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Architecture (ARCH)

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.

ARCH 451 Architectural Professional Practice (3)

ARCH 451 is a required course in the BARCH curriculum. It is intended to prepare students for the professional practice of architecture. The course explores the historical influences and current trends that shape the relationship between the architect, client and builder in contemporary society. This course provides an overview of the changing roles of the architect through history as well as a detailed examination of the architectural profession in today’s rapidly changing world. ARCH 451 reviews internship, architectural licensing procedures and requirements, professional development (life-long learning), architectural practice including office organizational structures, the architect’s administrative role, construction cost control, professional organizations, the architect’s professional, legal and ethical responsibilities (including life-safety and accessibility), leadership in the profession and the community as well as alternative architectural / design related careers.

General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Fall 2011

Concurrent: ARCH 491

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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