Spring 2019 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, Jan 19-Mar 18

MWF08:00AM-09:25AMLECG.AguilarARC MAIN Tech Ed 39112665TextbookFree Digital Book
MWF09:35AM-11:45AMLABG.AguilarARC MAIN Tech Ed 391
TBATBALABG.AguilarARC MAIN Online
Online & In-class
This course meets in class MWF 9:35am - 11:45am and approximately 2.4hours per week of additional work online at
canvas.losrios.edu
NOTE: This course is paired with the 8W2 DESGN 302 course, section 19418, and the student should enroll in both prior to the start of the semester This paired set of courses is intended for students who wish to accelerate their course of study towards gainful employment.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

MW01:00PM-01:50PMLECD.WelchARC MAIN Tech Ed 39110338TextbookFree Digital Book
MW02:00PM-04:05PMLABD.WelchARC MAIN Tech Ed 391
TTh06:00PM-06:50PMLECD.SchwartzARC MAIN Tech Ed 39111207TextbookFree Digital Book
TTh07:00PM-09:05PMLABD.SchwartzARC MAIN Tech Ed 391

DESGN 299    Experimental Offering in Design Technology    .5-4 Units

Prerequisite: None
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 19-Mar 18
Applications Of Drone Technology

Sa08:00AM-08:45AMLECTBAARC MAIN Tech Ed 30921348Textbook
Sa08:45AM-12:05PMLABTBAARC MAIN Tech Ed 309
Units: 1
Hours: 8 hours LEC; 32 hours LAB
Description: Flying drones safely and then using the data intelligently is fast becoming an interesting and important part of a wide range of industries which are supported by programs such as Design Technology, GIS, Public Safety, Art / Photography, Natural History, and many others. Although applicable to other disciplines, this course introduces the student to both ARC and FAA rules for flying drones for use in the building design and construction industries. It provides an opportunity to learn about new topics in drone applications, equipment, and software. Hands on flying is an important part of this class; and the student will have access to a range of models and sizes of drones with various capabilities. Pass/No Pass Only.


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: Eight Week - First, Jan 19-Mar 18

TBATBALECG.AguilarARC MAIN Online 12022Textbook
For further information about the course requirements, please note the instructor's name above and then visit the website at
ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory


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, Mar 19-May 16

MWF08:00AM-09:25AMLECD.WelchARC MAIN Tech Ed 39119418Textbook
MWF09:35AM-11:45AMLABD.WelchARC MAIN Tech Ed 391
TBATBALABD.WelchARC MAIN Online
Online & In-class
This course meets in class MWF 9:35am - 11:45am and approximately 2.4hours per week of additional work online at
canvas.losrios.edu
NOTE: This course is paired with the 8W1 DESGN 100 course, section 12665, and the student should enroll in both prior to the start of the semester This paired set of courses is intended for students who wish to accelerate their course of study towards gainful employment.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

TTh09:00AM-09:50AMLECS.Burke-PolanaARC MAIN Tech Ed 30913054TextbookFree Digital Book
TTh10:00AM-12:05PMLABS.Burke-PolanaARC 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 19-May 22

MW01:00PM-01:50PMLECR.SchusterARC MAIN Tech Ed 30910336TextbookFree Digital Book
MW02:00PM-04:05PMLABR.SchusterARC MAIN Tech Ed 309

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 was formerly DESGN 308.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

TTh06:00PM-06:50PMLECJ.AguilarARC MAIN Tech Ed 30912562TextbookFree Digital Book
TTh07:00PM-09:05PMLABJ.AguilarARC MAIN Tech Ed 309

DESGN 330    Engineering Systems and Design    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 covers machine and mechanical system design and analysis through the study of Mechanical Electrical Plumbing (MEP) system applications. The topics include the application of Basic Building Information Modeling (BIM) techniques and technical documentation 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. It emphasizes the current American National Standards Institute (ANSI) standard for geometric dimension and tolerancing and its application to working drawings. It also emphasizes green technology concerns, such as water and energy conservation in industrial, commercial, or municipal settings.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLECR.SchusterARC MAIN Tech Ed 30910961TextbookFree Digital Book
TTh02:30PM-04:50PMLABR.SchusterARC MAIN Tech Ed 309
TBATBALABR.SchusterARC MAIN Online
Online & In-class
This course meets in class TTh 1:00pm - 4:50pm and approximately 1.6hours per week of additional work online at
canvas.losrios.edu


DESGN 360    Commercial Engineering Design and Drafting    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.
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. Topics include the fundamentals of construction materials and methodology, and basic code requirements. Also included is an introduction of applied engineering concepts for heavy construction. Activities include review and application of program definitions, environmental analysis, sustainable design applications, and mass prototyping. Design solutions are presented by various freehand concept drawings, physical modeling, and electronic media applications.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

MW05:00PM-06:25PMLECK.ChicoineARC MAIN Tech Ed 30911027TextbookFree Digital Book
MW06:35PM-08:50PMLABK.ChicoineARC MAIN Tech Ed 309
TBATBALABK.ChicoineARC MAIN Online
Online & In-class
This course meets in class MW 5:00pm - 8:50pm and approximately 1.8hours per week of additional work 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, Jan 19-May 22

TBATBALABR.Schuster TBA TBA12191Textbook

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: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

TBATBALABV.Torres TBA TBA19416TextbookFree Digital Book
NOTE: This course is designated for students who are taking a Work Experience course working in the Design Hub and requires time additional to your working hours. This course meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Wednesday, February 13 at 10:00AM - 12:00PM in RM 309 or Saturday, February 16 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM 309, a face-to-face midpoint meeting TBA, and a final meeting on Saturday, May 4 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM 309.
SPECIAL NOTE: If a student does not already have an internship outside of ARC, a 1-4 unit (60 - 72 hour) option is available at ARC. Students may apply for an unpaid student internship offered through the ARC Design Hub working under direct supervision of ARC Faculty. Internship hours may be fulfilled by working sufficient hours per week for the 16 week session on Monday and Wednesday 10:00am - 4:00pm, Tuesday and Thursday 1:00pm - 5:00pm or Friday 8:00pm - 4:00pm. 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 TBA19417TextbookFree Digital Book
NOTE: This course is designated for students who are taking a Work Experience course working in the Design Hub and requires time additional to your working hours. This course meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Wednesday, February 13 at 10:00AM - 12:00PM in RM 309 or Saturday, February 16 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM 309, a face-to-face midpoint meeting TBA, and a final meeting on Saturday, May 4 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM 309.
SPECIAL NOTE: If a student does not already have an internship outside of ARC, a 1-4 unit (60 - 72 hour) option is available at ARC. Students may apply for an unpaid student internship offered through the ARC Design Hub working under direct supervision of ARC Faculty. Internship hours may be fulfilled by working sufficient hours per week for the 16 week session on Monday and Wednesday 10:00am - 4:00pm, Tuesday and Thursday 1:00pm - 5:00pm or Friday 8:00pm - 4:00pm. 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

Spring 2019 Class Schedule

Updated: December 14, 2018