|Advanced Digital Design, Illustration and Animation
||ARCH 222 (VOC)
- 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 (VOC)
- 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 (VOC)
- 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
- 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
- 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 Materials and Specifications
- 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
- 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 Work Experience
- Architecture Work Experience Students will have strong technical skills
- Architecture Work Experience Students will have good work habits
|Building and Zoning Codes
- 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 (VOC)
- 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
- Students will solve basic problems in construction estimation.
- Students will prepare a construction bid using plans for a simple building.
|Design Drawing and Communication
||ARCH 141 (VOC)
- 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
- 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
- Students will develop a repetitive tensile structure that achieves a static stability, using light thread and small wood sticks.
- students will apply their knowledge of selected case study project to analyze and understand precedence to their design
- Students will be able to apply the design process to create small building design(s).
|Design III - Environmental Design
- Students will be able to apply the environmental design process and procedure beyond the scope of a single building.
- Students will develop a response to a site analysis
|Design IV - Advanced Project
- 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
|Elements of Construction Management
- Students will apply a CPM scheduling technique to a simple construction project.
- Students will be able to describe the process of a building construction project from planning, design, contracting, construction to facility management.
|Fundamentals of Construction Inspection
- Students will be able to identify building codes and construction standards applicable for a particular building type and location.
- Students will be able to verify structural elements in accordance to approved construction drawings and code requirements of a light frame construction.
- Identify building codes and construction standards applicable for a particular building type and location.
- Verify structural elements in accordance to approved construction drawings and code requirements of a light frame construction.
- Identify improper wood framing field practices and defective field connections of steel framing.
- Document and report results of construction field inspections according to established guidelines.
- Recommend proper procedures to correct construction field defects.
|Legal Aspects of Construction
- Students will be able to describe the function and inter-relationship among the various legal documents used in the construction of a building (include contract, conditions, drawings and specifications).
- Students will be able to list the state requirements for licensing as a contractor
- 1. Research and delineate applicable licensing requirements, construction business organizations, legal terminology and legal responsibilities
- Explain contractual legal relationships among owner, architect contractor and sub-contractors
- Identify applicable codes, standards and procedures for building permits, material and labor payments, mechanic's lien, inspections and occupancy permits for the completion of a building's construction
- Identify the function and purpose of construction drawings, specifications, addenda, shop drawings and change orders
- Evaluate and follow legal contract documents and construction documents for bidding, construction administration, contract modifications
|Reading Construction Drawings
- Students will recognize the significance of construction drawings and their accuracy of content as "contract drawings"
- Students will be able to utilize construction drawings to interpret communication of symbols.
|Science Concepts for Sustainable Design and Environmental Control
- New course offered spring 2020.
|World Architecture I
- 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
- 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 .