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Courses with the ARCH Subject

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Architecture (ARCH)

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201 Architectural Design I 5 (0-10) Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Architectural Studies. Introduction to architectural design focusing on composition, conceptual design and principles of organization, scale, proportion, rhythm and 3-D development.

201 (Effective through Summer 2018) Architectural Design I 4 (0-8) Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Architectural Studies. Introduction to architectural design focusing on composition, conceptual design and principles of organization, scale, proportion, rhythm and 3-D development.

203 Architectural Design II 5 (0-10) Course Prerequisite: ARCH 201. Introduction to architectural design focusing on the art and aesthetics of structural expression and principles of structure as an ordering system.

203 (Effective through Fall 2018) Architectural Design II 4 (0-8) Course Prerequisite: ARCH 201. Introduction to architectural design focusing on the art and aesthetics of structural expression and principles of structure as an ordering system.

209 Design Theory I 3 Course Prerequisite: Certified Architecture major; concurrent enrollment in ARCH 203. Design theory relating to building technology, systems and crafts which influence design decisions.

210 Digital Analysis and Representation 3 (2-3) Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Architectural Studies. Introduction to analysis and representation with a focus on the use of digital tools.

215 Issues in Sustainable Architecture 3 Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Architectural Studies. Introduction to the framework, challenges, and solutions of sustainable design in the built environment.

220 Architectural History I 3 Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Architecture with concurrent enrollment in ARCH 201, or certified majors pursuing non-Architecture degrees. Historic development of world architecture from prehistory to late medieval; social, technical and scientific influences.

301 Architectural Design III 5 (0-10) Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Architecture; ARCH 203. Introduction of architectural design focusing on environmental and social issues. Travel for site visit required.

303 Architectural Design IV 5 (0-10) Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Architecture; ARCH 301. Continuation of study of architectural design/form as influenced by cultural, spiritual and symbolic issues. Travel for site visit required.

309 [M] Modern Architecture and Theory 3 Course Prerequisite: SDC 250; SDC 350; concurrent enrollment in ARCH 301; certified major in Architecture. Built and theoretical developments in architecture from the nineteenth century to present; content may be linked to study tour with associated travel required.

309 (Effective through Summer 2017) [M] Modern Architecture and Theory 3 Course Prerequisite: SDC 250; SDC 350; concurrent enrollment in ARCH 301; certified major in Architecture. Built and theoretical developments in architecture from the nineteenth century to present; content may be linked to study tour.

351 Architectural Structures I 3 Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Architecture or Construction Management. Introduction to statics and mechanics; analysis and design of statically determinate architectural structures using timber, steel, and reinforced concrete systems.

352 Architectural Structures II 3 Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Architecture or Construction Management; ARCH 351. Continuation of ARCH 351.

401 Architectural Design V 5 (0-10) Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Architecture; ARCH 303. Advanced architectural design focusing on technology, systems and crafts of buildings. Travel for site visit required.

403 [CAPS] Comprehensive Design Studio I 5 (0-10) Course Prerequisite: ARCH 401; certified major in Architecture; senior standing. Integrated capstone studio focusing on design and construction documents, costs, and specifications. Travel to site may be required.

409 [M] Design Theory VI 3 Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Architectural Studies. Advanced design theory relating to social and environmental issues which influence housing design for the urban environment.

428 Architecture and Culture in the Islamic World 3 Course Prerequisite: Junior standing. A thematic course exploring the relationship between architecture and culture in the context of Islamic civilization.

428 (Effective through Spring 2017) Architecture and Culture in the Islamic World 3 Course Prerequisite: Junior standing. A thematic course exploring the relationship between architecture and culture in the context of Islamic civilization.

436 Contemporary Furniture Design 3 (1-4) Course Prerequisite: ARCH 203 with a C or better, I D 203 with a C or better, LND ARCH 263 with a C or better, or graduate student. Investigation of issues related to the design and fabrication of furniture; students design and fabricate projects in the school shop.

440 Architectural Acoustics for Construction Management 2 Introduction to the art and science of architectural acoustics with emphasis on understanding construction performance specifications. (Crosslisted course offered as ARCH 440, CST M 440).

446 Computer Animation I 3 (1-4) Introduction to computer animation production and building simulation; applicable for all majors.

451 Computer-aided Design I 3 (2-2) Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Architecture or Construction Management. Computer-aided design related to 3D modeling and construction documents.

452 Computer-aided Design II 2 (1-2) Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Architecture or Construction Management. Continuation of ARCH 451. Computer-aided design related to 3D modeling and construction documents.

456 Field Sketching/Journal Keeping 3 (2-2) Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Architecture, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture, or Construction Management. Field-sketching/journal-keeping strategies to facilitate investigation and comprehension of the built environment.

463 Architectural Structures III 3 Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Architecture or Construction Management; ARCH 352. Wind and seismic loads on architectural structures; high-rise systems; reinforced concrete and masonry structures. Credit not granted for both ARCH 463 and ARCH 563. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

464 Architectural Structures IV 3 Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Architecture or Construction Management; ARCH 352. Deflection theory; classical and computer analysis for statically indeterminate architectural structure systems. Credit not granted for both ARCH 464 and ARCH 564. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

472 Codes and Acoustics 3 Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Architecture or Construction Management. Building codes and specifications; sound theory, control, and acoustic systems applied to buildings.

480 Architecture Internship V 1-16 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 16 hours. Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Architecture or Construction Management. Placement in an approved industrial, professional, or governmental situation for specialized or general experience.

490 Seminar in Architectural Design V 1-4 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 4 hours. Course Prerequisite: ARCH 203 with a C or better, I D 203 with a C or better, LND ARCH 263 with a C or better, or graduate student. Advanced study in architectural design. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

491 Seminar in Architectural Communications V 1-4 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 4 hours. Course Prerequisite: ARCH 203 with a C or better, I D 203 with a C or better, LND ARCH 263 with a C or better, or graduate student. Advanced study in graphic communication.

492 Seminar in Architectural History V 1-4 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 4 hours. Course Prerequisite: ARCH 203 with a C or better, I D 203 with a C or better, LND ARCH 263 with a C or better, or graduate student. Advanced study in architectural history.

493 Seminar in Environmental Control V 1-4 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 4 hours. Course Prerequisite: ARCH 203 with a C or better, I D 203 with a C or better, LND ARCH 263 with a C or better, or graduate student. Advanced study in environmental control of buildings.

494 Seminar in Urban and Regional Planning V 1-4 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 4 hours. Course Prerequisite: ARCH 203 with a C or better, I D 203 with a C or better, LND ARCH 263 with a C or better, or graduate student. Advanced study in urban and regional planning.

495 Seminar in Construction Management V 1-4 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 4 hours. Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Architectural Studies. Advanced study in construction practice management.

496 Seminar in Computer Applications V 1-4 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 4 hours. Course Prerequisite: ARCH 203 with a C or better, I D 203 with a C or better, LND ARCH 263 with a C or better, or graduate student. Architectural and construction applications of computer graphics, management, computer-aided design.

499 Special Problems V 1-4 May be repeated for credit. Independent study conducted under the jurisdiction of an approving faculty member; may include independent research studies in technical or specialized problems; selection and analysis of specified readings; development of a creative project; or field experiences. S, F grading.

510 Summer Graduate Design Studio 6 (0-12) Intensive summer studio focusing on design projects that address prevailing issues in a particular context and locale (regional, national, or international city) outside of Pullman.

511 Graduate Design Studio I 6 (0-12) Graduate studio experience researching a single topic of architectural relevance. Travel for site visit required.

513 Graduate Design Studio II 6 (0-12) Course Prerequisite: ARCH 511 with a C or better. Graduate studio experience researching a single topic of architectural relevance. Travel for site visit required.

515 Research Methods and Programming 3 Exploration of traditional research methods and investigations for architects.

520 Directed Topics in Architecture V 1-3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Topics related to areas of emphasis in the program and student specialization.

525 History and Theory 3 History and theory of 20th century architecture focusing on cultural and philosophical principles related to design.

527 Site and Landscape Design 3 Exploration of issues of site context analysis, topography, planning, and landscape design.

530 Philosophies and Theories of the Built Environment 3 Course Prerequisite: Graduate standing in Architecture, Interior Design, or Landscape Architecture. Focus on systematic thought which may describe behavior of the built environment. (Crosslisted course offered as ARCH 530, I D 530, LND ARCH 530).

530 (Effective through Summer 2017) Philosophies and Theories of the Built Environment 3 Course Prerequisite: Graduate standing in Architecture, Interior Design, or Landscape Architecture. Focus on systematic thought which may describe behavior of the built environment. (Crosslisted course offered as ARCH 530, I D 530, LND ARCH 530).

531 Advanced Tectonics 3 Tectonic theory of concrete and metal construction with focus on skin design and technology as formative elements in architecture.

540 Research Methods 3 Research methods, from quantitative to technical to philosophical, directed toward qualitative research. (Crosslisted course offered as ARCH 540, I D 540, LND ARCH 540).

540 (Effective through Summer 2017) Research Methods 3 Research methods, from quantitative to technical to philosophical, directed toward qualitative research. (Crosslisted course offered as ARCH 540, I D 540, LND ARCH 540).

542 Issues in Architecture 3 Examination of issues in architecture related to society, culture, environment, politics, and philosophy.

560 Interdisciplinary Seminar 3 Explores approaches to design thinking in the topic areas of people and place, history, theory and criticism, and physical design. (Crosslisted course offered as ARCH 560, I D 560, LND ARCH 560).

560 (Effective through Summer 2017) Interdisciplinary Seminar 3 Explores approaches to design thinking in the topic areas of people and place, history, theory and criticism, and physical design. (Crosslisted course offered as ARCH 560, I D 560, LND ARCH 560).

563 Architectural Structures III 3 Wind and seismic loads on architectural structures; high-rise systems; reinforced concrete and masonry structures. Credit not granted for both ARCH 463 and ARCH 563. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

564 Architectural Structures IV 3 Course Prerequisite: ARCH 511 or concurrent enrollment. Deflection theory; classical and computer analysis for statically indeterminate architectural structure systems. Credit not granted for both ARCH 464 and ARCH 564. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

570 Advanced Architectural Design Studio I 6 (0-12) Advanced study of design problems relating to culture, environment, technology, urban planning, or other topics. Travel for site visit required.

571 Advanced Architectural Design Studio II 6 (0-12) Course Prerequisite: ARCH 570. Advanced study of design problems relating to culture, environment, technology, urban planning, or other topics. Travel for site visit required.

573 Ethics and Practice 3 Ethical and professional practice issues related to the business and practice of architecture; investigations into marketing client and business orientation.

577 Theories and Methods of Urban Construction 3 Morphology, theoretical concepts, planning and spatial structure of cities and analysis of the transformation of the city core in Europe and America.

580 Architecture Practicum V 1-4 May be repeated for credit. Course Prerequisite: Graduate student in M Architecture degree program. Internship, travel study, or independent study related to the field of architecture.

600 Special Projects or Independent Study V 1-18 May be repeated for credit. Independent study, special projects, and/or internships. Students must have graduate degree-seeking status and should check with their major advisor before enrolling in 600 credit, which cannot be used toward the core graded credits required for a graduate degree. S, F grading.

700 Master's Research, Thesis, and/or Examination V 1-18 May be repeated for credit. Independent research and advanced study for students working on their master's research, thesis and/or final examination. Students must have graduate degree-seeking status and should check with their major advisor/committee chair before enrolling for 700 credit. S, U grading.

701 Master's Independent Capstone Project and /or Examination V 1-6 May be repeated for credit. Capstone project or final examination for professional master's degree under the Graduate School. The credits will include a balloted evaluation of the student's completion of the program's capstone/examination requirements by the program's graduate faculty. Students must have graduate degree-seeking status and obtain approval from their major advisor/committee chair before enrolling for 701 credit. S, U grading.

702 Master's Special Problems, Directed Study, and/or Examination V 1-6 May be repeated for credit. Independent research in special problems, directed study, and/or examination credit for students in a non-thesis master's degree program. Students must have graduate degree-seeking status and should check with their major advisor/committee chair before enrolling for 702 credit. S, U grading.

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