INTR-131: Advanced CAD for Interior Design

School
Business, Entrepreneurship, & Professional Development
Department
Industrial Technology
Academic Level
Undergraduate
Course Subject
Interior Design
Course Number
131
Course Title
Advanced CAD for Interior Design
Credit Hours
3.00
Instructor Contact Hours Per Semester
92.00 (for 15-week classes)
Student Contact Hours Per Semester
92.00 (for 15-week classes)
Grading Method
A-E
Pre-requisites
INTR-130 or ACT-116 or equivalent
Catalog Course Description

Studies advanced computer-aided design for interior design with emphasis on three-dimensional modeling.

Goals, Topics, and Objectives

Goal Statement

This course is designed to continue an interior design student’s previous computer knowledge. The course will focus on material and construction notation of design documents, isometric drawings, three-dimensional modeling, various rendering skills, and presentation of drawings/models using advanced computer skills.

Core Course Topics
  1. AutoCAD multileader styles
  2. Building and furniture sections
  3. Isometric drawings and renderings
  4. Millwork design documents
  5. Tools and commands for three-dimensional models
  6. How to create rendering materials
  7. How to render three-dimensional models
  8. How to export images for illustration/presentation purposes
  9. Three-dimensional model animations
Core Course Learning Objectives (Separated)
  1. Demonstrate proficiency in creating, editing, and utilizing multileader styles.
  2. Draw a building/millwork section and detail drawings.
  3. Produce isometric drawings of a design.
  4. Render isometric drawings with gradient hatching.
  5. Create millwork drawings in an organized manner on a design document sheet with material callouts, dimensions, and construction notes.
  6. Organize drawings in a design/construction document set.
  7. Exhibit an ability to interact with and utilize three-dimensional modeling interface (screen icons, menu bars, ribbon, dialog boxes, palettes.)
  8. Analyze and create complex three-dimensional models of furniture and environments.*
  9. Create custom material applications for rendering three-dimensional models.
  10. Export .jpg files of three-dimensional models and environments.
  11. Produce animations of three-dimensional models and environments.

Assessment and Requirements

Assessment of Academic Achievement
  • In-progress Work Reviews
  • Textbook Exercises and Projects
  • Visual and Written Exams
  • Midterm Project
  • Semester Project
General Course Requirements and Recommendations
  • Textbook Exercises and Projects
  • Visual and Written Exams
  • Midterm Project
  • Semester Project
Texts

 Contact the lead instructor for textbook information.

Credit for Prior College-Level Learning

Options for Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
Other
Other Details

Determined by department

Approval Dates

Effective Term
Winter 2014
ILT Approval Date
10/19/2012
AALC Approval Date
12/03/2012
Curriculum Committee Approval Date
12/03/2012