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Course ID:ARID 2020. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Concepts Studio
Course
Description:
Studio-based techniques for design ideation and advancing creative problem-solving while designing experiential space and conceptual objects. Projects explore interdisciplinary approach to design thinking. Topics include conceptual diagramming, drawing, prototyping, and rendering. Emphasis is placed on ideation processes and conceptual development in the built environment.
Athena Title:Concepts Studio
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ARST 2020
Pre or Corequisite:ARST 1050 or ARST 1050H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARID 2110. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Studio I: Single Family Residential Design
Course
Description:
Symbolic language of interior design, measuring and scaling interior spaces and furnishings, and the application of principles of design for a single-family residence.
Athena Title:Studio I Single Fam Res Design
Pre or Corequisite:ARST 1070
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARID 2210. 3 hours.
Course Title:Concepts in Design
Course
Description:
Techniques for developing ideas and advancing creative and problem-solving skills while designing three-dimensional spaces. Taught in the context of professional practice in interior design and related fields.
Athena Title:Concepts in Design
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in or ARID 1010
Prerequisite:ARID 2110 and permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARID 3110. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Studio II: Documenting Interior Design Projects
Course
Description:
All design phases in the development of a comprehensive interior design project from programming through contract documents. Development of skills in creating working drawings and oral presentations.
Athena Title:STUDIO II
Prerequisite:ARID 2110 and permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARID 3120. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Studio III: Space Programming and Office Design
Course
Description:
Office design with emphasis on defining the needs and values of the user, the client, and society, and their interrelationships. Initiation of project goals and viable design concepts.
Athena Title:STUDIO III
Prerequisite:ARID 3110 and ARID 3410
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARID 3130. 4 hours. 8 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Studio IV: Design for Special Populations
Course
Description:
Development and presentation of a studio design project for people with varying special needs. Projection of documents of advanced complexity, application of specialized knowledge from prerequisite courses, and familiarity with relevant codes, standards, and guidelines.
Athena Title:STUDIO IV
Prerequisite:ARID 3120 and permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARID 3210. 3 hours.
Course Title:Design History I
Course
Description:
A historical survey of architecture; concepts of interior space, furniture, and allied crafts as a background for contemporary design.
Athena Title:DESIGN HISTORY I
Prerequisite:ARHI 2200 or ARHI 2400
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARID 3220. 3 hours.
Course Title:Design History II
Course
Description:
Decorative arts of Europe and America beginning with the Arts and Crafts Movement of the nineteenth century and continuing through the twentieth century.
Athena Title:DESIGN HISTORY II
Prerequisite:ARHI 2200 or ARHI 2400
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARID 3310. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Building Systems
Course
Description:
Standard building systems, such as acoustical, electrical, plumbing, heating, and air-conditioning, as they relate to the built environment and affect decisions in interior design.
Athena Title:BUILDING SYSTEMS
Prerequisite:ARID 2110 and permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARID 3320. 3 hours. 3 hours lecture and 1 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Interior Finishes and Materials
Course
Description:
Materials and finishes in interior design; factors affecting their selection and specification, and their incorporation into contract documents.
Athena Title:INTERIOR FINISHES
Prerequisite:ARID 2110 and permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARID 3330. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Lighting for Interior Design
Course
Description:
Technical and behavioral factors affecting lighting design. Special emphasis on calculations, selection, and specification.
Athena Title:LIGHTING DESIGN
Prerequisite:ARID 3110
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARID 3340. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Furniture Design
Course
Description:
Cabinetry and furniture design, including construction methods, drawings, and design presentation.
Athena Title:FURN DESIGN
Prerequisite:ARID 3120
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARID 3410. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Computer-Aided Design for Interiors
Course
Description:
The creation of two- and three-dimensional drawings using computer aided design.
Athena Title:CAD for Interiors
Prerequisite:ARID 2110 and permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARID 3420. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Computer-Based Business/Professional Application
Course
Description:
Computer-based design project management utilizing appropriate software for CAD, desktop publishing, spread sheets, databases, and presentations.
Athena Title:PROFESSIONAL APPS
Prerequisite:ARID 3410
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARID 4010. 3 hours.
Course Title:Interior Design Internship
Course
Description:
Minimum of four hundred hours working in an approved interior design- related firm. Requirements include portfolio preparation, job interviews, and selection of position one term before registration. Responsibility for finding position rests with student.
Athena Title:INTERNSHIP
Nontraditional Format:On-the-job learning at internship in field.
Prerequisite:ARID 3120
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:ARID 4015/6015. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Documentation of Vernacular Architecture
Course
Description:
To study and investigate the socio-cultural influence on traditional indigenous buildings and houses; family structure, social customs, and religion. Involves the documentation of house plans and elevations; identification of house typologies, spatial layout and relationship of interior and exterior spaces, building materials, and construction methods used.
Athena Title:VERNACULAR ARCHIT
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARID 4080. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Directed Study in Interior Design
Course
Description:
Individual studio projects and investigation of specific problems under the direction of faculty members.
Athena Title:DIR STU IN INT DES
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARID 4100/6100. 4 hours. 8 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Studio IV: Non-Residential Sustainable Interior Design Practices
Course
Description:
Mid-scale non-residential development and presentation of studio interior design project with emphasis on green design principles and practices. Application of specialized knowledge from prerequisite studios and lecture classes, and familiarization with relevant codes, standards, guidelines, and public policy issues.
Athena Title:Studio IV
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ARID 3130
Prerequisite:ARID 3120
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARID 4110. 4 hours. 8 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Studio V: Large-Scale, Non-Residential Design
Course
Description:
Completion of project from programming to final presentation of non-residential, multi-purpose design of advanced complexity.
Athena Title:STUDIO V
Prerequisite:ARID 3120
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARID 4150/6150. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Special Topics in Interior Design
Course
Description:
Special topics for advanced students with a formal written and/or graphic presentation of the results.
Athena Title:SPECIAL TOPICS
Nontraditional Format:Only to be taken by students who have indicated that they can handle directed studies responsibility.
Prerequisite:ARID 3110
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARID 4350/6350. 1-3 hours.
Course Title:Interior Design Practicum
Course
Description:
Individualized projects arranged with clients to explore various aspects of the interior design profession.
Athena Title:INT DES PRACTICUM
Nontraditional Format:Only to be taken by students who have indicated that they can handle directed studies responsibility.
Prerequisite:ARID 3110
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARID 4410/6410. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Time-Based Media and Design
Course
Description:
Time-based media as tool and catalyst for designing objects and/or spaces. Use of walkthroughs, fly-arounds, animations, and renderings in ideation, development, and presentation processes. Employs multiple CAD, drawing, rendering, photo, and/or video software programs.
Athena Title:TIME-BASED DESIGN
Nontraditional Format:Student should have experience using AutoCAD, Rhino, or similar software.
Prerequisite:ARID 3410 or ARST 4810/6810 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARID 4650. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Senior Exit in Interiors
Course
Description:
Directed independent study towards the presentation of an approved BFA exhibition, including project research, programming, design, and visual presentation.
Athena Title:SENIOR EXIT IN ID
Prerequisite:ARID 4110
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARID 6420. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Advanced Time-Based Media and Design
Course
Description:
Advanced time-based media applications used as tools and catalysts for designing objects and/or spaces. Extend and expand ideation, exploration, and presentation competencies from Time-Based Media and Design. More emphases placed on multi- media, video, and audio components. Explore three-dimensional attributes of presentations, exhibitions, or installations.
Athena Title:ADV TIME-BASED DES
Prerequisite:ARID 4410/6410 and permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARID 7080. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Directed Study in Interior Design
Course
Description:
Individual studio projects and investigation of specific problems under the direction of faculty members.
Athena Title:DS IN INT DESIGN
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARID 7890. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Interior Design I
Course
Description:
Special problems in the planning of architectural spaces for public and residential uses.
Athena Title:INTERIOR DESIGN
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARID 7900. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Interior Design II
Course
Description:
The designing of special equipment: furniture, built-in equipment, special lighting, and custom design.
Athena Title:INTERIOR DESIGN
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARID 7910. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Interior Design III
Course
Description:
Individual creative problems and coordination of special aspects of interiors from concept to construction documentation and presentation.
Athena Title:INTERIOR DESIGN
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARID 7920. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Procedures in Interior Design
Course
Description:
The procedures and practice of interior design problem-solving with emphasis on research methodologies.
Athena Title:PROCED IN INT DES
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
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