SRJC Course Outlines

5/29/2023 8:43:28 AMINDE 65 Course Outline as of Fall 1999

Changed Course

Discipline and Nbr:  INDE 65Title:  BARRIER FREE CONCPT  
Full Title:  Building and Barrier Free Concepts in Interior Design
Last Reviewed:9/20/2010

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled017.5 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
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Catalog Description:
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This class will explore the concepts set forth under the California Code for building and barrier free regulations.  Mechanical and non- mechanical environmental systems will be included, such as heating, cooling, and solar energy.


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100A or ENGL 100 or ESL 100.

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This class will explore the concepts set forth under the California Code for building & barrier free regulations. Mechanical & non-mechanical environmental systems will be included, such as heating, cooling & solar energy.
(Grade Only)

Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100A or ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP


Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Spring 1993Inactive:Fall 2007
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course


Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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1.  List the types of buildings and facilities that must provide access
for the physically handicapped or people with physical disabilities.
2.  Describe the exceptions that an enforcing agency can grant due to an
   unreasonable hardship.
3.  Review kitchen accessability requirements for handicapped persons.
4.  Review bathroom accessability requirements for handicapped persons.
5.  Describe temperature control and how it relates to the environment.
6.  List the energy sources available for use today.
7.  Compare the different types of heating and cooling systems available.
8.  Describe how to control the air quality in various rooms of the home.
9.  Review methods of sanitary control.
10. Review methods of sound control.
11. Review methods of controlling natural light.

Topics and Scope
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Regulations that provide occupancy requirements
 a. hotels
 b. motels
 c. dormitory buildings or complexes
 d. living accommodations - public funded- city or county
Exceptions granted for unreasonable hardship
Types of rooms within hotels, motels and dormitory buildings or facilities
 a. guest rooms
 b. public rooms
 c. recreational facilities
 d. kitchens
 e. bathrooms
Review the exceptions to the code regarding publically funded living
 a. unreasonable hardship
 b. construction of a building on a steep site
Special provisions for kitchens and bathrooms
 a.  dimensions for openings
 b.  requirements for fixtures, installation heights and locations.
Temperature control
 a.  energy consumption
 b.  energy conservation
Air quality control
 a.  balancing air temperature, humidity and circulation
 b.  ventilation systems
Sanitary control
 a.  building codes ensure safe standards for plumbing for water supply.
     disposal of waste sewage
 b. water purifiers
 c. vents and traps to prevent seepage of sewer-gass odors into house
Sound control
 a. noise levels
 b. zones in home for noise
 c. external noise
 d. sound proofing
 e. accoustical control
Light control
 a. natural light source
 b. light as a form of energy

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Notebook and Glossary
Reference readings
Market Place study on nonmechanical and mechanical energy sources
Floor Plan showing barrier free access
Midterm and final exam

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
15 - 30%
Written homework, Term papers, NOTEBOOK/GLOSSARY
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
15 - 30%
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
15 - 30%
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 15%
Multiple choice, True/false, Completion, SHORT ESSAY
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
5 - 10%

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Interior Design Reference Manual by David K. Ballast, AIA
Professional Publications, Inc. 1992

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