ARCH-111: Architectural Design I
Course, prefix, number, & title: ARCH-111 Architectural Design I
Hours (Class, recitation, Laboratory, studio): 2 class hours, 4 laboratory hours
Co-requisites (if any): ARCH-119
Course Description in college catalog:
An introduction to the fundamentals of architectural design. Students will develop the ability to perceive visual cues, create visual design, formulate concepts, and render ideas in two and three dimensions. Using a combination of manual and digital skills, students will create and interpret three dimensional objects and spaces and develop drawings and renderings using standard projection systems.
Academic programs for which this course serves as a requirement or an elective:
General Education Outcomes: Below is a listing of General Education Outcome(s) that this course supports.
Use analytical reasoning to identify issues or problems and evaluate evidence in order to make informed decisions
Reason quantitatively as required in various fields of interest and in everyday life
Course-specific student learning outcomes:
a. Graphically represent three-dimensional objects using multi-view projection.
b. Master proper use of drafting instruments to create technical drawings.
c. Become familiar with technical drawing practices, dimensioning practices and drafting standards.
d. Communicate effectively using technical graphics, including the ability to produce, read and interpret engineering drawings.
- Career Preparation and Advancement – Graduates will demonstrate mastery of the knowledge and skills needed for entry into or advancement in the field of Mechanical Engineering Technology.
- Engineering Competence - Graduates will be competent technicians with problem solving and design skills, and have the ability to apply mathematics, science and modern engineering software to solve mechanical engineering technology problems.
Other program outcomes (if applicable).
Integrate knowledge and skills in the program of study
Work collaboratively to accomplish learning objectives
Methods by which student learning will be assessed and evaluated; describe the types of methods to be employed; note whether certain methods are required for all sections:
|Ten (10) in class assignments, each worth 2.5%||25%|
|Three (3) tests, each worth 25%||75%|
Academic Integrity policy (department or College):
Academic honesty is expected of all students. Any violation of academic integrity is taken extremely seriously. All assignments and projects must be the original work of the student or teammates. Plagiarism will not be tolerated. Any questions regarding academic integrity should be brought to the attention of the instructor. The following is the Queensborough Community College Policy on Academic Integrity: "It is the official policy of the College that all acts or attempted acts that are violations of Academic Integrity be reported to the Office of Student Affairs. At the faculty member's discretion and with the concurrence of the student or students involved, some cases though reported to the Office of Student Affairs may be resolved within the confines of the course and department. The instructor has the authority to adjust the offender's grade as deemed appropriate, including assigning an F to the assignment or exercise or, in more serious cases, an F to the student for the entire course." Read the University's policy on Academic Integrity opens in a new window(PDF).
Any student who feels that he or she may need an accommodation based upon the impact of a disability should contact the Office of Accessibility Services in Science Building, Room S-132, 718-631-6257, to coordinate reasonable accommodations for students with documented disabilities. You can visit the Office of Accessibility Services website.