Nov 30, 2022  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
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ID 1510 - Survey of Interior Design


Credits: 3

This freshman-level course is an introduction to the interior design profession and practice. The course introduces students to the principles, theories, and practices related to the interior environment and human behavior within a variety of contexts. Students learn terminology and fundamental skills related to interior design and architecture and apply that knowledge using a variety of communication methods and constructs. Upon successful completion of this course, students will have broad perspective awareness of the processes, practices, terminology, and basic skills necessary for continued study; and a foundation for the ethical approach to creating interior environments in the 21st century.

Prerequisites: none

Course Learning Outcomes:
  • Understand how social, economic, cultural, and physical contexts inform interior design.
  • Recognize a variety of cultural norms.
  • Demonstrate multi-cultural awareness.
  • Effectively interpret and communicate data and research.
  • Effectively express ideas and their rationale in oral communication.
  • Effectively express ideas and their rationale in written communication.
  • Effectively express ideas developed in the design process through visual media: ideation drawings and sketches.
  • Effectively express project solutions using a variety of visual communication techniques and technologies appropriate to a range of purposes and audiences.
  • Understand the elements and principles of design, including spatial definition and organization.
  • Demonstrate the ability to explore a range of two- and three-dimensional design solutions using a variety of media.
  • Effectively apply the elements and principles of design and related theories throughout the interior design curriculum to two-dimensional design solutions.
  • Effectively apply the elements and principles of design and related theories throughout the interior design curriculum to three-dimensional design solutions.

ID 1510 Course Learning Outcome Rubric  

Required Textbooks:
101 Things I Learned in Architecture School - ISBN: 9780262062664

Shaping Interior Space - ISBN: 978-1501326707

Interior Design - ISBN: 9781631265044
Required Course Materials:

  • Colored pencils or rendering markers (5-10 colors)
  • Greyscale markers (warm or cool; 4-5 total)
  • Black sharpies (thick and thin)
  • Pencils (mechanical)
  • Paper you like to use to draw on with the above items
  • A scanner
  • 1/4” graph paper
  • Scale ruler
  • InDesign or Powerpoint



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