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Architecture (ARCH)

ARCH 412 Integrative Energy and Environmental Design (3) Concepts and strategies for the environmentally conscious design of the built environment.
Effective: Spring 2013
 

ARCH 417 The Language of Boundaries in Architecture and the Landscape (3) This course examines the development and significance of boundaries in the construction of human space and time. Students who have taken other courses from Architecture Visual Arts, Geography, or Philosophy that treat some aspect of spatial perception, conception, construction, or visualiation, or who have completed equivalent study independently, may enroll with the permission of the program.
Effective: Summer 2009
Prerequisite: Students should have taken at least one of the following courses:ARCH 210, ARCH 130A, ARCH 131S, LARCH 060, LARCH 065, GEOG 020 orINART 003 or permission of program  

ARCH 431 Architectural Design V (6) Continuation of ARCH 331 and 332, with design and research in program option areas.
Effective: Fall 2011
Prerequisite: Students must earn a C or better in:ARCH 332 andA E 424  

ARCH 432 Architectural Design VI (6) A continuation of ARCH 431, this course explores in greater depth urban planning and archiectural design in an urban context.
Effective: Spring 2015
Prerequisite: Students must earn a C or better in:ARCH 431  

ARCH 441 Architectural Design Analysis (3) Studies in principles and elements of design; planning for human use; the relationship of space to physical and social environment. Architectural Engineering majors only.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: ARCH 130A  

ARCH 442 Architectural Design Analysis (3) Continuation of ARCH 441, with emphasis on functional relationship of space, form, structure, and building groups. Architectural Engineering majors only.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: ARCH 441  

ARCH 443 Architectural Design Analysis Inspection Trip (1) Faculty guided trip to metropolitan areas to investigate noteworthy architecture and building construction and to visit professional offices.
Effective: Spring 2001
Prerequisite: fourth-year architectural engineering majors first priority others by faculty approval  

ARCH 451 Architectural Professional Practice (3) A study of architectural practice in today's society: education, registration, office practice, codes, standards, construction industry, contracts, and legal documents.
Effective: Fall 2011
  Concurrent: ARCH 491

ARCH 480 Technical Systems Integration (3) Presentations of buildings' analyses from a multiplicity of viewpoints: architectural, spacial, environmental, mechanical, construction assembly.
Effective: Fall 2013
Prerequisite: ARCH 203, ARCH 204, ARCH 332, A E 422 andA E 424 with a grade of C or better in each   Concurrent: ARCH 431

ARCH 481 Digital Design Media (3) Advanced course in digital modeling, rendering, animation and non-linear video for architectural investigations.
Effective: Summer 2006
Prerequisite: approval by instructor  

ARCH 491 Architectural Design Studio (6-12 per semester/maximum of 12) Problems in architectural planning and design; and/or programming, implementation methodologies and applications for various environmental design scales.
Effective: Spring 2015
Prerequisite: Students must earn a C or better in:ARCH 431, ARCH 499A andARCH 311W   Concurrent: ARCH 451

ARCH 492H Architectural Design Studio (6) Continuation of select ARCH 491 sections with concentration and specialization options.
Effective: Spring 2015
Prerequisite: Students must earn a C or better in:ARCH 491   Concurrent: ARCH 480

ARCH 495 Advanced Architectural and Related Design/Construction Work Experience II (1-3 per semester/maximum of 6) Supervised off-campus, nongroup instruction including field experiences, practica, or architectural and related design/construction work experience.
Effective: Fall 2011
Prerequisite: Grade of C or higher in:ARCH 332 ; instructor approval of work experience proposal including employment agreement with an approved supervisor.  

ARCH 496 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Spring 1986
 

ARCH 496H Independent Study - Honors (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Summer 2011
 

ARCH 497 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Spring 1986
 

ARCH 498 Special Topics (1-15) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Fall 2001
 

ARCH 499 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Summer 2006
Prerequisite: seventh-semester standing  

ARCH 499A (IL) Rome Study--Architectural Design (6) Individual or group instruction conducted in Rome, Italy.
Effective: Spring 2015
Prerequisite: Students must earn a C or better in:ARCH 332 andA E 424   Concurrent: ARCH 499B and ARCH 499C

ARCH 499B (IL) Architectural Analysis (3) Comparative study of architectural elements and building types through on-site drawing, recording, measurement, sketching and decomposition activity.
Effective: Fall 2011
Prerequisite: Students must earn a C or better in:ART H 201 andART H 202   Concurrent: ARCH 431A or ARCH 432A and ARCH 499C

ARCH 499C (IL) Urban Studies Topics (3) A presentation of the history of Rome through the medium of its maps and walking tours of the city.
Effective: Fall 2011
Prerequisite: Students must earn a C or better in:ART H 201 andART H 202   Concurrent: ARCH 431A or ARCH 432A and ARCH 499B

ARCH 499F (IL) Architectural Design--Foreign Study (6) Group instruction conducted in a foreign country.
Effective: Summer 2014
Prerequisite: Students must earn a C or better in:ARCH 431, ARCH 480, ARCH 499A andARCH 311W  

ARCH 501 Analysis of Architectural Precedents: Ancient Industrial Revolution (3) Analysis of architectural precendents from antiquity to the turn of the twentieth century through methodologies emphasizing research and critical inquiry.
Effective: Summer 2015
  Concurrent: ARCH 531

ARCH 502 Analysis of Architectural Precedents: Modernism (3) Analysis of architectural precedents of modernism from its multiple, disputed points of origin through the late twentieth century.
Effective: Summer 2015
Prerequisite: ARCH 501   Concurrent: ARCH 532

ARCH 503 Materials and Building Construction I (3) Examination of fundamental and advanced building materials, systems and construction technologies associated with their architectural use.
Effective: Fall 2015
  Concurrent: ARCH 531 A E 421

ARCH 504 Materials and Building Construction II (3) Continuing examination of fundamentals and advanced building materials, systems and construction technologies associated with their architectural use.
Effective: Summer 2015
Prerequisite: ARCH 503   Concurrent: ARCH 532 A E 422

ARCH 510 Contemporary Architecture and Planning Theories (3) Examination of core architectural and urban theories through a critical analysis of key concepts from antiquity to the present.
Effective: Fall 2015
Prerequisite: ARCH 502   Concurrent: ARCH 533

ARCH 511 Theoretical Perspectives in Architecture (3) The impact of rationalism and romanticism on contemporary developments and theoretical postures in architectural design.
Effective: Summer 1992
 

ARCH 512 Critical Theory in Architecture (6) Inquiry into paradigms of critical theory in architecture theory, practice, and teaching. Evaluation of central texts, methods, theories, and outcomes.
Effective: Summer 2010
Prerequisite: admission into Ph.D. Program in Architecture or permission of instructor  

ARCH 512A Doctoral Research Theory (3) Inquiry into paradigms of theory in architecture and landscape architecture, as pertain to doctoral level research, practice, and teaching.
Effective: Fall 2015
 

ARCH 512B Doctoral Research Design (3) Research design and methods, sampling strategies, potential biases, confounding problems, and the limits of inference in architecture and landscape architecture research.
Effective: Fall 2015
Prerequisite: ARCH 512A  

ARCH 520 Methods of Inquiry in Architecture and Urban Design (3) Introduction to the methods of research and inquiry commonly used in architecture and urban design.
Effective: Summer 1992
 

ARCH 521 Visual Communications I (2) Examination of two and three-dimensional graphic communication and modeling techniques for an advanced understanding of visual communication in architecture.
Effective: Fall 2015
  Concurrent: ARCH 531

ARCH 522 Visual Communications II (2) Continuing examination of two and three-dimensional graphic communication and modeling technqiues for an advanced understanding of visual communications in architecture.
Effective: Summer 2015
Prerequisite: ARCH 521   Concurrent: ARCH 532

ARCH 531 Architectural Design I (6) Studio studying the core methods of the discipline of architectural design and developing skills related to its expression and communication.
Effective: Summer 2015
  Concurrent: ARCH 503 ARCH 521 A E 421

ARCH 532 Architecture Design II (6) Studio focusing on the design of small to medium scale architecture that addresses the complexity of a total work.
Effective: Fall 2015
Prerequisite: ARCH 503, ARCH 531, A E 421   Concurrent: ARCH 504 ARCH 522 A E 422

ARCH 533 Architectural Design III (6) Studio emphasizing the design of multi-functional buildings, and stress the creative synergy among building design, structure, site, and context.
Effective: Fall 2015
Prerequisite: ARCH 504, ARCH 532, A E 422   Concurrent: ARCH 510 A E 211

ARCH 534 Architectural Design IV (6) Studio developing advanced designs for comprehensive buildings responding to human needs in terms of cultural meaning, context, and technical requirements.
Effective: Fall 2015
Prerequisite: ARCH 533   Concurrent: ARCH 480 A E 424

ARCH 536 Design-Inquiry (1-12) Integration of research with the designing of architectural and urban settings.
Effective: Fall 1995
Prerequisite: ARCH 520 and approval of advisor  

ARCH 541 Topics in Theory (3) A series of presentations on the development of contemporary architectural theory.
Effective: Summer 2002
Prerequisite: ARCH 511  

ARCH 542 Topics in Community and Urban Design (3) Community and urban design as an area of design inquiry and interdisciplinary practice.
Effective: Summer 2002
Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor  

ARCH 543 Topics in Digital Design (3) Inquiry into digital design paradigms of architecture and related disciplines; exploration design principles and operations supported in digital/virtual design environments.
Effective: Summer 2002
Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor  

ARCH 545 Pedagogical Practices in Architectural Education (3) Review and application of pedagogical topics in studio teaching. Comparative evaluation of accepted and experimental practices.
Effective: Summer 2010
 

ARCH 550 Ethics in Architecture: Green to Post-Green (3) GREEN to POST-GREEN - Environmental thinking in the Twenty-first Century.
Effective: Fall 2014
 

ARCH 590 Colloquium (1-3) Continuing seminars that consist of a series of individual lectures by faculty, students, or outside speakers.
Effective: Summer 1995
 

ARCH 591 Architectural Research (2-12) Guided research project.
Effective: Winter 1978
 

ARCH 596 Individual Studies (1-9) Creative projects, including nonthesis research, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

ARCH 597 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given on a topical or special interest subject which may be offered infrequently.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

ARCH 599 Foreign Studies (1-2 per semester/maximum of 4) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Summer 2006
 

ARCH 600 Thesis Research (1-15) No description.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

ARCH 601 Ph.D. Dissertation (0) Ph.D. Dissertation Full-Time
Effective: Spring 2015
 

ARCH 603 Foreign Academic Experience (1-12) Foreign study and/or research constituting progress toward the degree at a foreign university.
Effective: Summer 2007
 

ARCH 610 Thesis Research Off Campus (1-15) No description.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

ARCH 611 Ph.D. Dissertation (0) Ph.D. Dissertation Part-Time
Effective: Spring 2015
 

ARCH 897 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject.
Effective: Spring 2011
 

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