ARC 112 HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE II
ARC 112 – History of Architecture II
Course Number & Name: ARC 112 History of Architecture II
Credit Hours: 3.0 Contact Hours: 3.0 Lecture: 3.0 Lab: N/A Other: N/A
Prerequisites: Grade of “C” or better in ARC 111
Co-requisites: None Concurrent Courses: None
Course Description: This is a course on historical developments in architecture from the nineteenth century to the present post-modern era. Major emphasis is placed on architectural movements in Europe, namely the Beaux-Arts and Art Nouveau in France, the Arts and Crafts in England, the Bauhaus in Germany and also the international style of architecture in both hemispheres. Works of noted architects are given special review.
Course Goals: Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to do the following:
- identify and describe architectural styles developed throughout the world from the Renaissance period to the turn of the 21st century;
- sketch buildings representing architectural styles developed throughout the world from the Renaissance period to the turn of the 21st century;
- prepare a well-formatted, coherent paper on an architectural subject; and
- prepare and deliver an oral presentation on an architectural subject.