|ENGT 101 - Introduction to Technical Drawing & Graphics (Same as ARCH 101, CIV 101)M||3.0|
ENGT 101 - Introduction to Technical Drawing & Graphics (Same as ARCH 101, CIV 101) (3.0 units)
Advisory:It is advised that students be able to engage in written composition at a college level and read college-level texts.
This basic course in technical drawing and graphics is for students with no previous drafting skills or training. The course is designed for students who want to pursue training in fields and careers related to architecture, civil design, and engineering design drafting. Practical application with the tools, techniques, standards, and practices used in the industries that need technical drawings and graphics is a feature of the course.
|GIS 120 - Introduction to Geographic Information Systems and Spatial AnalysisM||4.0|
GIS 120 - Introduction to Geographic Information Systems and Spatial Analysis (4.0 units)
This course introduces fundamental concepts of geographic information and spatial analysis. Using industry standard geospatial application tools including geographic information systems (GIS), global positioning systems (GPS), and small unmanned aerial vehicle (sUAVs), students perform spatial analysis in various disciplines including but not limited to business, public safety, health, politics, civil engineering, and environmental, social, biological and geological sciences. Students learn how to organize geospatial data; visualize spatial patterns by aggregating numbers by areas, analyzing ratios and proportions, generating scatterplots, qualifying volumes and areas, and performing map algebra; and interpret correlations or suitable locations based on provided or researched criteria.
|CIV 140 - Civil Engineering & Construction FundamentalsM||4.0|
CIV 140 - Civil Engineering & Construction Fundamentals (4.0 units)
Advisory: ENGT 101 or two years of high school drafting; It is also advised that students have a knowledge of elementary algebra concepts.
This course provides an overview of various civil engineering subdisciplines, including common tasks required of civil engineers and their support staff for the design and construction of projects. Students complete basic level engineering calculations and use hand drafting techniques or computer aided design and drafting (CADD) software to complete projects relating to subdivision development, roadway planning and layout, structural design and detailing, site grading, project scheduling, wastewater management, and similar engineering tasks. Students are also introduced to future trends in construction technology, and explore building information modeling (BIM) and virtual design and construction (VDC) technologies and their impact.
|Total Semester Units:||11.0|
|CIV 142 - Introduction to Surveying and GPSM||4.0|
CIV 142 - Introduction to Surveying and GPS (4.0 units)
Advisory:CIT 102; It is also advised that students have a knowledge of elementary algebra and geometry concepts.
This course is for students interested in the career fields of civil design drafting, surveying/mapping, and civil engineering. It covers the principles and practices of land surveying, including measuring distance, direction, elevation and position; topographic mapping; and the use and care of surveying equipment. The fundamentals of global positioning systems (GPS) and their applications in land surveying will also be introduced. This course will also be beneficial for practitioners in the construction industry who need to acquire property data.
|ENGT 122 - Intermediate Engineering Design: Geometric Dimensioning & TolerancingM||3.0|
ENGT 122 - Intermediate Engineering Design: Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (3.0 units)
Advisory:ENGT 101 or two years of high school drafting; ENGT 105, ENGT 150 or ENGT 170
In this course, emphasis is placed on technical drawing using International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and American National Standards Institute (ANSI) standards, including geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T), for the purposes of completing a conceptual design project and the preparation of working drawings. This course is required for all students working towards a degree or certificate in the Architecture and Engineering Design Drafting program. The course is also recommended for students interested in transferring to schools of engineering.
|GIS 221 - Cartography Design and Geographic Information SystemsM||4.0|
GIS 221 - Cartography Design and Geographic Information Systems (4.0 units)
Prerequisite: GIS 120
GIS plays an important role in many disciplines, and improves the understanding of particular kinds of information through visual interpretation. This course is for students who want a better understanding of methods to effectively portray information spatially using conventions of patterns, colors and symbology. Students are introduced to the history of map interpretation, map projections, scales, map accuracy, and layout conventions for publication in reports or large formats at emergency operations center. The course may include field trips for students to visit industry user meetings.
|Total Semester Units:||11.0|
|ENGT 150 - AutoCAD for Basic CADD ApplicationsM||4.0|
ENGT 150 - AutoCAD for Basic CADD Applications (4.0 units)
Advisory: ENGT 101 or two years of high school drafting
This course is for students preparing for high-technology careers who need the skills necessary to function as an entry-level computer-aided design and drafting (CADD) operator, or to apply CADD to the specific disciplines of mechanical and architectural design, manufacturing, illustration, and engineering-related documents. An overview of computer graphics and CADD utilizing the latest release of AutoCAD software is provided. Students produce 2D orthographic, isometric, and basic 3D model solutions of mechanical and architectural applications.
|Total Semester Units:||4.0|
|Total Units for Civil Design Technology - Surveying, Mapping and Drawing COA program||26.0|
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|M||Major course; course may also meet a general education requirement|
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Given instruction in both the theory and practice of land surveying, instruction in various visual communication technologies such as traditional drafting and CADD, and industry standards, students will effectively collect, develop, map, communicate, understand, and interpret geospatial data.
Students will be prepared for industry employment and advancement within a variety of related professions, such as land surveying, civil engineering, construction engineering, transportation engineering, and geotechnical engineering.
Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.
Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601
Phone: (562) 692-0921