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Materials and Specifications INTD 3320

Interior Design Part-time Studies Course

Course details

This course builds and expands on knowledge gained in previous material courses as they apply to commercial interior projects. Students will prepare specifications for various materials with consideration of their physical properties and appropriate applications. Focus will be on sourcing responsible materials for the interior environment.


​ Entrance requirements for the Diploma and 65% in COMM 2320* (*may be taken concurrently).





Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2022

Below is one offering of INTD 3320 for the Spring/Summer 2022 term.

CRN 68091


Mon Apr 04 - Mon Jun 27 (11 weeks)

  • 11 weeks
  • CRN 68091
  • $512.50
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 04 - Jun 27 Mon 18:00 - 21:15 Burnaby NE01 Rm. 305

Izabela Pudlak

Course outline




Important information
  1. No class Monday April 18th and Monday May 23rd - Stat Holidays If you wish to be placed on the INTD department maintained waitlist for this course, please email with the following information: Your name, student number, course number, and CRN. Please note - waitlist requests are not accepted until after 9:30am on registration day.

In Progress and Full

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Learning Outcomes

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

  • Source materials and finishes for commercial interior environments.
  • Integrate sustainable assessment criteria for the selection of materials.
  • Identify materials that impact indoor air quality.
  • Identify the appropriateness of material selection for commercial applications.
  • Calculate the embodied energy of a material.
  • Recognize when to use the following methods of specification writing; Master Format divisions as they apply to interior design, comprehensive material specifications for construction drawings, typical Furniture, Fixtures & Equipment (FF&E) specification.
  • Engage in responsible decision-making with consideration for current and future generations.

Effective as of Fall 2020

Related Programs

Materials and Specifications (INTD 3320) 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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