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Design for Accessibility and Aging in Place, 1 year certificate

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Course listing for the 2021-2022 catalog year.

Plan of Study Grid
First TermCredits
ARCH 100 Graphic Communication for Designers 3
ARCH 110 Introduction to Architectural Drawing 2
GRN 181 Exploring the Field of Aging 2
ID 125 Computer Drafting for Interior Designers 3
SOC 230 Introduction to Gerontology 4
Second Term
ID 120 Interior Products and Materials I 3
ID 121 Sustainable Materials for Residential Interiors § 3
ID 131 Introduction to Interiors 3
SOC 223 Sociology of the Life Course 4
Third Term
ARCH 132 Residential Building Codes 2
ID 132 Planning Interiors § 3
ID 133 Space Planning § 3
SOC 231 Sociology of Healthy Aging 4
Fourth Term
BCT 100 Overview to the Construction Industry 3
GRN 282 Gerontology Professional Seminar 2
ID 138 Introduction to Kitchen and Bath Planning § 3
ID 236 Lighting Design § 3
 Total Credits50

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