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ADT 300 Architectural Sketching and Modeling I

Units: 3

Hours: 36 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB

Prerequisite: None.

Transferable: CSU

This course instructs students from the beginning level of hand sketching, instrument drawing of architectural graphic and digital modeled images. The course is designed for understanding how to draw existing structures, new structures and interior spaces, Green Building Design-Sustainability environments of Interior Building Architecture, Building Information Modeling, and Building Construction. It guides students from hand sketched graphic concepts through digital modeling in formulating project forms, and spaces. A software application, such as SketchUp® will be utilized at the end of the course as the primary tool for the development of framing plans for an
introduction to ADT 302 course.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

SLO #1; Specify specific tools and drawing conventions to complete standardized 'freehand' & 'manual' architectural drawings and sketches.

ADT 302 Architectural Sketching and Modeling II

Units: 3

Hours: 36 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB

Prerequisite: None.

Advisory: ADT 300

Transferable: CSU

CID: C-ID ARTS 205

This course instructs students at an intermediate level of sketching, 3D digital design, Green Building-LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) principles in building design, Green Building-LEED® material certification, selection and application to models, 3D surface modeling and site development. The course is designed to facilitate further development to refining the student's design and research skills by specifying, certifying, and applying Green Building-LEED® materials and design concept principles to structures, interior architectural elements, site selection and development. A software application such as SketchUp® will be utilized as the primary software to refine and further develop detail concepts and techniques in 3D-digital modeling.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

SLO #1; Explain the basic elements and techniques of exterior, interior and environmental site design factors.

ADT 304 Office & Commercial Space Planning

Units: 3

Hours: 36 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB

Prerequisite: None.

Transferable: CSU

This course instructs students at the basic to intermediate level in office, commercial and residential space planning, Title 24 and general building code requirements. Concepts covered will develop skills in space programming, criteria schematics and matrices, bubble diagrams, space planning and layout, building materials, code requirements and applications to the design model.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

SLO #1; Articulate the various historical architectural styles through illustration methods.

ADT 310 Architectural Computer-Aided Drawing I

Units: 3

Hours: 36 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB

Prerequisite: None.

Advisory: ADT 300 and 302

Transferable: CSU

This course covers the introductory study in Architectural Computer-Aided Drawing/Design with specific emphasis in the architectural field. Course subject areas will include but not be limited to identifying CADD components, working in the Windows environment, creating and saving files, entity geometry, editing features, MLine 'Styles', Layer convention properties, text/font 'Styles', layering creation, dimensioning and dimension 'Styles', Model and Paper Space environments, plotting, and Plot 'Styles'. The subject content will cover the development of architectural floor plans, foundation plans & foundation 'details', electrical plans, subdivision plans and others drawings as they relate to the architectural field of study. Students will learn how to develop professional architectural drawing file documentation through the preparation and plotting (printing) presentation.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

SLO #1; Appraise the importance of basic digital drawing preparation and development.

ADT 314 Architectural 3D Modeling

Units: 3

Hours: 36 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB

Prerequisite: ADT 310 and 312 with grades of "C" or better; Under special circumstances, such as prior outside experience, a student may take ADT 314 prior to taking ADT 312 but must obtain the instructor's permission. These courses are sequential prerequisites for this course.

Advisory: DRAFT 312

Transferable: CSU; UC

This course covers the introduction to 3-dimensional modeling and rendering for building structures and spatial analysis studies, Green Building/LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) material and guidelines application. Course subject areas will include shapes, splines, meshes, light, shadows, models, materials, scene creation, animations, and creating exterior and interior architectural and construction objects with software such as 3ds Max Design®.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

SLO #1; Utilize shape and primitive elements in the development of conceptual 3D architectural models and rendered images.

ADT 320 Architectural Design Technology - Building Information Modeling (BIM) I

Units: 3

Hours: 36 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB

Prerequisite: None.

Advisory: ADT 310

Transferable: CSU

This course instructs students in the beginning level of Building Information Modeling as it relates to parametric building modeling for architectural interiors and building space using software such as AutoDesk's Revit® Architecture. The content is a first level introduction course to data-generated Parametric Building Modeling for architectural design and drawing, also known as Building Information Modeling (BIM). Professionals in the design/construction field may have work and/or academic experience to waive any pre-requisites.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

SLO #1: Explain the basis and orientation to the Building Information Management (BIM) technology.

ADT 322 Architectural Design Technology - Building Information Modeling (BIM) II

Units: 3

Hours: 36 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB

Prerequisite: ADT 320, or skills equivalent to ADT 320 with proficiency determined by the instructor.

Transferable: CSU

This course instructs students to the intermediate level of parametric modeling and management of architectural interiors and exteriors, building space management/design using software such as Autodesk's Revit®. The content is a second level course introduction to data-generated parametric building modeling "document drawing", also known as Building Information Management that surpasses pencil and CADD generated architectural drawings.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

SLO #1: Explain the intermediate features of line weights and wall types applied to models.

ADT 324 Architectural Design Technology - Building Information Modeling (BIM) III

Units: 3

Hours: 36 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB

Prerequisite: ADT 322 with a grade of "C" or better; or skills equivalent to ADT 322 with proficiency determined by the instructor.

Advisory: ADT 310 and 320; Students' knowledge and/or skills may be evaluated by the instructor on an individual basis, in lieu of the two Advisory Courses listed.

Transferable: CSU

This course instructs students in the intermediate level of Building Information Modeling as it relates to parametric modeling and Green Building/LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) for 'Building Systems' drawing and design using software such as AutoDesk's Revit® MEP. The content is a first level introduction course of data-generated Parametric Building Modeling software for Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing systems; illustrating how the MEP (Mechanical-Electrical-Plumbing) software drawing designs integrate with Revit® Architecture and/or Revit® Structure.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

SLO #1: Specify what Building Information Modeling (BIM) methodology means.

ADT 326 Architectural Design Technology - Building Information Modeling (BIM) IV

Units: 3

Hours: 36 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB

Prerequisite: ADT 322, or skills equivalent to ADT 322 with proficiency determined by the instructor.

Advisory: ADT 310 and 320; Students' knowledge and/or skills may be evaluated by the instructor on an individual basis, in lieu of the two Advisory Courses listed.

Transferable: CSU

This course instructs students in the intermediate level of Building Information Modeling as it relates to parametric modeling and Green Building/LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) guidelines for structural drawing and design using software such as AutoDesk's Revit® Structure. The content is a first level introduction course of data-generated Parametric Building Modeling software for Structures; illustrating how the Structure software drawing designs integrate with Revit® Architecture and/or Revit® MEP.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

SLO #1; Describe building information methodology.

ADT 495 Independent Studies in Architectural Design Technology

Units: 1 - 3

Hours: 54 - 162 hours LAB

Prerequisite: None.

Transferable: CSU

An independent studies project involves an individual student or small group of students in study, research, or activities beyond the scope of regularly offered courses. See the current catalog section of "Special Studies" for full details of Independent Studies.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

SLO #1: Actively engage in intellectual inquiry beyond that required in order to pass a course of study (College Wide Learning Outcome – Area 4).

ADT 498 Work Experience in Architecture Design Technology

Units: 1 - 4

Hours: 60 - 300 hours LAB

Prerequisite: None.

Enrollment Limitation:

Students must be in a paid or unpaid internship, volunteer position or job related to career goals in Architecture Design Technology.

Transferable: CSU

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.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

DEMONSTRATE AN UNDERSTANDING AND APPLICATION OF PROFESSIONAL WORKPLACE BEHAVIOR IN A FIELD OF STUDY RELATED TO ONE’S CAREER.(SLO 1)