Course Descriptions 2015-16 by Kentucky Community and Technical College System

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ach 1203 course id 004681 theory and history of architecture i ach 1953 computer aided drafting i ach 1503 construction documents ii ach 1981 3 course id 015986 instructor consent required practicum in architectural technology the development of architecture as it is related to world culture with an emphasis on design structure materials eco-social and political factors are considered lecture 3 credits 45 contact hours components lecture attributes technical course id 004682 this is the second course of a four-semester studio sequence students develop architectural construction documents for multi-level framed construction students will further develop an understanding of programming schematics design development and construction document production using current computer-aided technology emphasis will be placed on building codes and related discipline coordination lecture 2 credits 30 contact hours laboratory 1 credit 45 contact hours pre-requisite ach 100 or consent of instructor components laboratory lecture attributes technical ach 1603 course id 004683 building materials and construction i the essentials of the theory of selected building materials construction specifications institute divisions 2-7 and their assembly in appropriate systems are presented with particular attention to component selection and behavior under various loads climatic conditions and fire lecture 3 credits 45 contact hours components lecture attributes technical ach 1613 course id 004684 building materials and construction ii the essentials of the theory of selected building materials construction specifications institute divisions 7-16 and their assembly in appropriate systems are presented with particular attention to component selection and behavior under various loads climatic conditions and fire lecture 3 credits 45 contact hours components lecture attributes technical ach 1703 course id 004685 theory and history of architecture ii a survey of the architectural periods from the neo-classic to the present is presented this course is a continuation of ach 120 lecture 3 credits 45 contact hours components lecture attributes technical ach 1753 introduction to systems course id 004686 an overview of the various systems found in buildings and the influences that shape architectural design and construction is presented lecture 3 credits 45 contact hours components lecture attributes technical ach 1801 3 course id 005463 instructor consent required selected topics in architectural technology topic the subject matter of this course may vary from semester to semester as new technology is developed and new issues evolve and/or to address local architectural issues this course may be repeated with different topics to a maximum of six credit hours pre-requisite consent of instructor lecture 1-3 credits 15-45 contact hours components lecture attributes technical ach 1943 visual composition course id 004687 in this course the student will study the aesthetic principles found in both two-dimensional and three-dimensional compositions these principles will be applied in exercises involving drawing model construction and creative writing lecture 1 credit 15 contact hours laboratory 2 credits 120 contact hours components laboratory lecture attributes technical 228 course id 004856 students learn how computer hardware and software are used in preparing architectural documents lecture 2 credits 30 contact hours laboratory 1 credit 45 contact hours components laboratory lecture attributes computer literacy technical provides supervised on-the-job work experience related to the student’s educational objectives students who participate in the practicum do not receive compensation pre-requisite completion of a minimum of 12 hours in architectural technology ach courses with a min cumulative gpa of 2.0 in all courses practicum 1.0-3.0 credits 40-120 contact hours components practicum attributes technical ach 2003 construction documents iii course id 004688 this is the third course of a four-semester studio sequence students study the methods by which commercial buildings are designed and constructed basic skills are developed relating to the implementation of determinants in this process such as program analysis applicable codes construction methods and materials as well as computer applications through the completion of a series of structured projects including the preparation of a set of architectural construction documents for a mediumsized building students apply the knowledge necessary to achieve these goals lecture 2 credits 30 contact hours laboratory 1 credit 45 contact hours pre-requisite ach 150 and ach 185/ach 195 or consent of instructor components laboratory lecture attributes technical ach 2253 structures course id 004689 ach 2503 construction documents iv course id 004690 students study structural materials and systems including the design of simple structural components pre-requisite ach 175 and mah 125 or consent of instructor components lecture attributes technical this is the fourth course of a four-semester studio sequence students prepare a set of advanced construction documents using current computer-aided drafting techniques emphasis will be placed on design principles and site development for a commercial construction project lecture 2 credits 30 contact hours laboratory 1 credit 45 contact hours pre-requisite ach 200 or consent of instructor components laboratory lecture attributes technical ach 2603 office practice course id 004691 this course is intended to serve as a capstone course in the architectural technology program emphasis is placed on preparing students for the workplace by focusing on the professional legal and business aspects of the architectural and construction industries case studies are reviewed and projects are prepared by students with the goal of introducing them to a broader set of circumstances that affect how decisions are made in the practice of architecture lecture 3 credits 45 contact hours prerequisite ach 110 and ach 200 or equivalent components lecture attributes technical ach 2753 course id 004692 mechanical and electrical systems students engage in a qualitative and quantitative study of environmental control systems used in buildings prerequisite ach 175 and mat 125 or consent of instructor lecture 3 credits 45 contact hours components lecture attributes technical ach 2802 course id 016138 revit/building information modeling introduces building information modeling bim using autodesk revit or other similar and related software methods and processes provides students with skills to produce and present residential and commercial design models construction documents and to extract information and data from the model incorporates investigations into issues related to sustainable design and the integration of other software for related analysis pre-requisite ach 195 or consent of instructor lecture/lab 2.0 credits 45 contact hours components lecture attributes technical ach 2853 computer-aided drafting ii course id 005464 ach 2903 building codes i course id 004694 ach 2913 construction management course id 004695 ach 2923 building codes ii course id 004696 ach 2933 presentation techniques course id 004697 ach 2943 specification writing course id 004698 students learn how to modify selected computer aided drafting software to enhance construction document production integration of other software will also be discussed pre-requisite ach 185 or consent of instructor lecture 3 credits 45 contact hours components lecture students will analyze the content and format of current building codes the necessity for building codes problems in interpretation and application as well as legal aspects will be discussed the main objective is to familiarize students with the basic provisions and procedures associated with building code administration pre-requisite ach 150 and ach 160 or consent of instructor lecture 3 credits 45 contact hours components lecture attributes technical students examine the principles and current practices of construction management with emphasis on project organization scheduling and cost control pre-requisite ach 150 ach 160 and ach 161 or consent of instructor lecture 3.0 credits 45 contact hours components lecture attributes technical this course will be continuation of ach 290 building codes i with a more in-depth study of current building codes pre-requisite ach 290 or consent of instructor lecture 3 credits 45 contact hours components lecture attributes technical students will explore a variety of presentation and rendering techniques used in the architectural profession design skills and the understanding of spatial relationships will be further developed pre-requisite ach 100 or consent of instructor lecture 2 credits 30 contact hours laboratory 1 credit 45 contact hours components laboratory lecture attributes technical this course provides an in-depth study of the importance of specifications in the design and construction process students will engage in research evaluate the quality of building materials study the methods of writing specifications and gain exposure to industry-standard software in preparing a variety of specifications prerequisite ach 150 ach 160 ach 161 or consent of instructor lecture 3 credits 45 contact hours components lecture attributes technical