Interior Design (IDSN)

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[1] Courses in Interior Design (IDSN)

1390 INTRODUCTION TO INTERIOR DESIGN 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.

2110 INTERIOR DESIGN PRACTICUM An elective practicum experience for interior design majors. May be repeated for credit with a change in placement. Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor.

2330 DIGITAL DESIGN  This course is an introduction to multiple types of software used within the design industries. Two-dimensional and three-dimensional software will be introduced, along with other types of multimedia and digital presentation programs.

2360 TEXTILES A required course for the interior design major and a major elective for the general FACS major. The course includes a study of the fundamental weaves, yarns, fibers, colors, and finishes with reference to selection of fabrics for clothing and home furnishings. Lecture/discussion.

2365 INTRODUCTION TO CAD DRAFTING A required course for interior design majors. AutoCAD commands are introduced through interior design and space planning exercises.

2391 INTERIOR DESIGN STUDIO 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.

2392 INTERIOR DESIGN DRAWING AND RENDERING A required course for interior design majors. A studio course in media application for the interior design process. Studio. Prerequisite: IDSN 2391 with grade of C or better.

3300 PRINCIPLES OF ARCHITECTURE AND BUILDING SYSTEMS A required course for interior design and general FACS majors. The course includes a study of building systems and construction standards, analysis of environmental and economic resources, and construction documents related to architecture. Lecture/discussion.

3305 INTERIOR LIGHTING AND CODES 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. Prerequisite: IDSN 2391 with grade of C or better.

3310 DESIGN COMMUNICATION 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.

3315 RESIDENTIAL INTERIOR DESIGN 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. Prerequisite: IDSN 3310 with a grade of C or better.

3320 ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY FOR INTERIOR ARCHITECTURE A required course for interior design majors. Advanced techniques in two and three dimensional design technology integration for visual communication. Prerequisite: IDSN 2365 with a grade of C or better.

3325 COMMERCIAL INTERIOR DESIGN I A required course for the interior design major. The course includes studies of the needs and specific concerns of commercial interiors.  Emphasis on universal design, diverse populations, sustainable resources and building systems. Application of knowledge through design problems, research, and specifications. Prerequisite: IDSN 3315 with a grade of C or better.

3326 COMMERCIAL INTERIOR DESIGN II A required course for the interior design major. Continued exploration of varied commercial spaces and the impact of code regulations upon design development. Study of needs and specific concerns of commercial interiors. Emphasis on universal design, diverse populations, building systems, and sustainable resources. Application of knowledge through design problems and specifications. Prerequisite: IDSN 3325 with a grade of C or better.

3340 HISTORY OF INTERIORS, ARCHITECTURE, AND FURNITURE I 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. Prerequisite: IDSN 1390 with grade of C or better.  [UD UCA Core: D, C]

3341 HISTORY OF INTERIORS, ARCHITECTURE, AND FURNITURE II 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. Prerequisite: IDSN 1390 with grade of C or better.  [UD UCA Core: D, C]

3350 FUNDAMENTALS OF KITCHEN AND BATH DESIGNS A required course for the interior design major. This course includes a study of the aesthetic and technical elements of kitchen and bath design. Lecture/discussion. Prerequisite: IDSN 3310 with a grade of C or better.

3355 INTRODUCTION TO HISTORIC PRESERVATION A required 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.  [UD UCA Core: I, R]

3360 METHODS IN INTERIOR ARCHITECTURE Advanced study in interior architecture with emphasis in design practice, career preparation, project management, legal responsibilities, and state, local, and federal regulation methods. Prerequisite: IDSN 3315 with C or better or program director approval.

4300 PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE FOR INTERIOR DESIGN 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. Lecture. Prerequisite: IDSN 3325 with a grade of C or better.

4305 ADVANCED INTERIOR DESIGN STUDIO 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. Prerequisite: IDSN 3325 with grade of C or better. [UD UCA Core: Z]

4330 WORKSHOP An elective course for interior design majors. Workshops are planned and conducted to cover varying areas of interests and needs. Prerequisite: Senior standing.

4350 INTERNSHIP A required course for the interior design major. The course is an internship experience in interior design under professional and educational supervision. Prerequisite: Senior standing and consent of internship director.

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