Architectural Commercial Design Curriculum

Architectural Commercial Design Curriculum


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Spring 2018 - Term 2 Suggested Course List

Architectural Commercial Design

Spring 2018 - Term 4 Suggested Course List

Architectural Commercial Design

Spring 2018 - Term 2 Suggested Course List

Architectural Commercial Design

Spring 2018 - Term 4 Suggested Course List

Architectural Commercial Design

Fall 2018 - Term 1 Suggested Course List

Architectural Commercial Design

Fall 2018 - Term 3 Suggested Course List

Architectural Commercial Design

Fall 2018 - Term 1 Suggested Course List

Architectural Commercial Design

Fall 2018 - Term 3 Suggested Course List

Summer 2018 Tentative Class Offerings

Note: This is a combined list of all Summer 2018 offerings. Please make sure you are selecting a course that is needed for your program. Suggested Course List

Summer 2018 Tentative Class Offerings

Note: This is a combined list of all Summer 2018 offerings. Please make sure you are selecting a course that is needed for your program. Suggested Course List


Required Program Courses

10410121
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UGRD
| 3 CR
This course introduces the student to the materials and methods used in wood frame construction. It familiarizes students with components of modern construction for the purpose of selecting the materials best suited to various construction jobs.
10481155
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UGRD
| 2 CR
In the broad context, sustainable architecture seeks to minimize the negative environmental impact of buildings through ecological and efficient use of energy and materials resources. This course introduces the student to current theories and practices of sustainable building design through the study of energy efficiency techniques, renewable energy resources, and the reduction, recycling or reuse of building construction materials.
10614101
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UGRD
| 4 CR
This course introduces graphic representation in construction. It covers the fundamentals of drafting including line work, lettering, measuring, sketching, projections, and pictorial drawings. Students will use the aforementioned fundamentals to complete a set of drawings for a residence. COREQUISITE: 10614135 Architectural CAD.
10614103
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UGRD
| 4 CR
This course introduces the student to the design principles needed for wood frame structures and incorporates the many aspects of building aesthetics and working drawings. The final assignment is to plan a set of drawings for a wood frame commercial building. PREREQUISITE: 10614101 Architectural Drafting Principles.
10614110
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UGRD
| 5 CR
This final semester course is designed to prepare the student for the challenges of working in an architectural office. The major portion of the course is the preparation of a set of architectural working drawings for a commercial building. The course also includes architectural office orientation, specifications, architectural group projects, and commercial building planning considerations as well as several activities directed toward successful job-hunting skills. PREREQUISITE: 10614163 Commercial Drafting.
10614111
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UGRD
| 2 CR
This course introduces basic principles of plumbing and electrical systems in building design and construction. These systems are studied in the context of the overall building design with emphasis on materials, equipment, systems design, engineering principles, and sustainable design practices. PREREQUISITE: 10614101 Architectural Drafting Principles.
10614116
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UGRD
| 3 CR
This course builds upon students’ prior experience from other courses in which Revit has been instrumental in developing projects. Students will spend part of their time learning advanced concepts in Revit such as creating and editing families, exploring interoperability, exploring 3D viewing options, and other advanced features. Throughout the course, students will also apply those concepts to a project of their choosing. PREREQUISITE: 10614163 Commercial Drafting.
10614124
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UGRD
| 3 CR
This course introduces the student to the commercial phase of the building spectrum with applications to concrete, steel, and masonry. Methods and practices utilized in buildings consisting of the various materials and combinations of materials are covered. In addition, the course includes sections on commercial building code analysis, drafting practices, and specifications. PREREQUISITE: 10410121 Wood Frame Construction.
10614129
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UGRD
| 3 CR
This course introduces the student to the basic methods of building estimating and systems for doing quantity surveys. Emphasis is placed on developing the skills received in preparing the kinds of estimates commonly used in architecture and building construction. Practical exercises in developing estimates for wood frame and light commercial structure are included in the course of study. PREREQUISITE: 10410121 Wood Frame Construction.
10614135
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UGRD
| 3 CR
AutoCAD and related architectural software is utilized to teach learners the fundamentals of architectural computer-aided drafting. Topics from CAD applications in architecture and the equipment required to do actual drafting, modifying, and plotting operations are covered. COREQUISITE: 10614101 Architectural Drafting Principles.
10614139
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UGRD
| 2 CR
This course introduces basic principles of heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems in building design and construction. These systems are studied in the context of the overall building design with emphasis on materials, equipment systems design, engineering principles, and sustainable design practices. PREREQUISITE: 10614101 Architectural Drafting Principles.
10614162
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UGRD
| 2 CR
This course is an introduction to the application of BIM software in architectural drafting. Students will apply Revit Architecture software to create a three-dimensional building model that allows for deliverables such as floor plans, building sections, exterior elevations, and schedules. The building model will include walls, openings, floors, stairs, roofs, foundations, and footings. Topics such as datum, annotation, modifying family types, and profiles will be covered.
10614163
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UGRD
| 5 CR
This course introduces the student to commercial building terminology, materials, methods of construction, and the codes governing their design. Students complete a series of building wall sections and a set of drawings for a concrete masonry building. PREREQUISITES: 10410121 Wood Frame Construction, 10614103 Wood Frame Drafting/Design, 10614162 Intro to Building Information Modeling (BIM) and COREQUISITE: 10614124 Commercial Construction.
10614164
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UGRD
| 3 CR
Basic concepts of design as applied to steel and timber beams and columns, as well as concrete bases, slabs, columns, and foundations are developed. Emphasis is on developing a sound conception of the related problems faced by the architect, contractor, construction superintendent, and distributors in planning and erecting buildings. PREREQUISITE: 10804116 College Technical Mathematics 2.
10614165
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UGRD
| 3 CR
The course focuses on the fundamental design issues of the building site with an introduction to land surveying and topography, land planning and zoning, and environmental regulations. The lab portion of the course provides an opportunity to develop site analysis and design skills through the development of an architectural commercial site design project. PREREQUISITES: 10614101 Architectural Drafting Principles and COREQUISITE: 10804116 College Technical Mathematics 2.
10890100
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UGRD
| 1 CR
This course is designed to facilitate greater learner success affecting the academic, professional, and personal lives of students.
10890105
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UGRD
| 1 CR
This course is designed to enhance the student’s ability to seek, obtain, and retain employment. Assessment of personal characteristics, job-seeking and retention skills, preparation of employment-related documents, and interviewing strategies are included.

CHOOSE 1 OF THE 2 FOLLOWING COURSES:

10614115
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UGRD
| 3 CR
Internship is designed to provide students with on-the-job experience in actual work situations. These experiences strengthen student competencies through participation in a wide variety of occupational experiences, ranging from routine assignments to specialized work-related duties. PREREQUISITES: Appropriate technical studies courses and a minimum of one year successful associate degree program competencies and/or instructor approval.
10614116
|
UGRD
| 3 CR
This course builds upon students’ prior experience from other courses in which Revit has been instrumental in developing projects. Students will spend part of their time learning advanced concepts in Revit such as creating and editing families, exploring interoperability, exploring 3D viewing options, and other advanced features. Throughout the course, students will also apply those concepts to a project of their choosing. PREREQUISITE: 10614163 Commercial Drafting.

Required General Studies Courses

10801136
|
UGRD
| 3 CR
This course is designed for learners to develop knowledge and skills in all aspects of the writing process. Planning, organizing, writing, editing and revising are applied through a variety of activities. Students will analyze audience and purpose, use elements of research, and format documents using standard guidelines. Individuals will develop critical reading skills through analysis of various written documents.PREREQUISITE: Established scores on placement assessments or COREQUISITE: 10831103 Intro to College Writing
10804115
|
UGRD
| 5 CR
Topics include: solving linear, quadratic, and rational equations; graphing; formula rearrangement; solving systems of equations; percent; proportions; measurement systems; computational geometry; right and oblique triangle trigonometry; and operations on polynomials. Emphasis will be on the application of skills to technical problems. This course is the equivalent of successful completion of College Technical Mathematics 1A and College Technical Mathematics 1B. PREREQUISITE: Established score on placement assessment or 10834109 Pre-Algebra.
10804116
|
UGRD
| 4 CR
Topics include: vectors; trigonometric functions and their graphs; identities; exponential and logarithmic functions and equations; radical equations; equations with rational exponents; dimension of a circle; velocity; sine and cosine graphs; complex numbers in polar and rectangular form; trigonometric equations; conic sections; and analysis of statistical data. Emphasis will be on the application of skills to technical problems. PREREQUISITES: 10804113 College Technical Mathematics 1A and 10804114 College Technical Mathematics 1B or 10804115 College Technical Mathematics 1.

CHOOSE 1 OF THE 5 FOLLOWING COURSES:

10809172
|
UGRD
| 3 CR
Introduces learners to the study of diversity from a local to a global environment using a holistic, interdisciplinary approach. Encourages self-exploration and prepares the learner to work in a diverse environment. In addition to an analysis of majority/minority relations in a multicultural context, the primary topics of race, ethnicity, age, gender, class, sexual orientation, disability, religion are explored.
10809122
|
UGRD
| 3 CR
Introduces American political processes and Institutions. Focuses on rights and responsibilities of citizens and the process of participatory democracy. Learners examine the complexity of the separation of powers and checks and balances. Explores the role of the media, interest groups, political parties, and public opinion in the political process. Also explores the role of state and national government in our federal system.
10809166
|
UGRD
| 3 CR
This course provides a basic understanding of the theoretical foundations of ethical thought. Diverse ethical perspectives will be used to analyze and compare relevant issues. Students will critically evaluate individual, social and/or professional standards of behavior, and apply a systematic decision-making process to these situations.
10809195
|
UGRD
| 3 CR
This course is designed to give an overview of how a market-oriented economic system operates, and it surveys the factors which influence national economic policy. Basic concepts and analyses are illustrated by reference to a variety of contemporary problems and public policy issues. Concepts include scarcity, resources, alternative economic systems, growth, supply and demand, monetary and fiscal policy, inflation, unemployment and global economic issues.
10809196
|
UGRD
| 3 CR
Introduces students to the basic concepts of sociology: culture, socialization, social stratification, multi-culturalism, and the five institutions, including family, government, economics, religion, and education. Other topics include demography, deviance, technology, environment, social issues, social change, social organization, and workplace issues.

CHOOSE 1 OF THE 3 FOLLOWING COURSES:

10809198
|
UGRD
| 3 CR
This introductory course in psychology is a survey of the multiple aspects of human behavior. It involves a survey of the theoretical foundations of human functioning in such areas as learning, motivation, emotions, personality, deviance and pathology, physiological factors, and social influences. It directs the student to an insightful understanding of the complexities of human relationships in personal, social, and vocational settings.
10809159
|
UGRD
| 3 CR
The course in Abnormal Psychology surveys the essential features, possible causes, and assessment and treatment of the various types of abnormal behavior from the viewpoint of the major theoretical perspectives in the field of abnormal psychology. Students will be introduced to the diagnosis system of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV). In addition, the history of the psychology of abnormality will be traced. Cultural and social perspectives in understanding and responding to abnormal behavior will be explored as well as current topics and issues within abnormal psychology. PREREQUISITE: 10809198 Introduction to Psychology.
10809188
|
UGRD
| 3 CR
Developmental Psychology is the study of human development throughout the lifespan. This course explores developmental theory and research with an emphasis on the interactive nature of the biological, cognitive, and psychosocial changes that affect the individual from conception to death. Application activities and critical thinking skills will enable students to gain an increased knowledge and understanding of themselves and others.

Total: 70 Credits


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Sara Eckstein

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800.243.9482 ext. 5220

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Jennifer Bednarik

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800.243.9482 ext. 3195

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