ITMD 230   History of Interior Design I (3 Hours)

This course is an examination of the built environments from approximately Antiquity to Renaissance. Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to analyze and compare elements of the built environment to include but are not limited to: architecture, interiors, furniture, ornamentation, design motifs and textiles of historical periods from antiquity to the Renaissance. Additionally, the student should be able to discover the religious, political and social influences on the built environment each period. The student should also be able to identify and define the craftsmanship and materials used in the construction techniques of each historical period and correctly use vocabulary related to each era. 3hrs. lecture/wk.