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2019-2020 Course Catalog 
2019-2020 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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INTD 1060 - Furniture Styles and Periods

Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture None Lab None
Course Description: This course focuses on the historical aspects of architecture, interiors, and furniture. It explores historic styles of the home and its furnishings as a reflection of peoples’ needs and values. It provides a foundation of knowledge useful for subsequent studio courses.
MnTC Goals

Prerequisite(s): None
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content
  1. Ancient: Egyptian, Greek & Roman periods
  2. Medieval: Byzantine, Early Christian, Romanesque & Gothic
  3. Italian Renaissance:
  4. French Periods
  5. English Periods
  6. American Periods
  7. Modern Period

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to:

  1. identify historical architectural styles.
  2. identify motifs common to each period.
  3. identify the various furniture styles as they relate to architecture and time period.
  4. incorporate historic and contemporary furnishings and artifacts in a single design.
  5. justify design spaces in terms of the elements and principles of design.

Competency 1 (1-6)
Competency 2 (7-10)

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