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INTD 3100 - Design Theory 2

Interior Design Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

Course Details

This course is comprised of the study, exploration, and application of design theories and processes in creating the built environment. Students will explore such topics as social issues and adaptive reuse and will be expected to make research presentations, participate in class discussions and assignments and to work in teams on projects that may include 2D and 3D drawings and models.


70% in COMM 1120 and 65% in INTD 2500, 65% in COMM 2320* (*May be taken concurrently), and General Education Electives (6 credits),





Fall 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2018 term.

CRN 39188

Mon Sep 10 - Mon Dec 03 11 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 10 - Dec 03 Mon 18:00 - 21:15 BBY NE01 Rm. 405


Taurra Boucher

Course Outline




  1. Mandatory Prerequisites: 70% in COMM 1120 65% in INTD 2500 50% in 6 credits of approved General Education Electives 65% in COMM 2320* (*May be taken concurrently) 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. No class Monday, October 8th - Thanksgiving Day No class Monday, November 12th - In Lieu of Rememberance Day

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Learning Outcomes

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

  • Develop research methods to support design concept development.
  • Transform design concepts into 2D and 3D models and sketches.
  • Compare the theories of individual interior designers and architects.
  • Document the design processes of interior design projects in a sketchbook/journal.
  • Discuss specific and current interior design and architectural projects.
  • Incorporate the elements and principles of design into projects.

Effective as of Fall 2012

Related Programs

INTD 3100 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

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

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Fall 2018

Books for Fall 2018 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Burnaby Bookstore

If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.

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Future Of Architecture In 100 Buildings
Author Kushner
Copyright 2015
Binding Hardback
ISBN 978-1-47678-492-2
Price $16.50

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Design Process
Author Aspelund
Publisher Fairchild
Copyright 2015
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-60901-838-2
Price $103.50


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