DGET-1350-Syllabus-Architecture by niusheng11


WSU Department Name
Design Graphics Engineering Technology

WSU Course Listing & Number
DGET 1350: Architecture (3 Credit Hrs.)

Fremont High School
Bonneville High School
WSU Concurrent Adjunct Instructor: Dr. Thomas Paskett, Ph.D.
Bonneville Course name: Architecture
2010-2011 School Year

 (Attention: Contact the College or University you wish to attend to make sure that these
 Concurrent Enrollment courses will meet your goals for fulfilling General Education
 requirements or will count toward your chosen major).

Instructor’s Office Hours
7:30 AM to 3:15 PM

Instructor’s phone and email
Fremont High Phone:             (801) 452-4000
Bonneville High Phone:          (801) 452-4050
Email:                          thpaskett@weber.k12.ut.us
Blog:                           http://blog.weber.k12.ut.us/thpaskett
Moodle:                         http://online.weber.k12.ut.us
UTIPS:                          http://www.thpaskett.myutips.org

Prerequisite High School Courses if any
DGET 1250 Drafting CADD or equivalent or concurrent

Course Description:
This course provides students with the technical skills and foundation knowledge necessary for a
beginning Architectural Drafter. A problem-solving theoretical base is developed for a hands-on
experience in residential design using software common in architectural practice.
The student will learn to apply the concepts and principals of Computer-Aided Design (CAD) and
drafting standards in the completion of architectural design and drafting projects. Professional
quality working drawings from 3D CAD models are created. This course is a project-driven. This
course is an introduction to the fundamentals of computer aided drafting. The study of
architectural working drawings using a Cad system and covers procedures used in developing a
set of residential house plans. Included in the course are architectural drafting standards, design
procedures, and building code requirements.


Architectural drafting techniques and standards
International Residential Code standards
Career opportunities

Course Objectives:
After completing this course, you should know:
        1. Professional architectural careers, office practices and opportunities.
        2. Architectural drafting equipment, media and reproduction methods
        3. How to identify different lines and lettering techniques.
        4. CAD architectural applications.
        5. How the I.R.C. code affects building design.
        6. Concepts of room relationships and sizes.
        7. Exterior residential design factors.
        8. Site orientation factors.
        9. How to layout, draw, and dimension a residential house plan.
        10. How to determine the thermal calculation for heating.
        11. How to identify construction specifications.

After completing this course, you should be able to:
        1. Letter in an architectural style
        2. Use Cad for architectural applications.
        3. Design a residence incorporating the I.R.C. code.
        4. Design room relationships and sizes for space planning.
        5. Incorporate exterior design factors into a design.
        6. Layout, draw, and dimension a residential floor plan.
        7. Layout and draw a residential electrical plan.
        8. Layout, draw, and dimension a residential foundation/basement plan.
        9. Layout, draw, and dimension residential elevation views.
        10. Layout, draw and dimension a plot plan.
        11. Draw and dimension construction details.
        12. Draw details of typical wall, stair, fireplace and kitchen cabinets.

Concurrent Enrollment:
Upon completion of this course, a state competency test will be given. Through concurrent
enrollment, you are able to receive 3 credit hours from Weber State University (WSU), provided
you earn a “B” or better for this class. Students must be a junior or senior to be eligible. Students
interested in applying for this credit should have completed an application to be approved and
forwarded to WSU.

Required Textbook & Materials:
Jefferis & Madsen, Architectural Drafting & Design, sixth edition, Delmar Publishers Inc., 2011
         Equipment: Due to the increasing cost of drafting equipment, students are encouraged to
         provide their tools. The following items are a minimum of what students are required to have in
                 Pencil for sketching and taking notes
                 A portable data storage device i.e. (jump drive, thumb drive, USB memory Stick)
                 3-ring binder

         Course Requirements:
         * The class portfolio is required for each student and is a very important part of this

             1. The portfolio will be kept in the classroom. Upon completion of the class, the contents of
                the portfolio will be kept by the student.
             2. It should have you competency profile, a copy of the disclosure statement, class outline,
                class handouts, and assignments.
             3. During the course, all lecture notes, assignment sheets, jobs sheets, worksheets, drawings,
                quizzes, and tests are to be kept in the portfolio in order by subject, and by the order in
                which they were accomplished.
             4. The portfolio will be graded by its neatness (organization/craftsmanship) and

         Each graded assignment, drawing, exercise, test, quiz, journal, etc. will be given points rather
         than a letter grade. The student’s points will be recorded on a spreadsheet. At the end of the
         quarter, the student will total the points earned and divide by the total points possible to
         determine the final percentage. Assignments are subject to changes resulting from student
         understanding of the concepts covered. The resulting percentage will be converted to a letter
         grade based on the following:

         95-100% = A                         80-83% = B-                         67-69% = D+
         90-94% = A-                         77-79% = C+                         64-66% = D
         87-89% = B+                         74-76% = C                          60-63% = D-
         84-86% = B                          70-73% = C-                         59-00% = E

Student Code of Conduct:

An approved Weber State University Concurrent Enrollment class is an academic extension of the WSU campus.
As such, students registered for WSU concurrent credit are expected to assume the personal obligation to conduct
themselves in a manner which is compatible with the University’s role as a public institution of higher education.

By registering for WSU concurrent enrollment credit, a student agrees to maintain certain standards of conduct
which, if violated, may result in University discipline. Typically a concurrent student will be expected to assume
responsibility for meeting a high school’s student code of conduct as well. (PPM, 6-22, IV Student Responsibilities,

The WSU Concurrent Enrollment Student Code of Conduct is based on the WSU Student Code. The WSU Student
Code is the summary document for the Student Policy and Procedures Manual (SPPM) and incorporated into the
university’s Policy and Procedures Manual (PPM) No. 6-22 accessed through http://weber.edu/ppm/6-22.htm.
WSU Concurrent Enrollment adjunct faculty have the authority to determine the appropriate sanction for violations
b-g (defined below) according to agreements breached with the sponsoring WSU academic department.

For cheating violations (defined on page 2 of this document), the instructor of the concurrent enrollment class will
notify the Early Access Programs office and, unless the sponsoring WSU academic department has indicated a
different policy, the instructor will use, as a minimum, the following generic departmental grading policy for
cheating in concurrent enrollment classes:

  1. A student found cheating one time will receive “0" for that exam grade and the grade may not be omitted
     from a class average. A report of the student’s name, class, behavior, and resulting discipline will be sent
     from the Early Access Programs office to the student, the high school administration, and the sponsoring
     WSU academic department.

  2. A student found cheating two or more times will receive an “E” (failure) and no credits for the course. A
     report of the student’s name, class, behavior, and resulting discipline will be sent from the Early Access
     Programs office to the student, the high school administration, and the sponsoring WSU academic

Excerpts taken from the WSU Student Code and applied to the WSU Concurrent Enrollment
Program: Italicized words are specific to the concurrent enrollment program.
WSU Student Code No. 6-22
Section IV. Student Responsibilities

...as members of the university academic community, concurrent enrollment students shall:

  1. Maintain academic standards associated with the WSU concurrent enrollment program and individual course
  2. Maintain academic ethics and honesty by refusing to engage in the following behavior:
        a. Cheating
           1. copying from another’s test paper;
           2. using materials during a test not authorized by the instructor;
           3. collaborating with another during a test without instructor’s permission;
           4. knowingly obtaining, using, buying, selling, transporting, or soliciting in whole or part the
                contents of any test without authorization of the appropriate official;
           5. bribing any other person to obtain a test;
           6. soliciting or receiving unauthorized information about any test;
           7. substituting for another student or permitting another person to substitute for oneself to take a test.
           8. taking a test at a time and/or place not authorized by the instructor
        b. Plagiarism, which is the unacknowledged (uncited) use of any other person or group’s ideas or work;
        c. Collusion, which is the unauthorized collaboration with another person in preparing work offered for
        d. Falsification, which is the intentional an unauthorized altering or inventing of any information or
           citation in an academic exercise, activity, or record-keeping process
        e. Giving, selling or receiving unauthorized course or test information;
        f. Using any unauthorized resource or aid in the preparation or completion of any course work, exercise
           or activity;
        g. Infringing on the copyright law of the United States which prohibits the making of reproductions of
           copyrighted material except under certain specified conditions.

                                      Calendar of Course Content
                              Architectural Drafting and Design DGET 1360
                                   Assignments are Subject to Change

Grading Policy:

      The final grade will be based on the following criteria:
              REPORT                                                   __      POINTS
              MODEL HOME VISIT                                         __      POINTS
              LETTERING/SKETCHIN                                       __      POINTS
              FAMILY NEEDS ASSESSMENT                                  __      POINTS
              FLOOR PLAN SKETCH                                        __      POINTS
              FLOOR PLAN                                               __      POINTS
              ELECTRICAL/HEATING PLAN                                  __      POINTS
              FOUNDATION/BASEMENT PLAN                                 __      POINTS
              ELEVATION VIEWS                                          __      POINTS
              PLOT PLAN                                                __      POINTS
              WALL DETAIL                                              __      POINTS
              KITCHEN CABINET DETAILS                                  __      POINTS
              STAIR DETAIL                                             __      POINTS
              MATERIAL SPECIFICATION                                   __      POINTS
              HEAT LOSS CALCULATIONS                                   __      POINTS
      MID-COURSE EXAM                                                  __      POINTS
      FINAL EXAM                                                       __      POINTS
      TOTAL POINTS                                                     __      POINTS

1.    Lectures, demonstrations, assignments and tests will be given during scheduled class time.
2.    Assignments will be due as announced in class, with target dates given as a guide.
3.    Students will be expected to learn correct drafting procedures.
4.    There will be 2 tests: the Mid Term and the Final given.
5.    The instructor reserves the right to modify this outline during the semester.

                                        ASSIGNMENT SCHEDULE
WEEK            TOPIC                                   READING                  ASSIGNMENT

1               INTRODUCTION/OVERVIEW                                            REPORT-Architect/Bldg.
                                                                                 REPORT-Model Home Visit
1               ARCHITECTURAL CAREERS       CHAPTER 1&2
1               DRAFTING MEDIA              CHAPTER 4                            SKETCHING
2               LINES AND LETTERING         CHAPTER 6                            LETTERING
2               COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN       CHAPTER 7
3               BUILDING CODES              CHAPTER 8&9
3               FINANCE                     HANDOUT                              WORKSHEET
3               ROOM RELATIONSHIPS & SIZES CHAPTER 10                            FAMILY NEEDS/
3               EXTERIOR DESIGN FACTORS     CHAPTER 11                           FL. PLAN SKETCH
4               FLOOR PLAN SYMBOLS          CHAPTER 16                           FLOOR PLAN
4               FLOOR PLAN SYMBOLS CONT     CHAPTER 17
5               FLOOR PLAN LAYOUT           CHAPTER 18
8               FLOOR PLAN DIMENSIONS/NOTES HANDOUT                              FLOOR PLAN W/DIMS
10              ELECTRICAL /PLUMBING PLAN   CHAPTER 19                           ELECTRICAL PLAN
10              HEATING/VENTING SYMBOLS     CHAPTER 21                           HEATING PLAN
12              FOUNDATION SYSTEMS          CHAPTER 33
13              FOUNDATION PLAN LAYOUT      HANDOUT                              FOUND. PLAN
14              MIDTERM TEST
15              ELEVATIONS                  CHAPTER 24
16              ELEVATION LAYOUT            CHAPTER 25                           ELEVATIONS
19              SITE ORIENTATION            CHAPTER 13
19              LEGAL DESCRIPTIONS          CHAPTER 14
20              SITE PLAN LAYOUT            CHAPTER 15                           PLOT PLAN
22              SECTIONING BASICS           CHAPTER 36                           WALL DETAIL
24              CABINET DETAILS             CHAPTER 26                           KITCHEN CABINET
26              STAIR DETAILS               CHAPTER 39                           STAIR DETAILS
28              THERMAL CALCULATIONS        HANDOUT                              HEAT LOSS CALC.
29              CONSTRUCTION SPECS.         CHAPTER 8                            MAT. FORM


All lectures and Assignments are posted on my blog at: http://blog.weber.k12.ut.us/thpaskett

Quizzes are located at: http://www.thpaskett.myutips.org and http://online.weber.k12.ut.us

As a concurrent student, you are given the privilege of evaluating this course. This is an anonymous evaluation
which allows you an opportunity to express your opinions of the course and the instructor.


There is a $5.00 course fee for this class. Please pay the bookkeeper.

Please sign and return the form to Dr. Paskett. Keep the Disclosure Statement in the front of your

portfolio for your reference.

Student Name:

Course Name: Architecture       Period                   2010-2011 School Year

I have thoroughly reviewed the disclosure statement for the above listed class. I am aware of and will

support the academic grading standards, citizenship grading standards, and classroom policies and

expectations described.

Student Signature               Date

Parent/Guardian Signature       Date


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