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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.

2330 DIGITAL DESIGN 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.

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 HOME PLANNING 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.

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 ARCHITECTURAL DRAFTING A required course for interior design majors. A continuation of AutoCAD commands for interior design and space planning exercises. Prerequisite: IDSN 2365 with a grade of C or better.

3325 COMMERCIAL INTERIOR DESIGN 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. Prerequisite: IDSN 3315 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 2390 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 2390 with grade of C or better.  [UD UCA Core: D, C]

3350 FUNDAMENTALS OF KITCHEN AND BATH DESIGNS 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. Prerequisites: IDSN 3310 with a grade of C or better.

3355 INTRODUCTION TO HISTORIC PRESERVATION 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. Prerequisites: IDSN 3300 and 3310. [UD UCA Core: I, R]

4300 INTERIOR DESIGN SENIOR SEMINAR 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. 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]

4600 INTERNSHIP An 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.

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.