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  • IDE 301 - Furniture Design
    Advanced instruction in the design, construction and finishing of furniture. The course involves the development of a complex prototype and includes research, criteria examination and determination, design development, drawings and a complete prototype developed and the presentation of all products.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 1 hr. Lab: 2 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
  • IDE 302 - Design Management
    Concentration focuses on the coordination of the physical work place with the people and work of the organization. This course combines planning and management practices with the most current professional and technical knowledge, integrates the principles of business administration, design of the built environment and theories relative to the same.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
  • IDE 303 - Housing in Society
    This course studies the history, theory and practice of housing design. An emphasis on social policy and emerging ideas in the design and provision of housing is applied while looking at historical and current examples. Issues such as aging, universal design, social responsibilities are also addressed.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 2 hrs. Lab: 1 hr.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
  • IDE 304 - Set Design
    Advanced instruction in production design, art directing and set design for film, television and theatre. In this course students proceed through all of the creative stages of pre-production -- initial visual response to the script, conceptual drawings, storyboarding, model making, technical drawings and set construction -- supported by constructive dialogue and collaboration with creative partners, including the director and producer. This course responds to the demand for professional film, television and theatre designers.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 1 hr. Lab: 2 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
  • IDE 305 - Strategy in Interior Design
    Aligning the work environments with an organization's business plan is critical for a company's ultimate success. This course will examine the cycles of business, how options may change and review how design strategies should be developed to align with particular business cycles while focusing on the evaluation of options for a particular design scenario.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
  • IDE 306 - Advanced Detailing
    This course emphasizes the relationships between material properties, structural principles, construction processes and interior architectural forms. Lighting, acoustics, the application of materials and the graphic articulation of these connections will also be an important component of this course.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 2 hrs. Lab: 1 hr.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
  • IDE 307 - Colour and its Application
    An in-depth analysis and study of colour, psychological and experiential colour theories and colour application in the built environment will be explored by studying contemporary works, individual research and visual projects.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 1 hr. Lab: 2 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
  • IDE 308 - The Design Context
    This course will look at the social economic and political forces influential in shaping the profession. The legal aspects of the profession and procedures will be examined in the North American context. Current issues will be a major contextual component of this course.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
  • IDE 309 - Sustainable Design
    The construction and operation of buildings consume the majority of the world's natural resources and energy, and contribute the bulk of landfill waste. This course introduces the concept of sustainable design for the built environment. It examines the environmental impact of building design and construction, addresses the issues such as: scarcity, social responsibility, cradle-to-cradle and increased regulatory provisions associated with sustainability. The context is the micro environment or interiors as examined using case study analysis.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 2 hrs. Lab: 1 hr.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
    Antirequisites: FCD 309
  • IDE 311 - Facilities Management
    This course surveys the methods of managing the physical assets of large facilities, corporate, institutional and governmental (as examples). Students will learn the basics of strategic planning, site selection and location analysis, transactions, management of facilities, facility tools and the understanding and doing business with corporations.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
  • IDE 312 - The Technology of Historic Interiors
    This course introduces students to the historic treatment on interior surfaces, materials and interior architectural features. Topics may include historic finishes and the methods of replacing them for application in restoration, rehabilitation or new-construction projects. The purpose is to present designers with a degree of understanding regarding the challenges and rewards when involved in projects that include addressing historic treatments.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 2 hrs. Lab: 1 hr.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
  • IDE 313 - Textiles
    This course gives students an in-depth look at textiles and their usage in the built environment. Students will examine traditional methods of creating textiles, current fabric art, as well as new technological innovations and materials. Through a series of exercises the student will acquire the skills necessary to communicate the use of a textile in a built environment from concept, design development, application, and specification through to production.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 1 hr. Lab: 2 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
  • IDE 314 - Digital Fabrication
    Students will explore innovative spatial design utilizing new technologies in digital fabrication such as 3D printers, CNC machine and 3D computer software.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 1 hr. Lab: 2 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
  • IDE 315 - Advanced 3D Visualization
    In this course students will use innovative methods of three-dimensional computer generated visualizations. A variety of available graphic media and software are explored.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 1 hr. Lab: 2 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
  • IDE 500 - Selected Topics in Interior Design
    An advanced level seminar/studio course on topics to be determined. Students must receive the permission of the instructor to enroll in this course.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
    Consent: Departmental consent required
  • IDE 501 - Selected Topics in Interior Design
    An advanced level seminar/studio course on topics to be determined. Students must receive the permission of the instructor to enroll in this course.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
    Consent: Departmental consent required
  • IDF 100 - Elements and Principles of Design
    This course focuses on visual awareness through an introduction to the fundamentals of design theory, including line, texture, tone, form, colour, light, partial illusion, balance and proportion. Students will learn the basic elements of visual communication through lectures, readings and hands-on design exercises.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
    Antirequisites: IRD 100, IDF 201, FSN 121
  • IDF 200 - Introduction to the World of Design
    This lecture course introduces interior design as an integrated industry as well as a highly creative discipline. Students will explore contemporary design in its socio-economic, environmental and cultural contexts. Residential, hospitality and corporate environments, as well as strategic retail applications will be studied in a global perspective.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
    Antirequisites: IRH 115
  • IDF 201 - Fundamentals of Design Theory
    This course focuses on the student's visual awareness through an introduction to the fundamentals of design theory, including line, texture, tone, form, colour, light, partial illusion, balance and proportion. Students must complete a series of visual design theory plates assignments.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 2 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
  • IDF 250 - Contemporary Art and Design
    This introductory course in the evolution of art and design examines visual and material culture studying the past one hundred years within the context of constructions of identity and place. It provides background for a study of the design disciplines. Areas covered include art, architecture, interior design, furniture, graphic design and industrial design.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
  • IDF 300 - Strategic Thinking and the Deep Dive
    This hands-on course in design methodology and process introduces students to collaborative problem solving in a design context. Through a series of projects, students are immersed in the strategies of creative thinking.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
    Prerequisites: (IDF 100 and IDF 200 and IDF 250) or IRD 100 or IRD 101
  • IDF 400 - Introduction to World Textile History
    This course is an introduction to the study of textiles and fibres within the social, economic and political systems taken from a cross-cultural perspective. A broad history of textiles and textile production will be the primary focus of study with an in-depth review of Canadian textile history.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
    Antirequisites: IRL 200
  • IDF 500 - Leaping Fences: New Directions in Design
    This advanced course will examine the nature of creativity and the cultural implications of the creative act through lectures, reading, seminars and field trips. Students will investigate the boundaries of interior design and related design professions such as art, architecture, graphic and industrial design, film and virtual environments.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
    Prerequisites: (IDF 100 and IDF 200 and IDF 250) or IRD 100 or IRD 101
  • IRC 112 - Introduction to Digital Communication
    Introduction to Digital Communication introduces basic computer applications used in the interior design profession and allied creative disciplines. Students will execute standard computer aided design commands and operations while learning the procedural language that is required to analyze and critique design.
    Weekly Contact: Lab: 3 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
  • IRC 113 - Introduction to Visual Communication
    Introduction to Visual Communication introduces students to visual communication using the foundations of orthographic drawing with manual drafting skills in addition to various media. These techniques support abstract and technical concepts as a means to think rigorously about communicating through drawing.
    Weekly Contact: Lab: 3 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
  • IRC 312 - Communications III
    Communications III builds on previous knowledge and explores more advanced digital techniques. This course emphasizes a cross-platform workflow that moves seamlessly between 2D and 3D methods of representation. This method encourages students to practice their design vocabulary.
    Weekly Contact: Lab: 3 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
    Prerequisites: IRC 102 or IRC 112
  • IRC 412 - Communications IV
    Communications IV explores emerging technologies and contemporary digital paradigms. This theory-to-practicum course encourages applied creative thinking and exploration through physical and digital ideation.
    Weekly Contact: Lab: 3 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
    Prerequisites: IRC 103 or IRC 113
  • IRD 101 - Design Dynamics Introduction
    Design Dynamics Introduction is the first in a sequence of four courses that places emphasis on the foundations of making, design principles, and elements.
    Weekly Contact: Lab: 3 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
  • IRD 200 - Design Dynamics Studio II
    Projects increase with complexity while introducing students to 2D and 3D relationships using model making and drawing principles. The sequence of projects introduces design terminology that is discipline-specific. Course work utilizes the workshop for hands-on experience with tools and materials.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 1 hr. Lab: 2 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
    Prerequisites: IRD 100 or IRD 101
  • IRD 300 - Design Dynamics Studio III
    Students learn from significant case studies in Design Dynamics II as a base for understanding complex terminology through spatial and contextual analysis. Emphasis continues with model making and drawing as a means of synthesizing spatial configurations, terminology and diagrams.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 1 hr. Lab: 2 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
    Prerequisites: IRD 200
  • IRD 400 - Design Dynamics Studio IV
    The parameters of design shift from analysis and diagramming in the previous course to application of design strategies in Design Dynamics IV. Students apply these concepts and theories in projects and concurrent courses. Emphasis continues with making in the workshop environment.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 1 hr. Lab: 2 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
    Prerequisites: IRD 300
  • IRH 101 - History of Interior Design 1850 - Present
    This course explores the history of domestic, commercial, and public interiors from the beginning of the Industrial Revolution to the present day. Students will explore interiors from the Victorian period, through early and mid-century modernist movements, to contemporary interiors around the world. This course emphasizes the many social, political, material, and technological influences that shape the interior.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
    Prerequisites: IRH 202 or IRH 115
  • IRH 110 - Hist. of Art Arch. and Material Culture I
    This is the first semester of a two-semester survey of art, architecture, and material culture from pre-history to the 17th century. Students are introduced to art, architecture, and objects from the earliest examples of human artistic expression through the Renaissance. In addition to exploring the formal, material, and technological characteristics of objects, buildings, and interiors, students will learn how these creations fit into the larger political, cultural, and scientific contexts in which they were made.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
    Antirequisites: IRH 102
  • IRH 115 - History of Art, Arch. Material Culture II
    This is the second of two semesters of art, architecture, and material culture from the 17th century to the present day.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
  • IRH 201 - Evolution of Canadian Interiors
    Canadian history and identity is traced through the material culture of everyday life from pre-European contact to present day. Object inquiry and analysis form the primary methodology to reveal the meaning of things, the significance of the built environment and the relationship people create with them.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
    Prerequisites: IRH 101
  • IRH 401 - Design Seminar
    This theory-to-practicum style course encourages students to explore critical topics in interior design via a dynamic combination of research and making. Key elements of design history and theory will provide a supportive context for design strategies.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
    Prerequisites: IRH 201
  • IRL 100 - Intro to World Art I: Pictorial Arts
    This is an introduction to the study of art history from a cross-cultural perspective. The function of the pictorial arts (principally painting and sculpture) within religious, social and economic systems will be the primary focus of study. Students will be introduced to the diversity of artistic expression from across the globe and throughout history while they learn the fundamental principles and aims of pictorial expression and formal analysis.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
    Liberal Studies: LL
    Custom Requisites: Not available to students in Architecture, Fashion, Image Arts, Interior Design or New Media programs.
  • IRL 200 - Introduction to World Textile History
    This course is an introduction to the study of textiles and fibres within the social, economic and political systems taken from a cross-cultural perspective. A broad history of textiles and textile production will be the primary focus of study with an in-depth review of Canadian textile history.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
    Liberal Studies: LL
    Antirequisites: IDF 400
    Custom Requisites: Not available to Interior Design students.
  • IRL 500 - Modern and Contemporary Art, Design
    Introduction to modern art and design from 19th century avant-garde to the present. Students will learn about art, architecture and design in a period that has witnessed extraordinary changes in concepts and practices and the fundamental changes in the roles of institutions, individuals and audiences that support them. Students will explore the ways content, media and definitions of art and design reflect the circumstances of their production and conditions that have endured throughout the period.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
    Liberal Studies: UL
    Custom Requisites: Not available to students in Architecture, Fashion, Image Arts, Interior Design or New Media programs
  • IRN 101 - Interior Design Studio I
    Interior Design Studio I is an introduction to the visual language of interiority explored through the elements and principles of design. Ideas of human behavior, Inhabitation, and body in space are surveyed relative to site, scale, and the built environment.
    Weekly Contact: Lab: 6 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
  • IRN 201 - Interior Design Studio II
    Building on the foundations of the first semester, students develop concepts for an interior environment exploring the interconnection of user, programme, and site. Students develop process and presentation models and drawings to communicate final design solutions.
    Weekly Contact: Lab: 6 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
    Prerequisites: IRN 101
  • IRN 300 - Interior Design III
    This course is intended as a reinforcement of the central theoretical aspects of Interior Design, exploring definitions and characteristics of interiority. Lectures and assignments focus on place making, space planning and the volumetric relationships required to develop effective interiors. The course is conducted through lectures, presentations, discussions and in-class activities.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 1 hr. Lab: 2 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
    Prerequisites: IRD 200, (IRC 102 or IRC 112), IRH 115, IRN 200, and IRT 101
  • IRN 301 - Interior Design Studio III
    Interior Design Studio III further develops the haptic and tactile aspects of the environment through investigations of enclosure, intervention, material technologies, and design precedents. Students use drawings, models and research methodologies to inform design process and increase programme complexity.
    Weekly Contact: Lab: 6 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
    Prerequisites: IRC 112 and IRD 200 and IRH 115 and (IRN 200 or IRN 201) and IRT 101
  • IRN 400 - Interior Design IV
    Through projects that are ever more complex than those explored in Interior Design III, this course requires students to develop knowledge, abilities and attitudes essential to the practice of Interior Design.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs. Lab: 6 hrs.
    GPA weight: 2.00
    Billing Units: 2
    Count: 1.00
    Prerequisites: IRN 300
  • IRN 401 - Interior Design Studio IV
    Building on the concept of environments for the human body, students integrate foundations of structures, site, material awareness and human behavior theory to comprehensive design problems. Students investigate concepts and develop design solutions with a focus on the public realm of interiors.
    Weekly Contact: Lab: 6 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
    Prerequisites: IRN 301 or IRN 300
  • IRN 500 - Interior Design V
    This course builds on previous Interior Design studios through projects in which students must generate creative and functional solutions for non-residential interior design problems. Studio assignments include programming, schematic concept development, design development and construction documentation for mid- to large-scale multi-functional interiors.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 2 hrs. Lab: 4 hrs.
    GPA weight: 2.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
    Prerequisites: IRN 400, IRD 400, IRH 101, IRT 201, and (IRC 201 or IRC 312)
  • IRN 501 - Interior Design Studio V
    Interior Design Studio V project scope includes the health, safety and welfare of users requiring students to demonstrate knowledge, abilities, and attitudes essential to the practice of Interior Design. Projects explore interior standards, regulations, and guidelines for the built environment.
    Weekly Contact: Lab: 9 hrs.
    GPA weight: 2.00
    Billing Units: 2
    Count: 1.00
    Prerequisites: (IRC 412 and IRD 400 and IRH 201 and IRN 401) or (IRN 400 and IRT 301)
  • IRN 600 - Interior Design VI
    In this course, the student is expected to demonstrate capabilities and synthesize knowledge gained throughout the program. Solutions must have a strong research foundation and be comprehensive in their scope. Students are assigned complex projects and are required to show a high level of design development in their design interventions. Lectures may include more advanced topics such as place-making, the sensory environment, and environmental behaviour theories.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 2 hrs. Lab: 4 hrs.
    GPA weight: 2.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
    Prerequisites: IRN 500
  • IRN 601 - Interior Design Studio VI
    Students are expected to synthesize knowledge gained throughout the program. Solutions must have a strong research foundation and demonstrate comprehensive and integrative design thinking.
    Weekly Contact: Lab: 9 hrs.
    GPA weight: 2.00
    Billing Units: 2
    Count: 1.00
    Prerequisites: IRN 501
  • IRN 700 - Interior Design VII
    In this studio course students will engage in research, analysis and synthesis to generate creative and experimental design resolutions in their projects. Projects may be undertaken at a variety of scales with concomitant levels of detail. Students may choose among a number of projects offered. Lectures will support each individual project.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 2 hrs. Lab: 4 hrs.
    GPA weight: 2.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
    Prerequisites: IRN 600, (IRC 301 or IRC 412), IRT 301, IRH 201, and IRP 601
  • IRN 701 - Interior Design Studio VII
    In this fourth-year studio, students will engage and align with faculty research, analysis and synthesis to generate creative and experimental design solutions. Students choose among a number of projects offered to explore and research emerging and contemporary issues in design.
    Weekly Contact: Lab: 9 hrs.
    GPA weight: 2.00
    Billing Units: 2
    Count: 1.00
    Prerequisites: (IRH 401 and IRN 601) or (IRN 600 and IRT 501 and PSY 217)
  • IRN 800 - Interior Design VIII
    In this final course in Interior Design, students will engage in comprehensive research, analysis and synthesis to generate creative, unique, detailed, and responsible design resolutions in assigned or self-selected projects. Projects may be undertaken at a variety of scales with concomitant levels of detail. Lectures/seminars will support the undertaken projects.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 2 hrs. Lab: 4 hrs.
    GPA weight: 2.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
    Prerequisites: IRN 700
  • IRN 801 - Interior Design Studio VIII
    In this final studio, students will engage and align with faculty research, analysis and synthesis to generate creative and experimental design solutions. Students choose among a number of projects offered to explore and research emerging and contemporary issues in design.
    Weekly Contact: Lab: 9 hrs.
    GPA weight: 2.00
    Billing Units: 2
    Count: 1.00
    Prerequisites: IRN 701 or IRN 700
  • IRP 601 - Professional Study Preparation
    This professional communication course introduces and prepares students for work-study experience. Workshops will emphasize writing and speaking clearly and concisely in a variety of situations typical of interior design practice. Students will learn design office practices, valuable interview skills, and portfolio preparation.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
  • IRP 653 - Store Design and Planning
    Students will develop a knowledge of design research methods, space planning theory and the sensory environment as they relate to retail environments that is suited to an identified target market. Best practices from North American and international perspectives will be explored. The course will cover topics such as store design and planning, store renovations, shopping centre design and planning, shopping centre renovations, financial considerations, and target markets.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 2 hrs. Lab: 1 hr.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
    Prerequisites: RMG 452 or FSN 452
  • IRP 701 - Professional Study Practicum
    Field placements in design offices, and/or other valid experiences approved by the Interior Design program, will introduce students to hands-on work experience. In addition to applying academic skills and theoretical perspectives acquired in the program, students will learn to work effectively within the interior design profession. A total of 400 hours of field placement work experience is required for full credit. This course is normally completed during the summer between third and fourth year.
    Weekly Contact: Lab: 3 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
    Prerequisites: IRP 601
    Antirequisites: FCD 810
  • IRP 801 - Professional Practice
    Professional Practice will introduce students to the business practices within an interior design firm. Project management, contract documentation, budgeting and scheduling relative to various office typologies, professional ethics, and licensure are examined.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
  • IRT 101 - Technology I
    Technology I introduces how gravity, strength, rigidity and stability of materials and structures inform our built environment. Technical understanding is developed through lectures and projects.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 2 hrs. Lab: 1 hr.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
  • IRT 201 - Design Technology II
    Through lectures, field trips and workshop experimentation, students study interior surface finishes, architectural woodwork and detailing for residential and commercial design. Sustainability concerns as well as health and safety issues are discussed in the selection of finishes, installation methods and details. Students apply regulations, standards and performance criteria to their designs and prepare relevant contract documentation including fitment details, schedules and specifications.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 4 hrs. Lab: 2 hrs.
    GPA weight: 2.00
    Billing Units: 2
    Count: 1.00
    Prerequisites: IRT 101
  • IRT 211 - Technology II
    Technology II investigates interior details, ornamentation, and connections through an in-depth analysis of materials, fabrication considerations, mechanization, specifications, and performance criteria.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
    Prerequisites: IRT 101
  • IRT 301 - Technology III

    This course introduces students to building systems such as lighting, acoustics, thermal comfort, vertical circulation, egress, and wall assemblies that are compliant with construction standards, regulations and codes for noncombustible construction through lectures and technical drawings.

    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
    Prerequisites: IRT 201 or IRT 211
  • IRT 401 - Technology IV
    Students apply the knowledge previously gained in the technology sequence to develop interior construction drawing sets that document building and systems integration. These drawings include schedules for electrical, plumbing, sprinklers, HVAC, communications, and security.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 2 hrs. Lab: 1 hr.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
    Prerequisites: IRT 301
  • IRT 501 - Technology V
    Advanced study of interior building construction resulting in a comprehensive contract document set.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
    Prerequisites: IRT 401