INDES 371 Design Studio Commercial • 5 Cr.


Focuses on commercial spaces, the problem solving discipline of the design process and its application to commercial spaces. Develops concepts to achieve design goals and apply theoretical knowledge and technical skills to design solutions. Prerequisite: Acceptance into the BAA program. Students may repeat course up to 15 Credits. Students may enroll in only one studio course (INDES 370, 371, 372) in any one quarter.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Identify and solve problems, issues and concerns of non-residential environments
  • Understand and apply codes, zonings, laws, and regulations appropriate to building type and location
  • Develop and communicate design intent for non-residential interior environments
  • Apply and identify products, materials, furnishings, fixtures and equipment that are appropriate for non-residential use