Stephen F. Austin State University


Interior Design Courses 2017

HMS 113 - Pre-Interior Design Portfolio Development - Introduction to the development of a professional portfolio. Prerequisite: Freshman standing or transfer student. (1 credit hour)

HMS 115 - Principles, Elements & Resources in Design - (Lecture) Overview of basic interior design concepts/theories, relationships of principles and elements of design in interior environments; measurements, specifications, and resources used by professional designers.

HMS 206 - Fundamentals of Interior Design - (Studio) Interior design fundamentals and presentations for two and three dimensional designs; color theory and principles applied to the development of the spatial envelope; illustrations of spaces through a variety of black, white, and color media. Fee required. Co-requisite: HMS 206L

HMS 208 - Creative Design Studio - (Studio) Creative approaches and solutions to interior design problems. Emphasis on theories, design composition and concept development. Application of two and three dimensional design elements and principles in the development of spatial volumes. Co-requisite: HMS 208L

HMS 212 - History of Interior Furniture, Furnishings and Architecture - (Lecture) Identification of styles of furniture, furnishings, and architecture; the relationships of culture to interiors; survey of styles from antiquity to contemporary which influence interior environments.

HMS 310 - Interior Graphics I - (Studio) Introduction to graphic communication techniques for interior design; architectural lettering, mechanical drafting and/or CAD drawing, perspective drawing, problem identification, problem solving and information gathering with a residential focus. (1 credit hour lecture, 2 credit hours lab). Fee required. Prerequisites: HMS 208 & L. Co-requisite: HMS 310L. Failure to make a C or higher in either lecture or lab will require repeating both courses concurrently.

HMS 312 - Interior Graphics II - (Studio) Architectural and decorative aspects of interiors. In-depth studies of spatial concerns, proximities, human factors and finishes. Prerequisites: HMS 316 & L, AGM/HRT 326 & L. Co-requisite: HMS 312L

HMS 316 - Interior Lighting - (Studio) Study of lighting sources, techniques, installations, and specifications for residential and commercial interiors. Graphic presentations of lighting concepts. Prerequisite: HMS 314 & L. Co-requisite: HMS 316L

HMS 314 - Building Construction Systems - (Studio) Study of structures, building materials, construction techniques, mechanical and electrical systems, model building, working drawing problems, and specification. Prerequisites: HMS 310 & L, AGM/HRT 325 & L, Co-requisite: HMS 314L

HMS 319 - Codes - (Lecture) Building and Interior Codes including model codes, Life Safety, ADA, and materials used in residential and commercial interiors.

HMS 410 - Design Environmental Factors - (Lecture) In-depth study of the construction components and materials used in building systems. Application of codes utilized in Interiors. Prerequisite: HMS 310 & L

HMS 412 - Commercial Design I - CAD Based - (Studio) Study of needs and specific concerns of commercial interiors. Emphasis on universal design, special populations and public welfare. Application of knowledge through large-scale design problems and specifications. Prerequisite: 314, Co-requisite: HMS 412L

HMS 413 - Interior Design Portfolio Development - (2 credit hours) Organization and refinement of portfolio elements, showcase of student work, and development of digital portfolio.

HMS 414 - Commercial Design II - CAD Based - (Studio) Continued exploration of varied commercial spaces and the impact of code regulations upon their design development. Application of knowledge thro
ugh large scale design problems and specifications. Prerequisite: HMS 412 & L. Co-requisite: HMS 414L

HMS 418 - Professional Practice for Interior Designers - (Lecture) Business and office practice, marketing plans, fees and commissions, preparing estimates, contracts, professional ethics and job opportunities. Fee required. Prerequisite: Junior standing.

HMS 420 - Practicum (Internship) - Individualized instruction. Supervised on-the-job training program in area of major study. Prerequisite: HMS 418

HMS 425 - Advanced ID Computer Visualization - Advanced topics in ID computer drafting and three-dimensional modeling for spatial design. Fee required. Prerequisite: HMS 326 & L.

HMS 426 - Field Experience in Human Sciences - Exploration of various human sciences disciplines through foreign/domestic travel opportunities.

ID Support Courses (18 hrs)

ART 100 - Drawing I (Arts 1316) - Three semester hours, six hours studio, six hours assigned independent study per week. Fundamental of drawing in various media.

ART 130 - Three-D Design (ARTS 1312) - Three semester hours, six hours studio, six hours independent study per week. Study of design principles that apply to three-dimensional materials.

ART 315 - Color Theory and Practice - Three semester hours, six hours studio, six hours independent study per week. Practice, theory and study of color in art, media and design. Prerequisite: ART 100, 130

HRT/AGM 325 - Design Application Software I (CAD) - 2 hours lecture, 2 hours laboratory per week. An introduction to the use of computer assisted design (CAD) software. The course will acquaint students with basic 2-D design principles, utilizing the latest CAD and Architectural software in a computer laboratory setting.

HRT/AGM 326 - Design Application Software II (CAD) - 2 hours lecture, 2 hours laboratory per week. Advanced course on the use of computer assisted design (CAD) software. Emphasis is placed on three-dimensional drawing and customized design. Experience with latest architectural, mechanical and landscape software. Prerequisites: AGM/HRT 326L

MCM 210 - Multimedia Production - A toolbox course design to acclimate students to the basic programs, techniques and concepts utilized within the discipline of mass media or

MCM 250 - Photographic Journalism I - Study and practice of photography as a major component of journalism. Emphasis is on basic photography skills. Learn how words and visuals work together to tell a story while gaining proficiency in industry-standard editing software. or

ART 261 - Digital Media I (ARTS 2348) - Three semester hours, six hours studio, six hours independent study per week. Use of the computer as an art took, an introduction to the Macintosh computer and basic drawing and painting programs. Prerequisites: ART 100, 110 or approval of instructor.

Department Core (7 hrs)

HMS 100 - Foundations in Human Sciences - Three semester hours. Introduction to the human sciences professions.

HMS 300 - Leadership in Human Sciences - Three semester hours. Focus on leadership functions, protocol, etiquette, ethics and public policy for working in the human sciences related professions. Junior standing

HMS 400 - Senior Seminar - One semester hour. Interaction with professionals and industry executives. Senior standing.