2021-2022 Graduate Catalog

IDES 619 Environmental Psychology in Interior Design

Explores how a space and building affect an occupant's behavior, well-being, and health. Discusses psychosocial responses to the built environment, analyzes the interaction between environments and human behavior and well-being, while exploring how individual differences related to age, gender, and cultural background impact that interaction. Provides proactive initiatives designed to minimize stress and maximize user satisfaction, helping designers to create more comfortable spaces that will both satisfy the needs of the intended occupants and expand the scope of design.