Student ID:__________________________ Student Name:_______________________ Adviser Name:_______________________ Catalog: 2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog Program: Design Studies, Architecture and Interior Design Concentration, B.S. Minimum Credits Required:__________________

Design Studies, Architecture and Interior Design Concentration, B.S.

(Leading to a B.S.)

The Architecture and Interior Design curriculum focuses on residential design, light frame construction, and commercial design. This program of study explores the interior environment and its relation to psychosocial needs, physical needs and mental well-being of individuals and families. Graduates pursue careers in interior space planning, renovation/remodeling, computer aided drafting, rendering and media production, historic housing and finishing preservation, facility management and product representatives. 

Curriculum

Freshman Year

First Semester

Course NameCreditTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
CHEM 1010 - Introductory Chemistry I Credit: 4.
ENGL 1010 - English Composition I Credit: 3.
HEC 1040 - Connections in Human Ecology Credit: 1.
  • Mathematics Credit: 3. 
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences Elective Credit: 3. 
  • Total: 14

    Second Semester

    Course NameCreditTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
    CHEM 1020 - Introductory Chemistry II

    Prerequisite: CHEM 1010.

    Credit: 4.
    ENGL 1020 - English Composition II

    Prerequisite: ENGL 1010.

    Credit: 3.
    HEC 1005 - Introduction to Human Ecology Credit: 1.
    HEC 1010 - Life Span Development Credit: 3.
    HEC 2041 - Aspects of the Built Environment Credit: 3.
  • Humanities/Fine Arts Elective Credit: 3. 
  • Total: 17

    Sophomore Year

    First Semester

    Course NameCreditTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
    HEC 1110 - Concepts of Design Credit: 3.
    HEC 1125 - Design Visualization Techniques Credit: 3.
    HEC 2065 - Families in Society Credit: 3.
    HEC 2421 - Architectural Graphics and Presentation Techniques

    Prerequisite: HEC 2041.

    Credit: 3.
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences Elective Credit: 3. 
  • Total: 15

    Second Semester

    Course NameCreditTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
    COMM 2025 - Fundamentals of Communication or Credit: 3.
    PC 2500 - Communicating in the Professions

    Prerequisite: ENGL 1020 or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 1020.

    Credit: 3.

     

    ENGL 2130 - Topics in American Literature or

    Prerequisite: ENGL 1020.

    Credit: 3.
    ENGL 2235 - Topics in British Literature or

    Prerequisite: ENGL 1020.

    Credit: 3.
    ENGL 2330 - Topics in World Literature

    Prerequisite: ENGL 1020.

    Credit: 3.

     

    HEC 1150 - Analysis of Product Development

    Prerequisite: HEC 1110.

    Credit: 3.
    HEC 2440 - Computer Aided Design of Residences

    Prerequisite: HEC 2421.

    Credit: 3.
    HEC 2431 - Residential Design I

    Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in HEC 2421.

    Credit: 3.
    Total: 15

    Junior Year

    First Semester

    Course NameCreditTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
    HEC 2411 - Practicum: Housing and Design

    Prerequisite: Departmental approval.

    Credit: 1.
    HEC 3310 - Textiles I

    Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in MATH 1010 or MATH 1530, CHEM 1010, CHEM 1020.

    Credit: 3.
    HEC 3431 - Residential Design II

    Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in HEC 2431.

    Credit: 3.
    HEC 3350 - Business Aspects of the Design Industry

    Prerequisite: HEC 1150.

    Credit: 3.
    HIST 2010 - Early United States History Credit: 3.
  • Humanities/Fine Arts Elective Credit: 3. 
  • Total: 16

    Second Semester

    Course NameCreditTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
  • Guided Electives Credit: 6. 
  • HEC 2460 - Interior Architecture Codes and Standards

    Prerequisite: HEC 2421.

    Credit: 2.
    HEC 3315 - Portfolio Design Credit: 2.
    HEC 3320 - Textiles II

    Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in HEC 3310.

    Credit: 3.
    HIST 2020 - Modern United States History Credit: 3.
    Total: 16

    Senior Year

    First Semester

    Course NameCreditTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
  • Guided Electives Credit: 9. 
  • HEC 3011 - Consumer Economics

    Prerequisite: Junior or Senior standing.

    Credit: 3.
    HEC 4340 - Classical History of Architecture, Furnishings and Dress

    Prerequisite: HEC 1150.

    Credit: 3.
    Total: 15

    Second Semester

    Course NameCreditTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
    HEC 4315 - Global Social Sustainability Credit: 3.
    HEC 4450 - Commercial Design

    Prerequisite: Three credits in Math, COMM 2025, HEC 2440, and grade of C or better in HEC 3431.

    Credit: 3.
    HEC 4990 - Internship

    Prerequisite: Departmental approval.  Minimum overall GPA 2.5.  Minimum grade of B in upper division Human Ecology courses.

    Credit: 3, 6, 8, 12.
    Total: 12

    Note:

    Guided Electives: HEC 4360, HEC 4460, AGHT 3400, ART 1250, HEC 4320, HEC 3360, HEC 4326, CEE 3340, CEE 4340.

    Notes: