Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

ARCH 207 - TECHNOLOGY I

Long Title: TECHNOLOGY I
Department: Architecture
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Distribution Group: Distribution Group III
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate
Description: The course will introduce students to historical and contemporary structures through multi-media presentations, computer-based visualizations, field trips, and hands-on experiments with materials of construction and physical models of structures. This course also addresses sustainability issues specific to structural systems such as embodied energy, life-cycle cost, and material recycling. This is the introductory course on the art and science of designing engineered structures and is the first of four required courses in the architectural technology sequence. It is intended for first or second year students interested in both civil engineering and architecture. Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: ARCH 507. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for ARCH 207 if student has credit for ARCH 507.