Architectural Commercial Design Curriculum

Architectural Commercial Design Curriculum


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Architectural Commercial Design (Fall 2018 - Term 1)

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 3)

Suggested Course List

Architectural Commercial Design 3-Year Curriculum Checklist

2019-20

Architectural Commercial Design Curriculum Checklist

2018-19

Architectural Commercial Design Curriculum Checklist

2017-18

Architectural Commercial Design Curriculum Checklist

2019-20


Required Program Courses

10614170
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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.
10614172
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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. COREQUISITES: 10614170 Architectural Materials and Methods 1 and 10614176 Architectural Technology 1.
10614176
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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.
10614173
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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: 10614172 Architectural Drafting and Design 1.
10614179
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UGRD
| 3 CR
This course introduces basic principles of plumbing and electrical systems along with 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: 10614172 Architectural Drafting and Design 1.
10614177
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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. PREREQUISITE: 10614170 Architectural Materials and Methods 1.
10614174
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UGRD
| 5 CR
In this course the student learns the design principles needed for creating working drawings for multi-level commercial buildings. This course starts with units on accessibility and space planning. As the course progresses, students complete a set of construction documents while applying building codes and incorporating various structural building materials such as precast concrete, masonry, and steel. PREREQUISITES: 10614173 Architectural Drafting and Design 2 and COREQUISITE: 10614171 Architectural Materials and Methods 2.
10614171
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UGRD
| 3 CR
This course introduces the student to commercial building materials. Students draw connection details for concrete, steel, and masonry and combinations thereof. Commercial building code analysis and construction practices such as the design process, bidding, and construction administration are also covered. PREREQUISITE: 10614170 Architectural Materials and Methods 1
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: 10614170 Architectural Materials and Methods 1.
10614175
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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 finalizing 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: 10614174 Architectural Drafting and Design 3
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. PREREQUISITE: 10614176 Architectural Technology 1 and COREQUISITE: 10804196 Trigonometry with Applications.
10614180
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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: 10804118 Intermediate Algebra with Applications.

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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.
10614178
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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: 10614177 Architectural Technology 2.

Required General Studies Courses

10801136
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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.
10804118
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UGRD
| 4 CR
This course offers algebra content with applications. Topics include properties of real numbers, order of operations, algebraic solution for linear equations and inequalities, operations with polynomial and rational expressions, operations with rational exponents and radicals, algebra of inverse, logarithmic and exponential functions. PREREQUISITE: 10804109 Pre-Algebra or any associate degree or college parallel level WTCS mathematics course.
10804196
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UGRD
| 3 CR
Topics include circular functions, graphing of trigonometry functions, identities, equations, trigonometric functions of angles, inverse functions, solutions of triangles complex numbers, DeMoivre's Theorem, polar coordinates, and vectors. PREREQUISITE: 10804118 Intermediate Algebra with Applications.

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10801196
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UGRD
| 3 CR
Focuses upon developing speaking, verbal and nonverbal communication, and listening skills through individual presentations, group activities, and other projects.
10801198
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UGRD
| 3 CR
Explores the fundamentals of effective oral presentation to small and large groups. Topic selection, audience analysis, methods of organization, research, structuring evidence and support, delivery techniques, and other essential elements of speaking successfully, including the listening process, form the basis of the course.

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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.

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10809198
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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
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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
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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: 63 Credits


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Jodi Saliny

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800.243.9482 ext. 4339

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Cindy Miller

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800.243.9482 ext. 6243

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