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Discipline: Architecture Certificate: Architectural Technology - Technology Concentration Level III - T0204
Course Name Course Number Objectives
Advanced Digital Design, Illustration and Animation ARCH 222
  • Students will be able to use rendering/animation software for architectural (and interior)3-D model making
  • Students will set camera-specific views of the virtual model or scene
  • Students will be able to create animated walk-through and fly-through "movies" of building interior and exteriors.
Architectural CAD and BIM ARCH 147
  • Students will be able to use architectural software for building virtual models for design and Design Development drawings.
  • Students will successfully plot 2D and 3D projections of virtual building model according to industry standards.
Architectural CAD Working Drawings ARCH 247
  • Students will create design development and working drawing sets reflecting refined job skills in architectural CAD.
  • Students will be able to use common and architectural software for detailed 3-D computer-simulated models (both interior and exterior).
Architectural Drawings and Fabrications ARCH 146
  • Students will be able to produce a simple set of working drawings of a light-frame building of "Type V" construction suitable for building department "Plan-check" submittal.
  • Students will apply appropriate architectural standards to produce construction drawings.
  • Students will apply quality control procedures to produce architectural working drawings
Architectural Materials and Specifications ARCH 142
  • Students will identify key elements of contract documents
  • Students will be able to describe the relationship of the various construction trades in their application of construction specifications.
  • Students will demonstrate an understanding of basic materials and methods of construction
  • Students will construct both full- and scale-models of construction assemblies.
  • Students will be able to identify the primary CSI divisions by name and correlated number
  • Students will be able to measure, cut and nail lumber of various length to frame a floor joist system
Architectural Presentations ARCH 122
  • Students will prepare architectural presentations utilizing multi-part views and physical models
  • Students will incorporate invisible grid form layout in a presentation board,
  • Students will be able to have basic knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign to create a presentation board
Architectural Rendering and Illustration ARCH 221
  • Students will prepare perspective illustrations as they relate to the architectural and interior design professions.
  • Students will be able to solve graphic design problems in shade, shadow, and view composition
Architectural Work Experience ARCH 290
  • Students will demonstrate competency using skills developed in the ARCH and ECT programs by developing and completing a project according to industry partner and/ or faculty advisor.
  • Students will learn punctuality, effective communication, time management, and team collaboration.
Building and Zoning Codes ARCH 145
  • Students will be able to use basic zoning and building code requirements with other design criteria in non-complex architectural design and construction documents.
  • Students will be able to follow typical government procedures in obtaining zoning approval and building permits of simulated building project.
  • students will be able to determine occupancy type and occupant load requirements for a specific building design
  • Students will be able to determine the applicable current building and zoning code titles/editions for any given location.
CADD and Digital Design Media Level I ARCH 121
  • Students will be able to utilize common software for word processing for basic report/specification writing.
  • Students will produce architectural or engineering CADD drawings to the appropriate scale using industry standard conventions
Design Drawing and Communication ARCH 141
  • Students will use basic architectural nomenclature related to the design of structures.
  • Students will be able to perform the various drawing standards and conventions used in architecture.
  • Students will execute orthographic and 3D drawing projections
Design I - Elements of Design ARCH 101
  • Students will complete three-dimensional drawings and physical models.
  • Students will be able to use design tools and equipment of the profession.
  • Students will be able to apply graphic principles/standards and conventions used in 2D/3D architectural design.
  • Students will apply subtractive process as a design methodology
  • Upon completion of this course, 70% of students will pass a test with a grade of C or better.
  • Visit and synthesize actual site, program and concept to produce small buildings for a specific location.
Design II - Architectural Design ARCH 102
  • Students will be able to apply the design process to create small building design(s).
  • Students will apply their knowledge of selected case study project to analyze and understand precedence to their design
  • Students will develop a repetitive tensile structure that achieves a static stability, using light thread and small wood sticks.
Design IV - Advanced Project ARCH 202
  • Students will demonstrate architectural design research techniques
  • Students will present and evaluate the pros and cons of particular architectural design alternative solution.
  • Students will be able to synthesize preliminary design alternatives into one well-presented final architectural design solution
Elementary Algebra Math 51
  • Students will be able to solve a wide variety of equations without being given the type of equation.
  • Math students feel they have the resources necessary for their success.
  • Students will feel that mathematics is a beneficial part of their education
  • Communicate effectively in mathematical language.
  • Simplify algebraic expressions including linear, quadratic, rational, and radical.
  • Solve linear equations and inequalities, rational equations, and equations involving radicals.
  • Solve quadratic equations using the methods of factoring, completing the square, and the quadratic formula.
  • Graph solutions of linear equations in the Cartesian Coordinate System.
  • Write equations of lines given specific information about the line.
  • Solve and graph solutions of linear inequalities in one and two variables.
  • Solve systems of linear equations.
  • Perform operations with polynomials including adding, subtracting, multiplying, dividing, and factoring.
  • Develop problem-solving techniques by solving a wide variety of applications.
  • Students will be able to factor a wide variety of polynomials.
Preparation for College Writing ENGL 68
  • In response to one or more assigned texts, students will write an expository essay.
  • Students will be able to punctuate a variety of sentence types.
World Architecture I ARCH 250
  • Students will be able to compare the architecture of ancient and classic civilizations.
  • Students will be able to analyze the influence of vernacular construction techniques and materials in the architectural development of ancient and classic civilizations.
  • Students will identify the major architectural works of ancient and classic civilizations.
World Architecture II ARCH 251
  • Students will be able to describe the impact of the Industrial Revolution on architectural design and theory.
  • Students will summarize in their own words contemporary reviews of architecture using appropriate vocabulary.
  • Students will be able to identify the major architectural works from the Renaissance .