AR299A Int Des Studio II: Drawing Sys I

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AR 299A Interior Design Studio II: Drawing Systems I


SP 2007 HO


Dechant, Richard,, Jr.


Adjunct Faculty


Bachelors of Architecture -- KU 1983
Masters of Business Administation -- Baker U. 1994
Licensed Architect in Kansas, Missouri, and Illinois

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Semester Dates

January 16 to May 11, 2007

Class Days


Class Time

5:00 - 7:30 PM

Credit Hours



AutoCAD for Interior Design and Space Planning using AutoCAD 2006

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Course Description:
Interior Design Studio II builds on the concepts introduced inAR292A Interior Design Studio I, applying the design process to a series of residential and public space design projects, using the elements, vocabulary and principles of design. Life safety codes and accessibility guidelines are applied to projects. Skills and knowledge from pre and co-requisite studio and lecture courses are applied to design projects. PREREQUISITES:AR292A andAR292B. Course must be taken concurrently withAR299B. 1:5:3

Educational Philosophy:

The facilitator's educational philosophy is one based upon a combination of lectures, reading, quizzes, and examinations in conjunction with hands-on activities and projects.

  Instructor Learning Outcomes

  1. Using the computer as a drafting tool, applying computer drafting techniques to produce construciton documents.
  2. Use the language of AutoCAD program including but not limited to commands, terminology, and short cuts.
  3. Draft, organize and print a set of construction documents using the computer
  4. Learn to draft various types of paraline drawings (isometrics, axonometrics, and oblieques) using the computer.
Class Assessment:
Quizzes that cover lectures, terms, and processes in texts (Outcome 2)
Participation in lab (Outcome 1-3)
Completion of tutorial exercise from textbook (Outcome 1 and 2)
Completion of computer aided drafting assignments (Outcome 1,2 and 4)
Completion of core assessment project which includes production of a set of construction drawings using AutoCAD (Outcome 1-3)


Quizzes/Examinations will be graded on a point per question basis (40% of total grade)
Class participation and tutorial exercises will be graded upon completeness of work and ability to answer question(s) proposed by the facilitator. (20% of total grade)
Drafting assignments and core project will be assessed based upon a point system for meeting each individual objective requested in the assignment by the facilitator.  Point values will be given for each objective at time of each assignment / project. (40% of total grade)
Grading points will be as follows:
A - 90 and above
B - 80 to 89
C - 70 to 79
D - 60 to 69
F - 59 and below

Late Submission of Course Materials:

Late assignments and/or projects, as well as absences from quizzes and examinations will be assess as 0 points unless the facilitator is notified in advance and has agreed to the circumstances from which the late submission will be made.

Classroom Rules of Conduct:

An organized and orderly instruction environment will be maintained throughout the class period.  Learners are encouraged to ask questions and interact with the class in a polite and orderly manner.

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:

An initial general class calendar which outlines assignments, tests,and proposed reading schedule will be handed out at the first class. Additional assignments / projects and activities will be given at future class dates.




Jan 17 -- Chapters 1 and 2

Jan 22 -- Chapter 3

Jan 24 -- Chapter 3

Jan 29 -- Chapter 4

Jan 31 -- Chapter 4

Feb 05 -- Chapter 5

Feb 07 -- Chapter 5

Feb 12 -- Chapter 6

Feb 14 -- Chapter 6

Feb 19 -- NO CLASS

Feb 21 -- Chapter 7

Feb 26 -- Chapter 8

Feb 28 -- Chapter 8

Mar 05 -- Chapter 9

Mar 07 -- Chapter 9

Mar 12 -- NO CLASS Spring Break

Mar 14 -- NO CLASS Spring Break

Mar 19 -- Chapter 10

Mar 21 -- Chapter 10

Mar 26 -- Chapter 11

Mar 28 -- Chapter 11

Apr 02 -- Chapter 12

Apr 04 -- Chapter 12

Apr 09 -- Chapter 13

Apr 11 -- Chapter 13

Apr 16 -- Chapter 14

Apr 18 -- Chapter 14

Apr 23 -- Chapter 15

Apr 23 -- Chapter 15

Apr 30 -- Chapter 16

May 02 -- Chapter 16

May 07 -- Final Project Work Period

May 09 -- Final project due

Academic Honesty:
Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life.   Park University 2006-2007 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87-89

Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. Park University 2006-2007 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87

Attendance Policy:
Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.

  1. The instructor may excuse absences for valid reasons, but missed work must be made up within the semester/term of enrollment.
  2. Work missed through unexcused absences must also be made up within the semester/term of enrollment, but unexcused absences may carry further penalties.
  3. In the event of two consecutive weeks of unexcused absences in a semester/term of enrollment, the student will be administratively withdrawn, resulting in a grade of "W".
  4. A "Contract for Incomplete" will not be issued to a student who has unexcused or excessive absences recorded for a course.
  5. Students receiving Military Tuition Assistance or Veterans Administration educational benefits must not exceed three unexcused absences in the semester/term of enrollment. Excessive absences will be reported to the appropriate agency and may result in a monetary penalty to the student.
  6. Report of a "F" grade (attendance or academic) resulting from excessive absence for those students who are receiving financial assistance from agencies not mentioned in item 5 above will be reported to the appropriate agency.

Park University 2006-2007 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89-90

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