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INTERIOR DESIGN

INDS-101 Introduction to Interior Design
3 Credits

This course is an overview of the principles and elements of Interior Design. The student will come to recognize the basic skills used by Interior Design professionals. This course will emphasize the development of conceptual and technical skills as well as the creation of an artistic point of view on the part of the student. (4 hours weekly)

INDS-103 Residential Interior Design
3 Credits

This course is an overview of the principles and elements of Residential Interior Design. The student will come to recognize the basic skills used in the Interior Design profession for designing residential interiors. This interior design course will emphasize the development of conceptual and technical skills as well as the creation of an artistic point of view on the part of the student. Prerequisite or corequisite: INDS-101 or ARTT-115. (4 hours weekly)

INDS-104 Drafting and Space Planning for Interior Design
3 Credits

This course covers the functional, aesthetic, and spatial design of interior spaces. The vocabulary and drafting skills used by professionals in the interior design industry will also be covered. Students will examine environmental, interior and architectural problem solving through space analysis, planning, and decoration of hypothetical contract and residential projects. Prerequisites: ARTT-109 and INDS-101 or ARTT-115. (4 hours weekly)

INDS-105 Drafting for Interior Design
3 Credits

This course introduces the student to the visual language employed by architects and interior designers to communicate their designs to clients and contractors. Students will learn to use traditional drafting tools and equipment to create presentation and construction drawings. Through a series of lectures, exercises, and projects, the student will develop the ability to visualize their designs and to create line-work and lettering required to present those designs in a professional manner. Interior detailing and construction materials and methods will also be explored. Prerequisite: INDS-101. (4 hours weekly)

INDS-106 Space Planning for Interior Design
3 Credits

This course covers the functional, aesthetic, and spatial design of interior spaces. The vocabulary and drafting skills used by professionals in the interior design industry will also be covered. Students will examine environmental, interior and architectural problem solving through space analysis, planning, and decoration of hypothetical design projects. Prerequisite: INDS-101. (4 hours weekly)

INDS-110 Interior Design II–Commercial
3 Credits

This course is an overview of the principles and elements of Commercial Interior Design. The student will come to recognize the basic skills used in the Interior Design profession for designing commercial interiors. This interior design course will emphasize the development of conceptual and technical skills as well as the creation of an artistic point of view on the part of the student. Prerequisites: INDS-101 or ARTT-115 and INDS-104 or ARTT-116. (4 hours weekly)

INDS-112 Historical Interiors
3 Credits

This course will cover furniture, interiors, architecture, methods and materials from the Renaissance to the present. Field trips to museums and/or historic homes are included. Students will develop their own reference files. (3 hours weekly)

INDS-120 Materials and Resources for Interior Design
3 Credits

This course is a comprehensive study of textiles, furniture, and interior finish materials. The characteristics, life expectancies, specifications, and methods for estimating the quantities and costs of the materials used in interior design will be covered. Students will learn about the sources of specifications and other information needed to make professional estimates for interior design projects. Prerequisite: INDS-101 or ARTT-115. (4 hours weekly)

INDS-201 Business Practices for Interior Design
3 Credits
This course will cover professional interior design organizations, business practices, ethics, staffing, and procedures for setting up an interior design practice. The student will work with a client on a project from contact to presentation. Oral communications and graphic skills are emphasized. This course may require field trips. Prerequisite: INDS-110. (4 hours weekly)

INDS-210 Rendering for Interior Design
3 Credits

Students will develop free hand sketching techniques and the ability to draw interiors and architectural subjects from observation. The student will also learn the conventions of perspective and the representation of architectural and interior subjects for the presentation of design proposals. Prerequisite: ARTT-109. (4 hours weekly)

INDS-260 Interior Design Internship
3 Credits

This course is designed to give the advanced Interior Design student 135 hours of practical experience in an interior design work environment. The faculty instructor and industry employer will provide and coordinate course objectives, applicable experiences, and the final evaluation. The student will maintain a written journal of internship experiences and make a final report and presentation. Prerequisites: INDS-201 and INDS-210. (1 hour weekly plus field experience)


hcc catalogue '11-'12


Accounting - ACCT
Aging Services - AGNG
American Sign Language - AMSL
Anthropology - ANTH
Arabic - ARAB 
Art - ARTT 
Astronomy - ASTR
Bioinformatics - BFMT 
Biology - BIOL 
Biomechanical Engineering - BMET
Business - BMGT 
Cardiovascular Technology - CARD
Chemistry - CHEM 
Chinese - CHNS 
Cisco - CSCO 
Computer-Aided Design - CADD
Computer Forensics - CFOR 
Computer Systems - CMSY 
Conflict Resolution - CRES
Construction Management - CNST 
Cooperative Education - COOP
Criminal Justice - CRIM 
Culinary Management - CMGT 
Dance - DANC
Dental Hygiene - DHYG 
Diagnostic Medical
Sonography - DMSU

Economics - ECON 
Education - EDUC 
Electronics - ELEC 
Emergency Medical Technician/
Paramedic - EMSP
 
Engineering -ENES 
English- ENGL 
Entrepreneurship - ENTR 
Environmental Science - ENST
Exercise Science - EXSC 
Farsi - FARS
Film - FILM 
Financial PLanning- FNPL 
Fine Arts - FINE 
French - FREN 
Geography - GEOG 
Geology - GEOL 
German - GERM 
Greek - GREK 
Health Care - HEAL 
Health Education - HEED 
Hebrew - HBRW
Hindi - HNDI
History - HIST 
Horticulture - HORT 
Hospitality Management - HMGT
Human Development - HMDV 
Human Services - HUMS 
Humanities - HUMN
Interior Design - INDS
Italian - ITAL 
Japanese - JPNS
Korean - KORE 
Life Fitness - LFIT 
Mathematics - MATH 
Medical Laboratory
Technician - MLTS

Meteorology - METO 
Microsoft - MSFT 
Music - MUSC 
Nursing - NURS 
Nutrition - NUTR
Office Technology - OFFI 
Philosophy - PHIL 
Photonics - PHOT
Physical Therapist
Assistant - PTAP
 
Physics - PHYS 
Political Science - POLI 
Portuguese - PORT
Psychology - PSYC 
Public Health - PUBH
Radiologic Technology - RADT
Retailing - RETL 
Russian - RUSS 
Social Work - SOWK
Sociology - SOCI 
Spanish - SPAN 
Speech - SPCH 
Telecommunications - TELE
Television and Radio - TVRD
Theatre - THET 
Turkish - TURK
Wireless Communications - WCOM
Women's Studies - WMST