Skip to main content

Introduction to Lighting INTD 2240

Interior Design Part-time Studies Course

Course details

​This course identifies characteristics of different light source with emphasis on residential applications and examines the fundamentals of lighting design. Students will learn the foundations of lighting design with the goal of having a working knowledge of functional and aesthetic lighting solutions. Characteristics of different light sources will be introduced and applications identified in class and through field trips. Residential reflected ceiling plans will be produced along with a generic lighting schedule.

Prerequisite(s)

Credits

3.0

Cost

$582.15 - $623.41 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2022

Below are two offerings of INTD 2240 for the Spring/Summer 2022 term.

CRN 66543

Duration

Mon Apr 04 - Mon Jun 27 (11 weeks)

  • 11 weeks
  • CRN 66543
  • $609.96
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 04 - Jun 27 Mon 13:00 - 16:15 Burnaby NE01 Rm. 411
Instructor

Grace Rodrigues Sikich

Course outline

View

Cost

$609.96

Important information
  1. *Please note* - Students who do not meet the mandatory prerequisites will be dropped without notice. If you wish to be placed on the INTD Department maintained waitlist for this course, you must email INTD_Waitlist@bcit.ca with the following information: Your Legal Name, Student Number, Course Number, and CRN. **Please note** - waitlist requests are not accepted until after 9:30am on February 23rd. There will be no class on Monday, April 18th (Easter Monday) and May 23rd (Victoria Day).
Status

In Progress and Full

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

CRN 66546

Duration

Sat Apr 09 - Sat Jun 25 (11 weeks)

  • 11 weeks
  • CRN 66546
  • $582.15
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 09 - Jun 25 Sat 09:00 - 12:15 Online
Instructor

Shauna Root

Course outline

View

Cost

$582.15

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. *Please note - Students who do not meet the mandatory prerequisites will be dropped without notice. If you wish to be placed on the INTD Department maintained waitlist for this course, you must email INTD_Waitlist@bcit.ca with the following information: Your Legal Name, Student Number, Course Number, and CRN. **Please note** - waitlist requests are not accepted until after 9:30am on February 23rd. No Class April 16th, Easter Weekend.
Status

In Progress and Full

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

Fall 2022

Below are three offerings of INTD 2240 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 46060

Duration

Sat Sep 10 - Sat Dec 03 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 46060
  • $623.41
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 10 - Dec 03 Sat 09:00 - 12:00 Burnaby NE01 Rm. 411
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$623.41

Important information
  1. ***Please note*** - Students who do not meet the mandatory prerequisites will be dropped without notice. 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. Please note - waitlist requests are not accepted until after 9:30am on Registration Day. No class held Saturday, October 8th - Thanksgiving Weekend.
Status

CRN 46058

Duration

Mon Sep 12 - Mon Dec 05 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 46058
  • $623.41
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 12 - Dec 05 Mon 18:00 - 21:00 Burnaby NE01 Rm. 351
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$623.41

Important information
  1. ***Please note*** - Students who do not meet the mandatory prerequisites will be dropped without notice. 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. Please note - waitlist requests are not accepted until after 9:30am on Registration Day. No class held Monday, October 10th - Thanksgiving Day.
Status

CRN 46059

Duration

Wed Sep 14 - Wed Nov 30 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 46059
  • $623.41
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 14 - Nov 30 Wed 13:00 - 16:00 Burnaby NE01 Rm. 352
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$623.41

Important information
  1. ***Please note*** - Students who do not meet the mandatory prerequisites will be dropped without notice. 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. Please note - waitlist requests are not accepted until after 9:30am on Registration Day.
Status

Full

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

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Identify characteristics of different light sources and lamp types.
  • Identify the theories that affect lighting design.
  • Recognize the impact of light on human visual sense.
  • Identify the effects of natural light in interior spaces. 
  • Evaluate the lighting of a space to determine character and mood.
  • Apply accent, task, ambient and sparkle as layered lighting to a residential interior.
  • Produce residential reflected ceiling plan and a generic lighting schedule.

Effective as of Fall 2019

Related Programs

Introduction to Lighting (INTD 2240) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Interior Design Fundamentals
    Certificate Full-time/Part-time

Subscribe

Interested in being notified about future offerings of Introduction to Lighting (INTD 2240)? If so, fill out the information below and we'll notify you by email when courses for each new term are displayed here.

  • Privacy Notice: The information you provide will be used to respond your request for BCIT program information and is collected under Section 26(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA). For more information about BCIT’s privacy practices contact: Associate Director, Privacy, Information Access & Policy Management, British Columbia Institute of Technology, 3700 Willingdon Ave. Burnaby, BC V5A 3H2, email: privacy@bcit.ca.