ARCT - ARCHITECTURAL TECHNOLOGY

Department of Engineering Technology (ENG)


ARCT - 1100 ARCHITECTURAL GRAPHICS
[3 hours] Fundamental residential and commercial construction, strategies, organizing, drawing architectural project working drawings, floor plans, sections, detailing, and schedules will be studied. Drafting symbols and expressions and drafting board activities and experiences will be presented. Prerequisite: ENGT 1010, 1050 Corequisite: MATH 1340 or consent of instructor


ARCT - 1150 CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS
[3 hours] Initial introduction to essential terminologies. Properties of materials used in building structures. Construction techniques. Organization and retrieval of manufacturer's material information, sources, properties, testing results, availability, etc. Corequisite: ENGT 1050, ARCT 1100


ARCT - 1200 ARCHITECTURAL CADD
[4 hours] Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) terminologies, concepts, strategies for three-dimensional drawings and presentations. Hands-on computer activities and experiences. Prerequisite: ARCT 1100


ARCT - 1250 BUILDING CODES
[3 hours] An introduction to various codes regulating the construction of a building, code history, their purpose and how organized zon ing and other codes are studied. Prerequisite: ARCT 1100, 1150


ARCT - 1260 CONSTRUCTION ESTIMATING
[3 hours] Fundamentals, concepts, and strategies used in the process of construction cost estimating. Organization of materials, labor, and construction methods are experienced; other information is collected, organized, and utilized. Prerequisite: ARCT 1100, 1150


ARCT - 2100 ADVANCED ARCHITECTURAL DOCUMENTS
[4 hours] Strategies, planning, preparation of working drawings of a construction project. Research and organization required to produce complete contract documents. Code searching, preliminary construction specifications and cost estimating; drafting board methods and CADD techniques are available for graphic presentations. Prerequisite: ARCT 1100, 1150 Corequisite: ARCT 2160, 1250


ARCT - 2160 CONTRACTS AND SPECIFICATIONS
[3 hours] Fundamentals of construction contract documents, relationship of drawings, specifications, critical path planning, scheduling, and contracts. Composition of construction specifications. Prerequisite: ARCT 1100, 1150


ARCT - 2210 ADVANCED CADD
[4 hours] Fundamental computer concepts and operating systems, applications of computer generated graphics, Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) systems, CADD terminologies, concepts, strategies for two-dimensional drawings, hands-on computer activities and experiences. Prerequisite: ARCT 1200


ARCT - 2220 ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN TECHNIQUES
[4 hours] The techniques employed in the development of the design and presentation phases of an architectural projects, client involvement, including project programs, space requirements, and relationships, drafting board, and CADD techniques are available. Prerequisite: ARCT 2210 Corequisite: ARCT 1250, 1200


ARCT - 2250 BUILDING SYSTEMS
[3 hours] An introduction to building systems and equipment technologies and their capabilities. Fundamentals of designing and sizing the building systems. Prerequisite: ARCT 1100; PHYS 1010 Corequisite: ARCT 2160


ARCT - 2980 SPECIAL TOPICS
[1 - 4 hours] Student performs work on a specialized project of an advanced nature under the supervision of an Architectural Technology faculty member.

Last Updated: 1/3/12