Stephen F. Austin State University

Courses

Interior Design Courses within the School of Human Sciences

HMS 115 - Principles, Elements, & Resources in Design - 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. Fee required. F

HMS 206 - Fundamentals of Interior Design - Three semester credit hours: (one hour lecture, four hours lab per week.) Interior Design fundamentals and presentations for three-dimensional interiors; color theory and principles applied to the development of the spatial envelope of interior volume; illustrations of spaces through a variety of black, white and color media. Fee required. F/S

HMS 208 - Creative Design Studio - Three semester credit hours: (one hour lecture, four hours lab per week.) Creative approaches and solutions to interior design problems. Emphasis on theories, design composition and concept development. Application of two-dimensional and three-dimensional design elements and principles in the development of the spatial envelope and volume of space. Fee required. F/Sum 2

HMS 212 - History of Interior Furniture, Furnishings and Architecture - Identification of styles of furniture, furnishings and architecture; the relationship of culture to interiors; classical, French, English, American and contemporary periods and styles influencing interior environments. Fee Required. F/S

HMS 260 - Principles of Textile Science (HECO 1320) - Three semester credit hours (Two hours lecture, two hours lab per week). Fibers, fabrics, finishes and the factors influencing appearance, serviceability and end use. Laboratory testing and experiences in selection and care of textile products. Fee required. F/S
OR Art 261 - Digital Media 1 (ARTS 2348) - Three semester hours, six hours studio, six hours independent study per week. Use of the computer as an art tool, an introduction to the Macintosh computer and basic drawing and painting programs. Prerequisite: Art 100, 110 or approval of instructor. Fall, spring.

HMS 290/319 - Codes and Materials - Building and interior codes, including model codes, life safety, ADA and materials used in residential and commercial interiors. Fee required.

HMS 310 - Graphics - Three semester credit hours, (one hour lecture, four hours lab per week). Introduction to graphic communication techniques for interior design; architectural lettering, mechanical drafting, perspective drawing, problem identification, problem solving, research techniques and survey of building components. Fee required.

HMS 311 - Interior Materials and Cabinetry - Survey and estimation of finish materials appropriate to the interior environment. Study of cabinetry design and detail construction drawing. Fee required

HMS 312 - Residential Design - Three semester credit hours, (one hour lecture, and four hours lab per week). Architectural and interior aspects of residential interiors. In-depth studies of spatial concerns, proximities, human factors and finishes. Prerequisite: HMS 310. Fee required.

HMS 314 - Building Construction Systems - Three semester hours, (two hours lecture, two hours lab per week.) Study of structures, building materials, construction techniques, mechanical and electrical systems, model building, working drawing problems, and specifications. Prerequisite: HMS 312 and AG 325, 325L or department approval. Student Requirements: See program coordinator prior to registering for the course. Fee required.

HMS 316 - Interior Lighting - Study of lighting sources, techniques, installations, and specifications for residential and commercial interiors. Graphic presentations of lighting concepts. Prerequisite: HMS 312. Fee required.

HMS 410 - Design Environmental Factors - In-depth study of environmental impact from construction components and materials used in building systems. Application of codes utilized in interiors. Prerequisite: HMS 312. Fee required.

HMS 412 - Commercial Design I - Three semester credit hours (one hour lecture, four hours lab per week). Study of needs and specific concerns of commercial interiors. Emphasis on universal design, special populations and public welfare. Application of knowledge through design problems and specifications. Prerequisite: HMS 314. Fee required.

HMS 413 - Interior Design Portfolio Development - Three semester credit hours (Lecture) Organization and refinement of portfolio elements, showcase of student work, and development of digital portfolio. Perquisite: 314/410

HMS 414 - Commercial Design II - Three semester credit hours, (two hours lecture, and two hours lab per week). Continued exploration of varied commercial spaces and the impact of code regulations upon design development. Application of knowledge through large-scale design problems and specifications. Prerequisite: HMS 412. Fee required.

HMS 419 - Merchandising Procedures - Principles underlying origination, production, promotion, distribution, marketing, storage, advertising and consumption. Junior standing. Fee required.

HMS 420 - Practicum - Three semester credit hours. Individualized instruction. Supervised on-the-job training program in the field. Fee required.

HMS 426 - Field Experience in Human Sciences - Exploration of various human sciences disciplines through foreign/domestic travel opportunities. Can substitute for HMS 260

HMS 475 - Special Problems - Individual instruction. Prerequisites: Departmental approval.

School of Human Sciences Core

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

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

HMS 400 -Senior Seminar - Interaction with professionals and industry executives.

Art and Support Core

Art 110 - Two-D-Design - Three semester hours, six hours studio. Exploratory studies in color and design.

Art 130 - Three-D Design - Three semester hours, six hour studio. Study of design principles that apply to three-dimensional materials.

Art 315 - Color Theory and Practice - Three semester hours, six hours studio. Practice, theory and study of color in art, media and design.

AGM 325 or HRT 325 - Design Application Software I (CAD) - Two hours lecture, two hour lab. Introduction to the use of computer assisted design software. Acquaints students with basic 2-D design principles, utilizing the latest CAD and architectural software in a computer lab setting.

AGM 326 or HRT 326 - Design Application Software II - Two hours lecture, two hours lab per week. Advanced course on the use of computer assisted design software. Emphasis on three-dimensional drawing and customized design.

HMS 425 - Advanced ID Graphic Computer Visualization - Three credit hours, 1 hour lecture - 3 hour lab. Emphasizes computer drafting and three-dimensional modeling, perspective drawing, problem identification, problem solving, research techniques and survey of building components. Prerequisite: AGM/HRT 326