ARCH2301 Design with SketchUp

This course is designed to introduce students to SketchUp imaging technology for design. Students will use SketchUp tools to construct objects, modify objects, apply materials, apply special effects, and create 3D camera views. Students will create a portfolio of design scenes and present a final design composition.

Credits

2

Prerequisite

Qualifying score on reading assessment test or ENGL0901 and knowledge of computers is recommended

Course Requirements and Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Learning Outcomes

The following outcomes will be addressed in the course:
Identify SketchUp Interface tools
Construct components using SketchUp tools
Modify components using modification tools
Operate camera tools to view 3D objects
Import drawings
Export drawings
Create complex interconnected shapes
Create rendered images of model views
Apply materials and color to object surfaces
Apply modeling and rendering techniques to components
Incorporate photos into model views
Export 3D views to 2D layout sheets
Compose portfolio of interior SketchUp scenes

Text and References

A list of textbooks required for this course is available at the bookstore.

Course Scheduling

The scheduled hours of instruction include sixteen hours for each lecture credit, thirty two hours for each lab credit and forty hours for each credit of supervised occupational experience (SOE). Lecture credit may include formal or impromptu lectures, demonstrations or discussions with the entire class or with small groups or individuals. Refer to the Credit Details section of this course outline for the credit breakdown.

Accommodations Statement

Disability Services assists students with disabilities who need accommodations to access programs, services and college activities.  If this applies to you, please contact the DS Office on your campus to initiate the accommodations process. 
Brooklyn Park Campus - 763-488-2477
Eden Prairie Campus – 952-995-1544

Campus

Brooklyn Park Campus Eden Prairie Campus 952-995-1300

Credit Details

lecture:

2

lab:

0