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Effective Term:
Fall 2022
Course Number:
ID 235
Course Title:
Intermediate CAD for Interior Design
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Course Description

Continues to build foundational computer-aided drafting (CAD) skills using CAD software and its applications for the practice of interior design.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon completion of the course students should be able to:

  1. Create drawings that communicate specific interior design components.
  2. Customize CAD short-cuts to optimize workflow in CAD software.
  3. Understand design office drawing standards in order to integrate into team CAD platforms.

Aspirational Goals

Intermediate CAD for interior design will offer interior design students the opportunity to master a deep and complex CAD software program.  Students will benefit from the confidence of mastering the intricacies of a CAD software program.

Course Activities and Design

Create highly detailed interior design drawings using CAD software

Customize settings in CAD software

Expand upon introductory skills acquired in an introductory CAD course.

Outcome Assessment Strategies


Rubric for projects.  

Point system to letter grade

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

Lecture and discussion sessions will compliment laboratory projects.  Individualized instruction will be provided while the student is working on assigned projects.  Open laboratory time will be made available, and may be necessary to complete the given tasks. 

  • Design students must be able to visualize and graphically reproduce complex layouts to succeed in subsequent drafting and design courses. 
  • Designers need to be able to communicate with each other, and with manufacturing and construction personnel using graphical representations of physical objects.