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Volume XCII – July 2008
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UT Arlington Undergraduate Catalog Fall 2008
Course Descriptions for Interior Design (INTD)

INTD 3305. HISTORY OF INTERIOR DESIGN (3-0) A historical and analytical review of interior spaces and furnishings throughout history, with emphasis on the post-medieval periods. Prerequisites: ARCH 2303, ARCH 2304, and ARCH 2552.

INTD 3321. INTERIOR MATERIALS I (3-0) The properties and applications of materials used in interior spaces. Prerequisite: ARCH 2552.

INTD 3322. INTERIOR MATERIALS II (3-0) A continuation of INTD 3321. Prerequisite: ARCH 2552.

INTD 3323. LIGHTING DESIGN (3-0) An introduction to lighting design. Course content covers lighting as an integral aesthetic design component of the Interior Design process and as a technical and quantitative specialty. Emphasis will be placed on case studies and field trips to sites where lighting solutions enhance the architectural qualities of the spaces. Prerequisite: ARCH 2552.

INTD 3329. COMPUTER-AIDED DRAWING IN INTERIOR DESIGN (1-2) The course is developed to teach the students to set up and control the AutoCAD environment. Prerequisite: ARCH 2552.

INTD 3343. INTERIOR DESIGN COMMUNICATION III (2-4) An advanced course to further develop design communication skills with an emphasis on color. The study of color as both as art and a science. Prerequisite: ARCH 2552.

INTD 3345. INTERIOR DESIGN COMMUNICATION IV (2-4) An advanced course to develop visual sensitivity and skills in graphic and media techniques for the study and presentation of interior design. Prerequisite: ARCH 2552.

INTD 3553. DESIGN STUDIO: INTERIOR DESIGN I (3-6) The analysis, planning, and design of interior spaces. Prerequisite: ARCH 2552 Credit or concurrent enrollment in INTD 3343 or INTD 3345

INTD 3555. DESIGN STUDIO: INTERIOR DESIGN II (3-6) The analysis, planning, and design of interior spaces. Prerequisite: ARCH 2552. Credit or concurrent enrollment in INTD 3343 or INTD 3345.

INTD 4195. SELECTED TOPICS IN INTERIOR DESIGN (1-0) Studio and lecture course to explore and present selected topics in interior design. May be repeated for credit as topics change. Prerequisite: Permission of the Instructor or the Architecture Undergraduate Advisor.

INTD 4332. PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE: INTERIOR DESIGN (3-0) Business procedures, contracts, and ethics essential to the profession. Prerequisite: junior standing in the school.

INTD 4345. ARCHITECTURAL GRAPHICS (2-4) Graphic and signage problems for interior and exterior environments. Visual identification programs will be developed. Materials and fabrication processes will also be addressed. Prerequisite: INTD 3345, INTD 3553, and INTD 3555.

INTD 4368. INTERIOR DESIGN AND DETAILING (2-4) A studio course in design and construction detailing. Prerequisite: INTD 3553 and INTD 3555.

INTD 4369. FURNITURE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION (2-4) A studio course in the design, detailing, and construction of movable furniture. Prerequisite: INTD 3553 and INTD 3555.

INTD 4393. INTERIOR DESIGN INTERNSHIP (14-0) Internship under the supervision of a registered Interior Designer in an approved Interior Design and Architectural office. Prerequisite: permission of Interior Design Program Director.

INTD 4395. SPECIAL TOPICS IN INTERIOR DESIGN (3-0) This course addresses areas of special interest to Interior Design studies and gives students an opportunity for a more in-depth exploration of selected topics than is possible within the embedded content of the core course requirements. Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in INTD 4562 or INTD 4563.

INTD 4562. DESIGN STUDIO: INTERIOR DESIGN III (3-6) The analysis, planning, and design of interior spaces. Prerequisite: INTD 3553 and INTD 3555.

INTD 4563. DESIGN STUDIO: INTERIOR DESIGN IV (3-6) The analysis, planning, and design of interior spaces. Prerequisite: INTD 3553 and INTD 3555.

INTD 4591. CONFERENCE COURSE (5-0) Independent study guided by an instructor on a regular basis. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Permission of Instructor.

INTD 4595. SELECTED TOPICS IN INTERIOR DESIGN (5-0) Studio and lecture courses to explore and present selected topics in interior design. May be repeated for credit as topics change. Prerequisite: permission of the Instructor or the Architecture Undergraduate Advisor.