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Prereqs: Admission to the College of Architecture or permission.
Introduction to architecture, industrial design, interior design, landscape architecture and related design fields; the forces that shape these fields and the processes of production they rely upon.
Credit Hours: 2
Course Format: Lecture 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
DSGN 110
Prereqs: Admission to the College of Architecture or permission
Introduction to an approach to problems employing a user-focused, iterative, team-based process. Through experiential labs, lectures, workshops, and class discussions students practice design thinking to promote innovation in a wide variety of disciplines.
This course is a prerequisite for: ARCH 262, DSGN 111
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lab 4, Lecture 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 7
DSGN 111
Prereqs: DSGN 110 or permission
Builds upon the skills acquired in Design Thinking by focusing on formal and spatial constructs. Integrates craft and compositional principles into the design process. Introduces multiple techniques for communicating ideas through physical and digital modeling, orthographic projection, freehand drawing, and other forms of graphic representation.
Credit Hours: 4
Course Format: Studio 8
Course Delivery: Classroom
DSGN 120
Prereqs: Acceptance into the College of Architecture or permission
Introduction to the fundamental practice and exploration of observational, projective and speculative drawing for design through a variety of media and drawing techniques.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lab 4, Lecture 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Admission to the College of Architecture or permission.
 
Application of computer technology to the design disciplines.  Enabling the effective use of computer technology to produce measured drawings and digital models to aid the investigation, visualization, and communication of design.
This course is a prerequisite for: ARCH 327
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lab 4, Lecture 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
Thematic exploration of the history and theory of design as it relates to political, economic, and societal shifts.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 5
Prereqs: ARCH 311; or IDES 351; or LARC 311; or by permission.
Collaborative design research approach to complex problems.  Various studios utilize multidisciplinary, interdisciplinary, or trans-disciplinary teams to explore issues across range of project types.
This course is a prerequisite for: ARCH 411, ARCH 461
Credit Hours: 5
Course Format: Studio 12
Course Delivery: Classroom