DEA 2750

DEA 2750

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021.

Light brings both necessity and nuance to the built environment, creating functional spaces and conjuring apparitions in perception, scale, time and sensory impulses.  Developing a working knowledge of lighting design while seeking light as a transformative element, students will create lighting design / documentation and build light fixtures.

When Offered Spring.

Fees Course fee: $150 for model supplies and field trips.
Permission Note Enrollment preference given to: DEA undergraduate majors. Intended for: juniors and seniors.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: DEA 1110, DEA 1150.

Distribution Category (LAD-HE)

  • Immersion in luminance as a spatial opportunist.
  • Competency in principles of light, color theory, luminaire typologies, lighting calculations, energy efficiency and re-lamping techniques (ASHRAE Standards).
  • Identify / classify luminaire / lighting types, luminance categories.
  • Manipulation and integration of lighting technology and spatial dynamics.
  • Model-making and hands-on experience building a light fixture.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 12786DEA 2750  SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.