Interior Design

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Interior Design
The Interior Design program focuses on the function and quality of interior environments by considering aesthetic, technical, social and cultural aspects of the built environment. It emphasizes the development of the student’s ability to handle design concepts, space analysis and planning and knowledge of materials, furnishings and construction in order to produce interiors for residential, commercial and special uses. The program prepares the student for further study in interior design and equips them with the skills and knowledge to serve as corporate design team members.

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Interior Design
INTD 098. Environmental Factors of Interior Design. 3 crs.
An introduction to the design, the environmental and the material implications of spaces for living. Fall semester.

INTD 100. Fundamental Drafting of Interiors. 4 crs.
Instruction in drafting techniques necessary for the professional communication of interior ideas and information. Fall semester.

INTD 101. Advanced Drafting Techniques of Interiors. 4 crs.
Instruction in advanced drafting skills necessary for the professional communication of ideas and information as related to interior design. Including one and two point perspectives. Prerequisite: INTD 100. Spring semester.

INTD 102. Historic Interiors. 3 crs.
Historical development of furniture, textiles and accessories, and their relationship to interiors, ancient to 1846. Fall semester.

INTD 103. Contemporary Interiors and Furnishings. 3 crs.
Development of furniture, textiles and accessories and their relationship to interiors, Victorian to present. Spring semester.

INTD 104. Construction of Interior Spaces. 3 crs. 
A study of construction terminology, techniques, materials, etc. use in the construction of residential structures, as they relate to interior design. Prerequisite: INTD 100 or consent of instructor.

INTD 105. Interior Model Building. 3 crs.
Studio course in which the techniques of interior model building materials, methods, interior construction techniques, are used to construct a residential model focusing on the interior. Prerequisite: INTD 104 or consent of instructor

INTD 106 CAD for Interiors I. 3 crs.
Computer assisted design drafting for interior spaces. Prerequisite: INTD 101 or consent of instructor.

INTD 107 CAD for Interiors II. 3 crs.

INTD 108 Interior Graphics & Rendering. 4 crs.
An introduction to contemporary media and methods of rendering perspectives. Emphasis on techniques and different methods of applying color such as water colors, acrylic, zipatone and magic markers.

INTD 109 Materials & Interior Composition. 3 crs.

INTD 111 Resident Interior Design. 3crs.

INTD 112 Advanced Residential Interior Design. 3 crs.

INTD 113 Office Interior Design 3 crs.

INTD 114 Business Aspects of Interior Design. 3 crs.

INTD 115. Practicum in Interior Design. 3 crs.
Application and observation of business practices in an interior design establishment in the Washington, D.C. area, without compensation. Prerequisite: completion of 80 credits from the four-year sequence in interior design, completion of INTD 110, Presentation Techniques and INTD 202 Advanced Residential and consent of instructor. Fall and spring semesters and summer.

INTD 116 Lighting Interior Space. 3 crs.

INTD 117 Office Interior Design. 4 crs.
Studio course dealing with the interior design offices, such as law, medical, insurance, banks, accounting, etc.
Prerequisite: INTD 112.

INTD 118 Commercial Interior Design . 3 crs.
Studio course dealing with various commercial interiors, such as hotels, educational facilities, restaurants, shops, and other specialized interiors. Prerequisite: ARTD 113.

INTD 119 Advanced Problems in Interior Design. 3 crs.

INTD 120 Interior Rendering & Presentation Techniques. 3 crs.

INTD 121 Portfolio Design & Review. 4 crs.

INTD 123 Furniture Design I. 3 crs.

INTD 124 Furniture Design II. 3 crs.