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Interior Design (IDSN) Courses

The Interior Design Course Prerequisite Check-sheet, check here

1390 INTRODUCTION TO INTERIOR DESIGN 3 hours [effective Spring 2015; formerly IDSN 2390] A required course for the interior design and general FACS major. The course will include application of design fundamentals to elementary problems of interior design. Lecture with studio assignments. Offered:  Fall, Spring.

2330 DIGITAL DESIGN 3 hours  An elective course for the interior design and FACS majors. This course is an introduction to multiple types of software used within the design industries. Two-dimensional and three-dimensional software will be explained, along with other types of multimedia and digital presentation programs. Offered:  Fall, Spring, Summer.

2365 INTRODUCTION TO CAD DRAFTING 3 hours [effective Spring 2015; formerly IDSN 3365] A required course for interior design majors. AutoCAD commands are introduced through interior design and space planning exercises. Offered: Fall, Spring.

2391 INTERIOR DESIGN STUDIO 3 hours  A required course for the interior design major. A studio course for the exploration and application of design methodology to interior environments. Studio. Prerequisite: IDSN 1390 with grade of C or better or consent of instructor. Offered:  Fall, Spring.

2392 INTERIOR DESIGN DRAWING AND RENDERING 3 hours A required course for interior design majors. A studio course in media application for the interior design process. Studio.  Offered: Fall, Spring.

3300 HOME PLANNING 3 hours  A required course for interior design and general FACS majors. The course includes a study of architectural styles, planning of a home, and analysis of environmental and economic resources. Lecture/discussion. Offered:  Fall, Spring.

3305 INTERIOR LIGHTING AND CODES 3 hours A required course for the interior design major. The course includes an analysis and application of lighting standards and codes necessary for programming, problem solving, and space planning of interior spaces. Lecture/discussion with studio applications. Offered: Fall, Spring.

3310 DESIGN COMMUNICATION  3 hours  A required course for the interior design major. The course includes media and techniques of graphic communication as an aid to the interior design process. Studio. Prerequisite: IDSN 2391 with grade of C or better. Offered: Fall, Spring.

3315 RESIDENTIAL INTERIOR DESIGN 3 hours  A required course for the interior design major. The course includes advanced studies in residential design layouts, applied advanced design methodology, and design communication. Studio. Offered Fall, Spring.

3320 ARCHITECTURAL DRAFTING 3 hours  [effective Spring 2015; formerly IDSN 3375] A required course for interior design majors. A continuation of AutoCAD commands for interior design and space planning exercises. Offered: Fall, Spring.

3325 COMMERCIAL INTERIOR DESIGN 3 hours  A required course for the interior design major. The course includes studies in commercial and business furniture selection and arrangement, textiles, accessories, space distribution, cost estimating, programming, post-occupancy evaluation, and applied graphic communication. Studio. Offered: Fall, Spring.

3340 HISTORY OF INTERIORS, ARCHITECTURE, AND FURNITURE I  3 hours  A required course for interior design majors. The course includes a comparative analysis of interiors, architecture and furnishings as related to the development of Western civilization (Ancient-Renaissance). Lecture. Offered: Fall, Spring

3341 HISTORY OF INTERIORS, ARCHITECTURE, AND FURNITURE II 3 hours  A required course for interior design majors. The course includes a comparative study of the modern movement including interiors, architecture, furnishings, and designers (Early Modern World-present). Lecture. Offered: Fall, Spring.

3350 FUNDAMENTALS OF KITCHEN AND BATH DESIGNS  3 hours An elective course for the interior design major. This course includes a study of the aesthetic and technical elements of kitchen and bath design. Lecture/discussion. Offered: Fall, Spring.

3355 INTRODUCTION TO HISTORIC PRESERVATION  3 hours An elective course for the interior design major. This course includes a study of historic preservation as it relates to law, architecture, interiors, public history, and social responsibilities. Lecture/discussion. Offered:  Fall, Spring.

4300 INTERIOR DESIGN SENIOR SEMINAR 3 hours  [effective Spring 2015; formerly IDSN 4320] A required course for interior design majors. The course is an in-depth study of the interior design profession and its relationship to other design professions. Workshop. Offered:  Fall, Spring.

4305 ADVANCED INTERIOR DESIGN STUDIO 3 hours   A required course for interior design majors. Includes advanced studies in commercial and residential interiors. Selected aspects of office systems, forms and logistics of money and materials, as they apply to the practice of interior design. Studio. Offered: Fall, Spring.

4600 INTERNSHIP 6 hours a elective course for the interior design major. The course is an internship experience in interior design under professional and educational supervision. Internship. Prerequisite: Senior standing and consent of department chair. Offered: Fall, spring, summer.

4605 RENAISSANCE STUDIES FOR BUILDING AND VISUAL ARTS 6 hours An interdisciplinary program including the economics, psychology, and historical design influences in the building and visual arts of the early modern movement. Offered: Summer. Study Abroad.

Study Abroad Course: UCA in Florence · June 2 – June 30, 2015   For more information, please click here

 For more information, please check the UCA 2014-2015 Course Catalog