The course description and competencies are provided by the Art Institute International Minnesota. The course must follow the description and students must demonstrate completion of all competencies.
This is a survey of the principles of interior construction and the inter-relationship between materials and structure. The course includes discussion of wall, floor, ceiling, mechanical, and electrical systems. This course is an introduction to the process of producing and using a set of contract documents for interior spaces. Content includes formatting, cross-referencing drawings, and how to represent details, section and legends. Content also includes a study of the codes and regulations covering public health and welfare. (Prereq. ID2430 – Computer Aided Drafting)
- Understand fundamentals of HVAC, fire protection, acoustic control, and vertical transportation
- Utilize principles of interior detailing
- Compare and contrast basic types of construction methods and materials by characteristics and limitations
- Identify building codes and regulations
- Research government, state, and local laws, codes, standards, and regulations
- Identify products, materials, and finishes for interior use which pose environmental and biological hazards