Housing and Interior Design (HID) courses
HID 140 Fundamentals of Design and Interiors
Art principles and elements applied to interior environments. Projects will expose the student to interior design skills, basic drafting techniques, design terminology, space planning, materials and applications. Interior design as a profession will be discussed.
HID 201 Studio IPrerequisite: HID 140.
Space planning and design for both residential design and commercial design. This course will cover interior design specifications, material, and green design.
HID 202 Studio IIPrerequisite: HID 140 and HID 201 and HID 208.
Residential design projects with emphasis on color and light, presentation techniques as well as universal design.
HID 208 CAD for Interior DesignPrerequisite: HID 140 or TCM 221.
An overview of AutoCAD, SketchUp, and other relevant software. Both 2- and 3- dimensional aspects are covered in order to design a structure. Design project required.
HID 241 Residential Design IPrerequisite: HID 140 or concurrent enrollment.
The design of a residence including the drawing of floor plans and the study of both structural and decorative aspects. Public Affairs Capstone Experience course.
HID 300 Special Topics in Housing and Interior Design
Selected topics of contemporary interest in housing and interior design. Offered when resources and demand allow. May be repeated for a total of 6 hours when topics change. Variable Content Course.
HID 302 Housing and Interior Design Study Tour
Study of and visits to museums, international hospitality tours, historic sites, trade shows, conferences, and conventions related to the interior design industry. May be taken for a total of 6 hours.
HID 303 Studio IIIPrerequisite: HID 241.
Kitchen and bath designs and materials, preparing for the National Kitchen and Bath Association certification. Addresses kitchen and bath systems, products, and planning. Also, drawing, design principles, project and business management for kitchen and bath.
HID 304 Studio IVPrerequisite: HID 201.
Hotel, restaurant and healthcare design. The interior design of lounges and public dining facilities, guest lodging facilities from urban hotels to resorts, hospital and healthcare interior design using codes and universal design principles.
HID 325 Pre-Internship SeminarPrerequisite: HID 201 or concurrent enrollment; and HID 241.
Sourcing and acquisition of an internship are examined. Includes resume writing, phone, email and correspondence etiquette, and interview skills.
HID 340 Sustainable Design
Examines sustainable design and building practices employed in residential and commercial structures.
HID 344 Historical Design Pre 19th Century
Ancient, Medieval, and Renaissance art, furnishings, and decorative design with emphasis on historical relevance for the 21st century.
HID 346 Historical Design: 19th - 21st Century
An overview of interiors, furnishings, and related structure design during the 19th - 21st century with emphasis on historical relevancy for the 21st century.
HID 400 Problems in Housing and Interior Design
Independent study for those who wish additional work in specific subject areas.
HID 405 Studio VPrerequisite: HID 140.
Retail design and display and presentation techniques design from store planning to merchandise display.
HID 406 Studio VIPrerequisite: HID 208.
Advanced presentation techniques, digital portfolio and models.
HID 408 Computer Applications for Interior DesignPrerequisite: HID 208.
Various computer programs with an emphasis on presentation and portfolios.
HID 424 Business PracticesPrerequisite: HID 201 and HID 405 and LAW 231 and ACC 201; and 90 hours.
Business principles and practices of interior design and Senior Show.
HID 441 National Council of Interior Design Qualifications (NCIDQ) and Senior ShowPrerequisite: HID 201 and HID 405; and 90 hours.
Study of NCIDQ written and practical exams.
HID 499 Internship in Interior DesignPrerequisite: HID 201 and HID 241 and HID 325.
Off-campus, supervised experiences in a cooperative program with a kitchen and bath and/or interior design firm. The student is required to attend a beginning orientation, maintain weekly journals, communication with their faculty advisor and complete the assigned academic work and project appropriate to the experience. The student must work a minimum of 240 hours for a 4 credit hour internship and a minimum of 320 hours for a 6 credit hour internship.