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INTD 4360 - Building Codes and Barrier Free for Interior Design

Interior Design Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

BCIT is planning for a substantial return to on-campus activity for the fall 2021 term as informed by BC Public Health Officer guidelines. Refer to each course listing for details.

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)

65% in COMM 2320 and 65% in INTD 3300 and 65% in INTD 3320 and 65% in INTD 4320

Credits

3.0

Cost

$523.37

Fall 2021

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2021 term.

CRN 48135

Mon Sep 13 - Mon Nov 29 11 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 13 - Nov 29 Mon 18:00 - 21:15 BBY NE01 Rm. 411

Instructor

Ellie Miri

Course Outline

Cost

$523.37

Notes

  1. Mandatory prerequisites: 65% in COMM 2320, INTD 3300, INTD 3320, and INTD 4320. 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.

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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

INTD 4360 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

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

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