PCC/ CCOG / ARCH

Course Content and Outcome Guide for ARCH 111

Course Number:
ARCH 111
Course Title:
Intro to Residential Construction Documents
Credit Hours:
3
Lecture Hours:
20
Lecture/Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
30
Special Fee:
$12.00

Course Description

Covers standards of architectural drafting and preparation of construction documents for typical residential construction. Examines construction processes and terminology. Recommend: ARCH 136, ARCH 161. Audit available.

Addendum to Course Description

This course is a required for an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Architectural Design and Drafting and in Interior Design.

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.

Students who have a documented disability and require a classroom adjustment or accommodation should contact Disability Services www.pcc.edu/disability and provide the Approved Academic Accommodations letter to the Instructor.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Apply basic computer aided drafting skills to draw residential construction drawings.
Communicate with design professionals, clients and engineers using industry specific terminology and graphics.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

Student to demonstrate understanding of drafting, and construction document preparation including:  layout, coordination, noting, dimensions, referencing; through preparation of set of residential construction documents for term project.   Student to demonstrate understanding of construction through correct drawing of wall sections and construction details.

Student to finalize a term project for a residence, displaying industry standard drafting, for construction documents.

Student to demonstrate time management skills by completion of projects by assigned deadlines and by meeting specific objectives for each phase of 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 drafting and construction document information, layout, and coordination.  The lecture/discussion will be followed by a lab, where students will make application of concepts through drawing a set of construction documents for a residential project.