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INDSN 140: BASIC INTERIOR DESIGN

4 hrs. (TC)

Prerequisite:

This course is an introduction to Interior Design and stresses the application of the elements and principles of design in space planning using knowledge of the basic materials used in interiors. Drafting and presentation skills are taught.

INDSN 141: HISTORY OF FURNITURE AND FURNISHINGS

4 hrs. (TC)

Prerequisite:

This lecture based course covers the history of furniture, architectural elements and room design from the Prehistoric Era through Modernism. Knowledge of residential and commercial projects of a particular historical style or blend of styles is taught as well.

INDSN 255: INDEPENDENT STUDY

1 hr. (OC)

Prerequisite: INDSN 140 with a grade of "C" or better and INDSN 141 with a grade of "C" or better

This course provides a student an opportunity to investigate areas of Interior Design not included in the course of study according to the individualĀ“s academic needs. The student must submit a formal written plan detailing the project, number of credit hours assigned to it and the evaluative criteria that is to be used. This project must be carried out under the direction of a faculty member. The written plan is submitted to the dean/associate dean for approval and remains on file within the department, together with a final written report submitted to the faculty member by the student. This course can be repeated up to three times up to a maximum of five hours semester credit.