SRJC Course Outlines

5/22/2024 7:18:47 PMARCH 70A Course Outline as of Fall 2011

Terminated Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  ARCH 70ATitle:  ARCHITECTURAL PROCESS  
Full Title:  Architectural Process
Last Reviewed:3/25/2002

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.00Lecture Scheduled1.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled17.50
Minimum1.00Lab Scheduled08 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total1.00 Contact Total17.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  35.00Total Student Learning Hours: 52.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
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Catalog Description:
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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.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
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)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
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:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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1. Design a graphic presentation of the stages of the architectural
design process.
2. Interpret an architectural project schedule from a bar and network
diagram.
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
client/owner.
5. Examine how architects obtain and record design information from
clients.
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
technician.
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
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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
design process:
 a. client
 b. architect
 c.  regulatory agencies
 d.  consultants
 e. contractor
4. Review of bar graphs and simple network diagram principles
5. Interpretation of bar graphs and simple network diagrams related to
architectural projects
6. Introduction to scheduling the architect's work in an architectural
design process
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

Assignments:
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1. Reading handouts.
2. Written assignments involving analysis and synthesis of course
material.
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
project organization.

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
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%
Class performances
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%
None


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Architect's Handbook of Professional Practice, 13th Ed., Student Edition.
AIA 2002.

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