Dec 04, 2020  
Official Course Syllabi 2020-2021 
    
Official Course Syllabi 2020-2021
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ARCH 1015 - Architectural Graphics

Credit Hours: 3.00


Prerequisites: None

(formerly DRAD 1015)

Students use freehand sketching and manual architectural drafting as a foundation in graphic design methods used to plan and present architectural drawings. Students will learn techniques including line weight, shades and shadows, model construction, and orthographic presentations to represent floor plans, interior and exterior elevations, sections, and perspective drawings using monochrome and color illustrations.

Location: South Campus

Contact Hours: 6
Billable Contact Hours: 6
OUTCOMES AND OBJECTIVES
Outcome 1: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to apply different drawing or drafting tools.

Objectives:

  1. Produce drawings with different fractional scales.
  2. Draw textures.

Outcome 2: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to create patterns, hatching, stippling, shading, blending, and tones.

Objectives:

  1. Illustrate foreground.
  2. Illustrate background.
  3. Apply terms associated with monochrome and color illustration.

Outcome 3: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to generate architectural styles of lettering and numbers.

Objectives:

  1. Correctly write letters per architectural styles and standards.
  2. Correctly write numbers per architectural styles and standards
  3. Correctly write fractions per architectural styles and standards
  4. Correctly write decimals per architectural styles and standards

Outcome 4: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to illustrate various shadows.

Objectives:

  1. Draw ground shadow.
  2. Draw a cast shadow in an illustration.

Outcome 5: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to create architectural elements using one- and two-point perspectives.

Objectives:

  1. Illustrate two-point perspective setup using the projection method.
  2. Define ground line.
  3. Define station point.
  4. Define picture plane.

Outcome 6: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to construct or illustrate a 3D model.

Objectives:

  1. Cut and glue matt board.
  2. Create model according to specifications.

Outcome 7: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to create projects with different medias on different materials.

Objectives:

  1. Draw with Graphite on Vellum.
  2. Draw with Ink on Mylar.

Outcome 8: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to create projects with various graphic methods.

Objectives:

  1. Arrange views.
  2. Annotate drawings as required.
  3. Present architectural drawings including floor plans, elevations, sections, and perspective drawings.

Outcome 9: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to create a course architectural design portfolio.

Objectives:

  1. Present a collection of drawings created in the course.
  2. Identify parts of a portfolio.

COMMON DEGREE OUTCOMES
(Bulleted outcomes apply to the course)

  • 1. The graduate can integrate the knowledge and technological skills necessary to be a successful learner.
  • 2. The graduate can demonstrate how to think competently.
  • 3. The graduate can demonstrate how to employ mathematical knowledge.
  • 4. The graduate can demonstrate how to communicate competently.
  • 5. The graduate is sensitive to issues relating to a diverse, global society.

COURSE CONTENT OUTLINE
  1. Textures & Tones
  2. Still-Life
  3. Materials
  4. Entourage, Symbols, Lettering
  5. Combining Elements
  6. Model
  7. Floor Plan
  8. Site Plan
  9. Section
  10. Perspectives
  11. Presentation Drawing
  12. Portfolio

Primary Faculty
Grant, Janice
Secondary Faculty

Associate Dean
Pawlowski, Timothy
Dean
Hutchison, Donald



Official Course Syllabus - Macomb Community College, 14500 E 12 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48088



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