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2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
 
  Jul 14, 2024
 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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ARC 1160 - ARCHITECTURE: IMAGE, TEXT, THEORY


Minimum Credits: 3
Maximum Credits: 3
This course treats the historical development of aesthetic theories employed in the conception of architectural design through the course of Western civilization. It focuses on Vitruvius in antiquity, the re-writings of Vitruvius in the renaissance, and the key theorists - both moralists and rationalists - of the modern era (including Ruskin, Viollet le-Duc, Le Corbusier).
Academic Career: Undergraduate
Course Component: Lecture
Grade Component: LG/SNC Elective Basis
Course Requirements: PREQ: HAA 0040 or ARC 0150; PREQ: ENG 0102 or ENGCMP (0002 or 0006 or 0020 or 0200 or 0203 or 0205 or 0207 or 0208 or 0210 or 0212) or ENGFLM 0210 or FP (0003 or 0006) PLAN: Architectural Studies (BA or BS) or Design Minor
Course Attributes: Capstone Course, Global Studies, SCI Polymathic Contexts: Global&Cross Cul GE. Req., West European Studies, Writing Intensive Course (WRIT)


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