ARC – Architecture

All courses are alphabetized by course code. All courses are to be pursued in a normal sequence with prerequisite courses taken as indicated. Provided for each course is the following information: course number and title; number of class, laboratory, clinical/shop/work experience (if any), and credit hours; and the semester in which the course is offered - FA (Fall), SP (Spring), and SU (Summer).

ARC-111 Intro to Arch Technology (1 6 0 3)


This course introduces basic architectural drafting techniques, lettering, use of architectural and engineer scales, and sketching. Topics include orthographic, axonometric, and oblique drawing techniques using architectural plans, elevations, sections, and details; reprographic techniques; and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare and print scaled drawings within minimum architectural standards. (FA). National ID (CIP) 15.0101 Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician.

ARC-114 Architectural CAD (1 3 0 2)


This course introduces basic architectural CAD techniques. Topics include basic commands and system hardware and software. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare and plot architectural drawings to scale within accepted architectural standards. RCC prerequisite: ARC-111. (SP). National ID (CIP) 15.0101 Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician.

ARC-235 Architectural Portfolio (2 3 0 3)

This course covers the methodology for the creation of an architectural portfolio. Topics include preparation of marketing materials and a presentation strategy using conventional and/or digital design media. Upon completion, students should be able to produce an architectural portfolio of selected projects. RCC prerequisites: DES-231 and DES-241. (SP). National ID (CIP) 15.0101 Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician.