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Interior Design CourseDescriptions
(NDSU Course Descriptions 2012-2013 - 10 - November 2012)

ADHM 150 - Design Fundamentals-Lecture (1 Credit) (Online Course)
Study of the elements and principles of design. Prereq: Interior Design major or minor. Coreq: ADHM 151. F, S

ADHM 151 - Design Fundamentals-Studio (3 Credits)
Study and application of elements and principles of design; two- and three-dimensional applications. Prereq: Interior Design major. Coreq:ADHM 150. F, S

ADHM 153 - Sketching for Creativity (1 Credit)
The study and application of various sketching techniques used to increase design innovation through creative thought processes.

ADHM 160 - Interior Design Careers ( 1 Credit)
Survey of the interior design profession and the relationship to allied professionals and organizations. Prereq: Interior Design major. Coreq: ADHM 150, 151. F

ADHM 161 - Introduction to Manual Drafting (3 Credits)
Fundamentals of building construction, materials, and methods. Technical and graphic communication for interior design documentation, with an emphasis placed on lettering and manual drafting. Prereq: Interior Design majors. Co-req: ADHM 150, 151, 160 and 163. F

ADHM 162 - Intermediate Manual Drafting (3 Credits)
Continued study of building construction, materials, and methods. Technical and graphic communication for interior design, with an emphasis placed on manual drafting, detailing and document organization. Prereq: ADHM 150, 151, 160, 161 with a grade of C or higher, 163 and Interior Design majors only. S

ADHM 250 - Interior Environmental Analysis (2 Credits)
Introduction of design theory and process to analyze interior environments. Emphasis on programming and space planning. Prereq: Minimum of 3.00 cumulative GPA, Interior Design major, ADHM 160, 161. Coreq: ADHM 251, 261, 264. F

ADHM 251 - Interior Design Studio I-Residential (2 Credits)
Application of design theory and process to analyze residential environments. Emphasis on programming, schematics, design development, and construction documentation. Prereq: Minimum of 3.00 cumulative GPA, ADHM 160, 161 with a grade of C or higher in all prereq. courses. Coreq: ADHM 250, 261, 264. F

ADHM 253 - Interior Design Studio II-Office Design (2 Credits)
Application of design theory and process to analyze office environments. Emphasis on programming, schematics, design development, human factors, and construction documentation of business environments. Prereq: Interior Design major, minimum of 3.00 cumulative GPA, ADHM 250, 251, 261, 264 with a grade of C or higher in all prereq courses. Coreq: ADHM 254. S

ADHM 254 - Interior Design Studio III (2 Credits)
Application of design theory and process to analyze small commercial environments. Emphasis on programming, schematics, design development, and construction documentation. Prereq: ADHM 250, 251, 261, 264 with a grade of C or higher in all prereq courses, Interior Design major. Coreq: ADHM 253. S

ADHM 261 - Visual Communications (3 Credits)
Principles and methods of drawing and sketching, including perspective, with an emphasis on a variety of rendering techniques and media. Prereq: Interior Design major. Coreq: ADHM 153, 162.

ADHM 264 - Residential Systems (2 Credits)
Introduction of basic principles of lighting design and interior systems in residential applications. Prereq: ADHM 160, 161, Interior Design major. Coreq: ADHM 250, 251, 261. F

ADHM 300 - Design Resource Management (1-3 Credits)
Management of resources used by interior designers, including references, product information, and material samples. May be repeated up to 2 times. Prereq: ADHM 250, 251.

ADHM 315 - History of Interiors I (3 Credits) (0nline Course)
Survey of historical interiors and furnishings beginning with antiquity through the 1800's. F, Sum

ADHM 316 - History of Interiors II (3 Credits) (0nline Course)
Survey of historical and contemporary interiors and furnishings beginning with the 1800's to the present day. S, Sum

ADHM 351 - Interior Design Studio IV-Advanced Residential (3 Credits)
Application of design components to an advanced residential project with emphasis on special populations and design focus. Prereq: Interior
Design major, ADHM 254 with a grade of C or higher. Coreq: ADHM 362, 363.
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ADHM 353 - Interior Design Studio V-Large Scale Contract Design (3 Credits)
Application of design components to large scale commercial projects with emphasis on systems furniture, interior codes, and building systems. Prereq: ADHM 351, 362, 363, 365, 366, 367 with a grade of C or higher in all prereq courses. Coreq: ADHM 368, 460. S

ADHM 362 - Codes for Interiors (3 Credits)
Health and safety issues in interior design, including codes, regulations, and universal design. Coreq: ADHM 351, 363, 365, 366, 367. F

ADHM 363 - Commercial Lighting Design and Building Systems (3 Credits)
Integration of theory, techniques, and the art of lighting design with emphasis on commercial applications. Analysis of commercial building systems. Prereq: Interior Design major. Coreq: ADHM 351, 365, 366, 367. F

ADHM 365 - CADD for Interiors (3 Credits)
Computer-aided design and drafting, emphasizing applications in interior design. Includes drawing creation, editing layers, blocks, and attributes. Co-req: ADHM 253, 254. Prereq: ADHM 250 and 251 with a grade of C or better and students must be Interior Design majors. S.

ADHM 366 – Textiles (3 Credits)
Fibers, yarns, fabric construction, finishes, and dyestuffs related to selection, use, and maintenance of textile products. Coreq: ADHM 367. F

ADHM 367 - Textiles Laboratory (1 credit)
Textile product characterization through the analysis of yarn type, fabric, construction, finishes, and dyestuffs; care procedures; simple identification of fibers, yarns, and fabrics. Coreq: ADHM 366. F

ADHM 368 - Interior Materials and Maintenance (3 Credits)
Examine the characteristics, applications, installation procedures, estimating, specifications and maintenance of materials used in commercial interior spaces. S

ADHM 450 - Research and Project Development in Interior Design (3 Credits)
Research, development, and presentation of a programming proposal for a large scale commercial or residential interior. Prereq: ADHM 353, 368, 460 with a grade of C or higher in all prereq courses.

ADHM 452 - Comprehensive Interior Design Project (6 Credits)
Capstone design studio. Student defined problem. Synthesis and implementation of previous course work. S

ADHM 460 - Career Development and Professional Practice (3 Credits)
Overview of professional standards and promotional activities as related to the interior design profession. Coreq: ADHM 353, 368.

ADHM 461 - Building Information Modeling (3 Credits)
Computer-aided design, modeling and rendering emphasizing applications in interior design. Prereq: ADHM 351, 362, 363 with a grade of "C" or higher. Co-req: ADHM 353, 368.

ADHM 465/665 - Aging and the Environment (3 Credits)
Analysis of the built environment and how it impacts the aging population. Prereq: Graduate student standing in HD&E or senior standing in Interior Design program.

ADHM 496 – Field Experience (3 Credits)
Field-oriented supervised learning activities outside the college classroom that include a preplanned assessment of the experience, registration during the term the experience is conducted, and post evaluation with the instructor. Departmental approval. Prereq: ADHM 353, 368, 460 with a grade of C or higher in all prereq courses. Summer Only.