Courses

Architecture

ARCH 20, Architectural Graphics I
Lec-35 Lab-70 field trips P/NP Available

ADVISE: ESL 188 or ENGL 88 or readiness for college-level English

Introduction to techniques, conventions, meanings, and purposes related to drawing and drafting conventions as used in architecture and interior design. Fundamental graphic principles, concepts, and strategies are examined through hand and digital production.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ARCH 22A, Delineation and Rendering
Lec-35 Lab-70 field trips P/NP Available

PREREQ.: ARCH 20; Completion/concurrent enrollment in ARCH 29A

Basic drawing techniques in graphic communication. Two and three-dimensional representations with various media expressing architectural ideas and concepts.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ARCH 29A, Freehand Drawing I
Lec-17.5 Lab-17.5 field trips P/NP Available

Introduction to freehand drawing skills as a method of observation and visual communication in Architecture and Interior Design. The use of drawing in seeing and expressing shape, form, value, texture and proportion. Techniques include contour line, tonal drawing, and linear perspective.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ARCH 29B, Freehand Drawing II
Lec-17.5 Lab-17.5 field trips P/NP Available

PREREQ.: ARCH 29A

A continuing development of skills in freehand drawing methods, with more complex subject matters and the use of color media. Focus is on the drawing from observation of buildings and architectural space.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ARCH 31A, History of Architecture I
Lec-52.5 field trips P/NP Available

ADVISE: ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or readiness for college-level English

A survey of the history of Architecture from prehistory through the the Middle Ages. Focus on visual environmental literacy through the analysis of key design movements during the time period.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ARCH 31B, History of Architecture II
Lec-52.5 field trips P/NP Available

ADVISE: ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or readiness for college-level English

A survey of the history of architecture from the early Renaissance to the present times. Focus on visual environmental literacy through the analysis of key design movements during the time period.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ARCH 100, Introduction to Architecture and Design
Lec-35 field trips P/NP Available

This course introduces students to the fundamental principles related to design of physical environments. Students will be introduced to an overview of the architecture and interior design fields, along with fundamental concepts and considerations inherent within them.

UC/CSU
Units: 2
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

ARCH 100=ARCH 48

ARCH 101, Architecture Design Studio I
Lec-35 Lab-70 field trips

Introduction to architectural concepts and principles through 2-D and 3-D design projects. Focus is on issues, requirements and objectives related to visual perception of form and space, architectural meaning, spatial experiences, as these relate to the human condition.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ARCH 102, Architecture Design Studio II
Lec-35 Lab-70 field trips P/NP Available

PREREQ.: ARCH 101

A second design studio course in a sequence that expands upon fundamental architectural principles and concepts within Architecture and Design. Students explore topics related to design process, site, program, place, order, space within simple architectural problems.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ARCH 103, Architecture Design Studio 3
Lec-35 Lab-70 field trips

PREREQ.: ARCH 102 COREQ: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in: ARCH 22A

A third semester design studio course in a sequence that expands upon fundamental architectural principles and concepts within architecture and design. Students focus on urban analysis and design process, program, site and place in response to increasingly complex project requirements.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ARCH 120, Fundamentals of Building Construction
Lec-52.5 field trips P/NP Available

ADVISE: ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or readiness for college-level English

Comprehensive survey of all major building materials and systems of assembly in architecture and construction. Topics include wood, masonry, concrete, steel, glass, foundations, roofing, walls, frames, doors and windows as well as considerations of sustainability in the construction process.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ARCH 127, Fundamentals of Building Structures
Lec-52.5 field trips P/NP Available

Awareness of architectural structural concepts; fundamental aspects and principles of basic structural forms, loads and materials. Reveal and discuss the multi-discipline nature of structural systems in the built environment (including sustainability and the environment) within the architectural and construction fields.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Formerly ARCH 27

ARCH 160, Professional Practice
Lec-52.5 field trips P/NP Available

ADVISE: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in: ENGL 88

An overview of the professional practice of architecture, interior design, construction management and building construction from design through construction. Topics include licensing and training requirements; project delivery methods and contracts; business considerations; the influence of such factors as ethics, sustainability, economics, and legal regulations on the design and construction process.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ARCH 214, AutoCAD I
Lec-35 Lab-70 field trips P/NP Available

ADVISE: ARCH 20

An introduction to the Autodesk AutoCAD software. The course starts from the basic understanding of the software interface to two dimensional line drawings and three dimensional solid modeling with an architectural emphasis. Included are the use of collaborative drawing using XREF and management of a drawing using a layering system.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ARCH 218, Fundamentals of Rhino 3D
Lec-35 Lab-70 P/NP Available

An introduction to Rhinoceros three dimensional surface modeling software. Rhino's NURB based geometry enables the construction of free-form organic surfaces that can be applied to architectural and other design fields such as jewelry, marine, transportation and industrial designs. Focus will be on creating, editing, and transforming three dimensional surface models.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
ARCH 240, Fundamentals of the International Building Code
Lec-52.5 field trips P/NP Available

A comprehensive introduction to the fundamentals of the International Building Code (IBC) that is adopted and used throughout most jurisdictions of the United States to regulate the use, design, construction, and maintenance of buildings.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
BIM 120, Revit Architecture I
Lec-35 Lab-61.25 field trips P/NP Available

ADVISE: ARCH 120

An introduction to Building Information Modeling (BIM) and Revit Architecture software. Automation of building design and documentation process, interface and command access, coordination of data, and views for annotations and printing. No previous CAD experience required.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
BIM 121, Revit Architecture II
Lec-35 Lab-61.25 P/NP Available

PREREQ.: BIM 120 or demonstration of exit skills ADVISE: ARCH 120 or basic construction knowledge

Course focuses on advanced applications of the Revit Architecture software. Presents a set of problems involving typical issues encountered in contract document production in a multi-user environment in the architecture and construction industries. Includes Family editing, Work-sharing, Phases and Design Options, and presentation techniques.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
CM 10, Introduction to Construction Management
Lec-17.5 field trips P/NP Available

Overview of the Construction Management profession and the requirements for programs of study. This course focuses on the scope and nature of work in Construction Management, including professional roles, skills and responsibilities, career opportunities, and higher education pathways.

CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
CM 100, Fundamentals of Construction Management
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

Introduction to the basic concepts of construction project management including: the building design and construction process; proj ect participants, their roles and responsibilities. Areas of focus to include the application of the principles of contracts in relation to construction projects, estimating, scheduling and project control.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
CM 110, Construction Graphics
Lec-35 Lab-70 P/NP Available

Introduction to basic graphic and communication skills and knowledge required to
effectively read and use drawings in the construction industry. Analysis of
drawings in the civil, architectural, structural, mechanical, and electrical fields
and their relationship to construction planning and estimating. Material quantity
surveying. Freehand sketching.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
CM 240, Construction Cost Estimating
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

PREREQ.: CM 110 or demonstration of CM 110 exit skills

A study of the fundamental approaches to estimating the cost of building construction projects. Topics discussed include: types of construction estimates; the material takeoff process; the use of computers in estimating; total project estimating including direct costs, indirect costs, contingency and profit.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
CM 244, Construction Scheduling
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

PREREQ.: CM 240 or demonstration of CM 240 exit skills

Study of the basic concepts of construction scheduling: scheduling techniques with a focus on Critical Path Method; CPM schedule planning, scheduling, updating and analysis. Manual procedures in scheduling are followed by computer applications.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
CM 248, Construction Project Administration
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: CM 100

Principles and practical applications of construction project administration with an emphasis on construction-phase services. Topics include: an overview of project administration throughout the phases of a construction project; the contractual and regulatory environment of construction projects; the development of a project procedures manual; computer-based project administration.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
INTD 100, Introduction to Residential Interior Design
Lec-35 Lab-70 field trips P/NP Available

Introduction to residential interior design concepts and principles through two dimensional and three-dimensional design projects. Students explore topics related to design process, color, material finishes, and spatial composition as these relate to the profession.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
INTD 102, Interior Design Studio I
Lec-35 Lab-70 field trips P/NP Available

ADVISE: ARCH 100

Introduction to interior design fundamentals relating to space and form of commercial and institutional interior environments. Topics include color, space, form, light, sustainability, material, furniture selection, windows, floors, and accessories as these relate to the profession.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
INTD 124, Interior Building Materials and Systems
Lec-52.5 field trips P/NP Available

A comprehensive examination of Interior Materials and Construction Systems with a focus on their interface with building systems such as electrical, mechanical, plumbing, and structural systems.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
INTD 125, Fundamentals of Architectural Lighting
Lec-52.5 field trips P/NP Available

ADVISE: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in: ENGL 88

Fundamentals of Architectural Lighting is an introductory course for interior designers and architects to understand the basic types of lighting controls and considerations. Topics include luminaries, lighting control, systems, photometry and calculations.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
INTD 138, Global History of Interior Design
Lec-52.5 field trips P/NP Available

ADVISE: ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or readiness for college-level English

The history of Interior Design ranging from ancient times to the 21st Century, including Western, Asian, Middle Eastern, African and Latin American cultures. The course will focus on historical periods and their influences on the design of interior spaces.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable