Catalog 2020-2021 
    Jul 18, 2024  
Catalog 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ARCH 100 College Strategies in Architecture

3 credits
This course offers an exposure to selected aspects of the history, philosophy, and methodology of the architecture field. Roles of the technicians in related industries and career survey are covered. An introduction to the use of personal computers and file management specific to architecture environments is covered. The course includes hands-on experience with Windows, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, as well as various basics of graphic programs.

Prerequisites: ABED 040  (or placement into MATH 087  or higher) and ABED 046  (or placement into ENGL 093  or higher)

Course Outcomes
Upon successful completion fo this course students will be able to:

  • List and summarize a wide range of assorted technologies
  • Demonstrate basic computer operation and skills
  • Create and organize an architecture-oriented filing system
  • Create, organize, and manage a filing system in a network environment
  • Demonstrate skills in the use of Microsoft Office® products as it pertains to architectural applications and presentation
  • Use email attachments for document exchange
  • Recognize and describe the different roles of the technician
  • Identify industries and their technical requirements
  • Describe and discuss ethical conduct of an architectural technician
  • Prepare and present reports with a team
  • Work in small groups with individuals of diverse backgrounds

Program Outcomes
This course teaches to the following program outcomes:

  • demonstrate teamwork and collaboration skills and processes in the workplace
  • employ creative and critical thinking to enhance problem solving
  • exhibit analytical thought, informed judgment, and ethical behavior

Global Outcomes
This course teaches to the global outcome of teamwork.

Total Hours: 40 Theory (Lecture) Hours: 20 Guided Practice (Lab or Clinical) Hours: 20