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Grad Catalog 01-03

CONTENTS

CHAPTER 1
Graduate Study

CHAPTER 2
Admission and
Registration

CHAPTER 3
Degree
Requirements

CHAPTER 4
Fields
of Study

CHAPTER 5
Members of
Graduate Studies
Committees

APPENDIX
Course
Abbreviations

 

    

Architecture

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Graduate Courses

The faculty has approval to offer the following courses in the academic years 2001-2002 and 2002-2003; however, not all courses are taught each semester or summer session. Students should consult the Course Schedule to determine which courses and topics will be offered during a particular semester or summer session. The Course Schedule may also reflect changes made to the course inventory after the publication of this catalog.

Unless otherwise stated below, each course meets for three lecture hours a week for one semester.

Architecture: ARC

381K. Visual Communication I.
Designed for the student without a background in graphics. Study and application of drawing and other communication skills for architects. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, concurrent enrollment in Architecture 391, and consent of the graduate adviser.

381L. Visual Communication II.
Intermediate to advanced work in architectural graphics, coordinated with design studio to provide experience in communicating design intentions. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, Architecture 381K, concurrent enrollment in Architecture 392, and consent of the graduate adviser.

381R. Advanced Visual Communication.
Advanced topics in visual communication in such media as freehand drawing, modeling, photography, computer graphics, photogrammetry, and measured drawings. Five or six laboratory hours a week for one semester. With consent of the graduate adviser, may be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the graduate adviser.

Topic 1: Computer Imaging.

381T. Technical Communication.
Studio to provide skills in producing construction documents as they relate to the design and building process. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Graduate standing; Architecture 385N (or 387N), 394C, and 394D; concurrent enrollment in Architecture 695; and consent of the graduate adviser.

382. Professional Practice.
Ethical, legal, economic, and administrative processes and responsibilities of the practitioner in architecture and allied fields. Topics may include preservation law, community development, participatory design, and other aspects of organizations; methods and roles in design, planning, and preservation of the built environment. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the graduate adviser.

383S. Site Design.
Fundamentals of building and landscape relationships. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the graduate adviser.

383T. Site, Landscape, and Urban Studies.
Topics in the history, design, and preservation of building sites, landscapes, and rural and urban communities. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the graduate adviser.

384K. Environmental Controls I.
Survey of heating, ventilating, air conditioning, vertical transportation, and plumbing systems. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the graduate adviser.

384L. Environmental Controls II.
Survey of electrical and lighting systems and acoustical characteristics of space and building systems. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the graduate adviser.

384T. Topics in Building and Environment Studies.
Topics include daylighting and the history of building technology. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the graduate adviser.

385K. Construction I.
Materials and methods of construction systems. Three lecture hours and three laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the graduate adviser.

385L. Construction II.
Introduction to statics and strengths of materials, structural forces, and principles of equilibrium. Three lecture hours and three laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, Architecture 385K (or 387K), Physics 303K and 103M, and consent of the graduate adviser.

385M. Construction III.
Architectural potential, theory, and design of timber and steel structures. Three lecture hours and three laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, Architecture 385L (or 387L), and consent of the graduate adviser.

385N. Construction IV.
Architectural potential, theory, and design of reinforced concrete in structures. Three lecture hours and three laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, Architecture 385M (or 387M), and consent of the graduate adviser.

385T. Topics in Building Construction.
May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the graduate adviser.

386K. Theory of Architecture I.
Survey of architectural aesthetics, ethics, and spatial theories in ancient and contemporary philosophy and history of science. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and admission to the graduate program in architecture or architectural studies.

386L. Theory of Architecture II.
Survey of architectural theory since the Renaissance. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and admission to the graduate program in architecture or architectural studies.

386M. Topics in Architectural Theory.
Study of critical theories that affect the built environment. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the graduate adviser.

388K. History of Architecture, Survey I.
Survey of world architecture from antiquity through the Middle Ages. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the graduate adviser.

388L. History of Architecture, Survey II.
Survey of world architecture from the Middle Ages through the nineteenth century. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, Architecture 388K, and consent of the graduate adviser.

388M. History of Architecture, Survey III.
Survey of world architecture in the twentieth century. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and Architecture 388K.

388R. Topics in the History of Architecture.
Seminars and lecture/seminars on advanced topics in history and historiography of architecture and the history of building technology. Regular topics include ancient, medieval, Renaissance, Latin American, Asian, nineteenth-century, and twentieth-century history of architecture; and historiography of architecture. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, Architecture 388L (or 388H), and consent of the graduate adviser.

389, 689. Research in Architecture.
Investigation of problems in architecture, urban design, and development selected by the student with approval of the Graduate Studies Committee. Three or six lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the graduate adviser.

391. Architectural Design I.
Investigation, synthesis, and communication of the characteristics of the built environment for graduate students with undergraduate degrees in areas other than architecture. Nine laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, concurrent enrollment in Architecture 381K, and consent of the graduate adviser.

392. Architectural Design II.
Exploration of design, dealing with subjective and objective decision making as well as development of design process and problem-solving skills. Nine laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, Architecture 381K and 391, concurrent enrollment in Architecture 381L, and consent of the graduate adviser.

393C. Architectural Design III.
Design problems, emphasizing practical requirements of sound buildings. Nine laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, Architecture 381L (or 381S) and 392, concurrent enrollment in Architecture 393D, and consent of the graduate adviser.

393D. Architectural Design III.
Design problems, emphasizing visual significance; physical and social contexts. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, Architecture 381L (or 381S) and 392, concurrent enrollment in Architecture 393C, and consent of the graduate adviser.

394C. Architectural Design IV.
Design problems concentrating on design development. Nine laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, Architecture 393C and 393D, concurrent enrollment in Architecture 394D, and consent of the graduate adviser.

394D. Architectural Design IV.
In-depth analysis and evaluation of building systems. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, Architecture 393C and 393D, concurrent enrollment in Architecture 394C, and consent of the graduate adviser.

695. Architectural Design V.
Comprehensive advanced studio to develop skills in assimilating concepts into a feasible building design. Fifteen laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, Architecture 394C and 394D, concurrent enrollment in Architecture 381T, and consent of the graduate adviser.

696. Advanced Architectural Design.
Advanced problems in architectural or urban design to develop skills in areas of students' and faculty member's choice, including interior architecture, preservation, and energy-conscious design. The equivalent of fifteen laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, Architecture 394C and 394D or the equivalent, and consent of the graduate adviser.

697. Master's Studio.
Forum for advanced study in architecture, addressing complex design problems and issues related to various architectural topics. The equivalent of eighteen laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, consent of the graduate adviser, and completion of design sequence for a professional degree in architecture.

397K. Doctoral Research in Architecture.
Conference course for students preparing for the dissertation colloquium. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in architecture and consent of the graduate adviser.

698. Thesis.
For students seeking the Master of Science in Architectural Studies, those seeking the Master of Architecture as a postprofessional degree, and those seeking the Master of Architecture as a first professional degree who choose to complete the requirements of a concentration. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for two semesters. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: For 698A, graduate standing in architecture and consent of the graduate adviser; for 698B, Architecture 698A.

398R. Master's Report.
Preparation of a report to fulfill the requirement for the master's degree under the report option. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for one semester. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in architectural studies and consent of the graduate adviser.

398T. Supervised Teaching in Architecture.
Designed to orient the beginning teacher in effective methods of teaching architecture and related topics. Required for assistant instructors in architecture. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the graduate adviser.

399R, 699R, 999R. Dissertation.
Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Admission to candidacy for the doctoral degree and written consent of the graduate adviser.

399W, 699W, 999W. Dissertation.
Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Architecture 399R, 699R, or 999R, and written consent of the graduate adviser.


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Graduate Catalog
Contents
Chapter 1 - Graduate Study
Chapter 2 - Admission and Registration
Chapter 3 - Degree Requirements
Chapter 4 - Fields of Study
Chapter 5 - Members of Graduate Studies Committees
Appendix - Course Abbreviations

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