Interior Design

Courses

INTR 515 Sustainability: History, Theory and Criticism 3.0 Credits

Course examines the meaning and implications of sustainable design to develop an informed interpretation and working assessment of this movement. Concepts and methodologies are explored through assigned readings, class discussion, field trips and team research.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

INTR 641 Furniture Design 4.0 Credits

A hands-on investigation of furniture design. Covers design of interior and exterior environmental elements, through explorations in craftsmanship; the application of materials to ideas; and development of prototypes.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

INTR 722 Graduate Studio A 4.0 Credits

Focuses on a given residential environment with specific architectural identity meeting the residential space requirements of particular clients and recognition of and respect for the quality of interior architecture, volume and its ornament. Develops original approaches to furniture planning, lighting, interior elaboration, furniture, color and finish selection. Professionally juried.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: INTR 232 [Min Grade: B-]
Corequisite: INTR 723

INTR 723 Studio A Seminar 2.0 Credits

Focused study on the impact of interior architectural and decorative detailing on the interior environment through the understanding of precedent studies and ornamentation.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: INTR 232 [Min Grade: B-]
Corequisite: INTR 722

INTR 732 Graduate Studio B 4.0 Credits

Investigates the manipulation of spatial volume within the context of small-scale environments. Projects build in complexity in terms of use, tectonics and structure emphasizing concept development, iterative design process and various ways of making. Professionally juried.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: INTR 722 [Min Grade: C]
Corequisite: INTR 733

INTR 733 Studio B Seminar 2.0 Credits

Focused study in digital communication and making and its role in the design of the interior environment.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: INTR 722 [Min Grade: C]
Corequisite: INTR 732

INTR 742 Graduate Studio C 4.0 Credits

Focuses on the design of an interior with emphasis on programmatic requirements and environmental behavior leading to a synthesized and identifiable environment. Emphasizes concept, pre-design research, programming, space planning and presentation. Professionally juried.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: INTR 732 [Min Grade: C]
Corequisite: INTR 743

INTR 743 Studio C Seminar 2.0 Credits

Investigation in interior detailing and the impact it has on the identity of the interior environment. Focused study and understanding of the design attributes of materials, construction systems and use of detail as a design process and generator.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: INTR 732 [Min Grade: C]
Corequisite: INTR 742

INTR 752 Graduate Studio D 4.0 Credits

Focused on design of a mid to large scale commercial interior with emphasis on programmatic requirements, parti, adjacency diagrams and office systems. Applies a design concept based on client identity through interior planning and appropriate selection of furniture, materials and finishes consistent with contract interiors. Requires building code analysis, and demonstrated understanding of building codes. Professionally juried.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: INTR 742 [Min Grade: C]
Corequisite: INTR 753

INTR 753 Studio D Seminar 2.0 Credits

Focused study and application of building codes and construction documentation of a mid-large scale commercial interior environment.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: INTR 742 [Min Grade: C]
Corequisite: INTR 752

INTR 762 Graduate Studio E 4.0 Credits

Studio context will provide for investigative study on subjects of specific environmental concern reflective of current trends, through the study of a large scale interior environment. Professionally juried.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: INTR 752 [Min Grade: C]
Corequisite: INTR 763

INTR 763 Studio E Seminar 2.0 Credits

Focused study and analysis of professional practice covering contemporary business methods, practices, and procedures in the operation of a design firm, including legal and ethical implications.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: INTR 752 [Min Grade: C]
Corequisite: INTR 762

INTR 799 Special Topics in Interior Design 1.0-4.0 Credit

Provides current, in-depth study in the field of interior design, interdisciplinary studies, and other related areas. May be repeated for credit if topics vary.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

INTR 860 Advanced Independent Study in Interior Design 1.0-4.0 Credit

Provides advanced individual study in interior design in a specialized area. May be repeated for credit. Department permission required.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

INTR 861 Advanced Visual Methods 3.0 Credits

An advanced course in visualization focusing on hybrid representation strategies. Specialized topics in digital and hand rendering and exploration of the visual language of presentation and rendering techniques for design development and visualization of interior spaces.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

INTR 862 Interior Systems I 3.0 Credits

Focused study in environmental systems and understanding of the impact and integration between systems and the built environment.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

INTR 863 Advanced Digital Methods 3.0 Credits

Intensive focus on advanced modeling and rendering software. Lighting, materiality, form and spatial experience are explored through realistic three-dimensional digital models.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: INTR 861 [Min Grade: C]

INTR 864 Material Investigations 3.0 Credits

This course provides for investigative study of materials that shape the interior environment. Exploration of materials through application, research, codes and hands-on presentation are addressed.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is INTR.

INTR 865 Interior Systems II 3.0 Credits

Develops and deals with many dimensions of light that must be understood if natural and artificial lighting are to be incorporated in the interior design of a building. Provides a series of investigations that allow the student to predict visual effects, meet minimum sight requirements, and ensure visual comfort. Professionally juried.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: INTR 862 [Min Grade: C]

INTR 868 Presentation Seminar 3.0 Credits

Provides an opportunity for independent and investigative study in various aspects of the presentation of ideas. Encourages experimentation with fine arts media, drafting media, and digital media, with an emphasis on professionalism and craft. Professionally juried.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

INTR 870 Environmental Topics in Design 3.0 Credits

Provides an opportunity for investigative study on subjects of specific environmental concern to students and faculty. May be repeated for credit if topics vary.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

INTR 872 Advanced Design Theories and Applications 3.0-4.0 Credits

Advanced exploration of design theories and applications. An emphasis is placed on the development and exploration of theoretical stances in text, projects and/or artifacts.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 2 times for 12 credits

INTR 874 Fabrication and Making 3.0-4.0 Credits

Exploration into design fabrication and making methodologies. A variety of procedures, techniques and tools are utilized to design and fabricate at full scale within the built environment.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

INTR 894 Thesis Programming 3.0 Credits

Focuses on the process of defining an appropriate thesis topic, writing a succinct proposal, research methodologies and the development of a research plan.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

INTR 897 Thesis - Development 3.0 Credits

Provides faculty guidance to enable students to identify and investigate an aspect of interior design. May include establishment of philosophical base, data collection, study of comparable or similar programs and spaces, writing of a design program, building selection and measurement, and preliminary design development. Includes professionally juried presentation.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: INTR 894 [Min Grade: C]

INTR 898 Thesis - Documentation 3.0 Credits

Allows development and refinement of design responses to the program of INTR 897 through in-depth analysis of the design problem. Involves evaluation of work on the basis of the understanding of the design process, the execution of the concept and the extent of development, and the emergence of a design character appropriate both to the student as a designer and to the resolution of the specific problem. Includes professionally juried final presentation.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: INTR 897 [Min Grade: C]

INTR 899 Comp Exam for Interior Design 0.0 Credits

Required of candidates for the M.S. degree.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

INTR I599 Independent Study in Interior Design 12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 9 times for NaN credits

INTR I699 Independent Study in Interior Design 12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

INTR I799 Independent Study in Interior Design 12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

INTR I899 Independent Study in Interior Design 1.0-4.0 Credit

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

INTR I999 Independent Study in Interior Design 12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

INTR T580 Special Topics in Interior Design 12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

INTR T680 Special Topics in Interior Design 12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

INTR T780 Special Topics in Interior Design 1.0-4.0 Credit

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

INTR T880 Special Topics in Interior Design 12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

INTR T980 Special Topics in Interior Design 12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

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