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Interior Construction and Renovation INTD 4120

Interior Design Course

Course details

This course provides students with a fundamental understanding of both residential wood frame construction and commercial steel stud construction. Students will produce a partial model for a variety of stages of wood frame construction. Field trips to commercial and residential construction sites will supplement lecture material.




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Learning Outcomes

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

  • Identify the structural components of a wood frame building.
  • Build a model demonstrating wood frame construction at each building stage.
  • Explain the differences between various types of interior wall partitions and the use of each, both residentially and commercially.
  • Identify the basic components of steel stud construction in comparison to wood frame.
  • Identify different stages of commercial or residential construction on site.

Effective as of Fall 2020

Related Programs

Interior Construction and Renovation (INTD 4120) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Interior Design
    Diploma Full-time
  2. Interior Design
    Diploma Part-time


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