Course Outlines

Color and Light — IDES 2108

  1. Course Description
    • Credits: 3.00
    • Lecture Hours/Week: 2.00
    • Lab Hours/Week: 1.00
    • OJT Hours/Week: 0
    • Prerequisites: None
    • Corequisites: None
    • MnTC Goals: None
    This course continues the study of color principles, theory and psychology, and how color affects people and interior space. Light sources, lighting systems, environmental factors and lighting design methods will also be studied. Students will investigate the dynamics of color and light in interior environments while developing knowledge of lighting techniques and their effects. Prerequisites: NONE
  2. Course Effective Dates: 7/1/16 – Present
  3. Outline of Major Content Areas
      As noted on course syllabus
  4. Learning Outcomes
    1. Analyze the use of color and light
    2. Apply color psychology
    3. Define color terms
    4. Define lighting terms
    5. Demonstrate affects and associations of color
    6. Demonstrate basic lighting calculations
    7. Demonstrate the use of color and light
    8. Evaluate environmental lighting strategies
    9. Evaluate light levels
    10. Explore daylighting
    11. Explore layered lighting
    12. Generate reflected ceiling plan
    13. Identify approaches for LEED compliance
    14. Identify color theorists
    15. Identify light sources
    16. Identify lighting controls
    17. Identify luminaire types
    18. Identify physiological aspects of color
    19. Identify psychological aspects of color
    20. Research lighting systems
    21. Review color trends
    22. Review photometric data
    23. Specify lighting systems
  5. Minnesota Transfer Curriculum Goal Area(s) and Competencies
  6. Learner Outcomes Assessment
      As noted on course syllabus
  7. Special Information
      None noted