ARCH 560 - AMER ARCH & DECOR ARTS 1900
Long Title: AMERICAN ARCHITECTURE AND DECORATIVE ARTS BEFORE 1900
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
May not be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Description: Major topics will include the furniture styles of early America, the architecture of colonial cities, the life, thought, and architectural ideas of Thomas Jefferson, urban design and building projects in Washington, D.C., and other U.S. cities, and domestic life and interior design in 19th century America. For each lecture, Graduate Students will be assigned additional readings. They will write an annotated bibliography of all these readings to be turned in at the end of the semester. We will meet for an additional every two or three weeks to discuss interpretive and methodological problems and ideas associated with the readings. Graduate Students will be expected to complete all the requirements of the class in addition to writing a substantial research paper due at the end of the semester. Cross-list: HART 560, Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: ARCH 360. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for ARCH 560 if student has credit for ARCH 360.