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CRC19: Courses

ARCH 320 Architectural Design and Communication I

Units: 3.5

Hours: 54 hours LEC; 27 hours LAB

Prerequisite: None.

Corequisite: ARCH 325

Transferable: CSU; UC

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 should previously or concurrently enroll in ARCH 325 to learn methods for digital construction of design and drawing projects assigned in ARCH 320.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

SLO-1: Apply basic organizational and spatial principles in the conception and development of architectural environments.