Interior Design (INDS)

INDS 1311  Fundamental of Interior Design  3 Credits   (2 Lec, 4 Lab)  

This course is an introduction to the elements and principles of design, the interior design profession, and the interior design problem-solving process.

Prerequisite(s): Reading level 6, Writing level 6, Math level 8
Course Type: Technical

INDS 1315  Materials, Methods and Estimating  3 Credits   (2 Lec, 4 Lab)  

This is a study of materials, methods of construction and installation, and estimating for interior design applications.

Prerequisite(s): Reading level 6, Writing level 6, Math level 8
Course Type: Technical

INDS 1319  Technical Drawing for Interior Designers  3 Credits   (2 Lec, 4 Lab)  

This course is an introduction to reading and preparing technical construction drawings for interior design, including plans, elevations, details, schedules, dimensions, and lettering.

Prerequisite(s): Reading level 6, Writing level 6, Math level 8
Course Type: Technical

INDS 1345  Commercial Design I  3 Credits   (2 Lec, 4 Lab)  

This course is a study of design principles applied to furniture lay-out and space planning for commercial interiors.

Prerequisite(s): Reading level 6, Writing level 6, Math level 8; and DFTG 1409
Course Type: Technical

INDS 1349  Fundamentals of Space Planning  3 Credits   (2 Lec, 4 Lab)  

This course covers the study of residential and light commercial spaces, including programming, codes, standards, space planning, drawings and presentations.

Prerequisite(s): Reading level 6, Writing level 6, Math level 8
Course Type: Technical

INDS 1351  History of Interiors I  3 Credits   (2 Lec, 2 Lab)  

This course is an historical survey of design in architecture, interiors, furnishings, and decorative elements from the ancient cultures through the Italian Renaissance time period and includes a historical survey of antiquities and European styles and periods of architecture, interiors, and furnishings focusing on Egypt, Greece, Italy, Spain, and France.

Prerequisite(s): Reading level 6, Writing level 6 , Math level 8
Course Type: Technical

INDS 1352  History of Interiors II  3 Credits   (2 Lec, 2 Lab)  

This course is a multi-cultural historical survey of design in architecture, interiors, furnishings, and decorative elements from the post-Renaissance period to present time.

Prerequisite(s): Reading level 6, Writing level 6, Math level 8
Course Type: Technical

INDS 1415  Materials, Methods and Estimating  4 Credits   (3 Lec, 3 Lab)  

This is a study of materials, methods of construction and installation, and estimating for interior design applications.

Course Type: Technical

INDS 1449  Fundamental of Space Planning  4 Credits   (3 Lec, 3 Lab)  

This course covers the study of residential and light commercial spaces, including programming, codes, standards, space planning, drawings and presentations.

Course Type: Technical

INDS 1451  History of Interiors I  4 Credits   (4 Lec, 0 Lab)  

This course is an historical survey of design in architecture, interiors, furnishings, and decorative elements from the ancient cultures through the Italian Renaissance time period and includes a historical survey of antiquities and European styles and periods of architecture, interiors, and furnishings focusing on Egypt, Greece, Italy, Spain, and France.

Course Type: Technical

INDS 1452  History of Interiors II  4 Credits   (4 Lec, 0 Lab)  

This course is a multi-cultural historical survey of design in architecture, interiors, furnishings, and decorative elements from the post-Renaissance period to present time.

Course Type: Technical

INDS 2237  Portfolio Presentation  2 Credits   (2 Lec, 0 Lab)  

This is a course in the preparation and presentation of a comprehensive interior design portfolio, including resume preparation, employment interview skills, and goal setting.

Prerequisite(s): Reading level 6, Writing level 6, Math level 8
Course Type: Technical

INDS 2307  Textiles for Interior Design  3 Credits   (2 Lec, 4 Lab)  

This course covers the study of interior design textiles including characteristics, care, codes, and applications.

Prerequisite(s): Reading level 6, Writing level 6, Math level 8
Course Type: Technical

INDS 2313  Residential Design I  3 Credits   (2 Lec, 4 Lab)  

This course is the study of residential spaces, including the identification of client needs, programming, standards, space planning, drawings, and presentations.

Prerequisite(s): Reading level 6, Writing level 6, Math level 8; and DFTG 1409
Course Type: Technical

INDS 2315  Lighting for Interior Designers  3 Credits   (3 Lec, 0 Lab)  

This course is designed to teach the fundamentals of lighting design, including lamps, luminaires, lighting techniques, and applications for residential and commercial projects.

Course Type: Technical

INDS 2321  Presentation Drawing  3 Credits   (2 Lec, 4 Lab)  

This course is an introduction to two- and three-dimensional presentations, including drawings with one- and two-point perspectives, plans, and elevations.

Prerequisite(s): Reading level 6, Writing level 6, Math level 8
Course Type: Technical

INDS 2325  Professional Practices for Interior Design  3 Credits   (2 Lec, 4 Lab)  

This course is a study of business practices and procedures for interior designers, including professional ethics, project management, marketing, and legal issues.

Prerequisite(s): Reading level 6, Writing level 6, Math level 8; and INDS 1315.
Course Type: Technical

INDS 2335  Residential Design II  3 Credits   (2 Lec, 4 Lab)  

This course is a comprehensive study of complex residential interior design problems, including advanced space planning, specifications, budgets, and presentation renderings. Perquisites: Reading level 6, Writing level 6, Math level 8; and DFTG 1409

Course Type: Technical

INDS 2386  Internship-Interior Design  3 Credits   (0 Lec, 9 Lab)  

This course is a work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills and concepts. A learning plan is developed by the College and the employer. It offers experiences external to the College for an advanced student in a specialized field, involving a written agreement between the educational institution and a business or industry. Monitored and supervised by a workplace employee, the student achieves objectives that are developed and documented by the College and that are directly related to specific occupational outcomes. This may be a paid or unpaid experience. The course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary.

Prerequisite(s): Reading level 6, Writing level 6, Math level 8
Course Type: Technical

INDS 2387  Internship-Interior Design  3 Credits   (0 Lec, 9 Lab)  

This course is a work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills and concepts. A learning plan is developed by the College and the employer. It offers experience external to the College for an advanced student in a specialized field, involving a written agreement between the educational institution and a business or industry. Monitored and supervised by a workplace employee, the student achieves objectives that are developed and documented by the College and that are directly related to specific occupational outcomes. This may be a paid or unpaid experience. The course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary.

Course Type: Technical

INDS 2405  Interior Design Graphics  4 Credits   (3 Lec, 3 Lab)  

This course offers skill development in computer-generated graphics and technical drawings for interior design applications.

Course Type: Technical

INDS 2407  Textiles for Interior Design  4 Credits   (3 Lec, 3 Lab)  

This course covers the study of interior design textiles including characteristics, care, codes, and applications.

Course Type: Technical