Foundation, Art, & Art History

Fall 2016 Courses 

  • ADF-S101 Foundation Drawing I

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    This course concentrates on the traditional techniques of observational drawing. Fundamental principles and elements of drawing are introduced in structured lessons and exercises, which are supplemented by additional outside assignments. Foundation Drawing I stresses the development of visual skills as well as the broad use of drawing concepts, vocabulary, techniques and variety of materials.

    Term:

    Offered Both Fall and Spring

    Type:

    Arts Admin Minor Elective

Section A
MW  10:15 a.m. - 12:55 p.m.
Instructor: Staff
Tuition: $1710

Section B
MW  3:15 a.m. - 5:55 p.m.
Instructor: Nichter
Tuition: $1710

Section C
TTH 9:15 a.m. - 11:55 a.m.
Instructor: Staff
Tuition: $1710

Section D
TTH 1:40 p.m. - 4:20 p.m.
Instructor: Nichter
Tuition: $1710

Section EE
MW  6:15 p.m. - 8:55 p.m.
Instructor: Staff
Tuition: $1710

  • ADF-S102 Foundation Drawing II

    Prerequisites:

    ADF S101

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    This course will refine the basic visual skills developed in Foundation Drawing I (ADF S101). The elements of color and mixed media are introduced to expand technical possibilities, while more intensive work with the nude human figure provides exposure to gesture, structure and complex form. As students begin to develop a more sophisticated and personal approach, issues of expression and interpretation will be investigated, focusing on personal style and expression.

    Term:

    Offered Both Fall and Spring

Section AE
MW 6:15 p.m. - 8:55 p.m.
Instructor: Staff
Tuition: $1710

  • ADF-S166 2D/Color

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    This is an introductory-level course in the basic concepts and practices of two-dimensional design and color theory. The study of color and design is supportive of all studio disciplines and is vital to the understanding of all visual media. This course features an intensive, hands-on approach to color and design as students create, modify and master the three dimensions of color (hue, value, and strength) plus the principles of design(line, shape, value, composition and image). This in-depth study is essential and underlies all of the visual arts as they are practiced today. An understanding of color and design influences all artists' decisions, affecting the look, meaning and use of visual phenomena.

    Type:

    Arts Admin Minor Elective

Section A
MW  10:15 a.m. - 12:55 p.m.
Instructor: Nichter
Tuition: $1710

Section B
MW  3:15 p.m. -5:55 p.m.
Instructor: Staff
Tuition: $1710

Section C
TTH  9:15 a.m. - 11:55 a.m.
Instructor: Anderson
Tuition: $1710

Section D
TTH  1:40 p.m. - 4:20 p.m. 
Instructor: Anderson
Tuition: $1710

Section E
F  10:15 a.m. - 4:10 p.m.
Instructor: Anderson
Tuition: $1710

  • ADF-S152 3-Dimensional Design

    Prerequisites:

    ADF S151 or ADF S166

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    This course focuses on the fundamental elements of three-dimensional form. Line, plane and volume will be explored as students develop visual analysis and critical thinking skills in the round. The role of scale, proportion, structure, surface, light and display will be addressed, as students create forms that activate space and engage the viewer. The course will proceed from work with simple forms and techniques to more challenging and comprehensive problems addressing both additive and subtractive methods.

    Term:

    Offered Both Fall and Spring

Section A
F  10:15 a.m. - 4:10 p.m.
Instructor: Staff  
Tuition: $1710  

  • ADF-S171 CI: Integrated Studio 1

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    This cross-disciplinary course will integrate the ideas and practices of two-dimensional design, color and drawing emphasis will be placed on understanding the creative process, exploring concepts and developing research skills. Students will undertake individual and collaborative projects in three spaces; the studio classroom, the digital world and the city at large.

    Type:

    Creativity and Innovation,Arts Admin Minor Elective

Section A
MW  10:15 a.m. - 12:55 p.m.
Instructor: Brown
Tuition: $1710

Section B
TTH  9:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Instructor: Brown
Tuition: $1710 

  • ADF-S172 CI: Integrated Studio II

    Prerequisites:

    ADF S101

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    This course builds on the Integrated Studio 1 experience: synthesizing fundamental visual ideas. IS 2 investigates the construction, documentation, and transformation of volumetric form, environmental space, and time. Projects will explore narrative strategies and the creation of immersive experiences. Students will develop critical and analytical skills while employing a range of traditional and digital media-including video/sound capture and editing-as they explore the creative boundaries of the classroom studio, the city of Boston, and virtual space.

    Type:

    Creativity and Innovation

Section A
MW  3:15 p.m. - 5:55 p.m.
Instructor: Staff
Tuition: $1710 

  • ARH-101 Art History I

    Credits:

    4.00

    Description:

    Surveys the art of Western civilization from prehistoric caves to medieval cathedrals. Considers works from the Ancient Near East, Ancient Egypt, Ancient Greece and Rome, the Byzantine Era, the Romanesque Period, and the Gothic Period in their historical contexts. Introduces students to formal analysis, iconography, and critical thinking.

    Term:

    Offered Both Fall and Spring

    Type:

    Humanities Literature Requirement,Vis. & Perform Thry & Hst

Section A
MW  1:40 p.m. - 2:55 p.m.
Instructor: Bromberg
Tuition: $2040 

Section B
TTH  6 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.
Instructor: Pugliano
Tuition: $2040

  • ARH-102 Art History II

    Credits:

    4.00

    Description:

    Surveys the art of Europe and America from the Renaissance to the present. Considers work of painting, sculpture, and architecture from periods such as the Renaissance, the Baroque, the Rococo, Neoclassicism, Romanticism, Impressionism, Abstract Impressionism, and Post-Modernism in their historical contexts. Introduces students to formal analysis, iconography, and critical thinking.

    Term:

    Offered Both Fall and Spring

    Type:

    Humanities Literature Requirement,Vis. & Perform Thry & Hst

Section A
TTH  10:50 a.m. - 12:05 p.m.
Instructor: Cramer
Tuition: $2040 

  • ART-S209 Introduction to Drawing and Mixed Media

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    This course is an introduction to the fundamental principles of drawing using both traditional and experimental techniques. Media includes pencil, charcoal, pastels, oil pastels, image-transfer, and collage. This course is appropriate for beginners as well as more advanced students. Individual attention is given to students at various levels of ability and allows students to progress at their own pace. The lessons will be supplemented by lectures and visits to museums and galleries. Please note: This is a 3-credit studio course.

    Term:

    Offered Both Fall and Spring

    Type:

    Arts Admin Minor Elective

Section AE
TTH  6 p.m. - 8:40 p.m.
Instructor: Staff
Tuition: $1710 

Fine Arts

Fall 2016 Courses 

  • ADFA-S201 Drawing: Language of Light

    Prerequisites:

    ADF S102

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    This course is an extensive exploration of the human form and how it is represented in drawing. Refining their drawing skills, students use a variety of dry media (graphite, charcoal, pastel, collage) to articulate figure/plane

    Term:

    Offered Fall Term

Section A
MW  3:15 p.m. - 5:55 p.m.
Instructor: Freiberg
Tuition: $1710 

  • ADFA-S204 Sculptural Thinking

    Prerequisites:

    Take ADF-S152

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    Art is not just visual. Artists also think with their hands", understanding that engagement with the physical world is vital to the creative process, and often gives rise to unexpected and fruitful ideas. In this course, students will explore traditional and experimental sculptural processes in a spirit of directed play", focusing on both intuitive and critical responses to materials.

Section A
TH  9:15 a.m. - 4:20 p.m.
Instructor: Staff
Tuition: $1710

  • ADFA-S251 Printmaking Studio

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    This course is designed to familiarize students with the printmaking studio and various techniques. Students will gain exposure to a number of techniques including non-toxic processes. Over the course of the semester, students will be expected to develop a portfolio of prints while working in class and independently.

    Term:

    Offered Fall Term

Section A
MW  6:15 p.m. - 8:55 p.m.
Instructor: Thurston
Tuition: $1710 

  • ADFA-S344 Advanced Drawing Issues

    Prerequisites:

    Take ADFA-S272;

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    This course has students assess their work of the past several years in order to determine current and future goals. Students use the tools they find in the relationship between 2D and 3D in order to define contemporary drawing for themselves.

    Term:

    Offered Fall Term

Section A
MW  10:15 a.m. - 12:55 p.m.
Instructor: Freiberg
Tuition: $1710 

  • ADFA-S345 Advanced Printmaking

    Prerequisites:

    ADFA S251 or instructor permission

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    In Advanced Printmaking students will explore issues of technique, scale and multiple press runs that are not feasible within the context of the beginning Printmaking course. In this advanced course students will focus on a chosen area of traditional or contemporary print media, ranging from etching, digital imaging, lithography, paper molding, and photocopying, to relief and screen printing. Through the use of theory and developed skill, the course will allow students to create print-based works of an increasingly professional standard in both two and three dimensions. Students will undertake projects both as separate entities and as combined installed pieces, aimed at encouraging an individual, creative and professional approach to printmaking in the context of contemporary art practice.

    Term:

    Occasional

Section A
MW  6:15 p.m. - 8:55 p.m.
Instructor: Thurston
Tuition: $1710 

  • ADFA-S361 Figure Studio: 2D

    Prerequisites:

    ADF S123 AND ADFA S241

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    This painting course is designed to provide an in-depth study and practice of two-dimensional contemporary figuration. Basing all students on the Masters and movements of the past, this course focuses on the methodology and effects of four major figurative painters from late-twentieth century through the present.

    Term:

    Offered Fall Term

Section A
MW  3:15 p.m. - 5:55 p.m.
Instructor: Freiberg
Tuition: $1710 

Graphic Design

Fall 2016 Courses 

  • ADG-S201 Basic Typography

    Prerequisites:

    ADF S151 OR ADF S166

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    This course will introduce students to the creative use of typography in the design process and will provide them with the skills and knowledge necessary to design with type.

    Term:

    Offered Fall Term

Section A
MW  10:15 a.m. - 12:55 p.m.
Instructor: Golly
Tuition: $1710

Section B
MW  10:15 a.m. - 12:55 p.m.
Instructor: Staff
Tuition: $1710

Section BE
TTH  6 p.m. - 8:40 p.m.
Instructor: Staff
Tuition: $1710

  • ADG-S204 Design Beyond Design

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    This course focuses on the multi-disciplinary nature of the graphic design profession and the designer as a visual communicator, critical thinker and problem solver. Students will be exposed to a series of outside topics to which they will apply design solutions, mirroring the range of fields in which designers today are employed.

Section AE
MW  6:15 p.m. - 8:55 p.m.
Instructor: Staff
Tuition: $1710

  • ADG-S206 Graphic Design I

    Prerequisites:

    ADF S151 OR ADF S166

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    Emphasizing the creative process from thumbnail to comprehensive, the course will also introduce the student to the language, tools, and techniques of the professional graphic designer. Attention will be paid to conceptualization, production and presentation in solving design problems. This course will expose students to a series of assignments designed to show step-by-step problem solving from observation and research, to the incorporation of these findings into the design of communication vehicles.

    Term:

    Offered Fall Term

Section A
TTH  9:15 a.m. - 11:55 a.m.
Instructor: Staff
Tuition: $1710

Section B
TTH  1:40 p.m. - 4:20 p.m.
Instructor: Fuchel
Tuition: $1710 

  • ADG-S213 Web Design I

    Prerequisites:

    ADG S219

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    This course will introduce basic web site design and creation skills to students in order to prepare them for more advanced study in Web Design II. The class will use a variety of industry standard software to design and create basic working websites. Students will learn HTML, XHTML and CSS. Javascript, Flash and Action Scripting will be discussed and presented as supplemental tools. Information architecture, wire frames, interface design, user experience and web page layouts will be explored. The history, societal context and future of new media will be discussed throughout the semester.

Section AE
TTH  6 p.m. - 8:40 p.m.
Instructor: Staff
Tuition: $1710 

  • ADG-S214 Illustration for Designers

    Prerequisites:

    ADF S102

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    This course introduces the skills necessary for meeting clients illustration needs in a variety of media appropriate to their context. Emphasis will be placed on developing the ability to draw real objects and real people while advancing a personal style. Students' development of visual research and photo reference, thumbnailing and rendering skills for a presentation of ideas and concepts while designing the proper environment for their illustration will be required.

    Term:

    Offered Spring Term

Section A
MW  3:15 p.m. - 5:55 p.m.
Instructor: Marosek
Tuition: $1710 

  • ADG-S219 Computer Applications in Design

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    In this course students will learn the major software applications used by graphic designers, such as Adobe Creative Suite: InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop. Through a series of problems, students will learn how and when to use specific software to produce their solutions and prepare portfolio-quality design.

    Term:

    Offered Fall Term

Section A
MW 3:15 p.m. - 5:55 p.m.
Instructor:  Fuchel
Tuition:  $1710

Section BE
TTH 6 p.m. - 8:40 p.m.
Instructor:  Fuchel  
Tuition:  $1710

  • ADG-224 History of Graphic Design

    Credits:

    4.00

    Description:

    The first part of the course will focus on the history of graphic design from prehistoric times to the Industrial Revolution, including the origins of graphic communications in the ancient world, the development of the alphabet and early printing and typography. The second portion will concentrate on the period from the late 19th century to the present, and will include the Arts and Crafts Movement, the various-isms and their influence on modern art, the Bauhaus and International Style, and contemporary visual systems and image making.

    Term:

    Offered Fall Term

    Type:

    Humanities & History,Humanities Literature Requirement,Vis. & Perform Thry & Hst

Section A
T  9:15 a.m. - 11:55 a.m.
Instructor: Staff
Tuition: $2040

  • ADG-S312 Packaging Design

    Prerequisites:

    ADG S201 or ADG S601 AND ADG S206 or ADG S606 AND ADG S219 or ADG S619 OR Instructor Permission.

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    In this course, students will study the evolution and history of packaging design, discuss philosophies, learn industry terminology and examine contemporary designs. Using case studies, students will analyze the package design process from concept to production and over the course of the semester, develop a line of packaging and supporting marketing materials for one brand. Guest lectures and field trips will supplement readings and in-class discussions, which will address brand extension and consistency, packaging templates, professional procedures, product photography and printing.

    Term:

    Occasional

Section A
MW 10:15 a.m. - 12:55 p.m.
Instructor: Marosek
Tuition: $1710 

  • ADG-S334 Publication Design

    Prerequisites:

    ADG S202 and ADG S207 and ADG S219 or Instructor's Consent.

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    This course will focus on the skills necessary to create publications such as books, magazines, annual reports and catalogs. The goals of this course are three-fold: to further enhance the understanding of typography in regard to publications, to provide the skills and knowledge necessary to design publications for either a print or digital environment, and to integrate the students' own art and/or photography in their work.

    Term:

    Offered Fall Term

Section A
MW  3:15 p.m. - 5:55 p.m.
Instructor: Golly
Tuition: $1710 

  • ADG-S344 Graphic Design III

    Prerequisites:

    ADG S202, ADG S207, and ADG S219

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    This continuation of Graphic Design I and II (ADG S206, 207) will concentrate on increasing sophistication in creative problem-solving abilities. Students will also develop an understanding of prepress terms and operations and the impact of technology on those operations. It will also provide the knowledge and skills necessary to enable students to make appropriate prepress decisions regarding more complex projects. Senior status preferred.

    Term:

    Offered Fall Term

Section A
TTH  9:15 a.m. - 11:55 a.m.
Instructor: Marosek
Tuition: $1710 

  • ADG-S366 Environmental Graphic Design

    Prerequisites:

    ADG S202, ADG S207 and ADG S219

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    A cross disciplinary course bringing together interior design students and graphic design students to collaborate on problem solving in the visual and built environments. In the studio, students will be exposed to design issues and problems, both experiential and graphic. Students will be working in teams bringing new insight to solutions for a variety of client/project types. Field trips to fabricators, professional firms and EGD sites will be included. This is a survey class designed to introduce students to ways of producing three dimensional graphic design projects within the built environment.

    Term:

    Occasional

Section A
TTH  1:40 p.m. - 4:20 p.m.
Instructor: Daly
Tuition: $1710 

Illustration

Fall 2016 Courses 

  • ADIL-S201 Illustration I: Visual Communication

    Prerequisites:

    ADF-S101 and ADF-S166 and ADIL-S223 is recommended(previously or concurrently)

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    This course introduces fundamental concepts and principles of visual communication, with emphasis on the expression of ideas and storytelling through pictures. Topics include implied and sequential narrative, theatrical singing, and visual metaphor. Informed by lecture, discussion and examples, students explore these concepts through a series of assignments with defined objectives related to audience and function (description, symbolism, narrative, poetic allusion, etc.) Through preliminary studies and sketches, students are encouraged to explore multiple solutions, carefully considering concept, drawing, composition, and technical approach. Students are encouraged to use media and methods of choice.

    Term:

    Offered Fall Term

Section A
TTH  1:40 p.m. - 4:20 p.m.
Instructor: French
Tuition: $1710 

  • ADIL-S223 Traditional Techniques

    Prerequisites:

    ADF-S166 and ADF-S101

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    Students explore a variety of wet and dry medias, surfaces, tools and approaches traditionally used for illustration. Assignments involve observational subject matter, including still life, wildlife, urban and natural landscape, portrait and clothed figure. Media are handled expressively or with precision, and preliminary exercises provide opportunities for experimentation and practice. Final results are evaluated in terms of technical process and proficiency, readability and reproducibility, and successful application of fundamental principles of design and color theory.

    Term:

    Offered Fall Term

Section A
MW  3:15 p.m. - 5:55 p.m.
Instructor: French
Tuition: $1710 

  • ADIL-224 History of Illustration

    Credits:

    4.00

    Description:

    The study of how images have been used to illustrate ideas, tell stories, convey information and assist in human communication throughout history. Through presentation, lecture, discussion, research, field trips and selected readings, students explore the historical antecedents and significant trends in illustration before the late 20th century. Important illustration markets and applications are emphasized, and notable artists and artworks are presented in the context of the larger culture. The changing role, employment status and professional practices of the commercial artist are discussed. Attention is given to the impact of reproduction and distribution technologies on the evolution Illustration profession and markets for creative content as well as the impact of economics on intellectual property rights.

    Term:

    Offered Fall Term

Section A
W  10:15 a.m. - 12:55 p.m.
Instructor: French
Tuition: $2040 

  • ADIL-S301 Illustration III: Style & Substance

    Prerequisites:

    Take ADIL-S202;

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    This course examines the elements of visual style, the relationship between style and meaning, and the role and impact of stylistic trends in contemporary illustration. Students explore aesthetics and factors that contribute to unique and authentic style. Art buyer choices and public tastes are analyzed. Assignments are approached professionally, as art direction, and within a set of parameters, students are encouraged to take advantage of opportunities for creative freedom. Assignments include an interdisciplinary collaborative project and the integration of text with image. Students practice with their preferred media as they develop awareness of elements that contribute to the characteristic look that identifies their work.

    Term:

    Offered Fall Term

Section A
TTH  9:15 a.m. - 11:55 a.m.
Instructor: French
Tuition: $1710 

Interior Design

Fall 2016 Courses 

  • ADI-01 Introduction to Interior Design & Decoration

    Credits:

    2.00

    Description:

    This elective course is designed to aid students in determining whether to pursue a career in interior design and decorating. Through both lectures and studio work, students will be shown basic drafting and graphic communication techniques used in presentation of visual ideas, as well as various elements of interior composition, such as space planning, color, furniture, finish and material selection. The final project will be suitable for inclusion in a portfolio. Normally offered each semester.

    Term:

    Offered Both Fall and Spring

Section AE
M  6:15 p.m. - 9:15 p.m.
Instructor: Staff
Tuition: $1020 

  • ADI-S106 Interior Design Communications

    Prerequisites:

    Take ADF-S101 ADI-S108 OR ADI-S205;

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    Interior Design Communications teaches students how drawing media, observational drawing, perspective theory, color and design graphics can be integrated into the designer's process. In addition to exploring contrast, accent, reflection, shade and shadow, the course underscores the importance of freehand sketching as a tool to foster intellectual inquiry and convey design concepts to a wider audience. The course introduces students to manual and digital methods for composing work for conceptual expression, technical drawing presentation, and portfolio purposes.

    Term:

    Offered Both Fall and Spring

Section A
TTH  1:40 p.m. - 4:20 p.m.
Instructor: Solley
Tuition: $1710 

  • ADI-S108 Perspective Principles

    Prerequisites:

    Prior or concurrent drawing experience

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    This course introduces students to the systems of perspective developed during the Renaissance as a means of creating the illusion of 3-dimensional space on a 2-dimensional surface. Using 1-, 2-, and 3-point perspective, students will learn to effectively represent space. Basic drafting techniques and architectural scale are introduced. Both free-hand sketching and technical drawing methods will be emphasized. Manipulation of drawing through computerized scanning and digital photography included.

    Term:

    Offered Both Fall and Spring

Section A
TTH  9:15 a.m. - 11:55 a.m.
Instructor: Solley
Tuition: $1710

  • ADI-S110 Digital Orthographics

    Prerequisites:

    Take ADI-S108 OR ADI-S205;

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    This course will enable the student to produce, manipulate and print 2-dimensional drawings using digital software including Computer Aided Drafting (CAD). Students will acquire the skills necessary for producing measured architectural plans, elevations and sections as well as isometric and axonometric drawing types. Fundamentals of illustrating drawings in color, light and shadow through digital programs will be introduced.

    Term:

    Offered Both Fall and Spring

Section A
MW  10:15 a.m. - 12:55 p.m.
Instructor: Staff
Tuition: $1710 

  • ADI-S201 Interior Design Studio I

    Prerequisites:

    ADF S152, ADF S143, ADI S110 Prior to or concurrent with ADI 234 Take ADI S106 or ADI S205

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    This studio introduces students to basic design principles, design theory and concept development. Emphasis will be placed on design process, problem solving, spatial organization, anthropometrics, universal design awareness, and presentation techniques. Students will be given a series of projects of increasing complexity, utilizing and building upon the skills developed in the Foundation courses. Students will be expected to produce process diagrams, plans, elevations, models, and finish boards.

    Term:

    Offered Both Fall and Spring

Section A
TTH  9:15 a.m. - 11:55 a.m.
Instructor:  Clarke
Tuition: $1710 

Section B
TTH  9:15 a.m. - 11:55 a.m.
Instructor:  Regrut
Tuition: $1710 

  • ADI-S202 Residential Design Studio

    Prerequisites:

    ADI S201 AND ADF S102

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    This course addresses residential interior environments on a large scale. Students will develop client contact and programming skills. Emphasis will be placed on residential precedents, design process, human factors, accessibility, building codes, diagramming, spatial organization, detailing, presentation techniques, furnishings, finishes and lighting.

    Term:

    Offered Both Fall and Spring

Section A
TTH  1:40 p.m. - 4:20 p.m.
Instructor: Staff
Tuition: $1710 

  • ADI-221 History of Furniture & Architecture I

    Credits:

    4.00

    Description:

    The goal of this course is the enhancement of the student's critical comprehension of historic styles and the impact they have on contemporary design solutions. The survey begins with the Egyptian period and provides an overview of the history of furniture and architecture through the mid-1700s, including ancient Greece and Rome, the Gothic and Renaissance, Baroque and Rococo periods. Emphasis will be placed on chronological periods, the visual characteristics of each style including regional idiosyncrasies, and the terminology germane to a study of furniture and architecture.

    Term:

    Offered Both Fall and Spring

    Type:

    Humanities & History,Humanities Literature Requirement

Section AE
W  6:15 p.m. - 8:55 p.m.
Instructor: Staff
Tuition: $2040 

  • ADI-222 History of Furniture & Architecture II

    Prerequisites:

    ADI 221

    Credits:

    4.00

    Description:

    A continuation of History of Furniture & Architecture I, this course will extend the investigation of furniture and architecture into the 20th century, while addressing issues concerning preservation, restoration, rehabilitation, and adaptive re-use. Drawing on the vast resources of the city of Boston and its environs, students will become actively involved in stylistic progression, local living history, and the benefits of preserving our past for future generations. Field trips will include visits to restored Federal, Victorian and Contemporary venues.

    Term:

    Offered Both Fall and Spring

    Type:

    Humanities & History,Humanities Literature Requirement

Section A
W  3:15 p.m. - 5:55 p.m.
Instructor: Staff
Tuition: $2040 

  • ADI-242 Interior Codes & Construction

    Prerequisites:

    Prerequisite: ADI S110 or S510.

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    This course examines various interior construction assemblies of non-load-bearing walls, load-bearing walls, floors, stairs, elevators, fireplaces, ceilings, doors, interior windows, frames, millwork and fire-related construction. Emphasis will be placed on building codes including state, BOCA, Underwriters Laboratory, ASTM, state and federal accessibility codes and construction materials. Students will also be introduced to basic structural concepts and characteristics of structural materials.

    Term:

    Offered Both Fall and Spring

Section AE
TH  6 p.m. - 8:40 p.m.
Instructor: Staff
Tuition: $1530 

  • ADI-244 Interior Materials & Finishes

    Prerequisites:

    Intended for majors only

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    Students will study the visual qualities, technical characteristics and applications of the common materials and finishes used in interior installations. These materials include floor coverings, wall coverings, textiles, ceiling and sustainable materials. Related fire, health and safety codes, as well as maintenance and life cycle costs, will be discussed. Class material will be presented in the form of lectures, guest speakers and a tour of the Boston Design Center. Students will learn to analyze, select and specify materials and finishes for the appropriate applications, write specifications, and prepare a resource notebook.

    Term:

    Offered Both Fall and Spring

Section A
W  3:15 p.m. - 5:55 p.m.
Instructor: Clarke
Tuition: $1530

  • ADI-254 Lighting

    Prerequisites:

    Prior drafting or CAD experience recommended

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    This course introduces students to the art and technology of lighting and explores the use of lighting as a design element in the interior environment. Class material will be presented as a series of lectures, readings and demonstrations. Students will learn to analyze interior lighting installations, calculate lighting levels for interiors, select appropriate light fixtures and prepare a lighting plan based on one of their studio projects.

    Term:

    Offered Both Fall and Spring

Section AE
TU 6 p.m. - 8:40 p.m.
Instructor: Staff
Tuition: $1530

  • ADI-S264 Advanced Interior Design Communication

    Prerequisites:

    ADI S106 and ADI S110

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    This course is designed to advance and reinforce presentation techniques and graphic technical skills introduced in Interior Design Communications. Students will continue to develop their proficiency in free hand sketching, rendering and perspective, and will learn various three-dimensional rendering software and other digital imaging techniques.

    Term:

    Offered Both Fall and Spring

Section A
TTH 1:40 p.m. - 4:20 p.m.
Instructor: Staff
Tuition: $1710

Section B
TTH 1:40 p.m. - 4:20 p.m.
Instructor: Carella
Tuition: $1710

  • ADI-S304 Furniture and Detailing Studio

    Prerequisites:

    ADI S201, ADI S264

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    This course introduces students to the design process as it applies to furniture, addressing furniture ergonomics, materials, construction techniques, manufacturing and design. Students will research selected topics, and design seating, work/service pieces and cabinetry. Emphasis will be placed on furniture precedents, research, design process, human factors, accessibility, detailing, documentation and presentation techniques.

    Term:

    Offered Both Fall and Spring

Section A
MW  10:15 a.m. - 12:55 p.m. 
Instructor: Staff
Tuition: $1710

  • ADI-S305 Contract Design Studio II

    Prerequisites:

    ADI S202, ADI 221, ADI S110

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    This studio focuses on adaptive re-use and renovation of commercial interiors with attention given to historical buildings in the Boston area. Emphasis on creative problem-solving methods and a philosophical approach to medium- and large-scale hospitality and retail design projects. Students will be required to incorporate the skills and knowledge gained throughout their studies to create a comprehensive project, including presentation drawings, models, material and furniture boards, and a set of construction documents and specifications.

    Term:

    Offered Fall Term

Section A
TTH 9:15 a.m. - 11:55 a.m.
Instructor: Staff
Tuition: $1710

  • ADI-S372 Construction Documents

    Prerequisites:

    ADI S110 AND ADI S201

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    Building on the curriculum of Orthogonal Drawing, this course will explore in more detail the features of CAD and BIM software. Programs will be used as tools to draft, organize, and produce a set of construction documents. Students will complete a full set of contract documents.

    Term:

    Offered Both Fall and Spring

Section A
MW  3:15 p.m. - 5:55 p.m.
Instructor: Staff
Tuition: $1710

  • ADI-384 Interiors Marketing & Contracts

    Prerequisites:

    ADI-S201; Intended for majors only

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    This course will cover the business aspects of interior design, including firm management, client, and contractor relationships, project management, proposal writing, and market resourcing. In addition, students will be exposed to career planning practices, such as portfolio development, resume preparation and interviewing techniques. Tours of architectural and interior design firms will also be included.

    Term:

    Offered Both Fall and Spring

Section A
F  1:30 p.m. - 4:10 p.m.
Instructor: Hackett
Tuition: $1530