Spring 2012 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. This course may be taken two times for credit using different software versions.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MW        09:00AM-09:50AM LEC G.Aguilar            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 391     10565 
Textbook
MW        10:00AM-12:05PM LAB G.Aguilar            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 391       
Sa        08:00AM-09:40AM LEC K.Chicoine           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 309     20155 Textbook
Sa        08:00AM-09:40AM LEC S.Burke-Polana       ARC MAIN Tech Ed 309     20155 Textbook
Sa        09:50AM-01:55PM LAB K.Chicoine           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 309       
Sa        09:50AM-01:55PM LAB S.Burke-Polana       ARC MAIN Tech Ed 309       
TTh       09:00AM-09:50AM LEC G.Aguilar            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 391     12644 Textbook
TTh       10:00AM-12:05PM LAB G.Aguilar            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 391       
MW        06:00PM-06:50PM LEC S.Burke-Polana       ARC MAIN Tech Ed 309     11465 Textbook
MW        07:00PM-09:05PM LAB S.Burke-Polana       ARC MAIN Tech Ed 309       
TTh       06:00PM-06:50PM LEC D.Welch              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 391     11021 Textbook
TTh       07:00PM-09:05PM LAB D.Welch              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 391       


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, Jan 14-May 16
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC G.Aguilar            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 391     11132 
Textbook



TBA       TBA             LEC G.Aguilar            ARC MAIN Online          11981 Textbook
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


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.
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 may be taken two times for credit using different software versions. This course was formerly DESGN 102.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MW        01:00PM-01:50PM LEC R.Schuster           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 309     10571 
Textbook
MW        02:00PM-04:05PM LAB R.Schuster           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 309       
TTh       06:00PM-06:50PM LEC K.Chicoine           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 309     11019 Textbook
TTh       07:00PM-09:05PM LAB K.Chicoine           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 309       


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, Jan 14-May 16
MW        09:00AM-09:50AM LEC R.Schuster           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 309     10561 
Textbook
MW        10:00AM-12:05PM LAB R.Schuster           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 309       


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, Jan 14-May 16
TTh       09:00AM-09:50AM LEC G.Herrlinger         ARC MAIN Tech Ed 311     10563 
Textbook
TTh       10:00AM-12:05PM LAB G.Herrlinger         ARC MAIN Tech Ed 311       


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. This course may be taken two times for credit on different software versions.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MW        01:30PM-02:20PM LEC G.Aguilar            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 391     19363 
Textbook
MW        02:30PM-04:35PM LAB G.Aguilar            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 391       


DESGN 328    Engineering Modeling and Design    3 Units

Prerequisite: DESGN 100 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: DESGN 320; 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 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 MEP. Topics include the procedures and techniques for producing surface models, solid models, and their associated technical documentation/presentation components as well as their application to civil engineering, mechanical engineering and green technology. This course may be taken two times for credit using different software versions. This course was formerly DESGN 308.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
TTh       01:00PM-01:50PM LEC R.Schuster           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 309     11582 
Textbook
TTh       02:00PM-04:05PM LAB R.Schuster           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 309       


DESGN 330    Engineering Systems and Design    5 Units

Prerequisite: DESGN 302 (Technical Documentation with CADD), and DESGN 320 (Three Dimensional Graphics and Design) and, DESGN 328 (Engineering Modeling and Design) with grades of "C" or better AND DESGN 310 (Graphic Analysis and Documentation) or ENGR 312 (Engineering Graphics) 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: 54 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This course covers machine and mechanical system design and analysis through the study of Mechanical Electrical Plumbing (MEP) system applications. Basic Building Information Modeling (BIM) techniques and technical documentation are applied to a variety of industrial and commercial products utilizing orthographics, sections, auxiliaries, tolerance reviews, Geometric Dimension and Tolerancing (GDT), as well as the creation of facility and production plans. Emphasis is placed on the current American National Standards Institute (ANSI) standard for geometric dimension and tolerancing and its application to working drawings. Applications emphasize green technology concerns, such as water and energy conservation in industrial, commercial, or municipal settings.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
TTh       10:45AM-12:05PM LEC R.Schuster           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 309     11982 
Textbook
TTh       08:00AM-10:35AM LAB G.Herrlinger         ARC MAIN Tech Ed 309       
TTh       08:00AM-10:35AM LAB R.Schuster           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 309       
TBA       TBA             LAB G.Herrlinger         ARC MAIN Online            
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
1 hour per week online

TBA       TBA             LAB R.Schuster           ARC MAIN Online            
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
1 hour per week online


DESGN 360    Commercial Engineering Design and Drafting    5 Units

Prerequisite: DESGN 302 (Technical Documentation with CADD), AND DESGN 325 (Architectural Modeling and Design) or DESGN 328 (Engineering Modeling and Design) AND DESGN 310 (Graphic Analysis), or ENGR 312 (Engineering Graphics) with grades of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This course employs individual and group exercises simulating typical design and engineering problems in commercial structures, commercial building systems, and environmental systems in buildings. The fundamentals of construction materials and methodology, basic code requirements, and the introduction of applied engineering concepts for heavy construction are introduced. Topics include defined programs, environmental analysis, sustainable design applications, and the development of various mass prototyping based on the given theme. Design solutions are presented by various freehand concept drawings, physical modeling and electronic media applications. A formal graphic portfolio including all course work is required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MW        10:45AM-12:05PM LEC G.Herrlinger         ARC MAIN Tech Ed 311     12113 
Textbook
MW        08:00AM-10:35AM LAB G.Herrlinger         ARC MAIN Tech Ed 311       
TBA       TBA             LAB G.Herrlinger         ARC MAIN Online            
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Spring 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: April 17, 2012