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INDS  1301  Basic Elements of Design
A study of basic design concepts with projects in shape, line, value, texture, pattern, spatial illusion, and form.  Lab required.  3 credit hours.  (W)

 

INDS  1315  Materials, Methods and Estimating
A study of materials, methods of construction and installation, and estimating for interior design applications. Lab required. Prerequisite: INDS 1319 and INDS 2313. 3 credit hours. (W)

 

INDS 1319  Technical Drawing for Interior Designers
An introduction to reading and preparing technical construction drawings for interior design, including plans, elevations, details, schedules, dimensions and lettering. Lab required. Prerequisite: INDS 1372. 3 credit hours. (W)

 

INDS  1341  Color Theory and Applications
A study of color theory and its applications to interior design.  Actual interior design will be given that will involve applying various color systems, with emphasis on Munsell.  The student will learn mixing techniques to gain desired hue; value and chroma (intensities) for solving design color schemes.  Color psychology and phenomena will be investigated.  The students will be introduced to elements and principles of design and will learn to achieve balance, rhythm, emphases, harmony, and variety through the use of color.  Additive and subtractive color mixing, and relationship of light will  be examined.  Lab required. 3 credit hours. (W)

 

INDS  1345  Commercial Design I
A study of design principles applied to furniture layout and space planning for commercial interiors. Lab required. Prerequisites: INDS 1319 and INDS 2313. 3 credit hours. (W)

 

INDS  1349  Fundamentals of Space Planning
The study of residential and light commercial spaces, including programming, codes, standards, space planning, drawings and presentations. Lab required. 3 credit hours. (W)

 

INDS  1351  History of Interiors I
A historical survey of design in architecture, interiors, furnishings, and decorative elements from the ancient cultures through the Italian Renaissance time period.  Lab required. 3 credit hours. (W)

 

INDS  1352  History of Interiors II
A multi-cultural historical survey of design in architecture, interiors, furnishings, and decorative elements from the post-Renaissance period to present time. Lab required. 3 credit hours.  (W)

 

INDS  1371  Introduction to Green Design
A general study of Green Design and sustainable environment.  Explore the basic principles of Green/Sustainable Design including passive solar, alternative energy, green water technology, recycling, green building certification outline, and interior air quality in built environment.  Lab required.  3 credit hours.  (W)

 

INDS  1372  Computer-Aided Drafting for Interior Designers
An introduction to computer-aided drafting.  Emphasis is placed on setup; general knowledge of CAD software; reading basic blueprint; creating and modifying geometry; storing and retrieving predefined shapes; placing, rotating, and scaling objects, adding text and dimensions, using layers, coordinating systems; and plot/print to scale; interior furniture layouts. Lab required. 3 credit hours. (W)

 

INDS  1373  Green Interiors
Course introduces students to Green interior design and built environment. Emphasis is placed on: analyzing Indoor Air Quality, green interior material and finishes, green cleaning materials, and providing plans and solutions for creating a healthier interior environment.  Lab required.  Prerequisites:  INDS 1371 and INDS 2313.  3 credit hours.  (W)

 

INDS 2310  Kitchen and Bath Design
Principles of kitchen and bath design. Emphasizes programming, space planning, and universal design. Includes innovative products and finishes. Lab required. Prerequisites: INDS 1301, INDS 1349, and INDS 1372. 3 credit hours. (W)

 

INDS  2313  Residential Design I
The study of residential spaces, including the identification of client needs, programming, standards, space planning, drawings, and presentations. Lab required. Prerequisites: INDS 1301, INDS 1349 and INDS 1372. 3 credit hours. (W)

 

INDS  2315  Lighting for Interior Designer
Fundamentals of lighting design, including lamps, luminaries, lighting techniques, and applications for residential and commercial projects.  Lab required. Prerequisite: INDS 1349. 3 credit hours. (W)

 

INDS 2317  Rendering Techniques
A study of rendering techniques for formal interior design presentation, using a variety of media. Lab required. Prerequisite: INDS 1319. 3 credit hours. (W)

 

INDS 2325  Professional Practices for Interior Designers
A study of business practices and procedures for interior designers, including professional ethics, project management, marketing, and legal issues. Lab required. Prerequisites: INDS 1315 and INDS 1345. 3 credit hours. (W)

 

INDS  2330  Interior Design Building Systems
An overview of building materials, mechanical systems, and construction techniques as applied to interior design.  Discussion of codes, project sequencing and the interpretation of detailed working drawings. Lab required. Prerequisites: INDS 1315 and INDS 1345. 3 credit hours. (W)

 

INDS 2331  Commercial Design II
Advanced concepts of specialized commercial interior design projects, including hospitality, corporate, retail, health care, institutional or other specialized commercial design projects. Lab required. Prerequisite: INDS 1345. 3 credit hours. (W)

 

INDS 2335  Residential Design II
A comprehensive study of complex residential interior design problems, including advanced space planning, documentation, specifications, budgets, and presentation renderings. Lab required. Prerequisites: INDS 1319, INDS 2310, and INDS 2313. 3 credit hours. (W)

 

INDS 2337  Portfolio Presentation
A course in the preparation and presentation of a comprehensive interior design portfolio, including resume preparation, employment interview skills, and goal setting. Lab required. Prerequisites: INDS 2317 and INDS 2325. 3 credit hours. (W)

 

INDS  2374  Sustainable Living
The course provides an introduction to sustainable thinking toward Green Built Environment. Emphasis is placed on: analyzing the Indoor Environment Quality, the effects of Indoor Air Quality on health and the well-being of the occupants. The course strives to evaluate the relationship between humans and natural resources.  Lab required.  Prerequisite: INDS 2313.  3 credit hours.  (W)

 

INDS  2380  Cooperative Education - Interior Design
Career-related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience.  Includes a lecture component.  Contact your Workforce Program Career Coach.  3 credit hours.  (W)

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