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Architecture (ARCH)

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.

ARCH 491 Architectural Design VII-Thesis (6)

It is the goal of this program that, upon completion of the fifth year, each student will have the ability to pursue an architectural idea in a rigorous, in-depth manner and be able to express the knowledge of and implication of that idea through the completion and presentation of a "thoroughly considered building design project." It is the intent of the fifth-year component of the Bachelor of Architecture program to foster the spirit of in-depth design inquiry and research, and to build upon and reiterate design awareness, skills, and methods introduced in previous years; and to introduce, discover and develop new ones. To these ends the primary educational vehicle is the use of a propositional thesis as a way of directing the study toward the linking of theory and building in a meaningful manner.


General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Spring 2015
Prerequisite: Students must earn a C or better in:ARCH 431, ARCH 499A andARCH 311W
Concurrent: ARCH 451

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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