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Graduate Catalog | 2005-2007
School of Architecture

Architecture

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Graduate Courses

The faculty has approval to offer the following courses in the academic years 2005-2006 and 2006-2007; 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.

ARC | Architecture

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 acoustics, color, light, illumination, and electrical and information systems in architectural interiors. Includes techniques of documentation. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the graduate adviser.

384L. Environmental Controls II. Survey of heating, ventilating, air conditioning, vertical transportation, and plumbing systems in buildings. Includes techniques of documentation. 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. Examines how architecture carries meaning. Uses case studies of buildings constructed in the past forty years. 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.

387F. World Architecture: Origins to 1100. Introduction to architectural types, principles, and building technologies from prehistory to the twelfth century. Architecture 387F and 388K may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the graduate adviser.

387G. World Architecture: The Middle Ages to the Industrial Revolution. Examination of architecture types, principles, and building technologies with special attention to cultural transfers. Architecture 387G and 388L may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, Architecture 387F (or 388K), and consent of the graduate adviser.

387H. Modern Architecture and Its Myths. Global perspective of buildings and their settings, and the dissemination of ideas. Architecture 387H and 388M may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, Architecture 387F and 387G (or 388K and 388L), and consent of the graduate adviser.

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.

393. Visual Communication. 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 394, and consent of the graduate adviser.

394. Architectural Design. Design problems dealing with subjective and objective decision making, investigation of physical and social contexts, and the practical requirements of sound building. Nine laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, concurrent enrollment in Architecture 393, 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 or Master of Arts degrees in the School of Architecture, 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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