|ARC1301||Architectural Design I|
This course introduces the student to the basic concepts of building design and spatial analysis. Drafting skills and the concepts of graphic communication are introduced and developed. Lab fee required.
|ARC1313||Architectural Design II|
In this course students will do advanced problems in building design and spatial analysis. Advanced drafting and graphic communication skills will be developed. Preparation of construction documents and presentation drawings and techniques will be emphasized. Lab fee required.
|EGS1111C||Engineering Graphics - Drawing|
This course is an introduction to the techniques of mechanical drawing for three-dimensional spatial relationships, spatial visualization, sketching and graphical presentation. Engineering drawing, descriptive geometry and graphical solution techniques using both manual and computer methods will be emphasized. Lab fee required.
|ETD1320C||Computer-Aided Design I|
The purpose of this course is to help drafting students develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes required to work at an entry-level job in such positions as CAD technician trainee, CAD system operator or CAD technician. This course is designed for students who have already received in-depth training in one or more application areas. Lab fee required.
|ETD1340C||Computer-Aided Design II|
In this course students will learn advanced two- and three-dimensional drafting techniques. Menu and program modification will be emphasized along with improved speed and accuracy. Lab fee required.
|BCN2230||Construction Materials and Methods I|
An introduction to the art of building, this course deals with whole systems of building: heavy timber framing, wood platform framing, masonry load bearing walls, structural steel framing, concrete framing and enclosures. The evolutionary development of the system, the properties of its major materials, the possibilities and limitations of the building method and the basis for choosing among systems is covered.
|ETD2390||Computer-Aided Design III (Revit)|
This course is a three-dimensional CAD course which introduces the student to Autodesk Revit Software. The student learns to work with architectural computer models rather than the basic geometric drawing approach. The Revit platform for building information modeling is a complete design and documentation solution which supports all phases of design, drawing production and schedule development for a given project. This software allows the student to work in various views of the parametric building model at the same time.
|ETD2391||Computer-Aided Design IV (Advanced Revit)|
This course is a three-dimensional CAD course which introduces the student to advanced concepts in Autodesk Revit Software. The student continues to learn how to draw and design in a three-dimensional architectural computer model format. Advanced concepts in three-dimensional modeling are introduced and implemented in class projects. This software allows the student to work in various views of the parametric building model at the same time. Each view may be opened separately and any changes that are made in one drawing are immediately updated in all other views. The Revit platform for building information modeling also allows the student to identify and produce a material list (automatically) for every item required for a particular design as the design develops and changes. This becomes an invaluable tool for the estimating and scheduling functions required by the contractor.
|ETD2731C||Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing Design and Drafting|
This course is a study of the drawing and design techniques related to the production of mechanical (HVAC), electrical and plumbing drawings. CAD and Revit software may be implemented in the production of these drawings. Lab fee required.
This course covers the theory and practice of surveying, use and care of instruments, instrument error, balancing and closing traverses, introduction to land and construction surveying. Lab fee required.
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|BCN1221||Principles of Building Construction|
This course offers insight into the principles and practices of commercial and industrial building construction using structural steel, timber and concrete. The course introduces the student to the systems, methods and equipment available and commonly used on construction projects - from site work through certificate of occupancy.
|BCN2231||Construction Materials and Methods II|
An in-depth study of the techniques, structure, characteristics, analysis and application of modern construction and engineering materials with an emphasis on the processing, structure, properties and performance interrelationship. Students will gain an understanding of material science and use experimentation to discover applications and techniques of materials. An emphasis will be placed on high-performance materials within the built environment.
Blueprint Reading is a study of the principles involved in the use and interpretation of drawings and specifications commonly used in light construction. Topics include history of recorded drawings, architectural and structural details, materials, structural, mechanical and electrical systems and related building code requirements. Lab fee required.
|BCN2721||Construction Planning and Cost Control I|
This course is an overview of several project scheduling methods for construction, including Gantt charts, logic, diagrams, critical path method, calendar day scheduling and project expediting. Lab fee required.
|BCT1001||Applied Mathematical Concepts for Design and Construction|
This course provides the practical mathematical skills needed in the architectural, construction and associated subcontract professions. The course helps to convey basic mathematical concepts and their specific applications into the architecture and construction industry. The direct, practical approach emphasizes careful, complete explanations with actual on-the-job examples. This course will provide a summary/review of basic mathematical concepts: Arithmetic, Pre-Algebra, Algebra, Geometry and Trigonometry.
An overview of estimating. Topics include the analysis and determination of costs, the classification of materials, labor and subcontracted work into the smallest manageable units and the development of a simple estimate. Lab fee required.
|EET1035C||Fundamentals of AC/DC Electricity|
This is an introductory course in basic electricity intended for the engineering technology programs. It consists of the concepts, laws and definitions encountered in AC and DC electric circuits.
|EGS1006||Introduction to the Engineering Profession|
This course will introduce the student to the role of the engineer as a creative design professional. Emphasis will be on understanding the creative process and the factors that influence it. The student will participate in engineering orientation and make case studies of selected engineering fields.
|EGS1007||Engineering Concepts and Methods|
This course is an introduction to computer software applications involving engineering spreadsheets (Excel) and symbolic processing (Mathcad) in order to solve a variety of engineering-related problems.
|ETD2545C||Site and Survey Drafting|
This course covers the study and practice in the preparation of the reverses, contour and profile plans from field notes with emphasis on land development drafting, road layout, drainage, sanitary and water facility planning. Lab fee required.
This course will prepare the student for the field of Engineering Technology and/or related sciences. The course will focus on specialized practical knowledge related to the mathematical, scientific or technical aspects of mathematics, science and engineering. Fundamental principles of statics, co-planar and non-co-planar force systems including concurrent and non-concurrent forces will be covered. Additional focus will be placed on both friction and non-friction systems. Stress and strain evaluations on columns, beams, trusses and foundation systems will also be addressed.
|GIS1040||Fundamentals of Geographic Information Systems|
This course will introduce the student to the use of geographic information systems (GIS) in spatial data exploration, map layout creation and data editing and analysis. This course is a fundamental-level course that assumes no prior knowledge of GIS. Topics covered will include the applications of GIS in various fields, the structure of the ArcGIS platform, the use of different tools to explore and modify spatial data and the analysis of spatial data to answer real world questions.
|IND1100||Historic Interiors I|
This course traces the application of art into the development of architecture and interior design from ancient civilizations to the end of the 19th century. The student will develop the ability to recognize and use different period styles of architecture and furniture in today's setting. Terminology of both furniture and architectural styles will be stressed. Lab fee required.
|IND1404C||Technical Design I|
This course is designed specifically for interior design students. It will aid the student in developing an understanding of basic principles with applications in the preparation of drawings, use and care of instruments and equipment, lettering, orthographic projections, sectional views, auxiliary views, detailing, lighting, plumbing and the use of schedules. Lab fee required.
|IND1935C||Building Barrier-Free Design|
This course is designed to give the interior design student an in-depth understanding of building codes and the Americans with Disabilities Guidelines (ADA) to enhance their space planning and material specifications. Basic building construction and fire safety design will be addressed. Lab fee required.
|IND2130||Historic Interiors II|
This course is a survey of historic interiors from the early American periods through contemporary interior design. Current trends in interior furnishings and architecture will also be examined. Lab fee required.
|MAC2233||Concepts of Calculus|
This course is a study of Differential and Integral Calculus of algebraic, exponential and logarithmic functions with applications to business analysis. It is designed to provide the student of business and social sciences a course in applied calculus. This course is not intended for the student who is required to complete the calculus series. This course partially satisfies the mathematics requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
|STA2023||Statistical Methods I|
This course introduces probability and statistical inference including estimation, hypothesis testing, confidence interval estimation, small sample methods, the study of random variables, correlation and regression and nonparametric tests. This course is a first course in statistical methods for those students entering a science or business related field. This course partially satisfies the mathematics requirement S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
|General Education Courses|
This is a course in the process of expository writing. Students will read essays and compose papers that are unified, organized, logically developed and supported, clearly stated and well-focused. Research techniques are introduced and incorporated into at least one composition. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030. Students must pass the core assignments with a grade of "C" or higher.
|Humanities General Education course|| 3|
|Mathematics General Education course||3|
|Science General Education course||3|
|Social Science General Education course||3|
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