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History of Interiors and Furniture INTD 2375

Interior Design Course

Course details

​This course surveys the historically significant furnishings, decorative arts and interiors from antiquity to the present day, focusing primarily on Western Civilization. Key stylistic periods of architecture and furniture will be examined within the historical parameters of society, culture, economy, and technology. Presentations, discussions, and projects (team and individual) will familiarize students with the key stylistic periods as they are applied to furnishings, decorative arts and interiors.​

Prerequisite(s)

Credits

3.0

Cost

$585.52

Course offerings

Winter 2023

Below are three offerings of INTD 2375 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 90688

Duration

Fri Jan 06 - Fri Mar 24 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 90688
  • $585.52
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 06 - Mar 24 Fri 09:00 - 12:00 Burnaby NE01 Rm. 351
Instructor

Joanne Crozier

Course outline

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Cost

$585.52

Important information
  1. Please note*** - Students who do not meet the mandatory prerequisites will be dropped without notice. If you wish to be placed on the INTD Department maintained waitlist for this course, please email INTD_Waitlist@bcit.ca with the following information: Your Name, Student Number, Course Number, and CRN.
Status

In Progress and Full

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

CRN 90683

Duration

Mon Jan 09 - Mon Mar 27 (11 weeks)

  • 11 weeks
  • CRN 90683
  • $585.52
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Mar 27 Mon 18:00 - 21:15 Burnaby NE01 Rm. 352
Instructor

Susan Ju

Course outline

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Cost

$585.52

Important information
  1. Please note*** - Students who do not meet the mandatory prerequisites will be dropped without notice. If you wish to be placed on the INTD Department maintained waitlist for this course, please email INTD_Waitlist@bcit.ca with the following information: Your Name, Student Number, Course Number, and CRN. No class on Monday, February 20th - Family Day.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

CRN 90682

Duration

Tue Jan 10 - Tue Mar 28 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 90682
  • $585.52
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 10 - Mar 28 Tue 09:00 - 12:00 Burnaby NE01 Rm. 352
Instructor

Joanne Crozier

Course outline

View

Cost

$585.52

Important information
  1. Please note*** - Students who do not meet the mandatory prerequisites will be dropped without notice. If you wish to be placed on the INTD Department maintained waitlist for this course, please email INTD_Waitlist@bcit.ca with the following information: Your Name, Student Number, Course Number, and CRN.
Status

In Progress and Full

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Identify the similarities/differences of the components (motifs, colours, materials, etc.) of the key stylistic periods of architecture and furniture as they are applied to furnishings, decorative arts and interiors.
  • Recognize the historical, sociocultural, and economic drivers that influenced the stylistic development of the concepts and components of furnishings, decorative arts and interiors.
  • Identify the components of furniture.
  • Apply knowledge of the elements and principles of design to differentiate between the key stylistic periods of architecture and furniture.
  • Identify iconic examples of furnishings, decorative arts and interiors.
  • Apply knowledge of the identifying characteristics of a key stylistic period to a residential project.

Effective as of Fall 2022

Related Programs

History of Interiors and Furniture (INTD 2375) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Interior Design Fundamentals
    Certificate Full-time/Part-time

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