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Current Offerings Available for Architectural Technology: FALL 10

130) History of Architecture I (2) UC: CSU
Lecture: 2 hours (Formerly ARCH 2)
The development of architecture from prehistoric times to the beginning of the Renaissance with emphasis on the influences which determined its characteristics.

131) History of Architecture II (2) UC: CSU
Lecture: 2 hours (Formerly ARCH 3
The development of the built environment from the onset of the Renaissance to the present.

135) Historic Preservation (3) CSU
Lecture: 3 hours
Introduction to the field of cultural resource management, providing an overview to the conservation of and advocacy for historic buildings, sites, districts and landscapes.

151) Materials of Construction (3) RPT1
Lecture: 3 hours (Formerly ARCH 21)
A study is made of the basic building materials, such as wood, steel, concrete, and masonry, and their uses in the construction field. Non-structural materials such as glass, roofing, plastics and paint are explored, as well as the sixteen divisions of construction.

152) Equipment of Building (3) CSU
Lecture: 3 hours (Formerly ARCH 22)
A study of principles involved in the design and application of mechanical equipment to buildings for plumbing, heating, air conditioning, electrical power distribution, illumination, vertical transportation and acoustic systems.

160) Computers for Designers (3) CSU RPT2
Lecture: 1.5 hours; Lab: 4.5 hours
This is an introductory course aimed at 3D graphic use by, environmental and industrial designers such as architecture, landscape architecture, urban planners, product designers, virtual space designers, or any profession that uses computers in three-dimensional design virtually or physically.

172) Architectural Drawing I (3)
Lecture: 1 hour; Lab: 4 hours (Formerly ARCH 5)
This course covers the preparation of construction documents for a one-story, wood frame residence as well as the study of construction methods, materials, and building ordinances. It concentrates on the development of a floor plan layout and design. It includes graphic representation of a site, foundation layout, floor and roof plans, schedules, cross-sections, details and interior/exterior elevations.

173) Architectural Drawing II (3)
Lecture: 1 hour; Lab: 4 hours (Formerly ARCH 6)
This course covers the preparation of construction documents for a two-story, wood frame residence and the study of construction methods and material. Special consideration is given to solving problems involving two story construction additions to existing one-story structures. Other topics include graphic representation on site design, building foundation, structural components, elevations and cabinet drawings with floor plans; schedules, cross-sections, details and interior/exterior design.

201) Basic Architectural Design I (3) UC:CSU
Lecture: 1 hour; Lab: 4 hours (Formerly ARCH 33)
Solution of architectural problems using two- and three-dimensional studies of form and composition.

202) Basic Architectural Design II (3) UC:CSU
Lecture: 1 hour; Lab: 4 hours (Formerly ARCH 34)
This course explores creative architectural design through the planning of buildings and public spaces with concern for function, orientation, structure and materials.

210) Construction Estimation (3) CSU
Lecture: 3 hours
A study is made of methods used in determining quantities and cost estimates of labor and materials in Engineering and building construction such as excavation, concrete and finish.

222) Beginning Architectural Graphics (3) CSU
Lecture: 1 hour; Lab: 4 hours
This course covers graphic communication techniques, including fundamentals of orthographic projection; paraline and perspective drawing; descriptive geometry.

261) Computer Aided Design for Architecture I (3) CSU
Lecture: 1 hour; Lab: 4 hours (Formerly ARCH 25)
A beginning Computer Aided Design course. Students learn the basic concepts involved in preparing computer drawings that communicate design ideas. Appropriate software is used such as Auto-Cad, 3D Studio and Micro station.

271) Architectural Drawing III (3)
Lecture: 1 hour; Lab: 4 hours (Formerly ARCH 7)
This course covers the study of concrete block or brick buildings along with wood frame construction, especially long span beam techniques. It includes further study of construction drawings, section layouts, materials and building ordinances as well as energy efficient methodologies, site orientation, roof, electrical, plumbing and air-conditioning; and an introduction to interior design colors, materials and furniture. Creative graphics representation on site analysis, floor plans and interior/exterior elevations also are covered.

272) Architectural Drawing IV (3) RPT1
Lecture: 1 hour; Lab: 4 hours (Formerly ARCH 8)
The design and construction of commercial buildings are studied with special emphasis on tilt-up concrete construction and wood frame long span beam techniques. This course also focuses on construction materials, structural details and building ordinances for commercial buildings. Students develop interior design presentations using sample materials for finished surfaces. Working drawings, creative architectural design and graphic presentation methods are also stressed.

341) GIS – Metropolitan Access Planning I (3) CSU
Lecture: 1 hour; Lab: 4 hours (Formerly ARCH 46)
CAD, GIS, Data Systems, and Internet accessibility in one course. GIS technology and related digital technologies are used to explore intelligent drawings, as well as drawings that have multiple types of information associated with them. The collection of data will evaluate the environmental conditions of the city.

342) Metropolitan Access Planning Systems II (MAP/GIS) (3) CSU
Lecture: 1 hour; Lab: 4 hours (Formerly ARCH 47)
CAD, GIS, Data Systems and Internet in one course. GIS technology and related digital technologies are used to explore Intelligent drawings, as well as, drawings that have multiple types of information associated with them. Data collection will be used to evaluate environment of the city.

185 Directed Study – Architectural (1) CSU
Conference, 1 hour per unit
These courses are designed to allow the student to pursue directed study in the architecture program on a contract basis under the close supervision of an architectural drafting instructor. These courses require that the student present a contract and that the instructor approves and evaluates the contract.

285) Directed Study – Architectural (2) CSU
Conference, 1 hour per unit
These courses are designed to allow the student to pursue directed study in the architecture program on a contract basis under the close supervision of an architectural drafting instructor. These courses require that the student present a contract and that the instructor approves and evaluates the contract.

385) Directed Study – Architectural (3) CSU
Conference, 1 hour per unit
These courses are designed to allow the student to pursue directed study in the architecture program on a contract basis under the close supervision of an architectural drafting instructor. These courses require that the student present a contract and that the instructor approves and evaluates the contract.
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