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MID:Human Factors & Codes


This course examines both individual human needs and society's legal response to those needs as they impact the design of interior space and furnishings. Human factors include anthropometrics and ergonomics; social factors include governmental laws, codes, zoning, standards and regulations. Areas of overlap include universal accessibility guidelines, ADAAG (Americans With Disability Act Guidelines), life safety and fire codes.

Credits 3 Credits
Prerequisites * PR450
Co-Requisites None.
Fulfills BID: Required
Fall, Spring


* Prerequisites listed are for onsite degree programs only.  For questions regarding prerequisites for Professional & Continuing Education, The Sustainable Design Institute or The Landscape Institute please call the office at 617-585-0101 or email pce@the-bac.edu. For questions regarding prerequisites for the Distance track Master of Architecture please call 617-585-0390 or email dmarch@the-bac.edu. If you are looking at the course page of a 4000 series course, the prerequisites listed on the page do apply to you.

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