Fall 2011 Class Schedule (CRC)



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ARCH 300    Introduction to Design Professions    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
See UC Limitations & Counselor
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course is a comprehensive study of the professions related to the built environment including architecture, landscape architecture, construction management, construction, city and urban planning, interior design, building inspection, environmental and energy planning. Guest speakers from various design and construction professions will engage students in discussions related to their professional practice and the necessary preparation in education and experience. Each student will evaluate his/her interest and potential of success in the areas of his/her choice. The course will include an overview of architectural history, an introduction to some of the major architects and class discussion of current issues in the environmental design professions. Additional topics in the class will include: transfer, licensing requirements and environmental design vocabulary.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
W         12:00PM-01:40PM LEC J.Terry              CRC MAIN T 118           18016 
Textbook


ARCH 302    Introduction to Sustainability in the Built Environment I    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU, Green Course Green Course
Hours: 27 hours LEC
Description: This course, along with ARCH 303, is an overview of the process of green building, covering theory, history, state of the industry, and best practices. This course can be taken independently or consecutively with ARCH 303. The course covers various building assessment systems including LEED, Green Globes, GreenPoint Rated, etc. Topics include: the background of the green movement; high performance green and natural building design; green building assessment; the green building process and ecological design; sustainable sites including transportation, habitat, landscaping and encouraging pedestrian environments; building thermal performance and envelope; mechanical and electrical systems. It is a comprehensive look at an emerging process for economic and resource sustainability.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 20-Oct 14
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Whiteaker          CRC MAIN Online          20090 
Textbook
Online class.
Log in to the eLearning Web site at www.crc.losrios.edu/de
Once you are enrolled, e-mail instructor Douglas Whiteaker for orientation information whitead@crc.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet, 2) e-mail account, 3) Microsoft Word, 4) Access to a scanner, 5) Adobe Acrobat Reader (Free), 6) purchase textbook prior to beginning of the first week.

This class is part of the Green Buildings: Environmental Design, Energy Management and Performance Based Construction Certificate. This certificate is for students with career interests in the Green Energy field of work.


ARCH 303    Introduction to Sustainability in the Built Environment II    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU, Green Course Green Course
Hours: 27 hours LEC
Description: This course, along with ARCH 302 is an overview of the process of green building, covering theory, history, state of the industry, and best practices.  This course can be taken independently or consecutively with ARCH 302. The course covers various building assessment systems including LEED, Green Globes, GreenPoint Rated, etc. Topics include: the background of the green movement; high performance green and natural building design; green building assessment; the green building process and ecological design; building water conservation systems; recycling, re-use, waste management and green material selection; indoor environmental quality including air quality, daylighting, views and thermal comfort; green construction operations; building commissioning; and economic analysis of green buildings.  It is a comprehensive look at an emerging process for economic and resource sustainability.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 15-Dec 09
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Whiteaker          CRC MAIN Online          20094 
Textbook
Online class.
Log in to the eLearning Web site at www.crc.losrios.edu/de
Once you are enrolled, e-mail instructor Douglas Whiteaker for orientation information whitead@crc.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet, 2) e-mail account, 3) Microsoft Word, 4) Access to a scanner, 5) Adobe Acrobat Reader (Free), 6) purchase textbook prior to beginning of the first week.

This class is part of the Green Buildings: Environmental Design, Energy Management and Performance Based Construction Certificate. This certificate is for students with career interests in the Green Energy field of work.


ARCH 310    History of Architecture    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligibility for ENGWR 101
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
See UC Limitations & Counselor
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course studies the architecture design theories and practices of the late 19th and 20th century to the present including the Beaux Arts, Art Nouveau, Expressionism, De Stijl international style, Fascist Ideologies, Regionism, Post World War II Amalgamations of Twentieth Century idioms and recent reactions to contemporary standardization.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
W         02:30PM-05:35PM LEC J.Terry              CRC MAIN T 118           20142 
Textbook


ARCH 320    Architectural Design and Communication I    3.5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: It is recommended that students enrolling in this course should have either completed a drafting course or ADT 300.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
See UC Limitations & Counselor
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to the concepts and processes associated with two and three-dimensional design. A series of design projects are used to discover principles and concepts of design while simultaneously addressing the skills associated with representing envisioned ideas, objects and environments. This includes the development of freehand sketching, manual drafting and graphic skills for communication of analysis and design concepts. Students may also enroll in ARCH 325 to learn methods for digital construction of design and drawing projects assigned in ARCH 320.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       12:45PM-02:05PM LEC J.Ellis              CRC MAIN T 118           18246 
Textbook
TTh       02:15PM-02:55PM LAB J.Ellis              CRC MAIN T 118             
 

Th        05:30PM-08:35PM LEC M.Lechowick          CRC MAIN T 118           19164 Textbook
Th        08:45PM-10:10PM LAB M.Lechowick          CRC MAIN T 118             


ARCH 321    Architectural Design and Communication II    3.5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: It is recommended that students enrolling in this course should have completed ADT 300 or ARCH 320 or a drafting course, in order to have abilities at drafting and to understand basic drawing types of orthographic, paraline and perspective.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
See UC Limitations & Counselor
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course is a continuation and development of the content and issues introduced in ARCH 320 plus the principles, concepts, methods and skills pertaining to the construction of shadows and reflections, physical model building, entourage and color theory. A series of design projects are used to discover principles and concepts of design while simultaneously addressing the skills associated with representing envisioned ideas, objects and environments. This includes the development of physical model making, freehand sketching, manual drafting and graphic skills for communication of analysis and design concepts. Students may also enroll in ARCH 326 to learn methods for digital construction of design and drawing projects assigned in ARCH 321.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Ellis              CRC MAIN T 118           18264 
Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-12:40PM LAB J.Ellis              CRC MAIN T 118             


ARCH 325    Architectural Digital Design and Communication I    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: ADT 302 and ARCH 320
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This is a studio course to explore principles, concepts, methods and skills pertaining to the digital construction of drawings employing orthographic, axonometric, oblique, and lineal perspective drawing systems to represent ideas, objects and environments.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       03:00PM-03:25PM LEC M.Lechowick          CRC MAIN T 117           18694 
Textbook
TTh       03:35PM-04:55PM LAB M.Lechowick          CRC MAIN T 117             
ARCH 325 and ARCH 326 are taught concurrently.


ARCH 326    Architectural Digital Design and Communication II    2 Units

Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: ARCH 321.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is a continuation and development of the content and issues introduced in ARCH 325, plus the principles, concepts, methods and skills pertaining to the digital construction of shadows, digital and physical model building, entourage and color theory.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       03:00PM-03:25PM LEC M.Lechowick          CRC MAIN T 117           18698 
Textbook
TTh       03:35PM-04:55PM LAB M.Lechowick          CRC MAIN T 117             
ARCH 325 and ARCH 326 are taught concurrently.


ARCH 329    Architectural Working Drawings    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: It is advised that students taking this have completed a drafting course or have completed ADT 300 or Arch 321.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides an introduction to residential design and construction documents. Students will design a residence and produce a complete set of architectural working drawings.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Ellis              CRC MAIN T 118           18280 
Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB J.Ellis              CRC MAIN T 118             


ARCH 330    Design Fundamentals    3 Units

Prerequisite: ARCH 320 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
See UC Limitations & Counselor
Hours: 45 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces design fundamentals, such as the study of creative problem solving processes, model-making, and three-dimensional design. The course provides theories and concepts pertaining to the analysis and design of architectural form, space and organizations to communicate intended concepts and meaning.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       08:30AM-09:35AM LEC J.Ellis              CRC MAIN T 118           18258 
Textbook
TTh       09:45AM-10:25AM LAB J.Ellis              CRC MAIN T 118             


ARCH 332    Design Awareness    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ARCH 320 and 330
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU, Green Course Green Course
See UC Limitations & Counselor
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course examines design problems and the environment by providing theories, concepts, processes, studies and skills pertaining to space, form, structure, context, materials, climate, livability and sustainability. The course covers sustainability as determinants that shape and impact the built environment.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MF        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC W.Harrell            CRC MAIN T 118           18274 
Textbook
MF        01:30PM-02:00PM LAB W.Harrell            CRC MAIN T 118             
This class is part of the Green Buildings: Environmental Design, Energy Management and Performance Based Construction Certificate. This certificate is for students with career interests in the Green Energy field of work.


ARCH 340    Introduction to Green Buildings I    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU, Green Course Green Course
Hours: 27 hours LEC
Description: This course is the study of theory and application of climate, energy use and comfort as determinants of architectural form in small scale buildings. Emphasis is placed on architectural methods and topics related to resource and waste reduction; site analysis; sun access; sun shading; daylighting; lighting for envelope-load dominated buildings; and sound in buildings. The course enhances students' knowledge base and preparation for design classes, ARCH 332, ARCH 334 and ARCH 341.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 20-Oct 14
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Piner              CRC MAIN Online          20374 
Textbook
Online class.
Online Orientation. Enrolled students must e-mail instructor Matthew Piner at pinerm@crc.losrios.edu
by August 20, 2011
Login to the eLearning Web site at: https://d2l.losrios.edu/de
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab
located in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet 2) e-mail account 3) Microsoft Word 4) Access to a scanner 5) Adobe Acrobat Reader (Free) www.real.com

This class is part of the Green Buildings: Environmental Design, Energy Management and Performance Based Construction Certificate. This certificate is for students with career interests in the Green Energy field of work.


ARCH 341    Introduction to Green Buildings II    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU, Green Course Green Course
Hours: 27 hours LEC
Description: This course is the study of theory and application of climate, energy use and comfort as determinants of architectural form in small scale buildings. Emphasis is placed on architectural methods and topics related to indoor and outdoor air quality; history of energy and vernacular architecture; energy sources for buildings; heat transfer and flow for envelope-load dominated buildings; human comfort and performance; site and climate analysis; climate and strategies for buildings; psychrometry; designing for heating and cooling; and heating and cooling systems. The course enhances students knowledge base and preparation for design classes, ARCH 332, ARCH 334 and ARCH 340.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 15-Dec 09
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Piner              CRC MAIN Online          20376 
Textbook
Online class.
Online Orientation. Enrolled students must e-mail instructor Matthew Piner at pinerm@crc.losrios.eduby August 20, 2011
Login to the eLearning Web site at: https://d2l.losrios.edu/de
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab
located in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet 2) e-mail account 3) Microsoft Word 4) Access to a scanner 5) Adobe Acrobat Reader (Free) www.real.com

This class is part of the Green Buildings: Environmental Design, Energy Management and Performance Based Construction Certificate. This certificate is for students with career interests in the Green Energy field of work.


ARCH 498    Work Experience in Architecture    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
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 their current job. Course content will include understanding the application of education to the workforce; completion of required forms, which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site; and developing workplace skills and competencies. During the course of the semester, the student is required to fulfill an 18 hour 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. The course may be taken again when there is new or expanded learning on the job for a maximum of 16 units.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
T         12:30PM-01:20PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN BS 163          18084 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos              TBA TBA                 18084 Textbook
 

W         06:00PM-06:50PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN BS 160          19390 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos              TBA TBA                 19390 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos              TBA TBA                 18086 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, August 26, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. T-115
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet, 2) e-mail account

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos              TBA TBA                 18090 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, August 26, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. T-115
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet, 2) e-mail account

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 17-Dec 15
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos              TBA TBA                 18088 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Saturday, September 17, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. T-115
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet, 2) e-mail account

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos              TBA TBA                 20422 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Saturday, September 17, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. T-115
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet, 2) e-mail account

Fall 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: December 19, 2011