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Interior Architecture Courses

Interior Architecture: AutoCAD

Course No. INTA 333  Credits: 3.0

A series of modules covering the basics of AutoCAD with a final project. Mandatory for all Junior Interior Architecture majors. Open elective, sophomore and above. Offered fall.

Architecture + Communication Skills

Course No. INTA 385  Credits: 3.0
Prerequisite(s) INTA Communication Skills 1 | INTA Communication Skills 2

Advanced-level drawing and rendering, focusing on traditional and digital media. Mandatory for all junior Interior Architecture Majors. Open elective, sophomore and above. Prerequisites: INTA 285 and INTA 286 required for Interior Architecture majors. No prerequisites for elective students. Offered fall.

Sustainability: LEED + Detailing

Course No. INTA 390  Credits: 3.0

The first half of the course introduces students to LEED sustainable practices and prepares students for the LEED certification process. In the second half of the course, students will learn to detail their designs in preparation for fabrication and implementation while taking into consideration ethical and sustainable fabrication methods and material selections. Formerly INTA 390X

Interior Architecture: Internship (EP)

Course No. INTA 399-499  Credits: 0.0

Elective to Interior Architecture juniors who have an internship opportunity with the approval from the Department Head. Fulfills Engaged Practice requirement.

Interior Architecture: Senior Thesis Problem (EP)

Course No. INTA 431A  Credits: 6.0

A semester-long self-defined intense problem, involving a research document, several advisors, and two major presentations. The final presentation is given in a gallery environment and is open to the general public. The thesis encompasses all aspects of the student’s previous course work and is their most thorough project. Mandatory for all Senior Interior Architecture majors. Senior students outside Interior Architecture may petition to take this course with Department Head approval. Offered fall. 6 credits for Interior Architecture majors; 3 credits for electives.

Interior Architecture: Senior Thesis Problem (EP)

Course No. INTA 431B  Credits: 3.0

A semester-long self-defined intense problem, involving a research document, several advisors, and two major presentations. The final presentation is given in a gallery environment and is open to the general public. The thesis encompasses all aspects of the student's previous course work and is their most thorough project. Mandatory for all Senior Interior Architecture majors. Senior Students outside Interior Architecture may petition to take this course with Department Head approval. Offered fall. Fulfills Engaged Practice requirement. 6 credits for Interior Architecture majors. 3 credits for electives.

Interior Architecture: BFA Survey

Course No. INTA 432A  Credits: 3.0
Faculty Patrick Finegan
Prerequisite(s) Space + Planning Fundamentals | Architectural Drawing + Documentation | Retail, Restaurant + Store Design | Materials, Research + Space Planning (EP) | INTA Communication Skills 1 | INTA Communication Skills 2 | INTA: Intermediate Problems (EP) | Retail Design + Brand Design (EP) | Interior Architecture: AutoCAD | Architecture + Communication Skills | Interior Architecture: Internship (EP)

Final Preparation for Senior BFA. Faculty work with seniors to prepare & plan their final BFA Exhibition & Presentation for spring. Preparation for career search and interviewing skills will be a part of the course. Prerequisites: All sophomore and junior major studio courses must be completed. Offered spring.

Interior Architecture: Advanced Problems (EP)

Course No. INTA 432B  Credits: 3.0
Faculty Michael Gollini
Prerequisite(s) Space + Planning Fundamentals | Architectural Drawing + Documentation | Retail, Restaurant + Store Design | Materials, Research + Space Planning (EP) | INTA Communication Skills 1 | INTA Communication Skills 2 | INTA: Intermediate Problems (EP) | Retail Design + Brand Design (EP) | Interior Architecture: AutoCAD | Architecture + Communication Skills | Interior Architecture: Internship (EP)

A senior level advanced design problem will be assigned to the students with a final review with an industry professional. Prerequisites: All sophomore and junior major studio courses must be completed. Senior students from outside the department may petition to enroll in the course with major department chair’s approval. Offered spring. Fulfills Engaged Practice requirement.

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Michael Gollini

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