Fall 2018 Class Schedule (ARC)



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DESGN 100    Introduction to Computer Aided Drafting and Design (CADD)    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 72 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to computer-assisted drafting and design (CADD) and basic technical drawing. It covers orthographic and isometric projection concepts, utilizing CADD to produce basic technical drawings. It introduces basic drawings from architecture, mechanical design, electronics and space planning.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 25-Oct 17

TTh08:00AM-10:05AMLECD.WelchARC MAIN Tech Ed 39110421Textbook
TTh10:15AM-11:50AMLABD.WelchARC MAIN Tech Ed 391
TBATBALABD.WelchARC MAIN Online
This class meets TTH 8:00am - 11:50am and approximately 5.4hours per week online at
canvas.losrios.edu
NOTE: This course is an accelerated course and is designed to be paired with 8W2 course DESGN 302 section 19363. This course will meet the prerequisite for DESGN 302. Students are encouraged to enroll in both courses at the start of the semester.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW01:30PM-02:20PMLECM.SoltanzadehARC MAIN Tech Ed 30910423Textbook
MW02:30PM-04:35PMLABM.SoltanzadehARC MAIN Tech Ed 309
TTh06:00PM-06:50PMLECD.SchwartzARC MAIN Tech Ed 30910660Textbook
TTh07:00PM-09:05PMLABD.SchwartzARC MAIN Tech Ed 309

DESGN 300    Introduction to Design Resources    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a survey of the resources that are used in the architectural and engineering professions. It introduces construction materials and their properties and characteristics that affect construction processes. Environmental and sustainable materials, sustainable building certification, and rating systems are also covered.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh10:00AM-11:20AMLECR.SchusterARC MAIN Tech Ed 30910732TextbookFree Digital Book

DESGN 302    Technical Documentation with CADD    3 Units

Prerequisite: DESGN 100 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 72 hours LAB
Description: This course emphasizes using various electronic graphical media software to create standardized technical documentation for architectural, civil, and mechanical applications. A wide range of methods are used to create, print and save 2D, 3D, orthographic, and isometric presentations in a wide variety of output formats using AutoCAD as the primary tool. Section views for mechanical and architectural applications are covered, as well as a variety of drawing and file management topics. This course was formerly DESGN 102.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 18-Dec 14

TTh08:00AM-10:05AMLECD.WelchARC MAIN Tech Ed 39119363Textbook
TTh10:15AM-11:50AMLABD.WelchARC MAIN Tech Ed 391
TBATBALABD.WelchARC MAIN Online
This class meets TTH 8:00am - 11:50am and approximately 5.2hours per week online at
canvas.losrios.edu
NOTE: This course is an accelerated course and is designed to be paired with 8W1 course DESGN 100 course code 10421, which will meet the prerequisite for this course. Students are encouraged to enroll in both courses at the start of the semester.


DESGN 310    Graphic Analysis and Documentation    3 Units

Prerequisite: DESGN 100 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: DESGN 302 (Technical Documentation with CADD), AND ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 72 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the application of orthographic projection and geometric construction principles as they are used to solve technical problems. Additionally, graphical analysis is used to determine strength, deflection, cost, volume, and green technology ratings. These analyses may utilize design characteristics such as forces, moments, ratios, and areas as well as distance, bearing, and grade. These characteristics are then used in the solution of engineering and architectural problems.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh01:00PM-01:50PMLECR.SchusterARC MAIN Tech Ed 39110413TextbookFree Digital Book
TTh02:00PM-04:05PMLABJ.AguilarARC MAIN Tech Ed 391

DESGN 320    Three Dimensional Graphics and Design    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 72 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to the fundamentals of the design process for architecture and engineering. It includes the application of programming, environmental analysis, sustainable (green) considerations, code guidelines and restrictions, market analysis, and economic considerations on design projects. Technical design solutions with freehand perspective graphics, physical mass modeling prototyping, and virtual concept computer modeling are also covered. The course also includes individual and team studio situations, oral presentations, and formal critiques.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW09:00AM-09:50AMLECS.Burke-PolanaARC MAIN Tech Ed 39110415Textbook
MW10:00AM-12:05PMLABS.Burke-PolanaARC MAIN Tech Ed 391

DESGN 325    Architectural Modeling and Design    3 Units

Prerequisite: DESGN 100 (Introduction to Computer Aided Drafting and Design (CADD)) and DESGN 320 (Three Dimensional Graphics and Design) with a grade of "C" or better; AND DESGN 300 (Introduction to Design Resources) or ENGR 307 (Industrial Materials Testing) with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 72 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the concepts and applications of three dimensional graphic design using various visualization, modeling, and Building Information Modeling (BIM) programs, such as AutoCAD, SketchUp and Revit Architectural. Topics include the procedures and techniques for producing architectural models and associated technical documentation and presentation. Course projects emphasize sustainable design concepts and include all phases of design.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW06:00PM-06:50PMLECG.AguilarARC MAIN Tech Ed 30913168TextbookFree Digital Book
MW07:00PM-09:05PMLABG.AguilarARC MAIN Tech Ed 309

DESGN 340    Architecture and Construction    5 Units

Prerequisite: DESGN 302; AND either DESGN 300 or DESGN 320; AND either DESGN 325 or DESGN 328 with grades of "C" or better.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to the residential architectural design process. It covers the fundamentals of construction materials and methodology, basic code requirements, and the introduction of applied engineering concepts for light construction. It also includes the application of a predefined program, environmental analysis, sustainable design, building mass prototyping, and graphical technical documentation.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW10:25AM-11:50AMLECK.ChicoineARC MAIN Tech Ed 30910417Textbook
MW08:00AM-10:15AMLABK.ChicoineARC MAIN Tech Ed 309
TBATBALABK.ChicoineARC MAIN Online
This class meets MW 8:00am - 11:50am and approximately 2.0hours per week online at
canvas.losrios.edu


DESGN 350    Surveying and Land Planning    5 Units

Prerequisite: DESGN 302; AND either DESGN 300 or DESGN 320; AND either DESGN 325 or DESGN 328 or HORT 329 with grades of "C" or better.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This course examines elementary surveying principles and basic civil design and drafting techniques. It covers the instruments, methods, and theories necessary for the measurement of distance, direction, angles, and elevations. Surveyed data is applied to create site layouts, site models, profiles, cut and fill volumes, and traverse computations. Additionally, environmental and sustainable design practices are applied to a variety of projects.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh05:00PM-06:25PMLECR.SchusterARC MAIN Tech Ed 39110419TextbookFree Digital Book
TTh06:35PM-08:50PMLABR.SchusterARC MAIN Tech Ed 391
TBATBALABR.SchusterARC MAIN Online
This class meets TTH 5:00pm - 8:50pm and approximately 1.8hours per week online at
canvas.losrios.edu


DESGN 495    Independent Studies in Design Technology    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
Description: Independent Study is an opportunity for the student to extend classroom experience in this subject, while working independently of a formal classroom situation. Independent study is an extension of work offered in a specific class in the college catalog. To be eligible for independent study, students must have completed the basic regular catalog course at American River College. They must also discuss the study with a professor in this subject and secure approval. Only one independent study for each catalog course will be allowed.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TBATBALABR.Schuster TBA TBA12347TextbookFree Digital Book
TBATBALABR.Schuster TBA TBA21405Textbook

DESGN 498    Work Experience in Design Technology    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b) (effective Summer 2018)
Enrollment Limitation: Students must be in a paid or unpaid internship, volunteer position, or job related to the advanced manufacturing field or the architectural and engineering field with a cooperating site supervisor. Students are advised to consult with the Design Technology Department faculty to review specific certificate and degree work experience requirements.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment or advancement within the advanced manufacturing field or the architectural and engineering field. It is designed for students interested in work experience and/or internships in transfer-level occupational programs. Course content includes understanding the application of education to the workforce, completion of Title 5 required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site, and developing workplace skills and competencies. During the semester, the student is required to complete 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of related unpaid work experience for one unit. An additional 75 or 60 hours of related work experience is required for each additional unit. All students are required to attend the first class meeting, a mid-semester meeting, and a final meeting. Additionally, students who have not already successfully completed a Work Experience course will be required to attend weekly orientations while returning participants may meet individually with the instructor as needed. Students may take up to 16 units total across all Work Experience course offerings. This course may be taken up to four times when there are new or expanded learning objectives. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 18-Dec 14

TBATBALABV.Torres TBA TBA21635Textbook
NOTE: This class meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Saturday, October 20 at 10:00am in room 311.
SPECIAL NOTE: If a student does not already have an internship, a 1 - 4 unit (60 - 240 hour) option is available at ARC. Students may apply for an unpaid student internship offered through the ARC Design Technology Lab working under direct supervision of Design Technology Faculty. Internships are awarded after review of qualifications and interview. They are offered with limited availability. Students who meet at least one of a wide range of qualifications are encouraged to apply. Positions are available for students with interests ranging from design and technology to art, engineering, and science. Please click on the link below for more information about this opportunity and for application information or contact the work experience office:
https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1DnHVJVxkXthnOkLc-Ly6nNW9U66N05zKFi1Dc1dv7yQ/edit#slide=id.p
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TBATBALABV.Torres TBA TBA19356Textbook
NOTE: This class meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting prior to the start of working hours.
SPECIAL NOTE: If a student does not already have an internship, a 1 - 4 unit (60 - 240 hour) option is available at ARC. Students may apply for an unpaid student internship offered through the ARC Design Technology Lab working under direct supervision of Design Technology Faculty. Internships are awarded after review of qualifications and interview. They are offered with limited availability. Students who meet at least one of a wide range of qualifications are encouraged to apply. Positions are available for students with interests ranging from design and technology to art, engineering, and science. Please click on the link below for more information about this opportunity and for application information or contact the work experience office: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1DnHVJVxkXthnOkLc-Ly6nNW9U66N05zKFi1Dc1dv7yQ/edit#slide=id.p
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

TBATBALABV.Torres TBA TBA19358Textbook
NOTE: This class meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting prior to the start of working hours.
SPECIAL NOTE: If a student does not already have an internship, a 1 - 4 unit (60 - 240 hour) option is available at ARC. Students may apply for an unpaid student internship offered through the ARC Design Technology Lab working under direct supervision of Design Technology Faculty. Internships are awarded after review of qualifications and interview. They are offered with limited availability. Students who meet at least one of a wide range of qualifications are encouraged to apply. Positions are available for students with interests ranging from design and technology to art, engineering, and science. Please click on the link below for more information about this opportunity and for application information or contact the work experience office: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1DnHVJVxkXthnOkLc-Ly6nNW9U66N05zKFi1Dc1dv7yQ/edit#slide=id.p
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Fall 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: November 9, 2018