Spring 2015 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 17-May 20
W         03:15PM-05:05PM LEC J.Terry              CRC MAIN WIN 151         14752 
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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, Jan 17-May 20
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.Terry              CRC MAIN WIN 151         14753 
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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 17-May 20
T         10:00AM-12:15PM LEC J.Ellis              CRC MAIN WIN 151         14838 
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Th        10:00AM-10:50AM LEC J.Ellis              CRC MAIN WIN 151         14838 Textbook
Th        11:00AM-12:15PM LAB J.Ellis              CRC MAIN WIN 151           


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 17-May 20
T         12:25PM-02:40PM LEC J.Ellis              CRC MAIN WIN 151         14847 
Textbook
Th        12:25PM-01:15PM LEC J.Ellis              CRC MAIN WIN 151         14847 Textbook
Th        01:25PM-02:40PM LAB J.Ellis              CRC MAIN WIN 151           


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 17-May 20
M         11:15AM-01:35PM LEC J.Ellis              CRC MAIN WIN 151         15296 
Textbook
W         11:15AM-12:05PM LEC J.Ellis              CRC MAIN WIN 151         15296 Textbook
W         12:15PM-01:35PM LAB J.Ellis              CRC MAIN WIN 151           


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 17-May 20
T         03:00PM-03:50PM LEC M.Lechowick          CRC MAIN WIN 151         14993 
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T         04:00PM-04:50PM LAB M.Lechowick          CRC MAIN WIN 151           
Th        03:00PM-04:50PM LAB M.Lechowick          CRC MAIN WIN 151           
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 17-May 20
T         03:00PM-03:50PM LEC M.Lechowick          CRC MAIN WIN 151         14995 
Textbook
T         04:00PM-04:50PM LAB M.Lechowick          CRC MAIN WIN 151           
Th        03:00PM-04:50PM LAB M.Lechowick          CRC MAIN WIN 151           
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 17-May 20
T         03:00PM-03:50PM LEC M.Lechowick          CRC MAIN WIN 151         15298 
Textbook
T         04:00PM-04:50PM LAB M.Lechowick          CRC MAIN WIN 151           
Th        03:00PM-04:50PM LAB M.Lechowick          CRC MAIN WIN 151           
ARCH 325, ARCH 326, and ARCH 327 are taught concurrently.


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, Jan 17-May 20
T         07:45AM-09:50AM LEC J.Ellis              CRC MAIN WIN 151         14844 
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Th        08:15AM-08:30AM LEC J.Ellis              CRC MAIN WIN 151         14844 Textbook
Th        08:30AM-09:50AM LAB J.Ellis              CRC MAIN WIN 151           


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, Jan 17-May 20
M         09:00AM-11:05AM LEC J.Ellis              CRC MAIN WIN 151         16155 
Textbook
W         09:00AM-10:05AM LEC J.Ellis              CRC MAIN WIN 151         16155 Textbook
W         10:15AM-11:05AM LAB J.Ellis              CRC MAIN WIN 151           
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: ARCH 332 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: ARCH 320 and 330
Course Transferable to CSU, Green Course Green Course
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course is a continuation of the content in ARCH 332 that emphasizes design process, with a focus on advanced design in terms of three dimensional design and design problems pertaining to the environment. The course studies the theories, concepts, processes and skills pertaining to space, form, structure, context, structure, materials, climate, and livability, as well as sustainability as determinants that shape and impact the built environment.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
M         09:00AM-11:05AM LEC J.Ellis              CRC MAIN WIN 151         15300 
Textbook
W         09:00AM-10:05AM LEC J.Ellis              CRC MAIN WIN 151         15300 Textbook
W         10:15AM-11:05AM LAB J.Ellis              CRC MAIN WIN 151           
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 17-Mar 16
T         06:00PM-07:20PM LEC M.Piner              CRC MAIN WIN 151         15430 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Piner              CRC MAIN Online          15430 Textbook
Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom - Instructor and students have both classroom meetings and online activities.
Log in to the d2L Web site at http://d2lresources.losrios.edu
Enrolled students and students on the wait list must e-mail instructor Matthew Piner by January 12, 2014. Instructor e-mail is pinerm@crc.losrios.edu
Class meets one day per week and has an online component. 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 and 2) e-mail account
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 340.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 17-May 14
T         06:00PM-07:20PM LEC M.Piner              CRC MAIN WIN 151         15431 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Piner              CRC MAIN Online          15431 Textbook
Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom - Instructor and students have both classroom meetings and online activities.
Log in to the d2L Web site at http://d2lresources.losrios.edu
Enrolled students and students on the wait list must e-mail instructor Matthew Piner by January 12, 2014. Instructor e-mail is pinerm@crc.losrios.edu
Class meets one day per week and has an online component. 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 and 2) e-mail account
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.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Students must be in a paid or unpaid internship, volunteer position or job related to career goals in Architecture.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment in their major field of study or advancement within their career. It is designed for students interested in work experience and/or internships in transfer level degree occupational programs. Course content includes 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. Appropriate level learning objectives are established by the student and the employer. During the semester, the student is required to participate in 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. Work Experience may be taken for a total of 16 units when there are new or expanded learning objectives. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          15465 
Textbook
Online Class. Required attendance at an on campus orientation: Saturday, January 24th from 9:00 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. in WIN 106. 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) Los Rios Gmail email account.
 

W         12:30PM-01:20PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN WIN 106         15394 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14779 Textbook
Online Class. Required attendance at an on campus orientation: Thursday, January 22nd from 6:00 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. in WIN 106. 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) Los Rios Gmail email account.

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14780 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, January 23rd, 11:00 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. in WIN 106
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          15482 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Saturday, January 24th, 9:00 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. in WIN 106
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 19-May 20
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14778 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on-campus Orientation: Thursday, February 19th, 6:00 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. in WIN 106
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 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: May 4, 2015