110: Foundation Design I. 6-0-2. Empirical studies of the principles and processes related to the poetic and tectonic aspects of making architectural form.
112: Communication Skills. 6-0-2. An introduction to the principles and techniques of visualization and representational drawing with an emphasis on the development of freehand skills.
120: Foundation Design II. 6-0-2. Preq., ARCH 110 . Continuation of ARCH 110. Empirical studies of the principles and processes related to the poetic and tectonic aspects of making architectural form.
130: Foundation Design III. 6-0-2. Preq., ARCH 120. Culmination of a three-course sequence studying the principles and processes related to the poetic and tectonic aspects of making architectural form.
131: Architectural Theory. 0-2-2. An examination of architecture as a language system, involving the investigation of its basic vocabulary and grammar and their development and refinement in the history of architecture.
132: Advanced Communication Skills. 6-0-2. Advanced techniques for presentational and representational communication are explored through studio problems requiring sophisticated graphic or non-verbal communication techniques.
200: Issue Investigation. 0-1-1. A synoptic examination of the principles of site analysis and planning as related to building.
210: Foundation Design IV. 6-0-2. Preq., ARCH 130, 131, and 132. Exploratory studies of strategies for combining and composing the fundamental elements of architecture.
211: Architectural History. 0-2-2. An examination of the classical language of architecture with specific reference to the contributions of the social, cultural, intellectual, technological contexts to its development.
220: Foundation Design V. 6-0-2. Preq., ARCH 210. A continuation of ARCH 210 emphasizing the influences of contextual, functional, and ideological constraints on the combination and composition of the fundamental elements of architecture.
221: Building Systems I. 0-3-3. Introduction to the concepts, principles, and conventions associated with a building’s structural and envelope systems.
222: Architectural History. 0-2-2. Preq., ARCH 211. An examination of the modern language of architecture with specific reference to the social, cultural, intellectual, and technological contexts to its developments.
230: Foundation Design VI. 6-0-2. Preq., ARCH 220. Coreq., ARCH 200. A culmination of a three- course sequence exploring strategies and constraints related to combining and composing the fundamental elements of architecture.
231: Contemporary Architectural History. 0-2-2. An examination of the various movements that have emerged since 1960 with reference to the social, cultural, intellectual, and technological contexts that fostered their developments.
232: Building Systems II. 0-3-3. Study of environmental and physical systems’ impact on building envelope and interior space design emphasizing passive energy techniques, daylight, electrical lighting and acoustics.
300: Introduction to Building, Accessibility, and Life Safety Codes. 0-1-1. A synoptic examination of model building codes, Americans with Disabilities Act, and Life Safety Code as they influence the internal logic of buildings.
301: Computer Applications. 6-0-2. An introduction to architectural applications of computer-aided design and visualization software with an emphasis on the development of basic skills.
310: Architectural Design I. 9-0-3. Preq., ARCH 230. Examination of theoretical issues and historical antecedents through diagrammatic studies and analysis of organizational strategies with an emphasis on masonry construction and its supporting technologies.
311: Built Form and Behavior. 0-2-2. A critical analysis of the psychological, social and cultural factors that are manifest in and influenced by architectural form.
320: Architectural Design II. 9-0-3. Preq., ARCH 310. Examination of the relationship between architecture and its physical context with emphasis on site analysis, design methodology, light frame construction, and passive/sustainable systems.
321: Architectural History Seminar. 0-2-2 (6). Preq., ARCH 331. Examination and investigation of selected topics associated with architectural history and theory.
331: Theories of Architecture. 0-2-2. Preq., ARCH 231. A study and evaluation of the architectural profession, its intentions, and its cultural relevance.
332: Building Systems III. 0-3-3. A study of service systems’ impact on building envelope and interior spaces emphasizing plumbing, mechanical, electrical, and vertical transportation systems.
350: Visual Studies. 9-0-3-(6). Studies of the art and craft of building through the design and fabrication of architectonic objects.
380: Applied Studio Practices. 6-0-2 (4). Practical problems in graphic and visual communications.
400: Studio Problems. 6-0-2 (4). Specialized studio problems in aqueous media on paper.
402: Field Travel. 0-1-1 (3). The examination and analysis of contemporary architectural works and urban environments through participation in supervised travel.
403: Project Documentation. 9-0-3 (6). The full documentation of a project of historic or architectural significance in Historic American Buildings Survey format.
407: Computerized Construction Documentation. 6-0-2. Preq., Senior standing. Development of architecture details, systems, and techniques in the preparation of contract documents.
410: Architectural Design III. 9-0-3. Preq., ARCH 320. Examination of site selection and program definition within varying contexts through schematic design studies emphasizing steel or concrete structural systems and active mechanical/electrical systems.
411: Planning and Urban Design Theory. 0-2-2. Preq., ARCH 330. An examination of the process of design and change in urban environments, with discussion of strategies and processes for intervening in the development of these environments.
417: Internship in Architecture. 20-0-4 (8). Preq., Senior Standing. Supervised experience in the office of a registered architect, interior designer, engineer or landscape architect. A minimum of 20 hours per week. (Pass/Fail).
420: Architectural Design IV. 9-0-3. Preq., ARCH 410. Examination of the relationship between architecture and the public realm through detailed design and development emphasizing the integration of structural material and building system technologies.
421: Building Systems IV. 0-3-3. Study of the principles of structural behavior and varied building material assemblies through technical documentation.
431: Architectural Seminar I. 0-2-2 (6). Preq., ARCH 331. Examination and investigation of selected topics associated with the internal logic of buildings: codes, building systems, construction materials, and assemblies.
436: Written Contract Documents. 0-2-2. Preq., Senior standing. Construction specification writing principles using the CSI format and procedures.
445: Professional Problems. A(4 1/2-0-1); B(9 1/2-0-2); C(13 3/4-0-3). Individual study with variable credit of selected professional problems having educational significance. Topic and credit by agreement with the Department Head.
450: Related Readings. A(4 1/2-0-1); B(9 1/2-0-2); C(13 3/4-0-3). Guided readings in a specific aspect of architectural theory or practice under the supervision of a faculty member. Credit and topic by agreement with the Department Head.
471: Professional Practice I. 0-2-2. Architect's role and responsibility in the project process of predesign, design, construction documents, and the administration of the construction contract.
472: Architectural Seminar II. 0-2-2 (6). Preq., ARCH 331.Examination and investigation of selected topics associated with the practice of architecture: ethics, management, marketing, services, and finances.
473: Design Research. 0-2-2. A study of research method for the architect including the execution of scholarly research and programming as related to the degree design project.
474: Computers for Designers. 6-0-2. Preq., ARCH 301. Advanced Microcomputer applications in architecture with an emphasis on 3-D modeling and rendering techniques.
480: Degree Design Project I. 12-0-4. Preq., ARCH 473. Initiation of the degree design project through multiple schematic design iterations that reconcile and resolve contextual, formal, functional, and ideological issues.
481: Professional Practice II. 0-2-2. Preq., ARCH 471. The business of architecture with a emphasis on practice trends of the future in respect to project and design management.
482: Architectural Programming. 0-2-2. Advanced techniques of research, analysis and programming through which the effect of pre-design issues and constraints are examined.
490: Degree Design Project II. 12-0-4. Preq., ARCH 480. A continuation of ARCH 480 emphasizing the detailed design development of the previously resolved schematic design.
491: Professional Practice III. 0-2-2. Preq., ARCH 481. The legal, ethical and moral issues of architectural practice as related to the changing professional context.
556: Problems. 12-2-6. Preq., fifth year classification in Architecture. Special projects in architecture and landscape. Department Head must approve projects.
559: Specialized Individual Studio Problems. 6-1-3-(9). Permission and project approval must be obtained from Department Head.