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Introduction to Interior Design
INTRO TO ID
CLASS CODE: ID 105 CREDITS:  2
DIVISION: PERFORMING AND VISUAL ARTS
DEPARTMENT: INTERIOR DESIGN
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: An introduction to the Interior Design profession, including a foundation in professional practice, basic design theories, the design process, programming, human factors, architectural systems and materials, interior components and finishes, lighting, furniture and furnishings.


DESCRIPTION: An introduction to the Interior Design profession, including a foundation in professional practice, basic design theories, the design process, programming, human factors, architectural systems and materials, interior components and finishes, lighting, furniture and furnishings.
TOPICS: The Design Profession; The Origins and Evolution of Design; The Basic Theories of Design; Color and Light; The Design Process; Programming Interior Spaces; Lifestyle, Personality and Style Theories; Lighting for Interiors; Materials; Architectural Systems and Finishes; Interior Components; Furniture, Furnishings and Equipment.

OBJECTIVES: 1. To introduce the student to the qualifications and professional practices of the interior designer and related design professionals.
2. To provide a fundamental background in the principles and elements of design, proxemics, human factors, universal design, lifestyle and personality theories.
3. To familiarize the student with the design process and programming.
4. To cultivate an understanding of architectural systems, interior components, building materials, interior finishes, lighting, furniture, furnishings and equipment.
5. To introduce the student to research and concept recognition through application in small design assignments.
6. To promote professional presentation skills in written and graphic formats.
REQUIREMENTS: 1. Attendance.
2. Reading assignments in the course text.
3. Design Assignments:
Interior Design Profession Report
Structural and Decorative Design
Principles and Elements of Design
Interior Color Schemes
Ergonomic and Universal Design
Decorating Styles
Lighting
Materials
Architectural Systems and Finishes
Interior Components
Furniture, Furnishings and Equipment
4. Design Notebook.
5. Four Tests

PREREQUISITES: (Majors only)
OTHER:
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2001