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Offered by Department of Family Studies and Interior Design
College of Business and Technology

FSID Courses

FSID 109 - Introduction to Interior Design - 3 hours
Prereq: none
An introduction to the profession of Interior Design with a study of the interior design process, principles and elements of design, space planning considerations, furniture, architectural detail, and the background elements of walls, ceilings, and floors.
FSID 110GS - Introduction to Nutrition - 3 hours
Prereq: none
Scientific basis of nutrition, nutrients and their functions, sources of deficiency diseases requirements and basic interrelationships of nutrients. Nutrition throughout the life cycle.
FSID 122 - Architectural Drafting and Design - 3 hours
Prereq: none
Beginning college level introduction to design graphics as it applies to the architecture and interior design professions. An introduction to computer aided drafting and design will be included. Intended for the student with little or no experience with drafting. (Studio fee $15.00)
FSID 125 - Design Drawing - 3 hours
Prereq: none
The principles and techniques of design drawing. Pencil, pen, and marker rendering as they apply to Interior Design plans, perspectives, isometrics, and axonometrics. Students will explore the different media options while simulating natural and man-made materials and the methods of presenting those materials as they apply to the field of interior design.
FSID 128 - Application of Basic Design to Interior Design - 3 hours
Prereq: ART 118
Application of basic 2-dimensional design principles of scale, proportion, balance, rhythm, emphasis, harmony, variety and elements space, line, mass, shape, texture, and color to Interior Design projects. Application of basic 3-dimensional design elements and principles to development of the spatial envelope including volumes of space, visual continuity and balance, visual passages, and interconnecting elements.
FSID 150 - Lifespan Development and the Family - 3 hours
Prereq: none
This course is designed to facilitate an initial, critical understanding of human development. Various aspects, themes, and influences of development are examined across the lifespan, with particular emphasis placed on the familial, cultural, cognitive, theoretical and physical aspects of the ever developing human.
FSID 151GS - Human Sexual Behavior - 3 hours
Prereq: none
A course designed to help the individual to understand himself as a whole person so that he relates to others in a healthy, constructive and meaningful manner. Evaluation of one's own values in relation to life-style and the value structure of society.
FSID 160GS - Personal Money Management - 3 hours
Prereq: none
Fundamentals of personal finance: budgeting, banking, life insurance, accident, health, and casualty insurance, investments, taxes, and social security. F, Sp.
FSID 188GS - General Studies Portal - 3 hours
Prereq: freshman or sophomore standing
Students analyze critical issues confronting individuals and society in a global context as they pertain to the discipline in which the Portal course is taught. The Portal is intended to help students succeed in their university education by being mentored in process of thinking critically about important ideas and articulating their own conclusions. Students may take the Portal in any discipline, irrespective of their major or minor. Satisfies the General Studies Portal course requirement. Students may take their Portal course in any discipline. Students who transfer 24 or more hours of General Studies credit to UNK are exempt from taking a portal course.
FSID 207 - History of Interiors I - 3 hours
Prereq: none
The evolution and heritage of interiors and furnishings from antiquity through 1900.
FSID 208 - Interior Design Graphics - 3 hours
Prereq: FSID 109 and FSID 122 and FSID 128* and ART 118
This course is an introduction to graphic design principles and theories as they apply to interior design. Students will learn to document and present their work in digital and print through creating a mulitfaceted design portfolio and self promotional materials.
FSID 209 - History of Interiors II - 3 hours
Prereq: FSID 207
The evolution and heritage of interiors and furnishings from 1900 to present.
FSID 250 - Infant Development - 3 hours
Prereq: none
A study of growth and development, principles of guidance, and care of children from conception through two years of age including changing concepts affecting parenthood.
FSID 251 - The Developing Child 0-8 - 3 hours
Prereq: none
The course is designed to facilitate an in depth study of developmental processes from conception to age eight. Readings, lectures, and class discussions will provide students with a fundamental understanding of particular developmental stages using a multi-theoretical framework.
FSID 253 - Child and Adolescent Development - 3 hours
Prereq: none
A study of the growth, maturational and developmental characteristics of children from early childhood through adolescence. Principles, examples and practical issues involved in the guidance of children through childhood through adolescence as they traverse various stages of psycho-social, cognitive and physical development. (Studio fee $7.00)
FSID 260 - Beginning Technologies for Interior Design - 3 hours
Prereq: FSID 122 and FSID 208*
The study and application of kitchen and bath and interior design specific CAD software to interior design problems. Includes integration of design data among differing CAD software programs and presentation software. Application of presentation software incorporated in presentation of design solutions. (Studio fee $20.00)
FSID 265 - Intermediate Technologies for Interior Design - 3 hours
Prereq: FSID 260*
Application of CAD to Interior Design construction drawings, including floorplans, mechanical plans, construction plans, demolition plans, sections, details, furniture plans, finish plans, power/telephone/data plans, reflected ceiling plans, elevations, and schedules. (Studio fee $30.00)
FSID 275 - Interior Staging and Trends - 1-3 hours
Prereq: none
Aspects of interior decoration as it pertains to the homeowner, real-estate industry, and interior design student. This course will discuss the placement of furnishings, how to create a focal point, decorating suggestions, using the items that you already own and other basic information needed to properly stage a home for sale.
FSID 280 - Field Experience: Diversity in the Profession - 2 hours
Prereq: none
The experience provides the student with an introduction to the diverse work world of Family Studies. It is designed to help the student to focus on a particular area in career preparation.
FSID 302 - Parent Education - 3 hours
Prereq: none
The purpose of this course is to give students and understanding of parenting and the parent-child relationship from a theoretically-guided and research based perspective. Students also will gain a better understanding of the basic principles relating to the process of creating parent education materials and facilitating parent education programs. This course is designed to give students a base upon which to work with parents and to further develop parent education skills by applying and practicing concepts related to parenting and parent education.
FSID 305 - Residential Kitchen and Bath Design - 3 hours
Prereq: FSID 128* and FSID 208* and FSID 260* OR permission
The study and application of the National Kitchen and Bath Association's Guidelines of Planning Standards and Safety Criteria for residential kitchens and bathrooms including Universal Design concepts. Includes the study and selection of kitchen and bath materials, equipment, and cabinetry. Computer aided Kitchen and Bath design software is introduced.
FSID 306 - Theory and Application of Lighting and Acoustic in Interior Design - 3 hours
Prereq: FSID 208* and FSID 265*
The study of the theory and application of artificial light sources and acoustics in architecture interiors. Includes a study of the relationship of light and color and the fundamentals of sound transmission, absorption, and control as it relates to interior environments. Residential and contract lighting is selected to meet specific needs and create a variety of planned effects. Integrates CAD.
FSID 307 - Furniture, Finishes, Materials and Components of Interior Architecture - 3 hours
Prereq: FSID 128* and FSID 208* and FSID 209* and FSID 260* OR permission
Study of selection, care, and use of furniture, finishes, materials, and components of residential and contract interior architecture to solve design problems. Includes environmental, economic, and universal design concerns, testing standards, and cost estimating. Computer spreadsheet software is used.
FSID 308 - Comparative Studies in Housing and Families - 3 hours
Prereq: none
Housing requirements of today's families, housing laws, the housing industry and home ownership.
FSID 309 - Interior Design Studio I: Programming, Space Planning and Predesign of Interiors - 3 hours
Prereq: FSID 128* and FSID 208* and FSID 209* and FSID 265*
The study and application of the programming process and space planning. Includes anthropometrics, ergonomics, proxemics, and the psychological and social influences of use and planning of space. Incorporates Americans with Disabilities Act, Occupancy, Exiting, and Building Codes as applied to Interior Space Planning for Residential and Commercial Interiors. CAD software is integrated. (Studio fee $20.00)
FSID 312 - Housing Interiors for Special Needs Populations - 1-3 hours
Prereq: FSID 305*
Principles and elements of interior design as it applies to special needs populations with emphasis on the elderly, handicapped and ADA regulations.
FSID 313 - Renovation and Restoration of Interiors - 3 hours
Prereq: ITEC 122
Principles and elements of design for renovation of existing residential structures for better utilization of existing space and/or plan for additional space based on requirements of restoration and preservation of furnishings of historically significant interiors.
FSID 316 - Interior Design Studio II: Interior Design of Small Projects - 3 hours
Prereq: FSID 305* and FSID 306* and FSID 307* and FSID 309*
The study and application of interior design knowledge, skills, processes, and theories to interior design projects. Includes programming and schematic design. Concentrates on design development of interior spaces. Includes multidisciplinary experiences and incorporates the relationship of human behavior and the built environment. (Studio fee $30.00)
FSID 320 - Advanced Technologies for Interior Design - 3 hours
Prereq: FSID 265*
This course is developed to build upon the students current understand of technology relevant to the field of interior design. Through the use of advanced skills the student will be able to learn current software and apply that knowledge directly into a design situation. Technology constantly will update and create new opportunities for the interior designer. This course is developed to be able to build and maintain the students ability to operate and understand the most current tools available, engaging the student in a process of life-long learning. Each semester the projects may range from commercial to residential. Students will complete this course with an advanced proficiency in 2D and mainly 3D computer software including but not limited to Revit and SketchUp. Other technologies may be considered as technologies update and change.
FSID 340 - Family Life Education - 3 hours
Prereq: none
The purpose of this course is to give students an understanding of the general philosophy and broad principles of family life education methodology. By the end of the course, students will have the ability to develop, facilitate, locate, and evaluate family life education programs. It is recommended that students take FSID 302: Parent Education before taking this course.
FSID 351GS - Marriage and Family Relationships - 3 hours
Prereq: none
A course designed to help the individual develop some very personal insight and a sensitive awareness about the feelings and meanings of relationships in love, marriage and family relationships.
FSID 362 - Families and Social Policy - 3 hours
Prereq: none
The Study of social policy and its impact on families.
FSID 380 - Advanced Nutrition - 3 hours
Prereq: FSID 110GS
The study of the cell and its nourishment, the metabolism of macronutrients, the regulatory nutrients, the impact of nutrients on homeostasis in body, and the design and interpretation of nutrition research.
FSID 395 - Individual Studies in FSID - 1-3 hours
Prereq: approval of department
Independent study of Family Studies and Interior Design to meet the needs of the student. For majors only.
FSID 401 - Interior Design Studio III: Nature and Design of Residential Interiors - 3 hours
Prereq: FSID 109 and FSID 122 and FSID 208* and FSID 265* and FSID 305* and FSID 307* and FSID 309* and ART 118 or special permission
This course focuses on the elements of interior space to create functionally fit, aesthetically pleasing, and psychologically satisfying residential interior environments. It incorporates advanced design development, trends, space needs analysis and design solutions for universal design, and an emphasis on advanced kitchen and bathroom design. Studio projects are presented. (Studio fee $30.00)
FSID 402 - Selected Readings in Family Studies - 3 hours
Prereq: FSID 150 and junior standing OR permission
Analysis of major studies and current literature.
FSID 404 - Family Studies Ethical and Professional Practice - 3 hours
Prereq: junior or senior standing
Research/grant acquisition, fundraising fundamentals and career preparation.
FSID 405 - Research for Interior Design Studio - 3 hours
Prereq: FSID 316*
The study and application of interior design research and writing principles to the programming and space planning requirements specifically used in the interior design profession. This course is designed to provide a comprehensive, capstone type final research component which is designed to demonstrate the student's understanding of evidence-based design and its relevance.
FSID 406 - Family Resource Management - 3 hours
Prereq: none
Theory and experiences in management dealing with the problems of individual and family living.
FSID 407 - Interior Design Studio IV: Senior Project - 3 hours
Prereq: FSID 405*
This course is a study and application of interior design programming and space planning skills and processes to large residential and commercial interior design projects. Design solutions communicated using manual and technology tools. Projects are developed to include: anthropometrics, ergonomics, proxemics, and the psychological and social influences on use and planning of space. They will also incorporate: ADA, Occupancy, Means of Egress, Exiting, Codes, Universal Design, Sustainable practices as applied to the interior design process. This course is designed to provide a comprehensive, capstone type final project which is designed to demonstrate the student's advanced body of knowledge (Including but not limited to planning, correlation, and presentation). (Studio fee $30)
FSID 430 - Grantwriting and Fundraising for Human Service Programs - 3 hours
Prereq: none
This course introduces the student to the fundamentals of grantwriting and fundraising including the principles of marketing used to identify need, locating funding sources, using persuasive technical writing to create a grant proposal and a fundraising plan, and preparing necessary budgets for allocation of resources available. The course includes hands-on experience in preparing a grant proposal and in creating effective fundraising campaigns.
FSID 440 - Experiential Design Projects - 3 hours
Prereq: FSID 305* and FSID 316* and FSID 446
This class will provide an opportunity to engage in live, local and regional projects. Students will interface with home owners, end users, contractors, builders, developers, real-estate agents and other local professionals as they navigate and follow projects from start to finish.
FSID 446 - Professional Practice of Interior Design - 3 hours
Prereq: special permission
Study of ethics and principles of professional practice of interior design, and management of interior design projects. Production and administration of specific contract documents needed to practice interior design; including cost estimating, bidding procedures, owner-designer agreements, contractor-client agreements, and construction specifications. Strategies for sitting for the CKD, CBD, and NCIDQ are included. Includes Final Portfolio Review. Computer spreadsheet software is integrated.
FSID 450 - The Aging Adult - 3 hours
Prereq: none
This course examines the various aspects of aging including the physical, psychological, and social issues of elders. These aspects of aging are examined from individual, cohort, family and global perspectives. Students explore and examine aging issues through the use of formal research, personal interviews, site visits, and agency presentations.
FSID 465 - Advanced Study of Sexual Behaviors - 3 hours
Prereq: junior or senior standing
An in-depth survey of human sexual behavior from psychological, sociological, biological, ethological, historical, and economic perspectives.
FSID 475 - Internship - 1-9 hours
Prereq: none
Internship is defined as a set of variable experiences, inter- or intra-institutions to include clinical or work-related experiences. The purpose of this course is to provide experiences in the various areas of Family Studies and Interior Design. It provides students with opportunities for broader experience and enables them to develop competencies which meet requirements of professional accrediting agencies.
FSID 476 - Child and Family Home Visitation - 3 hours
Prereq: either FSID 253 OR FSID 251 and FSID 351GS
This course focuses on issues relevant to professionals engaged in home visits with families parenting infants and young children. The course is designed to enhance the skill set required to effectively work with diverse children and their families. Family empowerment and advocacy skills will be enhanced.
FSID 481 - Cross-Cultural Family Patterns - 3 hours
Prereq: none
Comparative research of familial behavior and structural patterns of various cultures. Analysis and evaluation of the impact of differing cultures on societal and family interactions.
FSID 486 - Families in Crisis - 3 hours
Prereq: FSID 351GS and junior standing OR permission
This course enables Family Studies and other service and social support-oriented students to understand the trauma and recovery process associated with normative and catastrophic family crisis.
FSID 490 - Special Problems in Family Studies and Interior Design - 3 hours
Prereq: none
For Family Studies and Interior Design professionals who wish to update their understanding of accepted educational procedures and practices.
FSID 492 - Advanced Developmental Theory - 3 hours
Prereq: senior standing
Seminal as well as current developmental theories will be examined in depth. Particular emphasis will be placed on the most influential theories and their relevance to infant, child, and adolescent development. Prior completion of FSID 150, FSID 250, and FSID 253 is highly recommended.
FSID 495 - Special Problems in Nutrition - 3 hours
Prereq: FSID 110GS
The study of nutrition issues/challenges facing our nation and world today, with a focus on controversial topics and the research supporting both sides of each argument.

* This course is the immediate prerequisite. Other preparation is required prior to this immediate prerequisite.

7 Apr 2014

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