SRJC Course Outlines

11/13/2019 5:02:31 AMAPTECH 59 Course Outline as of Spring 2018

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  APTECH 59Title:  ARCHITECTURAL CAD  
Full Title:  Architectural CAD
Last Reviewed:5/8/2017

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum2.00Lecture Scheduled1.5017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled26.25
Minimum2.00Lab Scheduled1.506 min.Lab Scheduled26.25
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  52.50Total Student Learning Hours: 105.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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Preparation of residential construction documents using AutoCAD. Problem solving skills will be developed by applying code requirements to a proposed building addition. The student will create typical construction drawings including plans, sections, elevations, schedules and details.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of APTECH 46


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Preparation of residential construction documents using AutoCAD. Problem solving skills will be developed by applying code requirements to a proposed building addition. The student will create typical construction drawings including plans, sections, elevations, schedules and details.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of APTECH 46
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Spring 2002Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  Apply current local building codes and proper construction practices to the development of a
    residential addition.
2.  Utilize AutoCAD software to produce architectural working drawings for a residential
    addition.

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During the course, the students will:
1. Research and apply local building codes relevant to the given project.
2. Select appropriate construction materials relevant to the given project.
3. Identify appropriate construction practices that govern project design.
4. Use proper CAD standards and file organization.
5. Produce working drawings using the AutoCAD software program.
6. Identify the role of Building Information Modeling (BIM) in the design industry.

Topics and Scope
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I. Scope of Project
     A. Existing site and/or construction documents  
     B. Client's requirements
    C. Client's monetary budget
     D. Timeline for project development and completion of working drawings
II. Schematic Development
    A. Researching pertinent building codes and local regulations
     B. Developing rough diagrams of site and floor plans
III. Project Refinement
    A. Architectural style
    B. Pertinent construction practices and materials
IV. AutoCAD Drawing Conventions
    A. Template drawing environment and settings
    B. Printing overview
V. Construction Drawings
    A. Site plan
     B. Floor plan
    C. Foundation and floor framing plan
    D. Ceiling and roof framing plan
    E. Building sections
    F. Exterior elevations
     G. Detail drawings
    H. Utility plan
VI. Sheet Set Organization and Plotting
VII. Building Permits
    A. Submittal process
    B. Plan check
    C. Revisions
VIII. Role of Building Information Modeling (BIM) in the Design Industry
 
All topics are covered in both the lecture and lab portions of this course.

Assignments:
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Lecture Related Assignments:
1. Reading assignments (10-15 pages per week)
2. Project presentations (1-2)
3. Quizzes (0-4)
4. Exams (1-2)
5. Final exam
Lab Related Assignments:
1. CAD working drawings (6-12 sheets)

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
None
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because problem solving assessments are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
50 - 60%
Working drawing sheets
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
30 - 40%
Quizzes, exams, final exam
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 20%
Project presentations


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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AutoCad 2017: A Problem Solving Approach. Sham Tickoo, AutoDesk Press 2016
Instructor prepared materials

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