SRJC Course Outlines

2/28/2024 12:37:15 PMAPTECH 59 Course Outline as of Fall 2023

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  APTECH 59Title:  ARCHITECTURAL CAD  
Full Title:  Architectural CAD
Last Reviewed:2/6/2023

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
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Catalog Description:
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In this course, students will learn about and create standard residential construction drawings typically required for a building permit including plans, sections, elevations, schedules, forms, and details using Autodesk AutoCAD. Students will also develop an understanding of the role of building codes and design criteria in the development of an Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU).

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of APTECH 46


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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In this course, students will learn about and create standard residential construction drawings typically required for a building permit including plans, sections, elevations, schedules, forms, and details using Autodesk AutoCAD. Students will also develop an understanding of the role of building codes and design criteria in the development of an Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU).
(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:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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1. Apply building codes and proper construction practices to the design and development of an ADU.
2. Utilize Autodesk AutoCAD software to produce architectural working drawings for an ADU.
 

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At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
1. Research and apply 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 industry accepted CAD standards and file organization.
5. Produce working drawings using the AutoCAD software program.
6. Identify the role of stakeholders and professional consultants in the construction 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, local regulations and project information
    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. Modelspace and Paperspace
    C. External reference use (XREF)
    D. National CAD Standard (NCS) use for drafting, layer, and printing conventions
    E. 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 Sets
    A. Setup and organization
    B. Printing and publishing
    C. Archiving
VII. Building Permits
    A. Submittal process
    B. Plan check
    C. Revisions
VIII. Project Design Stakeholders and Professional Consultants
    A. The client
    B. The project users
    C. Governmental agencies including city and county planning and building departments
    D. Consulting design professionals including geotechnical, civil, structural, electrical, and mechanical engineers, and energy consultants
 
All topics are covered in both the lecture and lab portions of this course.

Assignments:
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Lecture:
1. Reading assignments (5-15 pages per week)
2. Project presentations (1-2)
3. Quiz(zes) (1-4)
4. Final exam and/or final project presentation
Lab:
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%
CAD 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%
Quiz(zes), final exam and/or final; project presentation
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 10%
Participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Residential Design Using AutoCAD 2023. Stine, Daniel John. SDC Publications. 2022.
Instructor prepared materials

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