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SLCC Catalog

   
2017-2018 SLCC General Catalog
Salt Lake Community College
   
 
  Oct 20, 2017
 
2017-2018 SLCC General Catalog 
  
2017-2018 SLCC General Catalog

Course Descriptions

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Course Numbering Information:
Courses at SLCC are identified by an alphabetic prefix (two to four letters) followed by a four-digit number. Numbers beginning with a “1” generally indicate a course designed primarily for freshmen (such as ENGL 1010 ); numbers beginning with a “2” generally indicate courses designed primarily for sophomores (such as MATH 2010 ); numbers beginning with a “0” generally indicate preparatory courses that are non-transferable (such as WRTG 0990 ).

 

Architectural Technology

  
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    ARCH 1010 - Intro. to Design Professions

    Credits: 3
    The study of the roles that designers play in society and what job markets are available in the areas of architecture, CAD, construction management, architectural history, landscape architecture, and interior design.

    Semester: Fall


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    ARCH 1100 - Intro. to Arch. Drawing

    Credits: 3
    Students will about architectural drawings used in residential and commercial projects. Practical skills for reading blueprints of floor plans, sections, details, elevations and schedules.

    Semester: Spring


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    ARCH 1130 - Basic Drawing

    Credits: 3
    Practical skills in the fundamentals of drawing and freehand sketching. Graphic media such as pencil, pen, charcoal and ink will be explored. Instruction will focus on the use of light, shadow, texture, contour and form.

    Semester: Fall


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    ARCH 1210 - Residential Construction

    Credits: 5
    Residential construction techniques are analyzed from site planning to finish construction. Building codes, estimating, and specifications are discussed as they relate to methods and materials of residential construction common to Utah.

    Prerequisite: ARCH 1310  or ARCH 2350  
    Semester: Spring


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    ARCH 1310 - Intro. to AutoCAD

    Credits: 3
    Students gain the practical knowledge in the use of AutoCAD that is essential in producing architectural drawings. This course includes hands-on applications. Simple drawings will be produced.

    Semester: Fall
    Additional Course Fee Required


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    ARCH 1350 - Computer Graphics

    Credits: 3
    Studies include the manipulation of scanned and digital images, desktop publishing, digital presentations and web page designs. Various computer software will be used to promote the ideas and designs of architects and designers.

    Semester: Fall
    Additional Course Fee Required


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    ARCH 1510 - Architectural Design Workshop

    Credits: 3
    This course will develop visual awareness and basic abstract design principles. Balance, symmetry, repetition, order variety, uniformity, proportion, motif and color will be introduced with various generic and abstract projects.

    Semester: Spring


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    ARCH 2060 - Construction Documents

    Credits: 3
    Provides the foundation required for the interpretation of construction documents Including drawings and specifications. This course prepares students for CSI’s Construction Document Technician Examination.

    Semester: Fall


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    ARCH 2150 - Architectural Graphics

    Credits: 3
    Course explores the preferred hand presentation techniques used with both two and three-dimensional drawings in the arch. design. Students will experience the jury process, peer review and learn skills needed to prepare portfolios.

    Prerequisite: ARCH 1130  
    Semester: Spring


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    ARCH 2210 - Commercial Construction

    Credits: 5
    Basic materials and installation methods for commercial construction are studied. These include site work, concrete, masonry, curtain-walls, steel, doors, window finishes, and an overview of codes.

    Prerequisite: ARCH 1210 
    Semester: Fall


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    ARCH 2310 - Modeling/Rendering/Animation I

    Credits: 3
    Digital modeling is presented as an essential tool for architectural design, visualization, and presentation. Principles are stressed so that acquired skills can be used with any modeling, rendering and animation software.

    Semester: Fall


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    ARCH 2320 - Modeling/Rendering/Animation II

    Credits: 3
    Skills developed in ARCH 2310  are enhanced with new techniques and intermediate and advanced skills. Presentation skills are also developed through advanced projects.

    Prerequisite: ARCH 2310  
    Semester: Spring


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    ARCH 2330 - CAD Customization

    Credits: 3
    Basic customization of AutoCAD software will be discussed and practiced as it applies to industry. Emphasis will be placed on developing AutoCAD tools and skills that will save time and improve productivity.

    Prerequisite: ARCH 1310  
    Semester: Spring


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    ARCH 2350 - Advanced Architectural CAD

    Credits: 3
    Students will develop BIM skills and use specific 3D architectural oriented software. Design and construction documentation will be examined.

    Semester: Spring


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    ARCH 2460 - Construction Estimating

    Credits: 2
    Material take-offs, labor cost estimates, sub-contractor bids, equipment costs, price extensions and competitive bidding, with and without the use of the computer, will be covered in this class.

    Prerequisite: ARCH 1210  


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    ARCH 2470 - Codes, Zoning & Inspections

    Credits: 2
    This course is the study of current building codes and an overview of zoning regulations. This course will help with inspections for code enforcement and compliance, occupancy classifications, area limitations and life-safety regulations.


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    ARCH 2510 - Residential Design - CAD

    Credits: 5
    Provides a study of light frame construction techniques and production of residential construction drawings using CAD software. Students produce a professional set of presentation and construction drawings of a residential structure.

    Prerequisite: ARCH 1210  and ARCH 1310  
    Semester: Fall
    Additional Course Fee Required


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    ARCH 2520 - Commercial Design - CAD III

    Credits: 5
    Examines commercial construction materials, techniques and the production of construction drawings using CAD software. Students will produce a professional set of presentation and construction drawings of a commercial structure.

    Prerequisite: ARCH 2210  and ARCH 2510  
    Semester: Spring


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    ARCH 2900 - Internship

    Credits: 1-3
    Supervised work experience in a business, industrial, or government environment related to the program major. Credit awarded for successful completion of specific learning objectives that provide new learning related to the program major.

    Semester: All


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    ARCH 2990 - Special Studies

    Credits: 1-20
    This course is designed so the student can work on special individualized projects under the supervision of the instructor.

    Prerequisite: Instructor approval


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