics of graphics, methods and techniques, craftsmanship, and model making are applied with the necessary tools of presentation for communicating visually and verbally with a client.

Prerequisite(s): IDSN1110

IDSN2111 | Studio 1 | Studio (4 Credits)

Apply the basic skills necessary to design interior spaces in a small commercial space with an emphasis on non-profit organizations and small office spaces using the typical design phases including programming, schematic design, and design development. Concept development, space planning, material and FF&E (Furniture, Fixtures, & Equipment) selection. Time sheets, budgets, visual presentation boards with CAD and manual drafting, and verbal presentation critiques by industry professionals.

Prerequisite(s): IDSN1210

IDSN2140 | Lighting | Lecture (2 Credits)

Select and specify luminaries and lamp types using principles of good lighting to construct well lit spaces. Emphasis on aesthetic considerations such as function, color rendition, and psychological factors.

IDSN2170 | Building Technologies & Details | Lec/Lab (2 Credits)

Identify and detail building construction elements using working shop drawings and specifications to communicate industry standards to clients and owners.

IDSN2200 | Global Design | Lecture (3 Credits)

Conduct interior design practice in a globalized market by studying cultures, mores, and design to make design decisions within the parameters of ecological, socioeconomic and cultural context.

IDSN2210 | Studio 2 | Studio (5 Credits)

Apply the intermediate skills necessary to design interior spaces in a home with an emphasis on kitchen and bath using the typical design phases including programming, schematic design, and design development. Concept development, space planning, and material & FF&E (Furniture, Fixtures, & Equipment) selection. Time sheets, budgets, visual presentation boards with CAD and manual drafting, and verbal presentation critiques by industry professionals.

Prerequisite(s): IDSN2111

IDSN2220 | Presentation Skills II | Lec/Lab (3 Credits)

InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator are utilized to successfully combine the principles of color, layout, and visual communication with the skills of digital design, hand rendering, and sketching to produce successful and professional presentation drawings, boards, models, and documents.

IDSN2230 | Travel Study | Travel Study (2 Credits)

Experience the cultural differences, design treasures, and history of a foreign country with an opportunity for travel.

Prerequisite(s): IDSN2110

IDSN3110 | Studio 3 | Studio (5 Credits)

Apply the intermediate skills necessary to design interior spaces in a commercial space with an emphasis on corporate and health care using the typical design phases including programming, schematic design, and design development. Concept development, space planning, and material & FF&E (Furniture, Fixtures, & Equipment) selection. Time sheets, budgets, visual presentation boards with CAD and manual drafting, and verbal presentation critiques by industry professionals.

Prerequisite(s): IDSN2210

IDSN3120 | Revit for Interior Design | Lec/Lab (3 Credits)

Advanced CAD drafting processes and procedures for practical application in Interior Design. Projects are modeled in 3D with an emphasis on custom objects or ?families?.

IDSN3130 | Building Technologies & Details | Lecture (3 Credits)

Identify and detail building construction elements using working shop drawings and specifications to communicate industry standards to clients and owners.

Prerequisite(s): IDSN1220

IDSN3141 | Evidence Based Design | Lecture (1 Credit)

Gather appropriate information and research findings to solve an interior design problem. APA format is used to produce a technical paper.

IDSN3150 | Interior Design Seminar | Seminar (1 Credit)

Prepare for Interior Design Internship which includes resume creation, interview preparation, and job discovery.

Prerequisite(s): IDSN3110

IDSN3160 | 3D Design Ideation | Lec/Lab (2 Credits)

Develop understanding of the three dimensional design process through research design, prototype construction, evaluation, and redesign. Increase perception of materiality.

Prerequisite(s): IDSN1111 And IDSN1210

IDSN3170 | History of Interiors | Lecture (2 Credits)

Differentiate styles of interiors, furniture, and decorative arts from ancient to present time Modern within their political and cultural context using research, field trips, and site visits to inform design decisions.

IDSN3210 | Studio 4 | Studio (5 Credits)

Apply the advanced skills necessary to design interior spaces in a commercial space with an emphasis on hospitality and historic preservation using the typical design phases including programming, schematic design, and design development. Concept development, space planning, and material & FF&E (Furniture, Fixtures, & Equipment) selection. Time sheets, budgets, visual presentation boards with CAD and manual drafting, and verbal presentation critiques by industry professionals.

Prerequisite(s): IDSN3110

IDSN3220 | Interior Design Portfolio | Lec/Lab (2 Credits)

Create portfolio by compiling projects to produce a representative sample of work.

IDSN3230 | Project Management | Lecture (2 Credits)

Principles and techniques for managing construction projects using team building, troubleshooting, site inspections, punch lists, and post-occupancy evaluations to complete a project on time and within budget.

IDSN3240 | LEED | Lecture (1 Credit)

An introduction to the processes and procedures associated with LEED certification as well as exam preparation.

IDSN4110 | Studio 5 | Studio (5 Credits)

Complete a project using all phases of the design process, including research, a preliminary budget, presentation, and contract documentation to create a project in a career specialty of interest.

Prerequisite(s): IDSN3210

IDSN4120 | Internship for Interior Design | Internship (2 Credits)

On-the-job training in the interior design industry to facilitate professional growth.

Prerequisite(s): IDSN3210

IDSN4140 | Furniture Design | Lecture (3 Credits)

Classic to contemporary styles of furnishings from iconic designers. Create an imaginative piece of furniture designed to meet a specific need.

Prerequisite(s): IDSN2120 And IDSN2240

IDSN4210 | Capstone for Interior Design | Capstone (8 Credits)

Complete a final project using all phases of the design process, including research, a preliminary budget, presentation, and contract documentation to create a project in a career specialty of interest.

Prerequisite(s): IDSN4110

IDSN4211 | Capstone for Interior Design | Capstone (7 Credits)

Complete a final project using all phases of the design process, including research, a preliminary budget, presentation, and contract documentation to create a project in a career specialty of interest.

Prerequisite(s): IDSN4110

IDSN4221 | Business Practices | Lecture (1 Credit)

Utilize specific interior design organizational and procedures through case studies, research, and team building to justify ethical and accepted standards of practice or business.

Prerequisite(s): IDSN3141 And IDSN3230