May 12, 2021  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21
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ART 2640 - Building Systems of Interior Environments

Fundamental concepts of illumination, electrical, and ceiling systems. Examination of vision, light, color, tasks, and quality of light. Terminology, symbols, concepts, electrical systems, basic equations, and lighting calculations. Exploration of light sources and controls. Study of physiological and psychological considerations.

Requisites: Soph or Jr or Sr
Credit Hours: 3
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Student will apply proper terminology used in the various lighting, electrical, HVAC and ceiling systems.
  • Student will apply concepts and ideas of lighting design into a design studio context.
  • Student will identify and apply fundamental concepts in lighting interior environments.
  • Student will identify and evaluate the lighting characteristics of an interior environment.
  • Student will identify current applications of lighting, electrical, HVAC, and ceiling elements and fixtures in interior design professional practice.
  • Student will implement critical and intellectual thinking as an essential aspect of lighting design.

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