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IDE100 Introduction to Interior Design Credit Hours: 3.00
Foundations of the major aspects of Interior Design. Includes introduction to interior design, principles and elements, materials, furnishings, and other components, process of interior design, and vocabulary.
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Offered: Fall, Spring.
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IDE111 Fundamentals of Interior Design Credit Hours: 3.00
Fundamentals and theories of interior design. Includes elements and principles of interior design, design practices, two dimensional (2D) and three dimensional (3D) compositions, and portfolio projects.
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Recommendation: Completion of IDE 100 before enrolling in this course or concurrent enrollment.
Offered: Fall, Spring.
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IDE122 Visual Communications I Credit Hours: 3.00
Interior design visualization techniques and processes. Includes drawing, sketching, skills and mechanics in drafting, and drawing tools and materials.
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Offered: Fall.
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IDE152 Color and Lighting Theory Credit Hours: 3.00
Design concepts for interior design color and lighting. Includes vision, perception, color and lighting theories, color schemes, design concepts, techniques and applications, psychological implications, and designing an interior for color and lighting.
Prerequisite(s): IDE 122 or concurrent enrollment.
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Recommendation: Completion of IDE 111 before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Spring.
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IDE155 Space Planning I Credit Hours: 3.00
Theory and methods of information gathering for design projects. Includes programming and planning, research and observation, diagramming methods, skills in drafting, and human factors and behavior.
Prerequisite(s): IDE 122 or concurrent enrollment.
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Offered: Fall.
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IDE158 Computer Aided Drafting Fundamentals for Interior Design Credit Hours: 4.00
Two-dimensional computer-aided drafting concepts and techniques for Interior Design. Includes drafting methods and procedures, file management, hard copy production, industry standards, use of scale, blocks and symbol libraries, and portfolio development.
Prerequisite(s): IDE 122.
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Recommendation: IDE 111.
Offered: Fall.
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IDE160 Fabrics for Interiors Credit Hours: 3.00
Analysis, evaluation, and application of fabrics. Includes history of fabrics, fiber content, fabric construction, fabric finishes and techniques, and fabric trends.
Prerequisite(s): IDE 111.
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Offered: Fall.
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IDE196 Independent Study in Interior Design Credit Hours: 1-4.00
Independent readings or special projects. Content to be determined by conference between student and instructor.
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Information: Consent of instructor is required before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Fall, Spring.
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IDE212 History of Interior Arch & Furniture: Egyptian Period - 1900 Credit Hours: 3.00
Survey of historical architecture, interior treatments, furnishings, and decorative arts. Includes the Classical Period, the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, and Early America.
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Offered: Fall.
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IDE213 History of Interior Architecture & Furniture from 1900-Pres Credit Hours: 3.00
Survey of historical architecture, interior treatments, furnishings, and decorative arts. Includes cultural aspects and characteristics of early Twentieth Century, Modernism, Revolution and the Avant-Garde, Contemporary designs, and issues and trends.
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Offered: Spring.
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IDE220 Interior Methods and Materials Credit Hours: 3.00
Elements and applications of interior products. Includes specifications for finishes and materials, estimating techniques for interiors, product materials for interiors, environmental concerns, and design solutions.
Prerequisite(s): IDE 100.
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Offered: Fall.
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IDE222 Visual Communications II Credit Hours: 3.00
Continuation of IDE 122. Includes advanced techniques in black and white and color, measured drawings, fundamental design in visual communications, and rendering for interior design.
Prerequisite(s): IDE 122.
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Recommendation: Completion of CAD 158 before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Spring.
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IDE230 Interior Design Business and Professional Practices Credit Hours: 3.00
Professional business principles and practices for the interior designer. Includes business action plan, business structure, professional services, design firm model, business principles, contractual relationships, and business correspondence.
Prerequisite(s): IDE 111.
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Recommendation: Assessment in Mathematics at the MAT 086 level or higher before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Spring.
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IDE255 Space Planning II Credit Hours: 3.00
Continuation of IDE 155. Includes programming and planning review, advanced research and observation, advanced diagramming methods illustrating design concepts, advanced drafting including commercial interiors, measurement of human psychological and sociological factors, and presentations.
Prerequisite(s): IDE 122, 155.
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Offered: Spring.
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IDE256 Human and Environmental Design Credit Hours: 3.00
Theories of human factors and environmental issues relating to interior design. Includes design problems, built environment, health, safety and welfare, materials, finishes, fabrications, and human factors.
Prerequisite(s): IDE 155.
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Offered: Fall.
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IDE280 Interior Design Portfolio Development Credit Hours: 1.00
Identification of portfolio content. Includes project parameters, procedures and methods, portfolio content, and critique.
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Recommendation: Completion of IDE 255 before enrolling in this course or concurrent enrollment.
Offered: Spring.
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