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Open enrollment for all University students; required for all 1st year pre-architecture majors.
Articulation of the discipline of architecture from a scholarly and professional perspective.  Development of vocabulary necessary to discourse and provide insight into architectural works.
Credit Hours: 1
Course Format: Lecture 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
ARCH 106
Introduction to DesignCrosslisted as IDES 106
Investigations into architecture, interior design and related design fields--the forces that shape these fields and the processes of production upon which they rely.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Campus: UNO
Course Delivery: Classroom
Introduction to the fundamentals, principles and current assessments relative to responsible, sustainable design as applied to the built environment.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 8
ARCH 140A
Visual Literacy Lab: Analysis and/or CompositionCrosslisted as ARTP 140A, IDES 140A, JGEN 140A, LARC 140A, TMFD 140A
Prereqs:
ARTP: Art major or candidate for teaching endorsement in art. ARCH: Admission to the College of Architecture. IDES: Admission to the College of Architecture. JGEN: College of Journalism and Mass Communications major and 2.75 GPA. LARC: Admission to the College of Architecture. TMFD: Textiles, Merchandising and Design major or minor.
Development of creative and perceptual analytic skills through problem solving in design. Composition and analysis.
Credit Hours: 2
Course Format: Lab 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 2
ARCH 140B
Visual Literacy Lab: Perceptual DrawingCrosslisted as ARTP 140B, IDES 140B, JGEN 140B, LARC 140B, TMFD 140B
Prereqs:
ARTP: Art major or candidate for teaching endorsement in art. ARCH: Admission to the College of Architecture. IDES: Admission to the College of Architecture. JGEN: College of Journalism and Mass Communications major and 2.75 GPA. LARC: Admission to the College of Architecture. TMFD: Textiles, Merchandising and Design major or minor.
Development of creative and perceptual analytic skills through problem solving in drawing and design. Composition and perceptual drawing.
Credit Hours: 2
Course Format: Lab 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 2
ARCH 141A
Visual Literacy Lab: ColorCrosslisted as ARTP 141A, IDES 141A, JGEN 141A, LARC 141A, TMFD 141A
Prereqs:
ARTP: Art major or candidate for teaching endorsement in art.  ARCH: Admission to the College of Architecture. IDES: Admission to the College of Architecture. JGEN: College of Journalism and Mass Communications major and 2.75 GPA. LARC: Admission to the College of Architecture. TMFD: Textiles, Merchandising and Design major or minor.
Development of creative and perceptual analytic skills through problem solving in drawing and design. Composition and color theory application.
Credit Hours: 2
Course Format: Lab 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 2
ARCH 141B
Visual Literacy Lab: Speculative DrawingCrosslisted as ARTP 141B, IDES 141B, JGEN 141B, LARC 141B, TMFD 141B
Prereqs:
ARTP: Art major or candidate for teaching endorsement in art. ARCH: Admission to the College of Architecture. IDES: Admission to the College of Architecture. JGEN: College of Journalism and Mass Communications major and 2.75 GPA. LARC: Admission to the College of Architecture. TMFD: Textiles, Merchandising and Design major or minor.
Development of creative and perceptual analytic skills through problem solving in drawing and design. Composition and perceptual drawing.
Credit Hours: 2
Course Format: Lab 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 2
ARCH 143
Visual Literacy: Art and DesignCrosslisted as ARTP 143, IDES 143, JGEN 143, LARC 143, TMFD 143
Prereqs:
ARTP: Art major or candidate for teaching endorsement in art. ARCH: Admission to the College of Architecture. IDES: Admission to the College of Architecture. JGEN: College of Journalism and Mass Communications major and 2.75 GPA. LARC: Admission to the College of Architecture. TMFD: Textiles, Clothing and Design major or minor.
Introduction to issues in Visual Literacy as they relate to art and design. Formal and critical analysis.
Credit Hours: 2
Course Format: Lecture 2
Course Delivery: Classroom, Web
ACE Outcomes: 2
ARCH 210
Fundamentals of DesignCrosslisted as IDES 210
Prereqs:
ARCH/ARTP/JGEN/IDES/LARC/TMFD 140A, 140B, 141A, 141B, and 143.
ARCH/IDES/LARC 210 is 'Letter grade only'.
Formal analysis and abstract design applied to the making of spatial and formal constructs with specific attention towards strategies of order and proportion. Focus on the process of design through organizational and graphic techniques derived from explicit relationships, physical and digital modeling, orthographic projection, free hand drawing, and other forms of graphic representation.
This course is a prerequisite for: HORT 467, TMFD 314
Credit Hours: 5
Course Format: Lab 8, Lecture 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
ARCH 211
Prereqs:
ARCH/IDES/LARC 210.
ARCH/IDES 211 is 'Letter grade only'.
The fundamentals of material, structural and assembly tectonics in the design of inhabited environments. Specific consideration is given to strategies of design research as projects are explored in relation to aperture and threshold, movement and sequence, structure and enclosure in conjunction with program and means. Continued development of the ability to transform ideas, using various forms of representation, into spatial and formal design projects in pursuit of fully synthesized environments.
Credit Hours: 5
Course Format: Lab 8, Lecture 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Sophomore standing and permission.
Survey of the development of architecture from prehistory to the mid-eighteenth century.
This course is a prerequisite for: ARCH 341
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 5, 7
Prereqs:
Sophomore standing and permission.
Survery of the history and theory of architecture from the mid-eighteenth century to the present day.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 7
Prereqs:
Admission to the BSD program and parallel ARCH 350.
Introduction to the design process using normative and exploratory methods. Investigation, analysis, synthesis, development, presentation and critique of elementary design projects using digital and analog processes.
This course is a prerequisite for: ARCH 311, ARCH 350, ARCH 360, ARCH 437, ARCH 464
Credit Hours: 5
Course Format: Studio 12
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 10
Prereqs:
ARCH 310. Parallel: ARCH 360.
Fundamentals of architectural design. Continuation of problems concerned with human needs. Intermediate projects emphasizing the influence of natural forces within a specific geographical context. Site analysis including topography, landscape, orientation, and climate.
This course is a prerequisite for: ARCH 360, ARCH 410, ARCH 430
Credit Hours: 5
Course Format: Studio 12
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 10
ARCH 331
Architectural Structures ICrosslisted as CNST 331/3310
Prereqs:
MECH 220/(UNO) 2200 and 324/(UNO) EMEC 3240.
Analysis and design of structural members in wood, steel, and concrete. Slabs, joists, beams, girders, and connections. Comparative building designs.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Studio
Course Delivery: Classroom
ARCH 332
Architectural Structures IICrosslisted as CNST 332/3320
Prereqs:
ARCH/CNST 331 (UNO) CNST 3310.
Analysis and design of structural members in wood, steel, and concrete. Columns, walls, footings, soils, trusses, and construction. Comparative building designs.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Studio
Course Delivery: Classroom
ARCH 333
Prereqs:
PHYS 151 or permission.
Characteristics and performance of buildings with respect to thermal and psychrometric environment in buildings related to human comfort, heat gain/heat loss, ventilation, natural energy systems and sustainable design principles, and plumbing and life safety systems in the Built environment.
This course is a prerequisite for: ARCH 435
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ARCH 334
Prereqs:
Admission to the third year architecture or Interior Design Program.
Architectural lighting and acoustical systems of buildings for non-engineers. Fundamentals of light and vision, lighting equipment, requirements for building lighting, fundamentals of sound and hearing, room acoustics, noise control, and basic design methods for both architectural lighting and acoustics.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
For undergraduate: Admission to the BSD program or permission.
For student in the professional program: Admission to the Professional Program in Architecture or permission.
Selected aspects of the history and theory of fifteenth- through eighteenth-century architecture emphasizing the architect as a creative personality.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
ARCH 341 is organized thematically.
Architectural theory. Written accounts on what architecture should be and why. Compare a number of positions on particular issues that have persisted through the history of architectural theory.
This course is a prerequisite for: ARCH 446
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ARCH 347/547
African ArchitectureCrosslisted as ETHN 347, AHIS 366
Prereqs:
Sophomore standing.
Survey of the architectural traditions of the African continent, from pre-historic times to the present day. Buildings-famous and typical-theories, and approaches that are appropriate to the specific cultural environments.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
ARCH 350
Prereqs:
Admission to the BSD program and parallel ARCH 310.
Introduction to the processes, methods, critical and analytical techniques used to develop architectural projects and incorporate ideas into the design proposals. Procedures such as heuristic devices, diagramming, emergent digital process, normative and exploratory methods. Case studies of the processes used and the results achieved in recent exemplary projects.
This course is a prerequisite for: ARCH 310
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
ARCH 310, 350, or permission. Parallel: ARCH 311 or permission.
Investigation of the interrelationship among the physical context as created by nature and humanity, the various design professions concerned with site development and architectural ideas. Site analysis, selection, and development project done in conjunction with the linked studio, along with practical exercises form the basis of the lab experience.
This course is a prerequisite for: ARCH 311
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lab 4, Lecture 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Permission.
Group investigation of a topic in architecture originated by the instructor.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Permission.
Individual investigation of a topic in architecture.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
ARCH 311, 360. Parallel: ARCH 430.
Fundamentals of architectural design. Continuation of problems concerned with human needs. Intermediate projects that emphasize technological considerations as form determinants. Structure, material, equipment, and construction.
This course is a prerequisite for: ARCH 411, ARCH 430, ARCH 461
Credit Hours: 5
Course Format: Studio 12
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 10
Prereqs:
ARCH 410 and 430; parallel ARCH 461.
Intermediate architectural design studio focusing on the urban environment and processes of urban design. Urban spaces and their organization versus built form.
This course is a prerequisite for: ARCH 461
Credit Hours: 5
Course Format: Studio 12
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 10
ARCH 417/617/817
Product DesignCrosslisted as IDES 417
Prereqs:
Junior standing or permission.
Practical investigation in the use of materials and their fabrication process with emphasis on wood, plastic, and steel. Generate a design from conception to a finished product.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Permission.
The shifting relationship between conceiving and making through hands-on, collaborative experience with actual design-construct projects in which students play a decisive role in all aspects of research, design and construction of the commission.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Course Format: Lab, Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Admission to the BSD program; ARCH 223.
Survey and application of new methods of dealing with complex environmental problems using computer technology. Major emphasis in computer graphics as used by designers and planners, as well as simulation and model building.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
For undergraduate: Admission to the BSD program or permission. For student in the professional program: Admission to the Professional Program in Architecture or permission.
Advanced work in architectural drawing. Discourse about various drawing problems encountered in design process and practice.
Credit Hours: 2
Course Format: Studio
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Permission.
Application of advanced CADD systems, technology, and techniques to the solution of problems in architecture. Use of sophisticated software and hardware in drawing management with emphasis on its application to design, graphics, and professional drawings. Potentials and limitations of CADD systems in the professional practice of architecture.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 1, Studio 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
ARCH 311, 332, 333, 334, 360. Parallel: ARCH 410.
Integrative study of structural, building technology, and environmental technology systems in a building within the context of ARCH 410: Architectural Design, Tectonics. Emphasis on the role structural, mechanical systems, and assemblages play in the evolution of an architectural design project. Students illustrate an understanding of the principles which underlie each of the technical systems and demonstrate the ability to apply those principles to the design project.
This course is a prerequisite for: ARCH 410
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lab 4, Lecture 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
ARCH 435/535/835
Prereqs:
ARCH 333 or IDES 335 or by permission.
Translation of physical measurements of sensory stimuli into architectural-spatial relationships with respect to artificial and natural illumination; advanced lighting theories and techniques through lecture, discussion, simulation, and direct application to spatial design/development.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lab 4, Lecture 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
ARCH 437/537/837
Prereqs:
Advanced acoustic design. Translation of physical measurements of sensory stimuli into architectural-spatial relationships with respect to internally and externally generated sound.
Credit Hours: 2
Course Format: Lecture 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Admission to the BSD or Interior Design Program.
Development of a set of construction documents for a small residential or commercial space. Set includes demolition plans, reflected ceiling plans, power and communication plans, finish plans, elevations, sections, details and schedules.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lab 5, Lecture 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Admission to the BSD Program or permission.
Selected aspects of the history and theory of nineteenth- and early twentieth-century architecture emphasizing the intellectual impact and material expression of cultural change.
This course is a prerequisite for: ARCH 442, ARCH 451
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ARCH 442/542/842
Prereqs:
ARCH 441 or permission.
Selected aspects of contemporary architectural theory and design from the mid-twentieth century to the present emphasizing the diversity of current thought and practice.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
ARCH 446/546/846 is 'Letter grade only."
Theory and criticism in architecture since 1945 as related to contemporary American society and culture, with reference to those paralleled in other humanities disciplines, including arts, linguistics, literary criticism, and philosophy.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Admission into Third Year or permission.
Selected aspects of the history of architecture on the Great Plains with emphasis on the architecture of Nebraska built during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ARCH 450/550/850
Prereqs:
Senior or graduate standing.
Comparative study of the architecture of Asian cultures with emphasis on pre-eighteenth century India, China, and Japan.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
ARCH 451/851 requires no previous study of Latin America.
Introduction to Latin American architecture. 20th century Latin American architecture. The two main factors that have shaped Latin American architecture: cultural context and ecological context. The environment (in a broad cultural frame) and architecture as a cultural artifact.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ARCH 456/556/856
Survey of theory, methods, research, and findings from the social and behavioral sciences as they relate to architectural design, interior design and regional and community planning. Application of principles to the development of architectural and interiors programs and designs and to the planning process.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Admission into Third Year or permission.
Survey of social, psychological, political and economic research regarding housing in today's global economy. Focuses on how the research can impact the practice of design at the interior and architectural as well as the community and regional planning scale.
Credit Hours: 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
ARCH 458/558/858
The Changing WorkplaceCrosslisted as IDES 458/858
Survey and integration of theory, methods, research and findings from the social, behavioral, and managerial sciences as they relate to the design of work environments. Factors effecting change in the contemporary workplace.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ARCH 461
UrbanismCrosslisted as LARC 461
Prereqs:
For ARCH 461: ARCH 410 and 430; parallel ARCH 411. Prereq for LARC 461: LARC/NRES 487 and LARC 410; parallel LARC 411.
ARCH/LARC 461 is "Letter grade only'.
Issues of contemporary urbanism and the processes of urban design. Experiential nature of cities, role of public policy, ideology, genesis and development of urban form and space.
This course is a prerequisite for: ARCH 411, ARCH 461
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ARCH 463/563/863
Introduction to the principles, processes, and practice of architectural preservation and the conservation of historic districts.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Introduction to the theory and mechanisms of urban planning and design directed at the resolution of selected urban problems such as growth dynamics, urban decay, socialization, and the psychological perception of urban structure.
Credit Hours: 2
Course Format: Lecture 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
ARCH 466/566/866
Prereqs:
Permission.
Community-oriented design studio. The design process and its relationship to the environmental development process.
Credit Hours: 3-6
Course Delivery: Classroom
ARCH 467/567/867
Planting DesignCrosslisted as HORT 467, LARC 467
Prereqs:
HORT/LARC/NRES 212; ARCH 210 or HORT/LARC 266.
Design processes, principles, and elements as applied to the use of native and ornamental plant materials. Aesthetic, functional, and micro-climatic arrangements of plant material in parks, on commercial property, on home grounds, along roadways, and in urban open spaces. Develop a palette of plants and graphics for designs.
Credit Hours: 4
Course Format: Lecture 4
Course Delivery: Classroom
ARCH 469
Senior Landscape DesignCrosslisted as HORT 469
Prereqs:
HORT 341 and/or permission.
Capstone course.
Capstone course for the landscape option. Students work individually on real-world projects with actual clients. They select the project location and scope in consultation with the instructor prior to the semester this course is taken. The project must reflect evidence of a design process, design articulation and communication understandable to the client and provide in depth drawings, details needed to carry out the implementation of the design.
Credit Hours: 4
Course Format: Studio 8
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 10
ARCH 481/581/881
Women in DesignCrosslisted as IDES 481
Prereqs:
Admission to the BSD program or permission.
Intensive study of particular historical and contemporary contributions by women to the design professions related to the built environment. Evaluation of design work by and about women seen in their aesthetic and intellectual context. Examinations of the roles and values of women in design and their impact on the assumptions and issues currently held by the profession.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ARCH 482/582/882
Advanced Color TheoryCrosslisted as IDES 482/882
Prereqs:
Admission to the third year in architecture or Interior Design Program; or permission.
Advanced color theories and their application to the Built environment.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Permission.
A group investigation into a recently completed professional building project. Methodology as prescribed by the American Institute of Architects "Case Study Work Group",and the "Large Firm Roundtable - The Educator/Practitioner Net".
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Senior standing.
Pass/No Pass only.
Group inspection trip to places of professional interest.
Credit Hours: 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Permission.
Selective studies of contemporary problems in design and practice.
Credit Hours: 2-3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ARCH 497/597/697/897
Prereqs:
Permission.
Group investigation of a topic in architecture originated by the instructor.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Max credits per degree: 24
Course Delivery: Classroom
ARCH 498/598/898
Prereqs:
Permission.
Individual investigation of a topic in architecture.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Max credits per degree: 9
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
5th year standing, professional program
Vertically integrated 5th and 6th year studio.
Credit Hours: 5
Course Format: Studio
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
5th year standing, professional program
Vertically integrated 5th and 6th year studio.
Credit Hours: 5
Course Format: Studio
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
ARCH 516/816
Prereqs:
Permission.
ARCH 516/816. Modern Craft. (3 Credit Hours) Seminar / Lab course that explores the role of Craft in the 21st century. Lectures, reading discussions and lab activities are anchored in the study of Craft, both as its own discipline, and its application to others. Of particular interest shall be aesthetic issues and production methodologies for new craft objects requiring the deliberate manipulation of materials such as wood, metal, plastics and fabrics at a 1:1 scale. Students shall discuss readings, and design / assemble a series of craft objects that escalate in both physical scale and functional performance.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lab 3, Lecture 1.5
Course Delivery: Classroom
ARCH 526/826
Prereqs:
Permission.
Examination of the theory and application of the file-to-factory design process. Exploratory case study projects include small fabricated architectural models of forms, surface and structure.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lab 4, Lecture 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Admission to the fifth year or permission
Common building systems and their components. The vocabulary of construction, in both verbal and graphic terms, that can be immediately applied in the design studio.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Analysis and design of structural systems, including mass, vector systems, rectangular and curvilinear frames, surface systems, seismic and wind forces, and current structural developments. Individual investigations and model testing.
Credit Hours: 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
ARCH 532/832
Development of production drawings for a small building. Plans, elevations, sections, and details developed through a process of exploration and research.
Credit Hours: 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Permission
Introduction to basic seismic design principles. Making critical decisions concerning the overall performance of a building during an earthquake.
Credit Hours: 1
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Investigation of contemporary theoretical and operational ideas in environmental systems and technology. Experiments in the development of architectural systems. Detailed drawings and models.
Credit Hours: 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
ARCH 536/836
Prereqs:
ARCH 333 or *430
Integration of daylighting strategies with building energy performance. Use of physical modeling to depict lighting excellence (quality or lack thereof) and computer modeling to perform energy analyses. Drawing a direct connection between the use of natural light in buildings and buildings’ energy consumption.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lab 4, Lecture 1
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Admission to the fifth year, ARCH 541/841 and 542/842, or permission
Comprehensive review of the relationship between modern architectural theory, society, and culture. Readings in the literature of architecture and modern society with emphasis on evolution of architectural thought.
Credit Hours: 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
ARCH 560/860
Environmental Survey and AnalysisCrosslisted as CRPL 872
Prereqs:
Permission
Comprehensive review of contemporary methods and theories of environmental survey and analysis in the fields of landscape architecture, regional planning, conservation, and related areas, with emphasis on interrelationships between human and natural systems.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Comparative case studies in environmental development in the fields of landscape architecture, regional planning, conservation, and related areas with emphasis on program techniques. Development of individual or group project programs of contemporary environmental development of large-scale sites, including movement systems, siting of structures, growth phasing, and aesthetic controls.
Credit Hours: 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
ARCH 562/862
Prereqs:
Entrance into 5th year professional program or permission
Addresses core aspects of the architecture of cities. Reviews current typological theories and undertakes descriptive, normative and critical studies of urban examples according to ecological and anthropological criteria. Includes lectures by faculty, guest speakers and seminar presentations by students.
Credit Hours: 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
ARCH 564/864
Prereqs:
Permission
Detailed study of the context, theory, process, and practice of urban design.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
ARCH 565/865
Prereqs:
Comparative case studies in urban design and social planning directed at an understanding of urban form.
Credit Hours: 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
ARCH 568/868
Planting DesignCrosslisted as HORT 341
SOIL 153 and CNST 131 recommended. Lab exercises and field trips are required. Landscape construction, techniques and practices including site measurement and layout, topography, grading, cut-fill drainage and runoff calculations, topsoil protection; bioengineering and urban site erosion control; retaining walls; non-living landscape construction and design techniques as a part of the design process using problem-solving.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lab 2, Lecture 2
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
6th year standing, professional program
Vertically integrated 5th and 6th year studio.
Credit Hours: 5
Course Format: Studio
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
6th year standing, professional program
Vertically integrated 5th and 6th year studio.
Credit Hours: 5
Course Format: Studio
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
ARCH 510/*810, submission of a statement of intent and a contract with a faculty mentor
Advanced architectural design. The first part of a year-long design project initiated by the student and developed in conjunction with a faculty mentor. The first course in the sequence consists of initial studies that are further developed and completed in the following semester. These initial studies lead to a written and visual proposal that sets the parameters and the agenda for detailed formal design explorations in the following semester.
Credit Hours: 6
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Advanced architectural design. The second part of a year-long design project initiated by the student under the supervision and guidance of a faculty mentor. The second course in the sequence develops the formal expression and representation of a specific architectural project as described in the previous semester’s work.
Credit Hours: 6
Course Format: Studio
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Research projects concerning architectural structures.
Credit Hours: 2-6
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
ARCH 680/880
Orientation to professional practice through a study of the architects’ and the contractors’ relationships to society, specific clients, their professions, and other collaborators in the environmental design and construction fields. Ethics; professional communication and responsibility; professional organizations; office management; construction management; legal and contractual relationships; professional registration; and owner-architect-contractor relationships.
Credit Hours: 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Lecture/seminar/research studying architectural programming/evaluation methods and leading toward the development of an architectural program and statement of design intent for the final studio problem to be done in either ARCH 913 or ARCH 914.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
ARCH 550/850 and permission
Contemporary problems in design and practice.
Credit Hours: 2-3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
ARCH 550/850 and permission
Contemporary problems in design and practice.
Credit Hours: 2-3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
ARCH 695/895
Prereqs:
ARCH 550/850 and permission
Exposure to the architectural profession through office application including job promotion, client relations, data collection, design, production drawings, estimating, specifications, bid documents, and quality control.
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
ARCH *810, *812 and 911, and approval of the faculty
Research and programming in preparation of master’s thesis.
Credit Hours: 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
ARCH 699/899
Prereqs:
ARCH *896; any two of ARCH 511/911, 612/*812, or 613/913; admission to masters degree program and permission of major adviser
Projects to place special emphasis upon a major field of interest. Design problem or written thesis.
Credit Hours: 6-10
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
MArch/MCRP dual degree candidate
Coreq: CRPL 990. Advanced architectural design. Initial investigation into the parameters and agenda leading to a proposal for the terminal studio project.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Studio
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Research methods employed by the diverse specializations within the disciplines of architecture and interior design. Methods which contribute to a theoretical and informational body of knowledge as well as those contributing directly to design application.
Credit Hours: 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom