Interior Design (INTD)

Courses

INTD 1101. ACADEMIC SUCCESS SKILLS INTERIOR DESIGN. 1 Hour.

This is a required course intended to establish a solid overview of the School of Architecture and the interior design program for all first semester UTA students who intend to declare as an interior design major. Topics for the class include: critical thinking, presentation techniques, internships, attendance of exhibitions and lectures, navigating the advising process, portfolio review and techniques, and utilizing the library and other university resources. Other topics may be discussed. This course may be taken only once for credit. Graded P, F.

INTD 1191. CONFERENCE COURSE. 1 Hour.

Independent study guided by an instructor on a regular basis. May be repeated for credit. Permission of the instructor and the architecture undergraduate advisor required. Restricted to interior design-intended majors.

INTD 2391. TOPICS IN INTERIOR DESIGN. 3 Hours.

Selected topics in concepts, philosophy, and models of interior design and allied arts of design.

INTD 2552. BASIC DESIGN AND DRAWING II. 5 Hours.

An introduction to design, design drawing, and color theory utilizing lectures and studio exercises. Two- and three-dimensional studio exercises develop a sensibility to design fundamentals and vocabulary. Emphasis on form, color, texture, and spatial determinants. A color theory and application will be stressed in this course. Prerequisite: Credit or concurrent enrollment in ARCH 2303. Restricted to Architecture-intended and Interior Design-intended majors.

INTD 3305. HISTORY OF INTERIOR DESIGN. 3 Hours.

A historical and analytical review of interior spaces and furnishings with emphasis on the 20th Century. Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in INTD 3321 and junior standing in the program.

INTD 3321. INTERIOR MATERIALS I. 3 Hours.

The course content includes the identification of interior building materials and their application in the built environment, in addition to documentation of interior finish details. Prerequisite: Junior standing in the program and concurrent enrollment in INTD 3305.

INTD 3322. INTERIOR MATERIALS II. 3 Hours.

A course to build student understanding of interior construction. Distribution systems such as power, mechanical, and plumbing will be evaluated with respect to their contribution to a sustainable environment. Building codes affecting fire and life safety, and federal/state laws affecting accessibility will be introduced. Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in INTD 3323 and junior standing in the program.

INTD 3323. LIGHTING DESIGN. 3 Hours.

An introduction to lighting technologies, equipment and design. Course content emphasizes qualitative and quantitative aspects of architectural lighting. Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in INTD 3322 and junior standing in the program.

INTD 3329. COMPUTER-AIDED DRAWING IN INTERIOR DESIGN. 3 Hours.

The course is developed to teach the students to set up and control the AutoCAD environment. Prerequisite: Junior standing in program.

INTD 3343. INTERIOR DESIGN COMMUNICATION III. 3 Hours.

This is an introductory digital design course that strives to develop visual sensitivity and awareness of the digital environment enabling students to present ideas graphically. This survey course focuses on general exposure to computer visualization software from 2D Vector and 2D Raster based programs to an introduction of basic 3D modeling. Emphasis is placed on the relationship of digital skills and graphic communication of ideas and presentation in both digital and printed media. Prerequisite: Junior standing in the program.

INTD 3357. BUILDING INFORMATION MODELING & VISUALIZATION. 3 Hours.

To gain a working knowledge of Building Information Modeling software and advanced 3D modeling software. Prerequisite: ARCH 4356 or INTD 3343 and Junior standing in program. Restricted to Architecture and Interior Design majors.

INTD 3553. DESIGN STUDIO: INTERIOR DESIGN I. 5 Hours.

A studio course in planning and design of interior spaces. Attention is drawn to the analysis of space, purpose of use, creative and effective solutions to the stated problems, material and color selection, and presentation skills. The process of developing a concept/idea is highly stressed. Prerequisite: Credit or concurrent enrollment in INTD 3343 or INTD 3345. Junior standing in the program. Restricted to Interior Design majors.

INTD 3555. DESIGN STUDIO: INTERIOR DESIGN II. 5 Hours.

A studio course in planning and design of interior spaces. Attention is drawn to the analysis of space, purpose of use, creative and effective solutions to the stated problems, material and color selection, and presentation skills. The process of developing a concept/idea is highly stressed. Prerequisite: Credit or concurrent enrollment in INTD 3343 or INTD 3345. Junior standing in the program. Restricted to Interior Design majors.

INTD 4191. CONFERENCE COURSE. 1 Hour.

Independent study guided by an instructor on a regular basis. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Junior or senior standing in the program. Restricted to Interior Design majors.

INTD 4195. SELECTED TOPICS IN INTERIOR DESIGN. 1 Hour.

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. Junior standing in program. Restricted to Interior Design majors.

INTD 4314. HISTORIC PRESERVATION AND RESTORATION. 3 Hours.

Concepts and implementation of the restoration and preservation of historic structures and places, including archaeological, bibliographic, legislative, institutional, and physical parameters to the retention and adaptive re-use of significant architecture. This course is offered as ARCH 4314 and INTD 4314; credit will be granted only once. Prerequisite: ARCH 2303, ARCH 2304. Junior standing in program. Restricted to Architecture and Interior Design majors.

INTD 4332. PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE: INTERIOR DESIGN. 3 Hours.

An overview of professional procedures as practiced in a variety of local interior design firms. Prerequisite: Senior standing in the program. Restricted to Interior Design majors.

INTD 4338. CODES AND REGULATIONS. 3 Hours.

A study of accessibility, building and energy codes and related regulations including the architects' responsibility for compliance. This course is offered as ARCH 4338 and INTD 4338; credit will be granted only once. Prerequisite: ARCH 2303, ARCH 2304. Junior standing in program. Restricted to Architecture and Interior Design majors.

INTD 4344. INTERIOR DESIGN COMMUNICATION IV. 3 Hours.

An advanced digital design course that builds on the basic computer knowledge and digital graphics developed in the INTD 3343 class and advances the development of digital techniques. The class investigates the digital realm as an environment communicating ideas graphically, analytically, and conceptually. A more extensive digital tool set will be introduced and output will be directed towards both digital presentations and 3D Print technologies. Prerequisite: INTD 3343 or ARCH 3343. Junior standing in the program.

INTD 4345. ARCHITECTURAL GRAPHICS. 3 Hours.

Graphic and signage considerations for interior environments. Wayfinding methods will be addressed. Senior standing in the program. Restricted to Interior Design majors but open to Architecture majors as an elective based on space availability.

INTD 4368. INTERIOR DESIGN AND DETAILING. 3 Hours.

A studio course in the design and presentation of detailing for interior construction. Basic fabrication techniques are introduced utilizing woodshop and digital fabrication equipment. Prerequisite: INTD 3553 and INTD 3555. Senior standing in the program. Restricted to Interior Design majors but open to Architecture majors as an elective based on space availability.

INTD 4369. FURNITURE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION. 3 Hours.

A studio course in the design, detailing, and construction of furniture. Prerequisite: INTD 3553 and INTD 3555. Restricted to Interior Design majors but open to Architecture majors as an elective based on space availability.

INTD 4391. CONFERENCE COURSE. 3 Hours.

Independent study guided by an instructor on a regular basis. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Junior or senior standing in the program. Restricted to Interior Design majors.

INTD 4393. INTERIOR DESIGN INTERNSHIP. 3 Hours.

Internship under the supervision of a Registered Interior Designer or Architect in an approved Interior Design and/or Architecture office. Prerequisite: Senior standing in the program and permission of the Interior Design Program Director. Students who do not acquire an internship are required to take an approved major advanced elective.

INTD 4394. DESIGN RESEARCH METHODS AND APPLICATION. 3 Hours.

Research conducted by undergraduate students that contributes to ongoing faculty research within the Interior Design program or the School of Architecture. Research must be conducted under the supervision of a full-time Interior Design or Architecture faculty member. Prerequisite: Senior standing in the program and permission of the Interior Design Program Director. Open to Architecture majors as an elective based on space availability.

INTD 4395. SPECIAL TOPICS IN INTERIOR DESIGN. 3 Hours.

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: Junior standing in the program. Restricted to Interior Design majors but open to Architecture majors as an elective based on space availability.

INTD 4562. DESIGN STUDIO: INTERIOR DESIGN III. 5 Hours.

A studio course in planning and design of interior spaces. The course emphasizes large scale projects including programming and furniture systems and fabrication of interior components. Prerequisite: INTD 3553 and INTD 3555. Senior standing in the program. Restricted to Interior Design majors.

INTD 4563. DESIGN STUDIO: INTERIOR DESIGN IV. 5 Hours.

A studio course in planning and design of interior spaces. The course emphasizes large scale projects including programming and furniture systems and fabrication of interior components. Prerequisite: INTD 3553 and INTD 3555. Senior standing in the program. Restricted to Interior Design majors.

INTD 4591. CONFERENCE COURSE. 5 Hours.

Independent study guided by an instructor on a regular basis. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: INTD 3553 and INTD 3555. Senior standing in program. Restricted to Interior Design majors.

INTD 4595. SELECTED TOPICS IN INTERIOR DESIGN. 5 Hours.

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. Senior standing in program. Restricted to Interior Design majors. The course may be repeated up to four times as the topics change.