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Undergrad 02-04

CONTENTS

CHAPTER 1
The University

CHAPTER 2
School of Architecture

CHAPTER 3
Red McCombs
School of Business

CHAPTER 4
College of Communication

CHAPTER 5
College of Education

CHAPTER 6
College of Engineering

CHAPTER 7
College of Fine Arts

CHAPTER 8
College of Liberal Arts

CHAPTER 9
Graduate School of
Library and
Information Science

CHAPTER 10
College of
Natural Sciences

CHAPTER 11
School of Nursing

CHAPTER 12
College of Pharmacy

CHAPTER 13
School of Social Work

CHAPTER 14
The Faculty

Texas Common Course Numbering System
(Appendix A)

APPENDIX B
Degree and Course Abbreviations

 

    

2. School of Architecture

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Courses

The faculty has approval to offer the following courses in the academic years 2002-2003 and 2003-2004; 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. For current information about architecture courses, students should consult the schedule posted in the School of Architecture.

Architecture and architectural interior design courses are numbered according to the following system: The first digit of a course number indicates the value of the course in semester hours. The second digit indicates the rank of the course: 0 for lower-division courses open to nonmajors, 1 for first-year courses, 2 for second-year courses, 3 for third- or fourth-year courses, 4 for upper-division courses for nonmajors, 5 for unrestricted electives, 6 for required courses restricted to students who have completed specific prerequisites, 8 for graduate topics courses, and 9 for graduate courses in the design and thesis sequence. The third digit (unless the second digit is 9) indicates the subject area: 0 for design courses, 1 for visual communication, 2 for professional studies, 3 for urban and site design, 4 for environmental controls, 5 for construction systems, 8 for history and theory, and 9 for independent study and research. The letter K, L, or M indicates that the course is one in a sequence of courses; T indicates a course with a prerequisite of concurrent enrollment in another course; and R indicates a topics course that may be repeated for credit toward a degree requirement when the topics vary.

This numbering system applies only to architecture and architectural interior design courses. For an explanation of the University course numbering system, see General Information.

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

Architectural Interior Design: ARI

Lower-Division Courses

310K. Design I.
Restricted to students in the School of Architecture. Introduction to studio design, with an emphasis on foundations in form, space, scale, human aspects of design, movement, structure, and place-making. Nine hours of lecture and studio a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in Architectural Interior Design 311K.

310L. Design II--Interiors.
Restricted to students in the School of Architecture. Application of foundation elements, such as light, color, and texture. Introduction of concerns for program and activity accommodation within interior environments. Nine hours of lecture and studio a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Architectural Interior Design 310K or Architecture 310K with a grade of at least C, and concurrent enrollment in Architectural Interior Design 211L.

311K. Visual Communication I.
Restricted to students in the School of Architecture. Introduction to freehand drawing and the fundamentals of two- and three-dimensional visual design. Includes exercises in color theory and application, formal and spatial studies, life drawing and building sketching, and the principles of linear perspective. Employs a variety of media. Six hours of lecture and studio a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in Architectural Interior Design 310K.

211L. Visual Communication II.
Restricted to students in the School of Architecture. Continued development of freehand drawing skills and an introduction to architectural drawing conventions and formal analysis. Includes mechanical perspective, orthographic and axonometric drawing, measured drawing, elementary rendering techniques, and model-making with an emphasis on craftsmanship. Employs a variety of media. Six hours of lecture and studio a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Architectural Interior Design 311K or Architecture 311K with a grade of at least C, and concurrent enrollment in Architectural Interior Design 310L.

318K. Interiors and Society.
Concepts, principles, and elements of interior design, presented in artistic, philosophical, and professional contexts. Includes a basic historical overview of the development of interior design. Prerequisite: For students in the School of Architecture, none; for others, consent of instructor.

318M. Interior Design History and Theory I.
Survey of interior design from antiquity through the eighteenth century, including theoretical, social, technical, and environmental forces. Prerequisite: Architectural Interior Design 318K or consent of instructor.

Upper-Division Courses

320K. Design III--Interiors.
Restricted to students in the School of Architecture. Focus on the physical and psychological needs of the inhabitants of interior space. Emphasis on conceptual process and diagrammatic techniques. Projects deal with real building situations and introduce implications of fenestration, structure, and materials. Nine hours of lecture and studio a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Architectural Interior Design 310L with a grade of at least C, and concurrent enrollment in Architectural Interior Design 221K.

320L. Design IV--Interiors.
Restricted to students in the School of Architecture. Explores linkages between multiple interior spaces and the study of spatial thresholds. Investigates individual spaces in relation to the body and the surrounding environment, utilizing a clearly defined program. Nine hours of lecture and studio a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Architectural Interior Design 320K with a grade of at least C.

221K. Visual Communication III.
Restricted to students in the School of Architecture. The analytical basis of lifedrawing. Architectural drawing conventions and alternative rendering media. Six hours of lecture and studio a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Architectural Interior Design 211L with a grade of at least C, and concurrent enrollment in Architectural Interior Design 320K.

221L. Visual Communication IV--Computer Design.
Introduction to computer applications offering two- and three-dimensional visualization and rendering of interior environments. Freehand and architectural drawing. Six hours of lecture and studio a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Architectural Interior Design 221K with a grade of at least C.

325L. Construction II.
Restricted to students in the School of Architecture. The use of tools to shape materials in relation to their composition, characteristics, and sustainability. Development of an accurate and efficient expression of materials and assemblies with the introduction of construction documents. Three hours of lecture and workshop a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Architecture 415K with a grade of at least C.

530K. Design V--Interiors.
Examination of the elements of interior space and scale, including specific human factors. Particular emphasis on the design, documentation, production, and placement of objects in interiors. Fifteen hours of lecture and studio a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Architectural Interior Design 320L (or 520L), 221L, and 325L, with a grade of at least C in each.

530T. Design VI--Interiors.
Capstone studio with projects that are specific design situations from current markets. Application of code issues, regulatory restraints, fire safety, and regulations for accessibility in interiors. Fifteen hours of lecture and studio a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Architectural Interior Design 530K and 434K (or 334K) with a grade of at least C in each, and concurrent enrollment in Architectural Interior Design 355R.

434K. Construction III--Interior Materials and Assemblies.
Restricted to students in the School of Architecture. Core concepts in interior materials, assemblies, and systems. Includes material properties, environmental and sustainable issues, attachment, detailing, and product specifications. Projects encourage manipulation and assembly of various material systems. Case studies using material samples, and field trips to sites of fabrication. Six hours of lecture and laboratory a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Architectural Interior Design 221L and 325L with a grade of C in each.

338. Designing for Human Behavior.
Issues of mood, privacy, perception, proxemics, and preferences applied to the design of interiors. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

350R. Topics in Interior Design Theory.
Seminar in a variety of topics. Designed to broaden the student's knowledge of interior design and to encourage critical and theoretical thinking in the discipline. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Architectural Interior Design 318M and Architecture 328 with a grade of at least C in each.

355R. Color, Sound, and Light.
Study of design principles and phenomenology of illumination, acoustics, and color with techniques of documentation. Three hours of lecture and workshop a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Architectural Interior Design 530K, 434K (or 334K), and 338 with a grade of at least C in each, and concurrent enrollment in Architectural Interior Design 530T.

560R. Advanced Interior Design.
Synthesis of components covered in other interior design courses, such as human aspects, place-making, the interior envelope, transitional spaces, and conceptual processes. These components form a basis for addressing specific topics related to interiors. Fifteen hours of lecture and studio a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Architectural Interior Design 530T and 355R with a grade of at least C in each, and satisfactory completion of third-year portfolio review.

362. Interior Design Practice.
Restricted to students in the School of Architecture. Business procedures, professional practice, design project control and management, and professional ethics. Documents procedures for interior design. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

268. Advanced Studies in Interior Design.
Designed to help students understand how to structure research projects. Emphasis on developing a strong visual basis for interior design research through photography, drawing, research, and writing. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Architectural Interior Design 530T and 355R with a grade of at least C in each.

368R. Interior Design History and Theory II.
Study of function and aesthetics, and decoration and use, emphasizing interiors from the nineteenth century to the present. Prerequisite: Architectural Interior Design 318M with a grade of at least C, or consent of instructor.

279, 379. Interior Design Research.
Investigation of problems selected by the student with approval of the supervising instructor. For each semester hour of credit earned, the equivalent of one lecture hour a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and consent of instructor and the dean.

Architecture: ARC

Lower-Division Courses

001F. Freshman Interest Group Seminar.
Restricted to students in the Freshman Interest Group Program. Basic issues in various School of Architecture disciplines. One lecture hour a week for one semester.

308. Architecture and Society.
Introduction to the social contexts, potential, and consequences of architecture and interior design. Three lecture hours and one laboratory hour a week for one semester.

310K. Design I.
Open only to students in the School of Architecture. Introduction to the methods and sensitivities of architectural design. Nine hours of lecture and studio a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in Architecture 311K.

310L. Design II.
Continuation of Architecture 310K. Nine hours of lecture and studio a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Architecture 310K and 311K with a grade of at least C in each, and concurrent enrollment in Architecture 311L.

311K. Visual Communication I.
Restricted to architecture majors. Study and application of drawing and other communication skills for architects. Six hours of lecture and studio a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in Architecture 310K.

311L. Visual Communication II.
Continuation of Architecture 311K. Six hours of lecture and studio a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Architecture 310K and 311K with a grade of at least C in each, and concurrent enrollment in Architecture 310L.

415K. Construction I.
Materials and methods of construction systems. Three lecture hours and three laboratory hours a week for one semester.

415L. Construction II.
Introduction to statics and strengths of materials, forces in structures, principles of equilibrium. Three lecture hours and three laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Physics 302L and 102N, or 303L and 103N; Mathematics 408C; and Architecture 415K with a grade of at least C.

318K. History of Architecture, Survey I.
Comparative study of the architecture of the ancient world, including Asia, Africa, the Americas, and Europe. Three lecture hours and one laboratory a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Architecture 308 and 311K, or consent of instructor.

318L. History of Architecture, Survey II.
World architecture from postantiquity to the modern era. Prerequisite: For architecture majors, Architecture 318K; for others, none.

Upper-Division Courses

320K. Design III.
Restricted to architecture majors. The study of design, with emphasis on the basic requirements of buildings; spatial, structural, environmental, social, and theoretical issues. Nine hours of lecture and studio a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Architecture 310L and 311L with a grade of at least C in each, and concurrent enrollment in Architecture 221K.

520L. Design IV.
The study of intermediate design, with emphasis on urban design; continued attention to the fundamentals of building design within a given context. Fifteen studio hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Architecture 320K with a grade of at least C.

221K. Visual Communication III.
Restricted to architecture majors. Continuation of Architecture 311L. Six hours of lecture and studio a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Architecture 310L and 311L with a grade of at least C in each, and concurrent enrollment in Architecture 320K.

328. History of Architecture, Survey III.
World architecture of the modern era. Prerequisite: Architecture 308.

530T. Design V.
Problems of intermediate architectural design, emphasizing the requirements of sound buildings--their spatial, shelter, and structural significance and their relationships to the physical and social context of the site. Fifteen studio hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Architecture 520L with a grade of at least C and concurrent enrollment in Architecture 231T.

231T. Design Theory.
Integration of material studied in technology support courses into design issues and concepts. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Architecture 520L with a grade of at least C and concurrent enrollment in Architecture 530T.

333. Site Design.
History, theory, and technique of landscape design, with emphasis on the relationship of a building to its landscape. Prerequisite: For architecture majors, upper-division standing; for others, consent of instructor.

334K. Environmental Controls I.
Environmental issues in general and the environmental imperative of architecture. Emphasis on quantitative aspects of the fundamental principles of physics required in the areas studied in Architecture 334L. Prerequisite: Architecture 520L with a grade of at least C.

334L. Environmental Controls II.
The integration of environmental control systems into the form-making process of architectural design. Survey of architectural acoustics; lighting and electrical systems; and heating, ventilating, air conditioning, vertical transportation, and plumbing systems in buildings. Prerequisite: For architecture majors: Architecture 334K; for interior design majors, Architectural Interior Design 338.

435K. Construction III.
The concept and theory of systems design and the analysis of subsystems that form the building. Three lecture hours and three laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Architecture 415L with a grade of at least C.

435L. Construction IV.
Architectural theory and design of timber, steel, reinforced concrete, and masonry members and envelopes. Three lecture hours and three laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Architecture 435K with a grade of at least C.

335M. Construction V.
Study of construction processes and the selection and specification of finish materials. Prerequisite: Architecture 435L.

348. The Appreciation of Architecture.
A survey of architecture, both past and present, intended to develop an understanding and an appreciation of the art and practice of building. May not be counted toward a degree in architecture. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

350R. Topics in Design Theory.
May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Varies with the topic and is given in the Course Schedule.

Topic 1: The Modern American City. Same as Geography 337 and Urban Studies 352 (Topic 1: The Modern American City). Issues facing residents of United States cities, such as transportation and housing, poverty and crime, metropolitan finance, environmental and architectural design; historical/comparative urban evolution. Prerequisite: For architecture majors, Architecture 328; for others, upper-division standing.

Topic 2: Housing America. Same as Urban Studies 352 (Topic 2: Housing America).

Topic 3: Urban Design Practice. Same as Urban Studies 352 (Topic 3: Urban Design Practice).

Topic 4: Economy/Value/Quality of Life. Same as Urban Studies 352 (Topic 4: Economy/Value/Quality of Life).

351R. Visual Communication.
Advanced problems for the refinement of visual communication skills and architectural presentation methods, including drawing, photography, and computer-aided graphics. Three lecture hours or six studio hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Architecture 311L with a grade of at least C.

Topic 1: Computer Applications in Design. Six studio hours a week for one semester.

Topic 2: Introduction to Computer Applications. Six studio hours a week for one semester.

Topic 4: Composition, Presentation, and Portfolio. Three lecture hours a week for one semester.

Topic 5: Descriptive Geometry. Three lecture hours a week for one semester.

Topic 6: Drawing Clinic. Three lecture hours a week for one semester.

Topic 7: Introduction to Computer Imaging. Three lecture hours a week for one semester.

Topic 8: Seeing Things: General Drawing. Three lecture hours a week for one semester.

Topic 9: Solid Geometry Drawing. Three lecture hours a week for one semester.

Topic 10: Visual Communication Exercises. Three lecture hours a week for one semester.

Topic 11: Wood Design. Three lecture hours a week for one semester.

560R. Advanced Design.
Advanced problems in architectural design. Fifteen hours of lecture and studio a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics and instructors vary. Prerequisite: Architecture 530T with a grade of at least C.

560T. Advanced Design.
Comprehensive studio to develop the student's ability to combine the elements that create a thorough building design. Fifteen studio hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Architecture 560R with a grade of at least C, and concurrent enrollment in Architecture 361T.

361T. Technical Communication.
Studio to produce construction documents for buildings designed in Architecture 560T. Six studio hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in Architecture 560T.

362. Professional Practice.
Ethical, legal, and administrative responsibilities of the architect; organizations, processes, and roles in architecture. Prerequisite: Architecture 560R with a grade of at least C.

368R. Topics in the History of Architecture.
Seminars and lecture/seminars on advanced topics in the history of architecture. Regular topics include ancient, medieval, Renaissance, Latin American, Asian, nineteenth-century, and twentieth-century history of architecture, and historiography of architecture. Three lecture/seminar hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: For architecture majors, Architecture 318L and 328; for nonmajors, upper-division standing and consent of instructor.

279, 379, 479, 579. Architectural Research.
Investigation of problems selected by the student with approval of the supervising instructor. For each semester hour of credit earned, the equivalent of one lecture hour a week for one semester. A grade of at least C is required for degree credit. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor and the dean.

Community and Regional Planning: CRP

Upper-Division Course

369K. Principles of Physical Planning.
Introductory course in the physical dimension of urban planning. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing, or six semester hours of upper-division coursework and consent of instructor.

 


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Undergraduate Catalog
Contents
Chapter 1 - The University
Chapter 2 - School of Architecture
Chapter 3 - Red McCombs School of Business
Chapter 4 - College of Communication
Chapter 5 - College of Education
Chapter 6 - College of Engineering
Chapter 7 - College of Fine Arts
Chapter 8 - College of Liberal Arts
Chapter 9 - Graduate School of Library and Information Science
Chapter 10 - College of Natural Sciences
Chapter 11 - School of Nursing
Chapter 12 - College of Pharmacy
Chapter 13 - School of Social Work
Chapter 14 - The Faculty
Texas Common Course Numbering System (Appendix A)
Appendix B

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