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Space Planning II (ID SP 04)

Course Category: 

47 hours (17 weeks).

Various; distance learning format.

September 2012 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: plan strategies and workplace layouts; discuss different light sources and how they function; select appropriate lighting amount, color, intensity, and style; produce set of lighting and electrical drawings for construction; plan for flexible ways of working with different limitations such as barrier free; explain the process of managing changes to work environments; understand the code and regulatory issues that have an impact on their design and willingness to incorporate these challenges into their design thinking; apply creative and innovative problem solving approaches to design and present solutions which support human performance and well-being; take responsible action toward the environment through a commitment to sustainability in local and global contexts and design conservation to respect historic integrity; draw from design research and a multidisciplinary body of knowledge to encourage critical thinking and creativity in problem seeking and resolving; communicate design ideas and solutions through effective verbal, visual, and written means that underscore principles of evidence-based and user-oriented design; and develop an awareness and appreciation of cultural diversity and common global issues in the interior design discipline.


This course is delivered in an instructor-monitored, distance learning format and consists of study guides, required texts, supplemental reading, essay assignments, quizzes, homework, observation, required interaction with an instructor, and 24-hour access to on-line support as needed. topics include: lighting, electrical, sustainable/green lighting, documenting ff and e selections, building codes and permits, detailing for construction, assembling construction set, human dimensions and interior spaces, culture issues, accessible design/barrier free and ADA compliancy standards, design for special needs, sustainable design, green construction practices, cultural diversity. Prerequisite:  Demonstration of computer ability and record of formal education. Knowledge of Autocad or a similar CAD program,  Elements and Principles of Interior Design (ID DT 01), Space Planning (I ID SP 02),  and Kitchen and Bathroom Design (ID KB 03).

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Interior Design (12/15) (6/17 administrative review) (9/22 revalidation). NOTE: A former note indicating students must successfully complete a series of five courses to gain access to credit recommendations was removed enabling students to gain access to discrete credit recommendations established for individual courses.