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ARC 101 ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN I

ARC 101 – Architectural Design I

Course Outline

Course Number & Name:  ARC 101 Architectural Design I

Credit Hours:  4.0             Contact Hours:  6.0          Lecture:  3.0       Lab:  3.0                Other:  N/A

Prerequisites:  Grade of “C” or better in MTH 092 or placement

Co-requisites:  None                                                      Concurrent Courses:  None

Course Description: This course is an introduction to architectural design with emphasis on basic design content, including the logical arrangement of elements in space. A series of projects are assigned and reviewed for format, presentation and completeness.

Course Goals: Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to do the following:

  1. explain the fundamentals of architectural design;
  2. design solutions to specific architectural problems; and
  3. present design solutions to an audience.