Spring 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, Jan 13-Mar 12

TTh08:00AM-10:05AMLECG.AguilarARC MAIN Tech Ed 31113066Textbook
TTh10:15AM-11:50AMLABG.AguilarARC MAIN Tech Ed 311
TBATBALABG.AguilarARC MAIN Online
Online & In-class
This course meets in class TTH 8:00am - 11:50am and approximately 5.2hours per week of additional work online at
canvas.losrios.edu

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW08:45AM-09:35AMLECS.Burke-PolanaARC MAIN Tech Ed 39110366Textbook
MW09:45AM-11:50AMLABS.Burke-PolanaARC MAIN Tech Ed 391
TTh06:00PM-06:50PMLECD.SchwartzARC MAIN Tech Ed 39111348Textbook
TTh07:00PM-09:05PMLABD.SchwartzARC MAIN Tech Ed 391

DESGN 298    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)
Enrollment Limitation: Students must be in a paid or unpaid internship, volunteer position, or job related to 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.
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment or advancement within the architectural and engineering field. It is designed for students interested in work experience and/or internships in associate degree level or certificate 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 attend a weekly orientation and 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of unpaid work experience for one unit. An additional 75 or 60 hours of related work experience is required for each additional unit. First-time participants are required to attend a weekly orientation and a final meeting. Returning participants are required to attend the first class meeting, a mid-semester meeting, and a final meeting and may meet individually with the instructor as needed to complete a work site observation and all program forms, receive updates, and assignments. 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 13-May 16

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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 14 at 10:00AM - 12:00PM in RM 309 or Saturday, February 17 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM 309, a face-to-face midpoint meeting TBA, and a final meeting on Saturday, May 5 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


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 13-Mar 12

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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 was formerly DESGN 102.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh06:00PM-06:50PMLECD.WelchARC MAIN Tech Ed 30919455Textbook
TTh07:00PM-09:05PMLABD.WelchARC 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 13-May 16

MW06:00PM-06:50PMLECK.ChicoineARC MAIN Tech Ed 39110364Textbook
MW07:00PM-09:05PMLABK.ChicoineARC 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 was formerly DESGN 308.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10

TTh08:00AM-10:05AMLECR.SchusterARC MAIN Tech Ed 31112914Textbook
TTh10:15AM-11:50AMLABR.SchusterARC MAIN Tech Ed 311
TBATBALABR.SchusterARC MAIN Online
Online & In-class
This course meets in class TTH 8:00am - 11:50am and approximately 5.2hours per week of additional work online at
canvas.losrios.edu


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 13-May 16

TTh06:00PM-07:20PMLECR.SchusterARC MAIN Tech Ed 31111063Textbook
TTh07:30PM-08:20PMLABR.SchusterARC MAIN Tech Ed 311
TBATBALABR.SchusterARC MAIN Online
Online & In-class
This course meets in class TTh 6:00pm - 8:20pm and approximately 4.8hours per week of additional work online at
canvas.losrios.edu


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 13-May 16

TTh12:30PM-01:50PMLECG.HerrlingerARC MAIN Tech Ed 30911139Textbook
TTh02:00PM-04:20PMLABG.HerrlingerARC MAIN Tech Ed 309
TBATBALABG.HerrlingerARC MAIN Online
Online & In-class
This course meets in class TTH 12:30pm - 4:20pm and approximately 1.6hours 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 13-May 16

TBATBALABR.Schuster TBA TBA12487Textbook

Spring 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: December 15, 2017