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|Discipline and Nbr:
|Units||Course Hours per Week|| ||Nbr of Weeks||Course Hours Total
|Maximum||1.00||Lecture Scheduled||1.00||17.5 max.||Lecture Scheduled||17.50
|Minimum||1.00||Lab Scheduled||0||8 min.||Lab Scheduled||0
| ||Contact DHR||0|| ||Contact DHR||0
| ||Contact Total||1.00|| ||Contact Total||17.50
| ||Non-contact DHR||0|| ||Non-contact DHR Total||0
Title 5 Category:
AA Degree Applicable
Grade or P/NP
00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As:
| ||Total Out of Class Hours: 35.00||Total Student Learning Hours: 52.50||
Overview of the architectural design process and the roles of participants (client, architect, technician, regulatory agencies, consultants, contractor) from project initiation to completion. May include visit to architectural firms.
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Schedule of Classes Information
Overview of the architectural design process and the roles of participants (client, architect, technician, regulatory agencies, consultants, contractor) from project initiation to completion. May include visit to architectural firm.
(Grade or P/NP)
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION
Certificate Applicable Course
Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
|CSU GE:||Transfer Area|| ||Effective:||Inactive:
|IGETC:||Transfer Area|| ||Effective:||Inactive:
1. Design a graphic presentation of the stages of the architectural
2. Interpret an architectural project schedule from a bar and network
3. Differentiate among the roles and responsibilities of participants in
each stage of the architectural process: client, architect, regulatory
agencies, consultants, contractor.
4. Analyze the organization of the architect's contract with the
5. Examine how architects obtain and record design information from
6. Categorize requirements and outcomes of each stage of the process
from initiation to completion.
7. Summarize the role and responsibilities of the architect.
8. Summarize the role and responsibilities of the architectural
9. Describe the context and protocol for professional communications
between architect and contractor.
10. Analyze the organization of an architectural practice/office.
Topics and Scope
1. Introduction to the architectural design process
2. Explanation of the stages of the architectural design process
3. Roles and responsibilities of participants in the architectural
c. regulatory agencies
4. Review of bar graphs and simple network diagram principles
5. Interpretation of bar graphs and simple network diagrams related to
6. Introduction to scheduling the architect's work in an architectural
7. The contract between architect and client/owner
8. Communication between architect and contractor
9. Case studies of architectural project organization - visiting
architects or visits to architect's offices
1. Reading handouts.
2. Written assignments involving analysis and synthesis of course
3. Design graphic explaining architectural design process.
4. Analysis and interpretation of graphic scheduling information.
5. Research and preparation of case study report about architectural
Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Representative Textbooks and Materials:
|Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.||Writing
30 - 50%
|Written homework, Reading reports, Term papers||
|Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.||Problem Solving
10 - 20%
|Homework problems, Quizzes, Exams||
|Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.||Skill Demonstrations
10 - 20%
|Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.||Exams
20 - 30%
|Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion||
|Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.||Other Category
0 - 0%
Architect's Handbook of Professional Practice, 13th Ed., Student Edition.