Interior Design: HES

Course Descriptions

ES 264. (3) Technical Drawing for Interior Documentation.
Introduction to the principles of technical drawing for the creation of interior construction documents. Introduction to computer aided design. Three 2-hour studios or two 3-hour studios per week. Special fee: $30.00.

HES 274. (3) Space Planning for Interior Design.
Principles and application of space planning for residential and non-residential design. Three 2-hour studios or two 3-hour studios per week. Special fee: $30.00.

HES 310 (3) Construction Technology.
Construction process, building materials, specifications, and construction document creation is emphasize. Contemporary trends in residential and commercial construction with considerable focus on different building types, energy efficient and high performance buildings. Three 2-hour studios or two 3-hour studios per week. Prerequisites: HES 264. Special fee: $30.00.

HES 323 (3) Interior Materials and Codes
Knowledge of materials and finishes appropriate in residential and non-residential applications. Fire, health and safety codes, accessibility guidelines, as well as durability maintenance and life cycle costs, will be discussed.

HES 324. (3) Visual Presentation I for Interior Design.
Development of communication and presentation skills utilizing various visual presentation techniques. Application of computer aided design software for creation of interior design projects. Three 2-hour studios or two 3-hour studios per week. Prerequisite: HES 265 Special fee: $30.00.

HES 345 (3) Digital Visualization for Interior Design
Create and visualize designs through digital mediums. 3D Modeling software will be used to produce a series of images and animation sequences to illustrate student designs. Prerequisite: HES 264 and HES 343. Special Fee: $30.00

HES 354. (3) Lighting and Mechanical Systems.
Analysis and application of lighting and mechanical systems to both residential and nonresidential codes, legislation, specification and product review. Three 2-hour studios or two 3-hour studios per week. Prerequisites: HES 264, HES 274 and HES 324. Special fee: $30.00.

HES 364. (3) Interior Design I.
Planning and design of interior spaces for residential applications. Technical document creation, project management, design and specification of interior architectural materials and furnishings. Three 2-hour or two 3-hour studios per week. Prerequisites: HES 324 and HES 343. Special fee: $30.00.

HES 365. (3) Interior Design II.
Planning and design of interior spaces for non-residential applications. Technical document creation, project management, design and specification of interior architectural materials and furnishings. One class period; three 2-hour studios or two 3-hour studios per week. Prerequisites: HES 324 and HES 343. Special fee: $30.00.

HES 366. (3) History of Interiors and Furnishings.
Selected periods of interiors and furnishings with emphasis on the development of interior spaces, furniture, fabrics, and accessories from pre-Renaissance to date.

HES 367. (3) Interior Design III.
A comprehensive study of complex non-residential interior design problems, including advanced space planning, specification, budgets, and presentation techniques. Three 2-hour or two 3-hour studios per week. Prerequisites: HES 364 and HES 365. Special fee: $30.00.

HES 459. (1) Research in Design. Research techniques, fact finding, scholarly writing, conventions, and information organization regarding Interior Design. Aesthetic theory, research, abstraction and programming are addressed as the basis for design. Prerequisites: HES 364, HES 365

HES 461. (3) Interior Design Business Practices.
Overview of business practices and principles in the profession of interior design, including management, client, and contractor, relationships, project management, proposal writing, and market resourcing.

HES 464. (3) Interior Design IV.
Advanced concepts of specialized commercial interior design projects, with emphasis on sustainability hospitality, health care, and institutional or other specialized commercial design projects. Three 2-hour or two 3-hour studios per week. Prerequisites: HES 364 and HES 365. Special fee: $30.00.

HES 465. (3) Senior Interior Design Studio.
Research, analysis and execution of an advanced design problem defined by the student designer and directed by design faculty. Three 2-hour studios or two 3-hour studios per week. Prerequisites: HES 364 and 365. Special fee: $30.00.

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