Spring 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, Jan 15-May 18
Th        03:15PM-04:55PM LEC J.Terry              CRC MAIN T 118           18822 
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, Jan 15-Mar 14
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Whiteaker          CRC MAIN Online          21358 
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, Mar 15-May 12
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Whiteaker          CRC MAIN Online          21360 
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: 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, Jan 15-May 18
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.Terry              CRC MAIN T 118           18824 
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, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       12:50PM-02:10PM LEC J.Ellis              CRC MAIN T 118           19024 
Textbook
TTh       02:20PM-03:00PM LAB J.Ellis              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, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Ellis              CRC MAIN T 118           19042 
Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-12:40PM LAB J.Ellis              CRC MAIN T 118             


ARCH 322    Architectural Design and Communication III    3.5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: It is recommended that students enrolling in this course should have completed ARCH 320 or ARCH 321 or ARCH 330 in order to have abilities at design, drafting and to understand basic drawing types of orthographic, paraline and perspective.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course is a continuation and development of the content and issues introduced in ARCH 320 and 321 plus the issues, concepts, processes and skills pertaining to the analysis and design of architectural form, space and organizations. 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, architectural delineation and graphic skills for communication of analysis and design concepts. Students may also enroll in ARCH 327 to learn methods for digital construction of design and drawing projects assigned in ARCH 322.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        11:15AM-12:35PM LEC J.Ellis              CRC MAIN T 118           20460 
Textbook
MW        12:45PM-01:30PM 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, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       03:00PM-03:25PM LEC M.Lechowick          CRC MAIN T 117           19438 
Textbook
TTh       03:35PM-04:55PM LAB M.Lechowick          CRC MAIN T 117             
ARCH 325, ARCH 326, and ARCH 327 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, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       03:00PM-03:25PM LEC M.Lechowick          CRC MAIN T 117           19442 
Textbook
TTh       03:35PM-04:55PM LAB M.Lechowick          CRC MAIN T 117             
ARCH 325, ARCH 326, and ARCH 327 are taught concurrently.


ARCH 327    Architectural Digital Design and Communication III    2 Units

Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: ARCH 322.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is a continuation and extension of the content and issues introduced in ARCH 325 and ARCH 326, plus the principles, concepts, methods and skills pertaining to the digital visualization and communication of quantitative and qualitative information to support analysis and conceptualization.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       03:00PM-03:25PM LEC M.Lechowick          CRC MAIN T 117           20464 
Textbook
TTh       03:35PM-04:55PM LAB M.Lechowick          CRC MAIN T 117             
ARCH 325, ARCH 326, and ARCH 327 are taught concurrently.


ARCH 330    Design Fundamentals    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
See UC Limitations & Counselor
Hours: 45 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: Design fundamentals; study of creative problem solving techniques, two-dimensional design and graphic communication skills.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       08:30AM-09:35AM LEC J.Ellis              CRC MAIN T 118           19036 
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: Design problems in three dimensions. Study of space, form, structure, color, materials, and their impact on our visual environment.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Ellis              CRC MAIN T 118           19052 
Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:00AM LAB J.Ellis              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 334    Advanced Design in Three Dimensions    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: ARCH 332.
Course Transferable to CSU, Green Course Green Course
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: Problems in three dimensional design. Beginning studies in space, form, function, and other criteria. Continuation of ARCH 332 with an introduction to functional and environmental issues.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Ellis              CRC MAIN T 118           20468 
Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:00AM LAB J.Ellis              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, Jan 15-Mar 14
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Piner              CRC MAIN Online          20926 
Textbook
Online class.
Log in to the eLearning Web site at www.crc.losrios.edu/de
Once you are enrolled, e-mail instructor for orientation information.
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 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, Mar 15-May 12
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Piner              CRC MAIN Online          20928 
Textbook
Online class.
Log in to the eLearning Web site at www.crc.losrios.edu/de
Once you are enrolled, e-mail instructor for orientation information.
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 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, Jan 15-May 18
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      21106 
Textbook
Students must participate in mandatory weekly class meetings on Tuesday, 12:30 p.m.-1:20 p.m. BS-163

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      18896 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, January 21, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. T-113A
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             Off Campus Job Site      21144 Textbook
Students must participate in mandatory weekly class meetings on Monday, 11:00 a.m.-11:50 a.m. P-132

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      20838 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, January 21, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. T-113A
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, Feb 11-May 18
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      18892 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, February 11, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. BS-160
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             Off Campus Job Site      18894 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, February 11, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. BS-160
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

Spring 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: April 27, 2011