ARCT 1020 This course will introduce the beginning architectural technology or interior design student to the properties and applications of common, as well as new and sustainable residential building materials. This class will cover materials and methods such as: current sustainable practices in home building, wood stud construction, window installation, roofing, foundations, flashing, etc. These materials and construction methods will then be applied in the Studio I projects. *this course is cross listed with IDES1020
ARCT 1108 This course will introduce students to a computer aided design (CAD) workflow using AutoCAD. Fundamental concepts, commands, and best practices will be taught via self paced drafting exercises that emphasize a hands-on approach to learning. Prerequisite: ARCT1108
ARCT 1208 This course introduces the student to AutoDesk Revit Software. There is an emphasis on BIM workflow and basic to intermediate modeling techniques. The student will develop intermediate CAD and BIM techniques to develop construction drawings. This knowledge can then be applied to projects in concurrent and future projects.
ARCT 1540 This course will examine the characteristics and properties of common, as well as new and sustainable, commercial building materials such as: concrete materials, formwork, reinforcement, steel frame construction, lightweight steel framing, metals, curtainwalls, etc. These methods and materials, including sustainable principles, will be applied to Studio II projects.