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Building Codes and Barrier Free for Interior Design INTD 4360

Interior Design Part-time Studies Course

Course details

This course will introduce students to the latest edition of the BC Building Code Part 3 as it applies to interior design. Students will apply a working knowledge of compliance, code objectives, definitions and appendices as they relate to the built environment. They will locate and interpret the applicable codes to make appropriate design decisions required for fire protection, occupant safety and accessibility. The course examines the importance of establishing life safety issues, occupancy classification, fire ratings and separations, and means of egress as they relate to the built environment. Students will study an existing building to explore, identify and address code-related situations.

Prerequisite(s)

Credits

3.0

Cost

$532.92 - $535.09 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2022

Below is one offering of INTD 4360 for the Spring/Summer 2022 term.

CRN 59653

Duration

Tue Apr 05 - Tue Jun 21 (11 weeks)

  • 11 weeks
  • CRN 59653
  • $532.92
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 05 - Jun 21 Tue 18:00 - 21:15 Burnaby NE01 Rm. 353
Instructor

Ellie Miri

Course outline

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Credits

3

Cost

$532.92

Important information
  1. If you wish to be placed on the INTD department maintained waitlist for this course, please email INTD_Waitlist@bcit.ca with the following information: Your name, student number, course number, and CRN. Waitlist requests are only accepted after 9:30am on registration day.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Fall 2022

Below is one offering of INTD 4360 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 48135

Duration

Mon Sep 12 - Mon Dec 05 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 48135
  • $535.09
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 12 - Dec 05 Mon 18:00 - 21:00 Burnaby NE01 Rm. 411
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Credits

3

Cost

$535.09

Important information
  1. If you wish to be placed on the INTD Department maintained waitlist for this Course, please email INTD_Waitlist@bcit.ca with the following information: Your Name, Student Number, Course Number, and CRN. Waitlist requests are only accepted after 9:30am on registration day. ***Please note*** - Students who do not meet the mandatory prerequisites will be dropped without notice. No class Monday October 10th - Thanksgiving
Status

Sneak Preview

This section is only available for registration starting Wed May 25, 2022 at 9:00 am (PDT)

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Analyze and generate a code-compliant, accessible solution for interior environments.
  • Evaluate drawings to assess code compliance.
  • Determine occupancy classification use, health requirements, fire ratings and separations and life safety issues for interior spaces.
  • Reference current building codes to locate and classify specialized information and apply to design solutions.
  • Determine occupant loads, means of egress, units of exit widths, travel distances, flame spread ratings, and smoke development classifications.

Effective as of Winter 2016

Related Programs

Building Codes and Barrier Free for Interior Design (INTD 4360) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Interior Design
    Diploma Full-time
  2. Interior Design
    Diploma Part-time

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