Architectural Technology (ARCH)

ARCH 101  Design I - Elements of Design

4 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lecture: 54   Lab: 54
Corequisite: ARCH 121

Design and design process including conceptualization, visualization, form making, presentation, expression, and site analysis of physical, contextual, and cultural aspects of design and the urban environment. Portfolio will be produced. Field trips are required.

ARCH 102  Design II - Architectural Design

4 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lecture: 54   Lab: 54
Corequisite: ARCH 122 or ARCH 23
Advisory:ARCH 10 and ARCH 11 or ARCH 101 and ARCH 141

Formerly ARCH 21. Second level architectural design studio with a focus on site analysis, design conceptualization, form making, program development and presentation. Emphasis is on critical thinking and problem solving integrated with the artistic design process. Investigations will stress symbolic expression, aesthetics, craftsmanship, technical skills, vocabulary and physical object making through the design of multi-family residential, institutional and cultural buildings. Field trips are required.

ARCH 121  CADD and Digital Design Media Level I

4 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lecture: 54   Lab: 54
Corequisite: ARCH 101

CADD (Computer Aided Design and Drafting) Level 1 and computer applications in architecture, engineering, and related fields including spreadsheet, drawing, and presentation application. Field trips required.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 201730210ARCH:121MTWR7:00pm - 8:20pmJ. Lenox; M. Chinchilla13-2265
MTWR8:25pm - 11:15pmJ. Lenox; M. Chinchilla13-2265

ARCH 122  Architectural Presentations

4 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lecture: 54   Lab: 54
Corequisite: ARCH 21 or ARCH 102
Advisory: ARCH 10, ARCH 11 OR ARCH 101, ARCH 141

Formerly ARCH 23. Analysis and preparation of architectural presentation projects, including schematic and final design, architectural models, oral presentation techniques, board layouts using hand-drawn and computer-aided techniques, and development of project portfolio. Field trips required.

ARCH 141  Design Drawing and Communication

4 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lecture: 54   Lab: 54

Formerly ARCH 11. Architectural drawing techniques including graphic standards, scales, orthographic, paraline, and perspective projections. Field trips required.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 201730208ARCH:141MTWR8:00am - 9:20amH. Kuroki; I. Sardinas13-2215
MTWR9:25am - 12:15pmH. Kuroki; I. Sardinas13-2215

ARCH 142  Architectural Materials and Specifications

4 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 54   Lab: 54
Advisory: Eligibility for MATH 51

Formerly ARCH 12. Building materials and specifications used in architecture and construction. Includes a lab component of common building material applications. Field trips required.

ARCH 145  Building and Zoning Codes

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 54   
Advisory: ARCH 141 or ARCH 11

Formerly ARCH 14. Building and zoning codes, including code requirements related to architectural design and construction documentation. Process of obtaining design approvals and building permits from proper authorities having jurisdiction.

ARCH 146  Architectural Drawings and Fabrications

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 71
Advisory: ARCH 141 (formerly ARCH 11)

Formerly ARCH 15. Architectural working drawings and construction documents for light frame construction. Field trips required.

ARCH 147  Architectural CAD and BIM

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 71
Advisory: ARCH 141 or ARCH 11, or ARCH 121 or ARCH 16

Formerly ARCH 18. 3-D Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CAD) and Building Information Modeling (BIM) for architectural design and design development. Portfolio of 3-D building models and extracted 2-D drawings will be produced. Field trips required.

ARCH 201  Design III - Environmental Design

4 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lecture: 54   Lab: 54
Advisory: ARCH 21 or ARCH 102, ARCH 23 or ARCH 122, or equivalent experience

Formerly ARCH 27. Theory and principles of environmental design as applied to architecture, landscape architecture, urban design, urban planning and (civil) engineering. Portfolio will be produced. Field trips required.

ARCH 202  Design IV - Advanced Project

4 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 54   Lab: 54
Advisory: ARCH 23 or ARCH 122 and ARCH 27 or ARCH 201 Formerly ARCH 29. Fourth level architectural design studio focusing on sustainability, energy efficiency and environmental conservation. Emphasis is on critical thinking and problem solving involving material selection, envelope design, advance space planning and the development of designs from complex building programs. Investigations will stress logical organization, craftsmanship, technical skills, vocabulary and physical object making through the design complex building types. Field trips are required.

ARCH 221  Architectural Illustration

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 71
Advisory: ARCH 141 or ARCH 11

Formerly ARCH 13. Architectural and interior illustration including perspective drawing, sketching, shades and shadows, entourage, and color application utilizing various media and development of project portfolio. Field trips required.

ARCH 222  Advanced Digital Design, Illustration and Animation

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 71
Advisory: ARCH 18 or ARCH 147

Formerly ARCH 28. Architectural Computer Aided Design (CAD), 3 Dimensional (3-D) illustration, rendering and animation. Virtual walk-through and fly-through videos of interior and exterior 3-D models with photo-realistic materials and lighting will be produced.

ARCH 247  Architectural CAD Working Drawings

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 71
Advisory: ARCH 15 or ARCH 146, or ARCH 147 or ARCH 18

Formerly ARCH 26. Architectural Computer Aided Design (CAD) for design development and working drawings. Portfolio of working drawings using Building Information Modeling (BIM) and CAD applications of integrated 3-D and 2-D BIM/CAD models will be produced. Field trips required.

ARCH 250  World Architecture I

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lecture: 54   

Formerly ARCH 31. Development of world architecture from pre-history to the Middle Ages. Influence of geography, religion, and socio-economic background on architecture from ancient Egypt, Europe through the Middle Ages, and classic civilizations of Asia and the Americas. Field trips required.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 201730211ARCH:250MW5:45pm - 10:10pmG. Fields13-2215

ARCH 251  World Architecture II

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lecture: 54   

Formerly ARCH 32. Development of world architecture from the Renaissance to the present. Influence of environment, religion and socio-economic movements on modern architecture. Field trips required.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 201730213ARCH:251MW1:20pm - 5:35pmG. Fields13-2215

ARCH 290  Architectural Work Experience

1-2 Units (Degree Applicable)
(May be taken for Pass/No Pass only)
Lab: 60-150
Prerequisite: Compliance with work experience regulations as designated in the College Catalog

Provide work experience in architecture at an approved work site related to classroom instruction. A minimum of 75 paid or 60 non-paid)clock hours per semester of supervised work is required for each unit of credit. Field trips are required

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