Interior Design History

Description
The concentration in interior design history is available to students interested in design and culture. The courses designated for the concentration are part of the professional studies in interior design within the Department of Interior Design. Moreover, the courses serve to inform the students about the importance of the global community, especially sociocultural groups, and the impact of the global community on the design of the interior environment.

Requirements

  • Students must complete a minimum of 18 credit hours including 12 upper division hours for this concentration.
  • Students must have an overall GPA of 2.50 or higher and achieve a minimum 2.50 GPA in concentration classes.
  • All courses must be completed with a grade of “C” (2.00) or higher.
  • To enhance the understanding of the subject matter, the selected courses are sequential in nature and require certain prerequisites. Consequently, students should carefully note the semester in which any of these courses are offered.
  • * Summer study abroad course, offered in summer term only.
  • ** Course offered only in fall sessions.
  • *** Course offered only in spring sessions.

Core 12 Hours Required

DSC 101 Design Awareness, HU & G (3)

INT 111 Interior Design Issues and Theories, HU (3)**

INT 310 History of Interior Design I, HU & H (3)** (Prerequisites: ARS 102 with C or better)

INT 311 History of Interior Design II, HU & H (3)*** (Prerequisites: INT 310 with C or better)

Upper Division Elective 6 Hours Required

INT 412 History of Decorative Arts in Interiors, HU (3)** (Prerequisite: INT 311 with C or better)

INT 413 History of Textiles in Interior Design (3)*** (Prerequisite: INT 412 with C or better)

INT 415 Latin American Design** (3)

INT 494 Special Topics: Design and Context OR Contemporary Design Issues in Europe* (3)

Please note that required and recommended courses may require a five semester commitment, see example of course progression below:

Prerequisite -  ARS 102 (not a concentration requirement) 
Term 1 (fall) – INT 310
Term 2 (spring) – INT 311
Term 3 (fall) – INT 412
Term 4 (spring) – INT 413 

IDS Core Course Information

All Interdisciplinary Studies students are required to complete a 9 credit-hour core and 9 credit hours of context/application courses.

Required Courses (9 credit hours):

  • IDS 201 Intellectual Fusion (recommended for freshman/sophomore students)
    • Prerequisites: None

OR

  • IDS 301 Becoming Interdisciplinary (3) (recommended for transfer students and/or students declaring IDS in their junior or senior year)
    • Prerequisites: Interdisciplinary Studies major

  • IDS 302 Integration Skills (3)
    • Prerequisite(s): Interdisciplinary Studies major; IDS 201 or 301 with C or better
  • IDS 401 Integration: Experiential Learning (3) (requires application)
    • Prerequisites: IDS 201 or 301 with C or better; IDS 302 with C or better; minimum 2.00 GPA; minimum of two courses completed in each concentration area

Context courses (6 credit hours)

Choose two Integrative Context courses from the following (3 credit hours each):

  • IDS 310: Integration: Cultural Contexts, C
  • IDS 311: Integration: Global Contexts, G, SB
  • IDS 312: Integrative Perspectives on Change
  • IDS 313: Integrative Perspectives on a Changing World
  • IDS 314: Integrative Perspectives on Cultural Dynamics, SB
  • IDS 315: Integration: Social Contexts, SB
  • IDS 316: Integration: Humanities Contexts, HU

Application courses (3 credit hours)

Choose any IDS Application course from the following (3 credit hours each):

  • IDS 140: The Nature of Knowledge Systems
  • IDS 302: Integration Skills
  • IDS 310: Integration: Cultural Contexts, C
  • IDS 311: Integration: Global Contexts, G, SB
  • IDS 312: Integrative Perspectives on Change
  • IDS 313: Integrative Perspectives on a Changing World
  • IDS 314: Integrative Perspectives on Cultural Dynamics, SB
  • IDS 315: Integration: Social Contexts, SB
  • IDS 316: Integration: Humanities Contexts, HU
  • IDS 484: Elective Internship

Transfer to ASU transfer.asu.edu

Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) transfer students transfer.asu.edu/maricopa

  • Courses may fulfill Arizona General Education Curriculum (AGEC) or Associate’s degree requirements, consult with your community college academic advisor for details.
  • MCCCD course transfer equivalencies are listed here; they may be applied toward this concentration (maximum of six credits or two courses).
  • Information listed was current for this catalog year at the time of printing, consult transfer.asu.edu/maricopa for verification.

Year

Year

2019-20

Campus

Campus

Tempe

Advising

Advising

Interdisciplinary Studies Advising
cisa.asu.edu/advising
All appointments:
480-965-4464

Downtown Phoenix
Arizona Center, Suite 380

Polytechnic
Santa Catalina Hall

Tempe
Urban Systems Engineering

Online
480-965-4464

 

DARs Code

DARs Code

ARINTEMPH

College/School

College/School

Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts

Concentration Contact

Concentration Contact

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