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ARC 111 HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE I

ARC 111 – History of Architecture I

Course Outline

Course Number & Name:  ARC 111 History of Architecture I

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

Prerequisites:  Grades of “C” or better in ENG 096 and RDG 096 or placement

Co-requisites:  None                                                      Concurrent Courses:  None 

Course Description: This is a course in the history of architecture, beginning with ancient Egyptian architecture and ending with the Industrial Revolution era architecture of the eighteenth century. Major emphasis is placed on historical periods such as Byzantine, Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque. Particular works of classical architects are also studied.

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

  1. describe architectural styles developed throughout the world up to the Gothic period;
  2.  sketch buildings representing architectural styles developed throughout the world up to the Gothic period;
  3. prepare a well-formatted, coherent paper on an architectural subject; and
  4. prepare and deliver an oral presentation on an architectural subject.