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2012-2014 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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Courses


 
  
  • AAD 125L - Construction Drawings and Detailing


    For persons with previous basic drafting skills or office experience. Advanced drafting and detailing techniques for buildings.

    Credits 2
  
  • AAD 180 - Fundamentals of Design I


    This course explores the generation and application of principles and theories of design and design methodology through the “making” and representations of form and space. Emphasis will be placed on spatial sequencing, tectonics, and design precedents.

    Credits 3
    Corequisites Must be concurrently enrolled in AAD 180 and  .
    Prerequisites Admittance to a School of Architecture.
  
  • AAD 180L - Fundamentals of Design I


    Introduction to the principles and theories of design and design methodology in the “making” and representations of form and space.

    Credits 0
    Corequisites Must be concurrently enrolled in   and AAD 180L.
    Prerequisites Admittance to a School of Architecture major.
  
  • AAD 182 - Fundamentals of Design II


    This course introduces studio based design exploration, fundamentals of 2D and 3D composition, architectural drawing and modelling skills. Students will be introduced to architectural concepts of tectonics, architectural space and historic precedents.

    Credits 3
  
  • AAD 201 - History of the Built Environment/Discussion


    Relationships among art, architecture, and literature (fiction and non-fiction) from the twenty-fifth century BCE to the present. Emphasis on the built environment as a manifestation of cultural forces and design aesthetics.

    Credits 3
    Corequisites Must be concurrently enrolled in AAD 201 and  
    Prerequisites  .
  
  • AAD 201D - History of the Built Environment/Discussion


    Relationships among art, architecture, and literature (fiction and non-fiction) from the twenty-fifth century BCE to the present. Emphasis on the built environment as a manifestation of cultural forces and design aesthetics.

    Credits 0
    Corequisites Must be concurrently enrolled in   and AAD 201D.
    Prerequisites  .
  
  • AAD 202 - Analysis of the Built Environment


    Exploration of space and form-making through examination of historical precedent. Emphasis on developing a visual vocabulary and understanding of the built environment as cultural creation.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites   /   with grade of C- or better.
  
  • AAD 223 - Graphic Software for Architects, Constructors, Designers, and Planners I


    Survey of design graphics application systems. Special emphasis to be placed on the technical aspects of creating computer graphic images for architectural, construction, design, and planning applications.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites Admission to a School of Architecture major.
  
  • AAD 267 - Computer Applications in Architecture I


    Formerly Listed as AAD 265

    Introduction to Building Information Modeling (BIM) and Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) applications; parametric modeling, system assemblies, materials information management, project set-up, documentation layout, layout design and basic rendering. Course is structured to familiarize students with Revit and Archicad platforms.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites Admission to the major.
  
  • AAD 400 - Clinical Internship


    Full-time internship under the supervision of registered practitioners or equivalent.

    Credits 0
    Prerequisites Admission to major.
    Notes Two hundred hours required.
  
  • AAD 401 - Study Abroad in Design:


    Part of the International Studies Program. Topics vary from semester to semester.

    Credits (1-6)
    Prerequisites Consent of School of Architecture Director.
    May be repeated to an indefinite number of credits.
    Notes Approval of program director required.
  
  • AAD 412 - Elements of Architectural Expression: Colors & Materials


    Creative use of colors and materials as elements of architectural expression. Role of materials and colors, and relationship between their nature and possible uses.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites Upper-division standing.
  
  • AAD 421A - Entertainment and Fine Arts Law 1


    Protection of works created by entertainers, artists, and designers, including American and European copyright protection and the unique state and federal statutory rights possessed by performers and artists such as the rights of publicity and issues of resale royalties. Special considerations to film and music industries.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites Upper division standing.
    Notes Same as  ,  .
  
  • AAD 421B - Entertainment and Fine Arts Law II


    Unique legal issues in the fields of live stage performance, Theater, music, television and film, the art gallery and museum relationships, including legal and social censorship. First Amendment protection, state and federal obscenity statutes, and contract problems.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  , ART,  , MUS, or  .
    Notes Same as  ,  .
  
  • AAD 466 - 3-D Presentation Graphics


    Simple animated visualizations of designs for the built environment.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites   and   or equivalent.
  
  • AAD 467 - 3-D Animation Graphics


    Advanced animated visualizations of designs for the built environment.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
  
  • AAD 493 - Independent Study


    Independent study of a selected topic in architectural history and communication.

    Credits (1-3)
    Prerequisites Admission to major.
    May be repeated to a maximum of six credits.
  
  • AAD 495 - Special Topics in Design


    Experimental and other topics of current interest in design.

    Credits (1-4)
    Prerequisites Consent of instructor.
    May be repeated to a maximum of eight credits.
    Notes Topics and credits to be announced.
  
  • AAE 100 - Introduction to Architecture


    This survey of architectural design focuses on historical, theoretical, social, technical, and environmental forces that shape the design profession. This course is for majors and non-majors who wish to explore this field as a career choice. Collaborative design communication skills are learned and applied in course design challenges.

    Credits 3
    Notes Same as   and AAL 100.
  
  • AAE 280 - Fundamentals of Architecture I


    Elementary studies in architectural design exploring the relationships between various programmatic models, normative building types, and technological themes within specific physical, cultural, and urban contexts.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites   and  .
  
  • AAE 282 - Fundamentals of Architecture II


    Elementary studies in architectural design exploring the relationships between various programmatic models, normative building types, and technological themes within specific physical, cultural, and historic contexts.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
  
  • AAE 330 - Design With Climate


    Effect of climate on energy uses in buildings, architectural design, and occupants’ comfort. Covers basic climatic design principles including passive solar design, site analysis, heat transfer, daylighting, and acoustics.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites Prerequisite.  .
  
  • AAE 380 - Architectural Design I


    Intermediate studies in architectural design exploring the relationships between various programmatic models, normative building types, and technological themes within specific physical, urban, and cultural contexts.

    Credits 6
    Prerequisites   and admission to upper division.
  
  • AAE 382 - Architectural Design II


    Intermediate studies in architectural design exploring the relationships between various programmatic models, normative building types, and technological themes within specific physical, urban, and cultural contexts.

    Credits 6
    Prerequisites  .
  
  • AAE 435 - Developing Sustainable Design


    Exploration of sustainable design emphasizing application of analytical, conceptual, and representational skills within projects that engage cultural, ecological, technological, and urban contexts.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  ,  .
  
  • AAE 440 - Professional Practice and Society


    Professional and societal issues in architectural practice including codes, zoning, licensing, regulations, contracts, ethics and standards, building and occupancy types, exiting, accessibility and fire protection.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
  
  • AAE 451 - Multidiscipline Theory and Analysis in Architecture


    Examination of the discourse of ideas that center on theories of architecture and related disciplines. Emphasis will be given to contemporary theories, their lineages, and their function in the genesis of architectural projects.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  , or  , or  .
  
  • AAE 453 - Visionary and Utopian Architecture: Plato to Bladerunner


    Examination of the nature of visionary and utopian architecture through analysis of historical and contemporary precedent, and exploration of possibilities for application of visionary and utopian thought to design.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites Admission to upper division.
  
  • AAE 454 - Architecture and the New Urbanism


    Examination of New Urbanism and its implications for architectural design practices.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites Upper-division standing.
  
  • AAE 455 - The Enlightenment to Mid-20th Century: Architectural History and Theory


    Exploration of the major movements in the history and theory of built form, beginning in the eighteenth century with the Enlightenment and continuing through the mid-twentieth century.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites   and upper division standing.
  
  • AAE 456 - Twentieth-Century Architectural History and Theory


    Exploration of the major theoretical and historical movements of the twentieth century that have influenced architectural practices including contemporary critical theories.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
  
  • AAE 457 - Architecture in Las Americas


    Latin American and Latino architectural issues as represented in mainstream practices.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites Admission to upper division.
  
  
  • AAE 459 - Design and Development


    (Same as   and  .) Survey of the economic and political influences upon the development of building projects and building types.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
  
  • AAE 460 - Issues in Contemporary Urbanism


    Examines the forces shaping contemporary architectural and urban design practices including the effects of cultural, economic, and political transformations upon spatial formations.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites   and  .
  
  • AAE 461 - Construction Documents and Specifications


    Instruction in the development of construction document and specifications skills. Emphasizes 16-Division Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) system. Computer applications; projects; research paper.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
  
  • AAE 480 - Architectural Design III


    Advanced studies in architectural design emphasizing application of analytical, conceptual, and representational skills within projects that engage cultural, ecological, technological, and urban contexts.

    Credits 6
    Prerequisites  .
  
  • AAE 481 - Architecture, Place and Identity


    Cultural dimensions of architecture and the city. Examining various issues confronting architectural professionals ranging from gender and diversity, multiculturalism, race and ethnicity, and the politics of identity.

    Credits 3
  
  • AAE 482 - Architectural Design IV


    Advanced studies in architectural design emphasizing application of analytical, conceptual, and representational skills within projects that engage cultural, urban, ecological, technological, and urban contexts.

    Credits 6
    Prerequisites  .
  
  • AAE 485 - Non-Western Settlements


    Study of non-Western design throughout the world. Examination of cultural, historical, and geographical determinants in the construction of a specific design. Consideration of the impact of multicultural activities. Investigation from supplemental disciplines like sociology, anthropology, and urban geography.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites Minimum junior standing.
  
  • AAE 491 - Professional Practice


    Issues of professional practice, including legal requirements, ethics, management structures, malpractice claims, value engineering, contracts, and the professional job market.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites Admission to upper division.
  
  • AAE 493 - Independent Study


    Independent study of a selected topic in architectural design.

    Credits (1-3)
    Prerequisites Consent of instructor and minimum junior standing.
    May be repeated to a maximum of six credits.
  
  • AAE 495 - Special Topics in Architectural Design


    Experimental and other topics which may be of current interest in the area of architectural design.

    Credits (1-4)
    Prerequisites Consent of instructor and minimum junior standing.
    May be repeated to a maximum of eight credits.
    Notes Topics and credits to be announced.
  
  • AAE 496 - Special Topics in Architectural History and Theory


    Topics of current interest in architectural history and theory.

    Credits (1-3)
    Prerequisites Minimum junior standing.
    May be repeated to a maximum of nine credits.
    Notes Topics and credits to be announced.
  
  • AAI 100 - Introduction to Interior Design


    (Same as  , AAL 100.) Survey of interior design. Includes historical examples and the theoretical, social, technical, and environmental forces that shape this profession. Especially for majors and non-majors who wish to explore this field as a career choice.

    Credits 3
  
  • AAI 174 - Design Communication


    Introduction to the elements and principles of design and the visual representation of design processes and concepts.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites Admission to the School of Architecture.
  
  • AAI 222 - Interior Construction and Detailing


    Detailed study of the properties and selective technical applications of finish materials in building interiors. Implications of these for the ecological conscious design of interior spaces and the development of industry standard-compliant construction details and installations.

    Credits 3
  
  • AAI 263 - Interior Textiles


    Overview of textile fibers and fabrics with an emphasis on textile products for use in residential and commercial interiors.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites ARCAAI major status and prior or concurrent enrollment in  .
  
  • AAI 270 - Design Communication


    (Same as  .) Development of fundamental design communication skills and knowledge integral to complex process of design decision making. Experimental exploration of theories and applications of methodologies basic to the development of design concepts and two- and three-dimensional representation of design products.

    Credits 6
    Prerequisites Admittance to major, junior standing or above, minimum 3.00 GPA, and permission of School of Architecture Director.
  
  • AAI 273 - Fundamentals of Interior Design I


    Exploration of the theories of interior design and the project based applications of design research problem solving methodologies with an emphasis on human factors. Emphasis placed upon the development of design communication skills integral to the complex process of design decisions.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
    Notes Concurrent enrollment in  .
  
  • AAI 274 - Fundamentals of Interior Design II


    Design programming, conceptualization, and evaluation of architectural interior spaces with specific references to anthropometrics and ergonomics. Emphasis placed upon the two three-dimensional representation of integrative design responses to delineated programmatic parameters.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
  
  • AAI 323 - Interior Construction Documents and Specifications


    Preparation methods of effective specifications guided by an understanding of regulations, standards, and material selection criteria. Comprehensive coverage of legal, industry regulatory, contractual, and construction issues critical to construction documents and specifications.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
  
  • AAI 332 - Interior Architectural Systems


    Human comfort considerations in indoor thermal environment, air quality, ventilation, air conditioning, lighting and acoustics. Emphasis on the design applications of indoor environmental factors and the use of physical and computer modeling.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
  
  • AAI 353 - History of Architectural Interiors I


    Design of interior spaces as expression of cultural influences to 1900.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  / .
  
  • AAI 354 - History of Architectural Interiors II


    Design of American interiors as expression of cultural and technological influences, 1900 to present.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
  
  • AAI 373 - Interior Design I


    Studio problems in interior design related to behavioral response in personal and small group spaces.

    Credits 6
    Prerequisites  , admission to upper division of major.
    Notes Emphasis on color and materials selection.
  
  • AAI 374 - Interior Design II


    Studio problems in interior design with emphasis on public and private use of interior places of assembly.

    Credits 6
    Prerequisites   and admission to major.
  
  • AAI 450 - Designed Environment and Human Behavior


    Effects of interior spaces, architecture, and urban settings on human well-being and functioning.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites Consent of instructor.
  
  • AAI 455 - Facilities Planning & Design


    Critical aspects of planning/design of the workplace. Addresses real estate use, effective space management through programming and master planning, forecasting, projections, workflow processes and efficiencies.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
  
  • AAI 459 - Design and Development


    (Same as   and  .) Survey of the economic and political influences upon the development of building projects and building types.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
  
  • AAI 472 - Exhibition Design


    Design of three-dimensional micro environments for exhibitions in temporary and permanent locations.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites   or  .
  
  • AAI 473 - Interior Design III


    Studio problems in interior design related to commercial space planning.

    Credits 6
    Prerequisites  .
  
  • AAI 474 - Interior Design IV


    Studio problems in interior design related to health and educational facilities.

    Credits 6
    Prerequisites  .
  
  • AAI 480 - Furniture Design


    Integrated overview of the development and evolution of contemporary furniture design and production. Fundamental concerns include the exploration and analysis of product-specific ergonomic, technical, cultural, and aesthetic considerations.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites Minimum junior standing, and consent of instructor.
  
  • AAI 491 - Professional Practice


    Issues of professional practice, including legal requirements, ethics, management structures, malpractice claims, value engineering, contracts, and the professional job market.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites Senior standing.
  
  • AAI 493 - Independent Study


    Independent study of a selected interior design topic.

    Credits (1-3)
    Prerequisites Consent of instructor.
    May be repeated to a maximum of six credits.
  
  • AAI 495 - Special Topics in Interior Design


    Experimental and other topics which may be of current interest in interior design.

    Credits (1-4)
    Prerequisites Consent of instructor.
    May be repeated to a maximum of eight credits.
    Notes Topics and credits to be announced.
  
  • AAL 101 - Design With Nature


    Introduces concepts of natural systems and their influence on human activity and living environments. Reviews historical context and cultural adaptations and introduces basic management and use of natural systems. Reviews natural, biological, cultural and design management philosophies.

    Credits 3
  
  • AAL 270 - Design Communication


    (Same as  .) Development of fundamental design communication skills and knowledge integral to the complex process of design decision making. Experimental exploration of theories and applications of methodologies basic to the development of design concepts and two- and three-dimensional representation of design products.

    Credits 6
    Prerequisites Admittance to major, junior standing or above, minimum 3.00 GPA, and consent of School of Architecture Director.
  
  • AAL 330 - Design with Climate


    Explanation of effects of climate on thermal comfort in or outside buildings. Comprehensive coverage of basic climatic design principles including passive solar design, site analysis, heat transfer and daylighting. Emphasizes integrating available natural energies in design.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites AAL 284.
  
  • AAL 356 - History of Landscape Architecture II


    Physical record of human interaction with the land. Contemporary landscape planning and design.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites AAL 355.
  
  • AAL 430 - Land Use Management


    (Same as  .) Planning implementation and evaluation of land use in both urban and non-urban contexts. Emphasis on sustainable use with a focus on conservation of valuable natural resources as well as energy. Constraints related to individual property rights and distribution of wealth treated.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites Upper-division standing in architecture studies.
  
  • AAL 446 - Land Use Planning and Controls


    Theory and methods of urban land use, planning, and controls, including the rational planning process, comprehensive, functional and neighborhood plans.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites Admission to upper division.
  
  • AAL 456 - Campus Planning and Design


    Survey of the history, principles, and spatial form of academic campuses.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites Consent of instructor.
  
  • AAL 459 - Design and Development


    (Same as   and  .) Survey of the economic and political influences upon the development of building projects and building types.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
  
  • AAL 465 - GIS Planning Methods


    Environmental analysis and planning methods utilizing ArcInfo and ArcView program to develop data overlays.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites AAL 262.
  
  • AAL 467 - History and Theory of Golf Course Development


    Provides a fundamental knowledge of the history and theory of golf course development.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites AAL 100 or   and upper-division standing.
  
  • AAL 468 - Golf Course Design


    Explores the intricacies of designing a golf course. Strategic design, as well as golf course construction techniques, including: course routing, putting green complex design, clubhouse planning, and environmental considerations covered.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites   and upper-division standing.
  
  • AAL 494 - Landscape Architecture Design Vll


    First of two capstone studios which synthesize technical, theoretical, historical, and cultural classes in solving landscape design problems.

    Credits 6
    Prerequisites  .
  
  • AAL 496 - Landscape Architecture Design VIII


    Final capstone studio which synthesizes technical theory, history and cultural classes in solving landscape design problems.

    Credits 6
    Prerequisites  .
  
  • AAP 100 - Introduction to Urban Planning


    Survey of urban planning. Includes historical examples and the theoretical, social, technical, and environmental forces that shape this profession. Especially for majors and non-majors who wish to explore this field as a career choice.

    Credits 2
  
  • AAP 366 - History of Cities I


    The city from its origins to the present day. Emphasis on European and American cities during the last five centuries.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites   or equivalent.
  
  • AAP 367 - History of Cities II


    The city from its origins to the present day. Emphasis on European and American cities during the last five centuries.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites   or equivalent.
  
  • AAP 377 - Site Planning and Environmental Analysis


    Lecture/seminar course. Focuses on urban planning site planning and environmental analysis as they relate to the design process. Readings, discussions, and field trips.

    Credits 2
    Corequisites  .
    Prerequisites Major and admission to upper division.
  
  • AAP 377L - Site Planning and Design I


    Design applications of site planning, environmental analysis and landscape design techniques as they relate to a variety of topographical conditions and building types.

    Credits 4
    Prerequisites Admission to major. Must be concurrently enrolled in  , or AAE 381, or AAL 375.
    Notes Studio and field trips.
  
  • AAP 378 - Urban Form and Design


    Form and structure of cities as related to the design process.

    Credits 1
    Prerequisites   and  . Must be concurrently enrolled in  .
  
  • AAP 378L - Urban Planning and Design II


    Design applications of urban form and structure, exploring suburban, urban, and mixed-use models.

    Credits 4
    Prerequisites   and  . Must be concurrently enrolled in  .
  
  • AAP 477 - Regional Planning Issues


    Relationships of land use, circulation, and environmental systems on regional scale.

    Credits 1
    Prerequisites   and  . Must be concurrently enrolled in  .
  
  • AAP 477L - Urban Planning and Design III


    Regional applications of urban planning including land use, circulation, and environmental systems.

    Credits 4
    Prerequisites   and  . Must be concurrently enrolled in  .
  
  • AAP 478 - Statistical and Policy Planning


    Evaluation and use of statistical models on urban planning policy in the public arena. Political and social conditions examined.

    Credits 1
    Prerequisites   and  . Must be concurrently enrolled in  .
  
  • AAP 478L - Urban Planning and Design IV


    Urban planning applications integrating statistical input and analysis with political/social policy.

    Credits 4
    Prerequisites   and  . Must be concurrently enrolled in  .
  
  • AAP 493 - Independent Study


    Independent study of a selected urban planning and design topic.

    Credits (1-3)
    Prerequisites Consent of instructor.
    May be repeated to a maximum of six credits.
  
  • AAP 495 - Special Topics in Urban Planning and Design


    Experimental and other topics which may be of current interest in urban planning and design.

    Credits (1-4)
    Prerequisites Consent of instructor.
    May be repeated to a maximum of eight credits.
    Notes Topics and credits to be announced.
  
  • AAS 101 - Afro-American Survey I


    Interdisciplinary study of Afro-American history, beginning in Africa and continuing to the Civil War. Relates material to the Afro-American experience today.

    Credits 3
  
  • AAS 102 - Afro-American Survey II


    Interdisciplinary study of Afro-American history, beginning with Reconstruction and continuing to 1965. Relates material to the Afro-American experience today.

    Credits 3
  
  • AAS 105 - Afro-American Music and Culture


    Introduction to Afro-American music and its relationship to politics and society. Genre of music to be determined by instructor.

    Credits 3
  
  • AAS 106 - Afro-American Masculinity


    Examines the historical, psychological, religious, sexual, health, legislative and sociopolitical influences that shape the gender identity of Afro-American males along the path to manhood.

    Credits 3
  
  • AAS 166 - Survey of African-American Dance


    (Same as  .) Survey of the role of the African American in the development of dance in America. Special focus placed on the artists, their philosophies and contributions in the areas of ballet, jazz, modern, and tap.

    Credits 3
  
  • AAS 264 - African American Psychology


    Formerly Listed as AAS 234.

    (Same as  ) Examines current psychological research and literature on the cultural, societal, historical, and political influences on the psychological well-being and characteristics of African Americans. Contextual issues include world views, values, beliefs, minority status, slavery, and oppression.

     

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites

     

  
  • AAS 286 - Contemporary Black Filmmakers


    Examination of contemporary black filmmakers with special emphasis on the determinants and social implications of their portrayals of Afro-American life.

    Credits 3
 

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