PCC/ CCOG / ARCH

Course Content and Outcome Guide for ARCH 110

Course Number:
ARCH 110
Course Title:
Introduction to Architectural Drawing
Credit Hours:
2
Lecture Hours:
10
Lecture/Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
30
Special Fee:
$12.00

Course Description

Covers basic Architectural drawing skills including lettering, line quality, plans, elevations, sections and axonometric drawings. Audit available.

Addendum to Course Description

This course is intended to be an introductory drawing course for the Interior and Architectural Design programs.  It is a required course for both the Architectectural Design and Drafting degree and the Interior Design certificate and degree. 

Transferability of credit depends entirely upon the institu­tion to which the student wishes to transfer. 

Students must be capable of reading and communicating in the English language and may be required to pass a listening competency test administered by the department.  Students who may have a disability and wish an accommodation should make arrangements to meet with the instructor outside of class to discuss specific requests.  Any request for accommodation may require that documentation of disability be reviewed by the Office for Students with Disabilities

Intended Outcomes for the course

Apply basic architectural drafting skills in future architecture and interior design courses.
Communicate with others using basic architectural drafting terminology and graphics.
 

Outcome Assessment Strategies

Student to demonstrate understanding of architectural drawings including: lettering and line quality, floor plan layout, creating elevations, sections and axons; through a series of architectural drawing projects.  

Student to demonstrate time management skills by completion of projects by assigned deadlines and by meeting specific objectives for each project.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

Course materials will be presented in a lecture and discussion format, using multimedia, demonstration, video and diagrams which provide examples of industry standard drawings.  The lecture/discussion will be followed by a lab, where students will apply knowledge of presented concepts by drawing floor plans, elevations, sections and axons