Academic Catalog

Interior Design (7300)

7300:158. Introduction to Interior Design. (3 Credits)

Introduction to interior design studies with emphasis on developing basic skills and competencies required for residential design.

7300:225. Textiles. (3 Credits)

Basic study of natural and manufactured fibers. Emphasis on physical properties, selection and care. Attention given to design and manufacture of textiles. Lecture/Laboratory.

7300:257. Autocad for Interior Design. (3 Credits)

Prerequisite: 7300:158 or permission from instructor. An introductory course in computer drafting as an alternative to conventional drafting for interior design applications.

7300:258. Light in Man-Made Environments. (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: 2940:250. Comprehensive study of the essential principles of light in a three-dimensional context for man-made environments.

7300:259. Family Housing. (3 Credits)

A study of three basic aspects of family housing: physical/design, financial/legal, and sociological.

7300:331. Interior Design Theory. (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: 7300:158 and 7100:144. A comprehensive study of interior design theories and application in the built environment.

7300:333. Programming and Space Planning. (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: 7300:259, 7300:331 and 2940:250. A comprehensive study of space planning principles and the programming phase of the design process.

7300:334. Specifications for Interiors I. (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: [7300:225 or 7350:225] and 7300:258. A comprehensive study of composition, characteristics, manufacture, dimensions and use, bi-products, installation, and specifications of interior construction materials.

7300:335. Specifications for Interiors II. (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: 7300:334. A comprehensive study of interior finish material with emphasis on soft goods and textiles, selection criteria, estimating, and writing specifications.

7300:336. Principles & Practices of Interior Design. (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: 7300:334. Study of the business of interior design to include initiating and maintaining a successful practice in residential or non-residential design.

7300:337. Interior Design Contract Documents. (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: 7100:492. A comprehensive study of contract documents and work drawings required for the design of interior spaces. Emphasis on three-dimensional representation.

7300:338. Introduction to REVIT for Interior Design. (3 Credits)

This is an introductory course in second generation parametric computer drafting as an alternative to conventional or older CAD programs for interior design applications.

7300:418. History of Interior Design I. (4 Credits)

The study of furnishings, interiors, and architecture from antiquity through the eighteenth century, with emphasis on the social-cultural influences shaping their development.

7300:419. History of Interior Design II. (4 Credits)

The study of nineteenth- and twentieth-century furnishings, interiors, and architecture, with emphasis on the social-cultural influences shaping their development.

7300:421. Special Problems in Family & Consumer Sciences. (1-3 Credits)

Additional study or apprentice experience in specialized field or preparation; group and individual experimentation.

7300:422. Textiles for Interiors. (3 Credits)

Prerequisite: 7300:225 or 7350:225. Evaluation of physical, aesthetic, comfort, care and durability properties of textile products and testing procedures to determine suitability for interiors.

7300:433. Senior Design Studio I. (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: 7300:334, 7300:335, 7300:336, 7300:337 and [7300:422 or 7350:422]. A comprehensive study of residential design with emphasis on conceptual, analytical and graphic skills.

7300:434. Senior Design Studio III. (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: 7300:334, 7300:335, 7300:336, 7300:337 and [7300:422 or 7350:422]. Advanced space planning and problem solving experiences for application in nonresidential design.

7300:435. Decorative Elements in Interior Design. (1 Credit)

Prerequisites: 7300:334, 7300:335, 7300:337, [7300:418 or 7350:418], [7300:419 or 7350:419] and [7300:422 or 7350:422]. The selection and application of decorative elements in the built environment.

7300:447. Senior Seminar: Critical Issues in FCS Professional Develop. (1 Credit)

Prerequisites: FCS major & senior standing. Consideration of family and consumer sciences as a profession and its impact on the quality of life of individuals, families and their environments. Analysis of challenges facing the profession and all home economists.

7300:450. Families, Individuals & Environments. (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: Family Consumer Sciences major and senior standing or completion of 90 credits. Integrative exploration of issues affecting the well-being of individuals, families, and communities in the multiple environments in which they function.

7300:458. Senior Design Studio II. (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: 7300:334, 7300:335, 7300:336, 7300:337 and [7300:422 or 7350:422]. A comprehensive study of the nonresidential design with emphasis on conceptual, analytical and graphic skills.

7300:459. Senior Design Studio IV. (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: 7300:334, 7300:335, 7300:336, 7300:337 and [7300:422 or 7350:422]. Advanced space planning and problem solving experiences for application in residential and nonresidential design.

7300:478. Senior Portfolio Review. (1 Credit)

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. The development of the interior design portfolio.

7300:479. The NCIDQ Examination. (1 Credit)

Prerequisite: Permission of Program Director. The course is designed to help candidates prepare for the National Council for Interior Design Qualification Examination.

7300:485. Seminar in Family & Consumer Sciences. (1-3 Credits)

Exploration and evaluation of current developments in selected areas.

7300:494. Internship: Family and Consumer Sciences. (1-6 Credits)

Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor. In depth field experience in business, industry, or community agencies relating to the student's area of specialization.

7300:497. Internship: Family & Consumer Sciences. (2-6 Credits)

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. In-depth field experience in business, industry or community agencies related to student's area of specialization.

7300:499. Senior Honors Project in Family & Consumer Sciences. (1-3 Credits)

(May be repeated for a total of six credits) Prerequisites: senior standing in Honors Program and approval of honors preceptor. Individual study supervised by adviser. Student and preceptor develop goals, objectives and methodology.