Montgomery College 2020-2021 Catalog 
    May 28, 2024  
Montgomery College 2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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IDES 247 - Codes for Interiors

(R only)

An introduction to issues related to codes and building requirements for furniture, finishes, systems, accessibility, and installations in the interior environment. Students examine standards, codes, National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) guidelines, resources, and local code procedures. Students analyze sample projects and resolve issues related to codes and specify accordingly. PREREQUISITE(S): IDES 101  or IDES 110  or consent of interior design coordinator. Assessment Level(s): ENGL 101 /ENGL 011 , MATH 050   READ 120 . One hour each week. Formerly ID 247.

1 semester hour

May not be taken concurrently with MATH 017  or MATH 020  or MATH 045  without appropriate Math assessment score.

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Identify codes that apply to interiors.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the philosophy of building codes.
  • Research and interpret code requirements for interiors.
  • Prepare specifications for contract documents that are codes correct.
  • Analyze projects for potential codes violations.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the ramifications of codes violations and the importance of safety and accessibility.

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