May 22, 2024  
2015-2016 General Catalog 
2015-2016 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


Animal Science General

  • ASG 3949 Earth Sci Internship

  • ASG 4949 Earth Sci Internship

  • ASG 5405 Adv Animal Nutrition


  • ANT 2000 Introduction To Anthropology (3)

    An introduction to basic concepts in physical and cultural anthropology. An exploration of evidence of human evolution.

    Course Attribute: General Education
    Course Attribute Value: Social Science
  • ANT 2211 Int Phy Anthro/prehs

  • ANT 2301 Human Sexuality

    This Course Is An Examination Of Human Sexuality From An Evolutionary Perspective. Some Of The Topics Covered Include Sexual Selection, Mating Systems, Mate Preferences, And Sexual Orientation

  • ANT 2410 Cultural Anthropology (3)

    Analysis Of Theory Basic To Historical Development Of Cultural Anthropology. Examples Of Social Evolution, Diffusion And Structural-functionalism Are Synthesized Into Models And Applied To Ethnographic Evidence.

  • ANT 2416 Childhood World

  • ANT 2452 Race And Culture

    Race And Culture Explores The Relationship Between Race, Culture And The Evolution And Manifestations Of Racism. It Discusses The Various Theoretical And Philosophical Explanations Of Racism, Discrimination, And Prejudice: Comparative Group/interethnic Race Relations Within The United States And The Rest Of The World

  • ANT 2511 Emergence Of Man (3)

    Study Of Human Development, Physically And Socially, Until The Beginning Of Civilization.

  • ANT 3212 Peoples Of The World (3)

    Descriptive Study Of Selected Cultures, With Emphasis Placed Upon Social Complexity And Diversity.

  • ANT 3241 Magic, Witchcraft, And Religion (3)

    Anthropological Analysis Of Religion As A Universal Category Of Culture. The Cultural Conceptions Of The Supernatural Will Be Considered. With A Strong Concern With The Sociocultural And Ecological Contexts Of Beliefs, The Course Aims At A Comparative Understanding Of Myth And Ritual, Sorcery, Shamanism, Sacrifice, And Totemism.

  • ANT 3340 Caribbean Cultural Patterns (3)

    Historical Overview Of The Caribbean Region Examines; The Cultural Development Of Spanish, Dutch, And French Islands And Implications Of U.s. Caribbean Relations.

  • ANT 3351 South African Ethnography (3)

    An Examination Of The Cultural Mosaic Of Modern Southern Africa That Explores The Fateful Intertwining Of The Diverse Cultural Groups Of The Region Through Ethnographic Studies, History, And Current Events.

  • ANT 3352 Peoples And Cultures Of Africa (3)

    An Overview Of The World’s Most Ethnographically And Linguistically Diverse Continent. Africa’s Indigenous Groups Will Be Examined Through An Exploration Of Ecological And Cultural Similarities And Differences In Institutions And Socio-cultural Patterns. Political, Social, Cultural Change In 20th Century Africa And The Nature Of Contemporary Africa Will Be Explored.

  • ANT 3422 Family & Kinship In Cross-cultural PerspectIVe (3)

    Historical Overview Of Family Systems And Cultural Development Ethnographic Research Techniques And Application To The Study Of Kinship Systems.

  • ANT 3610 Language And Culture

  • ANT 3702 International Development (3)

    Application Of Anthropology Concepts To The Process Of Development. Emphasizes Connections Between Economic Systems, Social And Cultural Conditions And The Realities Of Professionals Working In Various Cultural Settings.

  • ANT 3711 Cross-cultural Conflict Resolution (3)

    Provides An Overview Of The Theories, Research, And Practices Of Conflict Resolution. The Course Emphasizes Skill Development In Mediation And Conflict Resolution With A Special Focus On Cross-cultural Settings.

  • ANT 4340 Carribbean Cult Patterns

    Historical Overview Of The Caribbean Region Examines; The Cultural Development Of Spanish, Dutch, And French Islands And Implications Of U.s. Caribbean Relations

  • ANT 4802 Ethnographic Studies

    The Course Seeks To Involve The Undergraduate Student With The Anthropological Tradition Of Data Collection, Analyzing, And Presenting Ethnographical Data Through The Medium Of Participant Observation In The Field

  • ANT 4905 Directed IndIVidual Study (3)

    Individualized Study And Research Under Faculty Supervision.

  • ANT 4930 Special Topics In Anthropology (3)

    Focus On Topics Of A General Nature In Anthropology Not Covered In Current Course Offerings. Topics To Be Considered, At Various Times, Are: Third World Cultures, Africans In The Old World And New, Issues In Anthropological Theory, Anthropological Issues In Archeology And History, Anthropology And Health, Women And Culture, Etc.

  • ANT 5702 Appl Of Anthropology


  • ARA 1120 Elementary Arabic I

  • ARA 1120 Intro To Arabic I

    This Is The First Semester Of An Introduction To Arabic I. This Course Is Designed To Introduce The Student, With No Previous Training In The Language, To Modern Standard Arabic (msa) Language And Cultures Of The Arabic-speaking World. The Course Is A Combination Of Lecture, Discussion, Exercises And Communicative Language Activities. Through The Five Basic Skills Of Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing And Cultural Knowledge, The Student Will Acquire Basic Knowledge And Understanding In Introductory Arabic Culture.

  • ARA 1121 Introduction To Arabic II

    This Is A Continuation Course. This Course Is Designed For Students Who Have Some Basic Knowledge Of Arabic By Having Completed Introduction To Arabic I Or A Course At Another Academic Institution.the Student Will Acquire Additional Vocabulary, The Rules Of Arabic Grammar, Writing And Reading More Complex Materials. Students In This Course Will Be Exposed To Authentic Reading And Listening Materials That Are Of More Depth And Length Than Those Used In Arabic I

  • ARA 2121 Intro To Arabic II

    This Is A Continuation Course. This Course Is Designed For Students Who Have Some Basic Knowledge Of Arabic By Having Completed Introduction To Arabic I Or A Course At Another Academic Institution. The Student Will Acquire Additional Vocabulary, The Rules Of Arabic Grammar, Writing And Reading More Complex Materials. Students In This Course Will Be Exposed To Authentic Reading And Listening Materials That Are Of More Depth And Length Than Those Used In Arabic I.

  • ARA 2220 Intermediate Arabic I

    This Is A Contnuation Course Designed To Consolidate Knowledge Of Arabic. This Is An Intermediate Course In Modern Standard Arabic. This Course Is Proficiency Based, Covering All Four Language Skills (speaking,listening,reading, And Writing). Emphasis Will Be Placed On Active Use Of The Language Both In Class An In Daily Homework Assignments.

  • ARA 2240 Intermediate Convers

  • ARA 4421 Media Arabic

    This Course Introduces Students To The Arabic Language, The Arab Press, And To Ordinary News Items In Print Or Broadcasted. It Provides Intermediate Level Students With An Introduction To The Language Of The Arab Media And Develops Their Basic Reading And Interpreting Skills.


  • ARC 1003 Orientation To Architecture

    This first year course is an introduction to the profession of architecture and to the curriculum leading to the pre-professional, professional, and post-professional degrees offered at the FAMU School of Architecture + Engineering Technology (SA+ET).  Topics include college survival skills, history of FAMU and the SA+ET, resources, & curriculum.

  • ARC 1115 Graphics 1

  • ARC 1160 Architectural Computer Applications

    The Course Will Provide Another Media For Students To Convey Their Architecture Work And Their Space Making Skills. This Media Will Be One Of The Design Vehicles For Exploration, Experimentation And Most Importantly, Representation. It Is Anticipated That This Course Will Work In Conjunction With The Design Studios To Allow Students To Implement These Digital Techniques. Also , The Various 2d And 3d Digital Interfaces Introduced Will Be Of Industry Standard, Which Will Allow For A Sense Of Preparation For The Current Methods And Practices For Professional Growth

  • ARC 1274 Introduction To Facility Manag

    Facility Management Is A Profession That Encompasses Multiple Disciplines To Ensure Functionality Of Built Environment By Integrating People, Place, Planning, Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management,facility System Technical Services ( Hvac, Electrical, Plumbing), Business Support Services. The Course Is An Overview Of The Facility Management Profession. It Also Introduces Students To The Diverse Roles And Responsibilities Of Facility Managers In Public And Private Organizations

  • ARC 1301 Design 1.1 (4)

    The Primary Foci Of This Course Are The Development Of Two- And Three-dimensional Graphic Skills And The Ability To Think Spatially And To Manipulate Elements In Space. Analysis And Design Exercises Are Located Primarily In Abstract Two/three Dimensional Space And Deal With Topics Such As Figure/ground Relationships, Line/plane/mass, The Ideas Of Systems, Networks, Repetition, And The Relation Of Part To Whole.

  • ARC 1302 Design 1.2 (4)

    Prerequisite: ARC 1301 . This Course Continues The Emphases And Topics Studied In Design 1.1, With Increased Expectation With Regard To Graphic And Spatial Manipulation Ability. Students Study Exemplary Works Of Art And Architecture, Beginning The Process Of Developing An Understanding Of The Role History Plays In Their Own Creative Explorations. By The End Of The Course, Site And The Human Being Are Part Of The Design Environment. Exercises Engage Only A Few Carefully Selected Architectural Variables At A Time.

  • ARC 2053 Arch Computer Applic

  • ARC 2161 Adv Topics In Digital Arch

    Continued Investigation Of Computer Aided Design Programs Currently Utilized By Professionals. It Is Anticipated That This Course Will Work In Conjunction With The Design Studios To Allow Students To Implement These Digital Techniques. Also , The Various 2d And 3d Digital Interfaces Introduced Will Be Of Industry Standard, Which Will Allow For A Sense Of Preparation For The Current Methods And Practices For Professional Growth

  • ARC 2162 Cadd For Architecture

    This Course Is Continuation Of Advanced Topics In Digital Architecture Through The Functional Planning Of A Progressively Complex Project Using Light Construction Systems. This Course Will Prepare Students For ARC 3463 -materials & Methods Of Construction II. Drawings Incorporating Foundations, Elevations, Wall Sections And Roof Framing Details Will Be Created Using Cad Techniques

  • ARC 2201 Theory In Architecture (3)

    Prerequisite: ENC 1102 . An Introduction To Contemporary Architectural Theories, Their Evolution And Their Historical Basis.

  • ARC 2303 Architectural Design 2.1 (4)

    Prerequisite: ARC 1302 . The Course Focuses On The Development Of Inhabited Space, Including Considerations Of Generic Site, Climate, And Human Comfort, For Simple Indoor And Outdoor Spaces. Students Extend The Lessons Of Systems Learned In First Year To Study Of Basic Building Parts–floor, Wall, And Roof. The Use Of Plan/section/elevation And Models Incorporating The Human Dimension Is The Main Vehicle For These Explorations. This Course Offers The Opportunity To Make Links, In The Form Of A Joint Project, To The Theory Course And The Introduction To Technology Course.

  • ARC 2304 Design 2.2 (4)

    Prerequisite: ARC 2303 . In This Course, Students Study Sample Buildings On Specific Sites That Students Are Able To Visit. The Student’s Design Process Is Carefully Structured Through A Series Of Exercises Within A Particular Design Project. Students Are Introduced To And Are Expected To Use In Their Designs Ordering Systems Based On Circulation, Structural Support, Function, Climate, And Context. Precedent, Technology, And Aesthetics Begin To Play A Part In The Development And Evaluation Of Design Solutions. The Course Offers The Opportunity To Link To Architectural History I And Build On The Framework Of Ideas Put Forth In The First Theory Course.

  • ARC 2470 Introduction to Technology of Architecture (3)

    Basis For Upper-division Courses In Structures, Environment Technology, And Materials And Methods Of Construction. This Course Introduces Themes That Cut Across These Technology Areas Such As The Response Of Buildings To The Natural And Built Environments, Strength And Durability In Building Materials, And Quantitative Methods Of Analysis And Design Of Building Assemblies And Support Systems.

  • ARC 2501 Architectural Structures I (3)

    Prerequisite: ARC 2470 MAC 2311  or PHY 2053  This Course Covers Structural Concepts And Principles Of Structural Behavior. Included Are The Elements Of Statics And Mechanics Of Material: Concurrent And Noncurrent Force Systems, Moments And Couples, Equilibrium, Centroids And Moment Of Inertia, Stress And Strain, Shear And Moment Diagrams, Elastic Column Buckling, Flexural And Shearing Stresses In Beams, And Truss Analysis.

  • ARC 2693 Building Tec For Fac Managers

    The Lecture Course Provides A Survey Of Building Systems,facility System Technical Services ( Hvac, Electrical, Plumbing, Sanitation, Waste Water), Transportation , Construction Practices And Sustainability. This Course Introduces Themes That Cut Across Technology Areas Such How Buildings Respond To Natural And Built Environment, As Well As , How Building Design Affects Organizations Effectiveness ( Human Resources, Financial Management, Information Technology Strategic Planning).

  • ARC 2701 Architectural History I (3)

    Prerequisite: ARC 1211 . A critical exploration of the history and theory of architecture from antiquity through the end of the 13th century. This course examines the making and intent of significant buildings and sites tracing the developments that have given meaning to the built environment and brought order to the tectonics of architecture. Open to non-architecture students and fulfills Humanities requirement.

    Course Attribute: General Education
    Course Attribute Value: Humanities
  • ARC 2702 Architectural Hist 2

    A Critical Exploration Of The History And Theory Of Architecture From The 14th Century To The Present. This Course Examines The Making And Intent Of Significant Buildings And Sites Tracing The Developments That Have Given Meaning To The Built Environment And Brought Order To The Tectonics Of Architecture

  • ARC 3324 Architectural Design 3.1 (5)

    Prerequisite: Upper-dIVision Standing. The First Term Of Third Year Is A Transition From Lower Division, Especially For Students Entering The Program From The Junior College Feeder Programs. The Important Issues From The First Two Years Of Design Are Revisited Within The Context Of Small Buildings Or Building Complexes With Multiple Uses And Specific Sites With Distinctive Site Features. Design Exercises Are Structured To Allow For Teaching Design Processes And To Ensure That Students Engage All Issues Of A Project. Students Are Expected To Begin To Develop Meaningful Alternative Responses To Important Design Issues And To Begin To Evaluate These Alternatives.

  • ARC 3325 Architectural Design 3.2 (5)

    Prerequisite: ARC 3324 . The Second Term Of Third Year Emphasizes Working Within A Specific Context, Both In Terms Of A Site In An Historic Setting And In Terms Of The Materials And Logic Of Building. It Offers The Opportunity To Link With The History Course On Modern Architecture By Locating A Design Project In A Setting Being Studied In The History Course. The Course Also Incorporates A Hands-on Experience With Building Materials And Systems That Relates To A Design Project For A Specific Climate And Topography. For Example, Wood Construction Could Be Explored In Conjunction With The National Wood Design Competition. The Competition Experience Also Prepares The Student For The Possibility Of Entering A Competition At The Fourth-year Or Professional Level.

  • ARC 3463 Materials And Methods Of Construction II (4)

    Prerequisite: ARC 2304 , ARC 2470 . Technical Principles Governing The Construction And Behavior Of Building Enclosure In The Design Process. Principles Framed Within The Context Of Issues Important To Present And Anticipated Future Built Environment.

  • ARC 3551 Arch Structures II (3)

    Prerequisite: Upper-dIVision Standing. Structural Analysis And Behavior. Determinate Structural Systems. Design Of Timber And Steel Elements.

  • ARC 4010 Facility Management

    The Course Will Introduce Students To The Professional Roles Of Facility Managers In Acquiring New Facilities And In Managing And Maintaining Existing Building Stock. This Course Will Also Examine The Impact Of Codes, Ordinances, Regulations, Design Standards, Guidelines And Approval Processes And Their Effect On The Character Of The Building Process And Product. Regulation Of Land Use And Property Development; Planning Of Building Facilities; And Anticipated Outcomes Resulting From Regulation Changes Are Explored

  • ARC 4291 Spec Studies Arch I

    The Lecture Course Provides An Introduction To Contemporary Themes In Architecture History, Theory, Technology And Professional Practice

  • ARC 4292 Spec Studies Arch II

    The Lecture Course Provides An Introduction To Contemporary Themes In Architecture History, Theory, Technology And Professional Practice

  • ARC 4293 Spec Studies Arc III

    The Lecture Course Provides An Introduction To Contemporary Themes In Architecture History, Theory, Technology And Professional Practice

  • ARC 4294 Spec Studies Arch IV

    The Lecture Course Provides An Introduction To Contemporary Themes In Architecture History, Theory, Technology And Professional Practice

  • ARC 4319 Design Analysis (3)

    Prerequisite: Upper-dIVision Standing. Survey Of The Relationship Between The Design Disciplines (specifically, Design In Architecture) And General Science, Planning, Art, And Other Human Modes Of Knowing And Interacting With Reality. The Course Aims At Increasing Student Understanding Of The Concepts Of Design, Planning, Creativity, Science, Art, Philosophy, And Their Role And Relationship To Architectural Design. Conceptual Frames Of Reference For The Discussion Of The Essence, Concerns, Aims, Methods, And uisite Knowledge And Skills Needed For Designing. Rationality Vs. Intuition, Objectivity Vs. Subjective Judgment, And Objectification In Design Are Discussed. Methods And Techniques For Improving Skills Of Problem Analysis And Problem-solving, Creativity, Critical Thinking And Judgment, Evaluation, Communication About Design Problems, Information-gathering And Analysis, Dealing With Design Difficulties, And Negotiation And Conflict Resolution.

  • ARC 4341 Architectural Design 4.1 (5)

    Prerequisite: ARC 3325 , ARC 3463 . The First Term Of Fourth Year Emphasizes Accountability In Terms Of Working From A Theoretical Position Grounded In History And Precedent And From The Idea Of The Detail As A Form Determinant. For Example, The Class Might Study The Work And Writings Of An Architect And Then Utilize Their Theoretical Positions As A Framework For Their Designs. Another Approach Would Be To Study A General Design Method, Such As Alexander’s Pattern Language, And Apply It To A Specific Project. The Course Has An Out-of-town Trip To See Examples Of The Work Being Studied.

  • ARC 4342 Architectural Design 4.2 (5)

    Prerequisite: ARC 4341 . This Term Has Two Emphases. The First Is To Bring Together The Lessons Of The Previous Design Courses In The Comprehensive Design Of A Building Of Moderate Size, Possibly In The Context Of A Competition. This Project Could Also Afford An Opportunity For A Specific Cultural Emphasis. The Second Is To Study Large, Complex Buildings Culminating Within An Urban Setting In A Design Project That Focuses On The Organization Of All The Parts Of Such A Building And Its Relation To The Historical/cultural And Physical Context.

  • ARC 4610 Environmental Systems in Architecture

    Prerequisite: ARC 2470   and upper-division status This Course Considers Thermal, Electrical, Mechanical And Conveyance System And Their Integration In The Architecture Design Process. This Course Is Intended To Familiarize The Student With The Integrated Building Technology Systems (thermal, Electrical Conveyance And Mechanical Systems) Within The Architecture Design Process. Upon Completion Of This Course Students Will Have An Introductory Understanding Of Thermal, Electrical And Mechanical Behaviors And Systems In Works Of Architecture. Students Will Gain Understanding Of These Behaviors And Systems (sanitary,water Supply, Sewage Disposal, Conveyance, Heating, Ventilating, Air Condition And Passive And Active Sustainable Systems) And Practices For Creating And Controlling Interior Environments, Building Envelopes And Site Conditions

  • ARC 4905 Dir Indep Study

  • ARC 5204 Architectural Making

    This Course Focuses On Reading Of Primary Sources Drawn From Key Works And Architecture Theory. The Course Explores Key Historical Text, Architectural Theory And Criticism. The Course Will Follow The Format Of The Dialectical Debate Which Involves Three Parts: Thesis, Antithesis, And Synthesis. The Course Includes A Series Of Projects That Will Establish A Framework For An Emerging Theoretical Position (with Supporting 2 And 3 Dimensional Fabrications) That Will Inform The Master’s Thesis Project.

  • ARC 5206 Adv Arch Thy & Phil

    Advanced Architectural Theory And Philosophy Review Of The Concepts, Elements, Roles, And Significance Of Theories Of Architecture As Related To The Understanding And Appreciation Of Works Of Architecture, Architectural Design And Practice, And Architectural Education. Overview Of Major Architectural Theories Through History. In-depth Study And Discussion Of Selected Historical And Contemporary Issues, Contributions, And Positions With Respect To The Theory Of Architecture. Formulation Of Coherent Personal Positions With Respect To The Theoretical Basis Of Architectural Work.

  • ARC 5286 Professional Practice I (3)

    This Course Is A Survey Of Issues Related To The Profession Of Architecture, Specifically How Firms Are Organized, Make Money, And Design Quality Buildings. This Course Covers The Subject Of Architectural Practice, Legal Forms Of Association, Projects Procurement, Design And Construction Delivery Systems, And Projects Management. Hands-on Use Of The Computer Is Emphasized.

  • ARC 5288 Practice II (3)

    Prerequisite: ARC 5286 . This Course Investigates The Evolution Of Architectural Practice And The Role Of The Architect From A Historical And Contemporary Point Of View. Emphasis Is Placed On The Current State Of Practice And Its Relation And Obligations To The Community, The Marketplace, And The Profession. This Course Explores The Varied Contexts In Which Architects Have Negotiated, Conceived, And Executed Professional Services From Antiquity To The Present. A Major Intent Of The Course Is To Explore Professional Ethics As Related To Architectural Practice And To Assess The Architect’s Obligation And Relationship To The Community.

  • ARC 5289 Facility Management Profession

    The Course Is An Overview Of The Facility Management Profession. It Also Introduces Stude3nts To The Diverse Roles And Responsibilities Of Facility Managers In Private And Public Organizations. It Provides An Overview Of Multiple Disciplines To Ensure Functionality Of The Built Environment By Integrating People, Places, Planning, Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management, Facility System Services, (hvac, Electrical,plumbing), Business Support Services, (financial Management, It, Hr, Strategic Planning)

  • ARC 5291 Spec Studies Arch I

  • ARC 5292 Spec Studies Arch II

  • ARC 5293 Spec Studies Arc III

  • ARC 5294 Spec Studies Arch IV

  • ARC 5352 Advanced Architectural Design 5.1 (6)

    Prerequisite: Admission To The B.arch. Program. This Term Focuses On The Study Of A Particular Urban Setting. This Setting Forms The Basis For An Urban Design Project Conducted During This Term And Also For The Terminal Project Of Advanced Architectural Design 5.2. The Urban Design Project Requires Students To Work Both Individually And In Groups With Other Students, Some Of Whom May Be From Other Disciplines.

  • ARC 5353 Advanced Architectural Design 5.2 (6)

    Prerequisite: ARC 5352 . Students Are Required To Design A Building Or Group Of Buildings In The Urban Setting Studied In Advanced Architectural Design 5.1 And Based On The Building Programs They Developed In The Previous Semester. Students Work Closely With The Course Instructor And One Or More Other Advisors Among The Architecture Faculty. The Student’s Work Must Demonstrate Comprehensive Competence Sufficient To Meet The Exit Requirements Of This Degree Program And Entry Into The Architecture Intern Program.

  • ARC 5361 Architectural Dsgn 1

  • ARC 5362 Architectural Dsgn 2

  • ARC 5363 Architectural Dsgn 3

  • ARC 5364 Architectural Dsgn 4

  • ARC 5731 Architect History 1

  • ARC 5732 Architect History 2


    Course Attribute: PREP
    Course Attribute Value: PREP
  • ARC 5905 Dir Indep Study


  • ARC 5910 Project Research (3)

    Prerequisite: Admission to the B.Arch. program. Program development and exploration of design issues related to a terminal design project.

  • ARC 6186 Modeling And Digital Fabricati

    This Course Develops An Understanding Of The Growing Digital Culture And Its Potential Manifestation Into Building And Making. The Courses Aims To Develop Basic Skills In 3d Modeling And Graphic Editing Using A Combination Of Software And Hardware And Address The Designer’s Choice Of Software To Facilitate The Aggregation Of One’s Work Towards Compiling Final Presentations

  • ARC 6207 Arch Thry & Phil


  • ARC 6259 Prog Theory & Pract


  • ARC 6278 Construct Management

  • ARC 6291 Spec Studies Arch I


  • ARC 6292 Spec Studies Arc II

  • ARC 6293 Spec Studies Arc III


  • ARC 6294 Spec Studies Arch IV

    Special Studies In Architecture Adjusted To Individual Needs Of Graduate Students

  • ARC 6351 Whole Building Studio

    Undertake Comprehensive Design Of A Building: Client Concepts And Ideals; Building Systems (building Envelope, Structural, Environmental, Lighting, Acoustics), Site Design And Accessibility; Egress, Life Safety And Fire Protection; And Plumbing Systems. Exploration Of Architecture Systems; Structural, Environmental, Life-safety, Assembly And Enclosure On Building Form, Content And Expression. Students Will Assess And Integrate Systems Into A Design Process

  • ARC 6357 Graduate Design 6.1 (5)

    Design As Inquiry Of Urban Design And Urban Architecture, With An Emphasis On Design As A Method Of Intellectual Discourse. An Investigation Of Urban Typologies And The Paradigms They Serve. An Emphasis On The Role Tradition And Invention Plays In Making Architecture.

  • ARC 6359 Graduate Design 6.2 (5)

    This is the last formal design studio in the graduate program. The educational intent is to explore the architectural implications of tradition, intervention, and invention in making architecture and urban fabric. The course has two components: 1) the development of an urban design scheme; 2) the exploration of a thesis topic and its implication in making architecture. The studio design challenge is located in Jacksonville, Florida. The Jacksonville AIA sponsors the studio with resources and hosts a final review of the students¿ work.

  • ARC 6373 Urban Design Studio

    Planning And Management Of Urban Development Projects. Upon The Completion Of The Course Students Will Have An Introductory Understanding Of The Planning And Management Processes And Procedures Involved In Urban Development Projects.

  • ARC 6905 Dir IndIV Study

  • ARC 6910 Thesis/master’s Project Research (v)

    Prerequisite: ARC 6974 . This Course Provides A Supportive Structure To Help The Student Manage His/her Thesis To A Successful Conclusion. This Structure Involves Intermediate Due Dates, Desk Crits, Group Review Of Work In Progress, Faculty Guests, Chalk Talks, And Short Exercises. At The End Of The Semester, The Student Should Have Completed His/her Approved Proposal; Studied The Architectural Implications Of The Thesis Inquiry; Substantially Finished Information Collection; Organization And Analysis; Formulated Tentative Conclusions; Completed Drafts Of The Key Thesis Chapters; And Visualized The Final Product.

  • ARC 6932 Master’s Seminar II

  • ARC 6949 Coop Internship

  • ARC 6970 Intro To Thesis Planning

    Research Based Course To Develop The Architectural Program

  • ARC 6971 Thesis/master’s Project (v)

    Prerequisite: ARC 6910 . This Is The Second And Concluding Class In The Thesis Course Sequence. The Class Meets Once A Week In A Seminar Setting To Promote Dialog About The Work In Progress. Students Present Their Work, Raise Questions, Share Problems, And Describe Next Steps. Discussion Is Constructive And Supportive, Involving Suggestions, Things To Consider, Potential New Sources Of Information, And Possible Directions Of Approach. Students May Invite Other Faculty To Attend.

  • ARC 6972 Thesis Studio

    Thesis Studio Focuses On The Development Of The Student’s Thesis Application. It Is Studio Setting That Provides A Venue To Enable The Student To Receives Direction In A Setting That Provides Peer And Faculty Input. This Represents The Most Significant Project And Provides For A Demonstration Of The Ability To Synthesize Learned Skills Into A Convincing Independent Work Of Professional Qualit


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