A comprehensive list of all courses and their descriptions is available in the Undergraduate Catalog

Design Sequence

ARI 310K. Design I – Foundation Studio.
An introduction to the forms and methods of design for architects and interior designers, with an emphasis on inhabitation including body, light, and movement. Taught in a studio format by faculty members under the direction of a faculty coordinator. Three lecture hours and six laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Registration for Architectural Interior Design 311K or Architecture 311K. 
ARI 310L. Design II – Foundation Studio.
An introduction to the forms and methods of design for architects and interior designers, with an emphasis on environment, including color, material, and texture. Taught in a studio format by faculty members under the direction of a faculty coordinator. Three lecture hours and six laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: The following coursework with a grade of at least C in each: Architectural Interior Design 310K and 311K, or Architecture 310K and 311K; and registration for Architectural Interior Design 311L.
ARI 320K. Design III – Interiors Studio.
Focus on the physical and psychological needs of the inhabitants of interior space, with an emphasis on conceptual process and diagrammatic techniques. Projects deal with real building situations and introduce implications of fenestration, structure, and materials. Nine hours of lecture and studio a week for one semester. Prerequisite: The following coursework with a grade of at least C in each: Architectural Interior Design 310L and 311L, or Architecture 310L and 311L; and registration for Architectural Interior Design 221K or Architecture 221K.
ARI 520L. Design IV – Interiors Studio.
Explores linkages between multiple interior spaces and the study of spatial thresholds. Investigates individual spaces in relation to the body and the surrounding environment, utilizing a clearly defined program. Fifteen hours of lecture and studio a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Architectural Interior Design 320K, Architecture 415K, and Architectural Interior Design 221K or Architecture 221K, with a grade of at least C in each.
ARI 530K. Design V – Interiors Studio.
Examination of the elements of interior space and scale, including specific human factors. Particular emphasis on the design, documentation, production, and placement of objects in interiors. Fifteen hours of lecture and studio a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Architectural Interior Design 520L and 434K with a grade of at least C in each.
ARI 530T. Design VI – Interiors Studio.
Capstone studio with specific design projects from current markets. Application of code issues, regulatory restraints, fire safety, and regulations for accessibility in interiors. Fifteen hours of lecture and studio a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Architectural Interior Design 324K and 530K with a grade of at least C in each.
ARI 560R. Advanced Interior Design Studio.
Synthesis of components covered in other interior design courses, such as human aspects, place-making, the interior envelope, transitional spaces, and conceptual processes. Fifteen hours of lecture and studio a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Architectural Interior Design 530T with a grade of at least C and satisfactory completion of a third-year portfolio review.

Visual Communication Sequence

ARI 311K. Visual Communication I.
Study and application of drawing and other communication skills for designers, including formal and spatial studies, life drawing, and perspective. Three lecture hours and three laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Registration for Architectural Interior Design 310K or Architecture 310K.
ARI 311L. Visual Communication II.
Study and application of drawing and other communication skills for designers, including color, light and shadow, and projections. Employs manual and digital techniques. Three lecture hours and three laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: The following coursework with a grade of at least C in each: Architectural Interior Design 310K and 311K, or Architecture 310K and 311K; and registration for Architectural Interior Design 310L or Architecture 310L.
ARI 221K. Visual Communication III.
Introduction to digital modeling as well as principles of digital fabrication. Includes various modes of output such as drawings, renderings, and physical models. Three lecture hours and three laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: The following coursework with a grade of at least C in each: Architectural Interior Design 310L and 311L, or Architecture 310L and 311L; and registration for Architectural Interior Design 320K or Architecture 320K.

History/Theory Courses

ARI 318K. Interiors and Society.
Concepts, principles, and elements of interior design, presented in artistic, philosophical, and professional contexts. Includes a basic historical overview of the development of interior design. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: For students in the School of Architecture, none; for others, consent of instructor.
ARI 318M. Interior Design History.
Survey of interior design from antiquity through the eighteenth century, including theoretical, social, technical, and environmental forces. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Architectural Interior Design 318K with a grade of at least C.
ARI 368R. Interior Design History II.
Study of function and aesthetics, and decoration and use, emphasizing interiors from the nineteenth century to the present. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Architectural Interior Design 318M with a grade of at least C.
ARC 318L. World Architecture: The Industrial Revolution to the Present.
Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: For students in the School of Architecture, Architecture 318K with a grade of at least C; for others, twelve semester hours of college coursework is recommended.
ARI 350R. Topics in Interior Design Theory.
Seminar in a variety of topics. Designed to broaden the student's knowledge of interior design and to encourage critical and theoretical thinking in the discipline. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: For students in the School of Architecture, upper-division standing; for others, upper-division standing and consent of instructor.
ARI 368S. Topics in the History of Architecture and Architectural Interior Design.
Seminars and lecture/seminars on advanced topics in the history of architectural interior design. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing; and for students in the School of Architecture, Architecture 318L with a grade of at least C; for others, consent of instructor.

Technology Courses

ARC 415K. Construction I.
Introduction to building construction, materials, and structures. Three lecture hours and three laboratory hours a week for one semester.
ARI 434K. Construction II – Interior Materials and Assemblies.
Core concepts in interior materials, assemblies, and systems. Includes material properties, environmental and sustainable issues, attachment, detailing, and product specifications. Projects encourage manipulation and assembly of various material systems. Case studies using material samples, and field trips to sites of fabrication. Six hours of lecture and laboratory a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Architecture 415K with a grade of at least C.
ARI 324K. Environmental Controls I.
A survey of acoustics, color, light, illumination, and electrical and information systems in architectural interiors. Includes techniques of documentation. Three lecture hours and three laboratory hours a week for one semester. Architectural Interior Design 324K and Architecture 334K may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Architectural Interior Design 520L or Architecture 520L with a grade of at least C.
ARC 334L. Environmental Controls II.
A survey of heating, ventilating, air conditioning, vertical transportation, and wiring and plumbing systems in buildings, including techniques of documentation. Three lecture hours and one laboratory hour a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Architectural Interior Design 324K with a grade of at least C.

Professional Foundation Courses

ARI 362. Interior Design Practice.
Business procedures, professional practice, design project control and management, and professional ethics. Documents procedures for interior design. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing or consent of instructor.
ARI 130. Interior Design Internship.
Practical application of design procedures in a professional design office. At least 250 hours of work in one semester. Prerequisite: Architectural Interior Design 530T.
ARI 338. Designing for Human Behavior.
Issues of mood, privacy, perception, proxemics, and preferences applied to the design of interiors. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.