Interior Design (INTD)

Explanation of Course Numbers

  • Courses in the 1000s are primarily introductory undergraduate courses
  • Those in the 2000–4000s are upper-division undergraduate courses that can also be taken for graduate credit with permission and additional work
  • Those in the 6000s and 8000s are for master’s, doctoral, and professional-level students
  • The 6000s are open to advanced undergraduate students with approval of the instructor and the dean or advising office

INTD 3141. Color Theory. 3 Credits.

Intensive exploration of the objective rationale and subjective experience of color in interiors through execution of problems in color contrast and color scales.    (Spring).

INTD 3150. Special Topics. 3 Credits.

A theoretical and practical in-depth exploration of a specific area of interior design. Topic to be announced in the Schedule of Classes.

INTD 3160. Individual Problems & Research. 1-6 Credits.

Independent research on selected topic. Research proposal must be approved by program advisor prior to registration. May be repeated for credit with permission.

INTD 3160W. Individual Problems & Research. 1-6 Credits.

INTD 4104. Studio III: Institutional. 3 Credits.

Application of theories of human behavior and design in large-scale institutional settings, including public and private facilities serving medical, educational, and extended-care needs. Prerequisite: IntD 4103, 4113, and 2121.    (Spring).

INTD 4123. Methods&Materials-Bldg Const.. 3 Credits.

Study of building systems as they relate to design and function of interior spaces: mechanical, electrical, HVAC systems. Environmental concerns: energy, daylighting, acoustics. Prerequisite: IntD 4103.    (Spring).

INTD 4133. Textiles & Finish Materials. 3 Credits.

Textiles and finish materials for commercial and residential interiors. Physical properties, application, testing, regulations, and specification.    (Fall).

INTD 4133W. Textiles & Finish Materials. 3 Credits.

INTD 4134. Internship. 3 Credits.

Application of knowledge and skills in project-based setting for a local firm. Appropriate placement and sponsor participation required prior to registration. Topics include business procedure and practice, legal and ethical issues, and designer-client-contractor relations. Prerequisite: IntD 4103 and permission of instructor.    (Spring).

INTD 4134W. Internship. 3 Credits.

INTD 4140. Adv. Computer-Aided Drafting. 3 Credits.

Application of advanced computer graphics using 3-D geometric modeling application programs to examine form and space in a practical in-depth exploration. Prerequisite: IntD 4113.    (Spring).

INTD 6104. Grad Studio III: Institutional. 3 Credits.

Multifaceted and complex problems in healthcare and institutional design. Further exploration of design theory, practical application and guidelines, and development of advanced studio work. Prerequisite: IntD 6103, 6113, and 6121.    (Spring).

INTD 6105. Graduate Project. 3 Credits.

Capstone studio. Application of design skills and knowledge, individual development of the design process, problem-solving skills, and evaluation and defense of the project. Admission by permission of instructor.    (Fall).

INTD 6112. Presentation Techniques. 3 Credits.

Development of multimedia techniques in rendering. Advanced three-dimensional drawing using rapid visualization techniques, sketching, and constructed drawings. Prerequisite: IntD 6101, 6111.    (Spring).

INTD 6124. Research Seminar. 1-3 Credits.

Application of advanced topics in design theory; research methodology applied to development of the graduate project. Prerequisite: IntD 6123.    (Summer).

INTD 6150. Special Topics. 3 Credits.

A theoretical and practical in-depth exploration of a specific area of interior design. Topic to be announced in the Schedule of Classes. Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

INTD 6160. Individual Problems & Research. 1-6 Credits.

Independent research on selected topic. Research proposal must be approved by faculty prior to registration. May be repeated for credit with permission. Admission by permission of instructor.