IDES200
Programs, Codes and Standards

Prerequisites: Admission into the professional interior design program

Description: An in-depth study of programs, standards, and codes and their application with which an interior designer is concerned.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded

Credit Hours:3

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IDES201
Introduction to Product & Industrial Design

Prerequisites: Admission to the College of Architecture.

Description: An investigation into industrial design, the history of the profession, process and methods used in the creation of objects, and contemporary issues facing the field.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded
Offered:FALL

Credit Hours:3

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IDES210
Interior Design Studio I: Fundamentals of Designing Interior Environments

Prerequisites: Admitted to Professional Interior Design Program

Description: Introduction to the design, analysis, representation, and communication of interior environments. Studies of the application of design principles as formal space making strategies, understanding the role of design components in interiors, and the spatial systems that are integral to space and place-making

This course is a prerequisite for: IDES 211; IDES 221; IDES 300

Course details
Credit Hours:5
Max credits per semester:5
Max credits per degree:5
Grading Option:Graded
Offered:FALL

Credit Hours:5

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IDES211
Interior Design Studio II

Prerequisites: IDES 210

Description: A continuation of IDES210 with an emphasis on design processes to identify, analyze, and integrate design components and primary interior spatial systems into responsive interiors. Projects studied increase in complexity and scale.

This course is a prerequisite for: IDES 310

Course details
Credit Hours:5
Max credits per semester:5
Max credits per degree:5
Grading Option:Graded
Offered:SPRING

Credit Hours:5

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IDES221
Imaginative Representation

Prerequisites: Admission into the professional interior design program. Parallel IDES 210.

Description: Acquire a basic skill set that can be used to negotiate representation, drawing and digital modeling methods in multiple outputs. Representation and visualization will be explored as methods in which to inform, imagine and inspire design narratives.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Grading Option:Graded
Offered:FALL

Credit Hours:1

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IDES222
Designing in Revit

Prerequisites: Admission into Professional Interior Design Program. Parallel IDES 211

Description: An introduction into basic operations, design strategies, and customization in Revit software.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Grading Option:Graded
Offered:SPRING

Credit Hours:1

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IDES300
Interior Design-Materials

Prerequisites: Formal acceptance into the Interior Design Program. Parallel IDES 210.

Description: In-depth study of the materials with which an interior designer is concerned: floor coverings, wall coverings, lighting and lighting fixtures, window treatments, and accessories.

This course is a prerequisite for: IDES 301

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Offered:FALL

Credit Hours:3

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IDES301
Material Applications

Prerequisites: IDES 300; formal acceptance into the interior design program; parallel IDES 310.

Description: Conceptual application and aesthetic study of materials and the impact they have on an interior environments atmosphere and experience. Fabrication tools and techniques are studied and tested as they relate to the customization of materials and objects for interiors.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded
Offered:FALL

Credit Hours:3

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IDES310
Interior Design Studio III

Prerequisites: IDES 211

Description: Emphasis on the design process and advancement of problem solving skills related to interior design and the proximate environments; such as analysis, inventory and integration of multiple variables, utilizing data and research to establish meaningful design intentions, strategic programming, and the re-adaptation of old typologies into current and emerging spatial solutions.

This course is a prerequisite for: IDES 301; IDES 311

Course details
Credit Hours:5
Max credits per semester:5
Max credits per degree:5
Grading Option:Graded
Offered:FALL

Credit Hours:5

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IDES311
Interior Design Studio IV

Prerequisites: IDES 310

Description: A continuation of IDES 310, with emphasis on the role of the interior as it relates to social and civic systems. Advanced studies occur in space-making methodologies, visual communication and representation techniques, and interior specifications related to materiality and building/safety standards.

This course is a prerequisite for: DSGN 410; IDES 318; IDES 395; IDES 411

Course details
Credit Hours:5
Max credits per semester:5
Max credits per degree:5
Grading Option:Graded
Offered:SPRING

Credit Hours:5

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IDES318
Professional Practices for Interior Design

Prerequisites: Parallel: IDES 311.

Description: Legal, business, and ethical procedures and practices of interior design.

This course is a prerequisite for: IDES 395

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option

Credit Hours:3

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IDES334
Building Environmental Technical Systems IICrosslisted with ARCH 334

Prerequisites: Admission to the third year architecture or Interior Design Program.

Description: Architectural lighting and acoustical systems of buildings for non-engineers. Fundamentals of light and vision, lighting equipment, requirements for building lighting, fundamentals of sound and hearing, room acoustics, noise control, and basic design methods for both architectural lighting and acoustics.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded

Credit Hours:3

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IDES395
Professional Internship

Prerequisites: Completion of IDES 311, IDES 318, and IDES 433

Description: A required, professionally-oriented experience that must be supervised by a qualified (licensed or registered) design professional and supervised by a faculty coordinator.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded

Credit Hours:3

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IDES411
Interior Design Studio V: Capstone Studio

Prerequisites: IDES 311

Description: Design of a comprehensive multipurpose interior space that addresses and challenges disciplinary topics and results in complete drawings and specifications.

Course details
Credit Hours:5
Max credits per semester:5
Max credits per degree:5
Grading Option:Graded
Offered:SPRING
ACE Outcomes: ACE 10 Integrated Product

Credit Hours:5

ACE:ACE 10 Integrated Product

IDES417
Product DesignCrosslisted with ARCH 417, ARCH 617, ARCH 817

Prerequisites: Admission to a professional program in the College of Architecture.

Description: Practical investigation in the use of materials and their fabrication process with emphasis on wood, plastic, and steel. Generate a design from conception to a finished product.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded

Credit Hours:3

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IDES420
BrandingCrosslisted with IDES 820

Prerequisites: Acceptance into the IDES, ARCH or LARC professional program, or into the MS in Architecture programs

Description: An examination of the relationship between the Brand and the Branded Environment and the emotional connections created.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

IDES421
Environmental Graphic DesignCrosslisted with IDES 821

Prerequisites: Acceptance into the IDES, ARCH or LARC professional program, or into the MS in Architecture programs

Description: Focuses on the way people understand the built environment. Design for wayfinding, information graphics, architectural graphics such as signage, exhibit design, and themed environments.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded

Credit Hours:3

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IDES433
Interior Construction Documents

Prerequisites: Admission to the professional program in interior design.

Description: Basic set of construction documents for a small residential or commercial space. Set includes demolition, partition, and reflected ceiling plans, power and communication plans, finish and furnishings plans, interior elevations, sections, details and schedules. Expression of design intent as construction documents is reinforced in lecture, structured studio experiences, and site visits.

This course is a prerequisite for: IDES 395

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

IDES445
History of Interiors and Designed ObjectsCrosslisted with IDES 845

Prerequisites: Admission to the professional program in interior design or architecture.

Description: History and development of interiors and furnishings from prehistoric times to the present day, emphasizing the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries. Interiors and furnishings focused on the West yet considered within a global context.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded
ACE Outcomes: ACE 7 Arts ACE 5 Humanities

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 7 Arts ACE 5 Humanities

IDES455
Environmental Behavior & Social Factors in the Built EnvironmentCrosslisted with IDES 855

Description: Introduction to the relationship between human behavior and the environment. Key areas of inquiry address a continuum of scale: person, home, building, community and city.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded
Offered:SPRING

Credit Hours:3

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IDES458
The Changing WorkplaceCrosslisted with ARCH 458, ARCH 558, ARCH 858, IDES 858

Description: Survey and integration of theory, methods, research and findings from the social, behavioral, and managerial sciences as they relate to the design of work environments. Factors effecting change in the contemporary workplace.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded

Credit Hours:3

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IDES461
Design of Senior HousingCrosslisted with IDES 861

Prerequisites: Acceptance into the IDES, ARCH or LARC professional program, or into the MS in Architecture programs

Description: Focuses on critical issues in aging and their application to the built environment. Theoretical concepts related to aging and the environment will be examined. Emphasis will be placed on the application of evidence based to design to project solutions.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded

Credit Hours:3

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IDES464
SuburbanismCrosslisted with IDES 864

Online seminar.

Description: Engages in multi-faceted discourse on the built environment, development, and design of suburbia. Emphasis is placed on the role of design and its impact on the physical, social, political and economic structures of the suburbs and the single-family home. Examines multiple scales from various points of view.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded
Offered:SUMMER

Credit Hours:3

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IDES481
Women in DesignCrosslisted with ARCH 481, ARCH 581, ARCH 881

Prerequisites: Admission to the BSD program.

Description: Intensive study of particular historical and contemporary contributions by women to the design professions related to the built environment. Evaluation of design work by and about women seen in their aesthetic and intellectual context. Examinations of the roles and values of women in design and their impact on the assumptions and issues currently held by the profession.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

IDES482
Advanced Color TheoryCrosslisted with ARCH 482, ARCH 582, ARCH 882, IDES 882

Prerequisites: Admission to the third year in architecture or Interior Design Program.

Description: Advanced color theories and their application to the Built environment.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded

Credit Hours:3

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IDES484
Material Culture: The Social Life of ThingsCrosslisted with IDES 884

Description: The theories and practices of material culture. History and interior design--and the broad category of humanity itself--through the lens of material objects.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

IDES486
Evolving Issues in Interior DesignCrosslisted with IDES 886

Prerequisites: Admission to the BSD Program.

Description: Contemporary and controversial issues. Nuances of the field and practice of interior design and its relationship to the allied design disciplines.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

IDES487
Evidence Based DesignCrosslisted with IDES 887

Description: An introduction to evidence based design as it applies to a variety of different building types. Overall exploration of research topics and issues related to key areas of inquiry include: workplace, healthcare, education, retail + brand, culture and sustainability. The design application of research findings related to each respective area is explored.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded
Offered:SPRING

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

IDES489
Design ResearchCrosslisted with ARCH 489, ARCH 589, ARCH 889, IDES 889, LARC 489

Prerequisites: Admission to a professional program in the College of Architecture

Description: Comprehensive overview of the complementary and contributory relationship between research and design, with a particular emphasis on design research as a projective activity.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded
Offered:FALL

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

IDES491
Selected Topics in Interior DesignCrosslisted with IDES 891

Description: Group investigation of a topic in interior design originated by instructor.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-24
Max credits per semester:24
Max credits per degree:24
Grading Option:Graded

Credit Hours:1-24

ACE:

IDES496
Problems in Interior DesignCrosslisted with IDES 896

Description: Individual investigation of a topic in interior design.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Grading Option:Graded

Credit Hours:1-6

ACE: