Fall 2012 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 25-Dec 20
W         12:00PM-01:50PM LEC J.Terry              CRC MAIN T 118           13781 
Textbook
Time includes a 10 minute break.



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 25-Oct 19
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Whiteaker          CRC MAIN Online          14664 
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 20-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Whiteaker          CRC MAIN Online          14666 
Textbook
Online class.
Online Orientation. Enrolled students must e-mail instructor Douglas Whiteaker by August 25, 2012 at whitead@crc.losrios.edu
Log in to the eLearning Web site at www.crc.losrios.edu/de
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 25-Dec 20
W         02:30PM-05:35PM LEC J.Terry              CRC MAIN T 118           14680 
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 25-Dec 20
TTh       12:45PM-02:05PM LEC J.Ellis              CRC MAIN T 118           13885 
Textbook
TTh       02:15PM-02:55PM LAB J.Ellis              CRC MAIN T 118             
Time includes a 10 minute break.

Th        05:30PM-08:35PM LEC M.Lechowick          CRC MAIN T 118           14286 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 25-Dec 20
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Ellis              CRC MAIN T 118           13894 
Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-12:40PM LAB J.Ellis              CRC MAIN T 118             
Time includes a 10 minute break.



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 25-Dec 20
TTh       03:00PM-03:25PM LEC M.Lechowick          CRC MAIN T 117           14099 
Textbook
TTh       03:35PM-04:55PM LAB M.Lechowick          CRC MAIN T 117             
ARCH 325 and ARCH 326 are taught concurrently. Time includes a 10 minute break.



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 25-Dec 20
TTh       03:00PM-03:25PM LEC M.Lechowick          CRC MAIN T 117           14101 
Textbook
TTh       03:35PM-04:55PM LAB M.Lechowick          CRC MAIN T 117             
ARCH 325 and ARCH 326 are taught concurrently. Time includes a 10 minute break.



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 25-Dec 20
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Ellis              CRC MAIN T 117           13902 
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 25-Dec 20
TTh       08:30AM-09:35AM LEC J.Ellis              CRC MAIN T 118           13891 
Textbook
TTh       09:45AM-10:25AM LAB J.Ellis              CRC MAIN T 118             
Time includes a 10 minute break.



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 25-Dec 20
MF        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC W.Harrell            CRC MAIN T 118           13899 
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 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 25-Dec 20
T         12:30PM-01:20PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN BS 163          13810 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      13810 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      14777 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Saturday, September 1, 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

W         06:00PM-06:50PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN BS 160          14388 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      14388 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          13811 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, August 31, 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             CRC MAIN Online          13813 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, August 31, 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 22-Dec 20
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      13812 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Saturday, September 22, 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 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: January 22, 2013