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<span id="_ctl16__ctl0_head_title">Ryerson: The Chang School: Course: CDID 502</span>

CDID 502 Human Factors in Lighting

Certificate and Degree Credit
Communication & Design Program Area

Prerequisite(s): CDID 501
Duration: 39 Hours
Fee: $873.26* (Payment in full is required at time of enrolment.)

This course provides the human factors and psychology background necessary to understand the human needs served by lighting. Within the context of practical applications to interior and exterior lighting problems, the course material covers basic vision and perception in depth and provides an introduction to psychological processes, such as attention, aesthetic appraisal, and cognition, that play a role in human response to lighting. This course is recognized for CEU credit by IESNA (Illuminating Engineering Society of North America). Equivalent to a one-term professional elective in the Architectural Science Program.

Note: Registered certificate program students with industry experience may contact Academic Coordinator Gerry Cornwell at for consideration to enrol in this course without the required prerequisites.

Fall 2017
Enrolment for this term is closed.
Classroom Delivery Option
Monday6:30 PM - 9:30 PM 11 Sep 2017-11 Dec 2017
Winter 2018
Enrolment for Winter 2018 is currently open; see Important Dates for specific enrolment periods. See Enrolment for instructions on enrolling online, by mail, or in person. Undergraduate Students: Please enrol using RAMSS for courses applicable to your degree program.
There are no classes/sections scheduled for this course in Winter 2018
Spring/Summer 2018
This term is not yet open for enrolment via the Shopping Cart. Priority enrolment for certificate students for this term begins on February 12, 2018. Regular enrolment begins on February 26, 2018.
There are no classes/sections scheduled for this course in Spring/Summer 2018.

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