2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Jun 01, 2020  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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(ARAB) Arabic (127)

  
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    ARAB 491 - Arabic Foreign Study

    1-15 Credit Hours
    Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 15 hours.
  
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    ARAB 493 - Independent Study

    1-15 Credit Hours
    Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 15 hours.
    Registration Permission: Consent of Instructor.

(ARCH) Architecture (133)

  
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    ARCH 101 - Introduction to the Built Environment

    3 Credit Hours
    Architectural design as a creative process based on visual thinking and ideas related to space, technology, and/or place. Scope and definition of the built environment in relation to contemporary society, building industry, and allied design professions. Orientation to courses and programs of the school.

    Credit Restriction: Students may not receive credit for both 101 and 111.
  
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    ARCH 102 - Visual Design Theory

    2 Credit Hours
    Principles of visual design, addressing form and space. Exploration of visual ideas through analysis. Introduction of terminology and vocabulary.

    (RE) Corequisite(s): 172.
  
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    ARCH 107 - Honors: Introduction to the Built Environment

    3 Credit Hours
    Students will attend 101 classes with supplementary assignments and/or class meetings.

    Registration Permission: Consent of architecture program director.
  
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    ARCH 111 - Architecture and the Built Environment

    3 Credit Hours
    An introduction to architecture and the built environment for non-architecture majors. Significance of our surroundings, forces that create them. Creative aspects of design. Survey of examples from local to global. Strategies for individual and collective involvement.

    Satisfies General Education Requirement: (AH)
    Credit Restriction: Students may not receive credit for both 111 and 101.
  
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    ARCH 117 - Honors: Architecture and the Built Environment

    3 Credit Hours
    Students will attend 111 classes, with supplementary assignments and/or class meetings.

    Satisfies General Education Requirement: (AH)
    Registration Permission: Consent of architecture program director.
  
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    ARCH 121 - Representation I: Visual Logic and Perception

    2 Credit Hours
    Introduction of analog and digital representation methods in two and three dimensions. Emphasis is on learning how various techniques impact design exploration and visual logic through drawing, visualization, and analysis, including drawing conventions, representational and graphic structure.

    (RE) Corequisite(s): 101 and 171.
  
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    ARCH 122 - Representation II: Intention and Communication

    2 Credit Hours
    Exploration of analog and digital representation methods and their relationships to design intent. Emphasis is on developing an understanding of how a variety of media address perceptual phenomena, abstraction, concepts of mapping and diagramming.

    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 121.
    (RE) Corequisite(s): 172.
  
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    ARCH 171 - Design Fundamentals I: Space

    3 Credit Hours
    Fundamentals of spatial composition and design. Two- and three-dimensional compositions to explore ideas of form and space. Introduction to architectural representation in drawings, sketches, and models.

    (RE) Corequisite(s): 101 and 121.
    Registration Restriction(s): Architecture major or interior architecture major.
  
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    ARCH 172 - Design Fundamentals II: Space

    4 Credit Hours
    Fundamentals of architectural design and analysis. Diagramming to communicate analysis of design ideas and principles. Design projects with site implications, scale, and spatial sequence. Development of architectural representation.

    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 171 with a grade of C or better.
    (RE) Corequisite(s): 102 or Interior Architecture 200; and 122.
    Registration Restriction(s): Architecture major or interior architecture major.
  
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    ARCH 211 - History and Theory of Architecture I

    3 Credit Hours
    Architecture and ideas of building and community form in major world cultures from the prehistoric era to about 1750 CE.

    Satisfies General Education Requirement: (AH)
  
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    ARCH 212 - History and Theory of Architecture II

    3 Credit Hours
    Architecture and ideas of building and community form in major world cultures from 1750 CE to the late-20th century.

    Satisfies General Education Requirement: (AH)
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 211.
  
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    ARCH 213 - Modern Architecture: Histories and Theories

    3 Credit Hours
    Examines the history and theory of modern and contemporary architecture through broad-based examinations of the questions of modernity and specific case studies of buildings, projects, landscapes and theories.

    Satisfies General Education Requirement: (WC)
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 212; and English 102, 132, 290, or 298.
  
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    ARCH 217 - Honors: History and Theory of Architecture I

    3 Credit Hours
    Students will attend 211 classes, with supplementary assignments and/or class meetings.

    Satisfies General Education Requirement: (AH)
    Registration Permission: Consent of architecture program director.
  
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    ARCH 218 - Honors: History and Theory of Architecture II

    3 Credit Hours
    Students will attend 212 classes, with supplementary assignments and/or class meetings.

    Satisfies General Education Requirement: (AH)
    Registration Permission: Consent of architecture program director.
  
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    ARCH 221 - Representation III: Digital Workflow

    2 Credit Hours
    Development of a systemic understanding of representational workflows across multiple platforms. Emphasis is placed on translating between multiple tools, techniques, and design ambitions while leveraging potentials created by computational power.

    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 122.
    (RE) Corequisite(s): 271 or Interior Architecture 271.
  
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    ARCH 227 - Honors: Modern Architecture Histories and Theories

    3 Credit Hours
    Students will attend 213 classes with supplementary assignments and/or class meetings.

    Satisfies General Education Requirement: (WC)
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 212 or 218; and English 102, 132, 290, or 298.
    Registration Permission: Consent of architecture program director.
  
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    ARCH 261 - Tectonics and Stereotomics

    2 Credit Hours
    Design and expression with structural archetypes. Exploration of distinctions between structure and enclosure. Emphasis on formal ordering systems, spatial implications, and structural concepts. Topics include gravity loads, earth-shaping, massive construction and light frames. Combination lecture and lab format. First half semester course.

    Contact Hour Distribution: 1 hour lecture, 1 hour lab.
    (RE) Corequisite(s): 271.
  
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    ARCH 262 - Climatic and Daylight Design

    2 Credit Hours
    Introduction to design and expression with climate as a context and form-generator. Emphasis on design guidelines and formal ordering. Analysis of climates, selection of site and building design strategies, design for microclimates and enhancing daylighting. Combination lecture and lab format. Second half semester course.

    Contact Hour Distribution: 1 hour lecture, 1 hour lab.
    (RE) Corequisite(s): 271.
  
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    ARCH 263 - Design Implementation I: Principles

    2 Credit Hours
    Design and expression with structural archetypes, energy considerations, and material properties related to walls, floors, point loads, and enclosures. Emphasis on formal ordering systems and essential behaviors, including lateral bracing and load-tracing. Associated interior and exterior construction materials, methods, performance, and detailing. Enclosure strategies including performance (thermal and moisture) and expression. Schematic detailing. Design guideline sizing. Combination lecture and lab format. First half semester course. 

    Contact Hour Distribution: 1 hour lecture, 1 hour lab.
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 261, Physics 160.
    (RE) Corequisite(s): 272.
  
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    ARCH 264 - Design Implementation II: Assemblies

    2 Credit Hours
    Design and expression with structural archetypes, energy considerations, and material properties related to frames, trusses, and more complex organizations and assemblies. Emphasis on formal ordering systems and essential behaviors, including structural and thermal performance. Associated interior and exterior light steel, brick, stone and concrete masonry materials, methods, performance, and detailing. Design guideline sizing. Combination lecture and lab format. Second half semester course.

    Contact Hour Distribution: 1 hour lecture, 1 hour lab.
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 261, Physics 160.
    (RE) Corequisite(s): 272.
  
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    ARCH 271 - Architectural Design I: Place

    6 Credit Hours
    Contextual determinants in architectural design. Role of the city in architectural design. Methods of analyzing place and form in determining design strategies. Introduction to spatial implications of structure and sustainable urbanism. Representational skills developed including drawing, diagramming, and modeling techniques.

    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 172 with a grade of C or better.
    (RE) Corequisite(s): 221, 261, and 262.
    Registration Restriction(s): A minimum of 2.5 GPA in all design courses is required.
  
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    ARCH 272 - Architectural Design II: Place

    6 Credit Hours
    Contextual determinants in architectural design. Role of the landscape in architectural design. Methods of analyzing place and precedents in determining design strategies. The role of function, habitation, movement, structure, and scale. Development of design processes, including analytical skills, diagramming, and organizational strategies. Use of computer aided visualization techniques.

    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 271 with a grade of C or better and 221.
    (RE) Corequisite(s): 263 and 264.
    Registration Restriction(s): A minimum of 2.5 GPA in all design courses is required.
  
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    ARCH 321 - Representation IV: Information Modeling

    2 Credit Hours
    Exploration of advanced information modeling programs. Emphasis is placed on learning how the digital model can assist in the design process through the representation of construction and analysis. Content includes the use of building information modeling to predict building performance and to document material properties.

    Contact Hour Distribution: 2 hour lab.
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 221.
  
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    ARCH 361 - Design Research in Technology

    2 Credit Hours
    Input to the architectural design research from a range of technical issues. May include building codes, construction types, cost, fire resistance, area, and bulk, along with comfort parameters, lighting intentions, energy performance targets, energy programming and schedules, etc. Focus on framing the designer’s tasks and the technical support of architectural qualities. Supports technical aspects of program development in 370. Combination lecture and lab format. First half semester course.

    Contact Hour Distribution: 1 hour lecture, 1 hour lab.
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 262, 263.
    (RE) Corequisite(s): 370.
  
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    ARCH 362 - Schematic Design Technology

    2 Credit Hours
    Design concepts, form-making and supporting strategies from a range of technical issues in support of studio class projects. Exploration of the implications of technical aspects of program on schematic design. Focus on early design methods to engage design implications of technical knowledge. Combination lecture and lab format. Second half semester course.

    Contact Hour Distribution: 1 hour lecture, 1 hour lab.
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 262, 263.
    (RE) Corequisite(s): 371.
  
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    ARCH 363 - Design Implementation III: Systems

    2 Credit Hours
    Design and expression with structural archetypes, energy considerations, and material properties related to building systems and their interrelationship. Emphasis on formal ordering systems and essential behaviors, including structure to skin relationships. Associated interior and exterior enclosure materials, methods, performance, and high-performance skins. Design guideline sizing and detailed calculations. Combination lecture and lab format. First half semester course. 

    Contact Hour Distribution: 1 hour lecture, 1 hour lab.
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 264.
    (RE) Corequisite(s): 372.
  
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    ARCH 364 - Performative Design I: Passive Systems Design

    2 Credit Hours
    Design and expression for passive solar heating, natural ventilation, and passive cooling, including collection, storage, distribution, and shading. Introduction to passive systems computer modeling. Supports applications in design studio of projects with simple HVAC in skin-loaded buildings with few thermal zones. Combination lecture and lab format. First half semester course.

    Contact Hour Distribution: 1 hour lecture, 1 hour lab.
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 262.
    (RE) Corequisite(s): 372.
  
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    ARCH 365 - Performative Design II: Active and Hybrid Systems Design

    2 Credit Hours
    Design and expression with mechanical heating, ventilation and cooling systems, electric lighting and their integration with passive design. Introduction to active systems computer modeling, carbon performance, and on-site renewable power generation. Supports applications in design studio of projects with simple HVAC in skin-loaded buildings with few thermal zones. Combination lecture and lab format. Second half semester course.

    Contact Hour Distribution: 1 hour lecture, 1 hour lab.
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 262.
    (RE) Corequisite(s): 372.
  
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    ARCH 370 - Research and Design

    3 Credit Hours
    Research as an intrinsic aspect of the design process. Use of investigative skills in documentation, research, and analysis of program, site, relevant laws, precedents, and user requirements. Formation of comprehensive program. Combination lecture, seminar, and studio format. First half semester course.

    Contact Hour Distribution: 1 hour lecture, 1 hour seminar, and 1 hour studio.
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 272 with a grade of C or better.
    (RE) Corequisite(s): 361 and 371.
  
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    ARCH 370S - Research and Design – Collaborative Engagement

    3 Credit Hours
    Research as an intrinsic aspect of the design process. Use of investigative skills in documentation, research, and analysis of program, site, relevant laws, precedents, and user requirements. Formation of comprehensive program. Supports service learning with engaged community partner. Includes purposeful service experience and student reflection. Combination lecture, seminar, and studio format. First half semester course.

    Contact Hour Distribution: 1 hour lecture, 1 hour seminar, and 1 hour studio.
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 272 with a grade of C or better.
    (RE) Corequisite(s): 361.
    (DE) Corequisite(s): 371S.
  
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    ARCH 371 - Design as Applied Research

    3 Credit Hours
    Understand the design process in relation to research. Execution of design project (as defined in Architecture 370), exploring the implications of research on schematic design. Completed projects apply research from Architecture 370 through assessment of alternative approaches and well-reasoned design decisions. Second half semester.

    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 272 with a grade of C or better.
  
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    ARCH 371S - Design as Applied Research – Collaborative Engagement

    3 Credit Hours
    Understand the design process in relation to research. Execution of design project (as defined in 370), exploring the implications of research on schematic design. Completed projects apply research from 370 through assessment of alternative approaches and well-reasoned design decisions. Supports service learning with engaged community partner. Includes purposeful service experience and student reflection. Second half semester.

    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 272 with a grade of C or better.
    (RE) Corequisite(s): 362.
    (DE) Corequisite(s): 370S.
  
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    ARCH 372 - Architectural Design IV

    6 Credit Hours
    Design synthesis. Integration of design determinants emphasizing structure, sustainability, materials, and construction.

    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 371 with a grade of C or better.
    (RE) Corequisite(s): 363, 364, and 365.
    Registration Restriction(s): A minimum of 2.5 GPA in all design courses is required.
  
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    ARCH 403 - Introduction to Preservation

    3 Credit Hours
    History, theory, and legal aspects of architectural preservation and restoration.

  
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    ARCH 422 - Special Topics in Urban Design

    3-6 Credit Hours
    Faculty initiated professional elective involving history and theory of urban form, urban developments, the study of landscape and urbanism, and related issues.

    Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 12 hours.
    Registration Restriction(s): Architecture or interior architecture major or students with declared minor in design studies or consent of instructor.
  
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    ARCH 423 - Special Topics in Interior Architecture

    3-6 Credit Hours
    Faculty initiated professional elective involving interior architecture, history and theory of interior design, furniture design, lighting design, acoustical design, and related issues.

    Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 12 hours.
    Registration Restriction(s): Architecture major or interior architecture major or consent of instructor.
  
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    ARCH 424 - Special Topics in Landscape Architecture

    3-6 Credit Hours
    Faculty initiated professional elective involving landscape architecture, history and theory of landscape architecture, ecology, and related issues.

    Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 12 hours.
    Registration Restriction(s): Architecture or interior architecture major or students with declared minor in design studies or consent of instructor.
  
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    ARCH 425 - Special Topics in Architecture

    1-6 Credit Hours
    Faculty initiated professional elective in architecture and applied architectural theory.

    Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 12 hours.
    Registration Restriction(s): Architecture or interior architecture major or students with declared minor in design studies or consent of instructor.
  
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    ARCH 434 - Visual Thinking in Digital Media

    3 Credit Hours
    Emphasizes form, content, and structure of images moving in time and applications in architecture. Focus is on use of time-based digital media as an analytical tool for clarifying ideas, making observations, and experimentation. Advanced understanding of 2D and 3D digital animation, video editing, and digital audio.

    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 221.
  
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    ARCH 435 - Presentation Design I

    3 Credit Hours
    Basic techniques and understanding of graphic presentation design within the profession of architecture. Addresses fundamental design principles, page layout, image manipulation, and typography, employing computer software applications. Conducted through lectures, assigned projects, assigned readings, labs, exams, and/or critiques.

    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 221.
  
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    ARCH 436 - Presentation Design II

    3 Credit Hours
    Advanced techniques and understanding of graphic presentation design within the profession of architecture. Addresses document design, layout and binding, image manipulation, and typography, employing computer software applications. Conducted through lectures, assigned projects, assigned readings, labs, exams, and/or critiques.

    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 435.
  
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    ARCH 450 - Special Topics in History, Theory, and Criticism

    3-6 Credit Hours
    Faculty initiated professional elective involving architectural history, theory, and criticism.

    Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 12 hours.
    Registration Restriction(s): Architecture or interior architecture major or students with declared minor in design studies or consent of instructor.
  
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    ARCH 451 - Special Topics in Representation

    3-6 Credit Hours
    Faculty initiated professional elective involving representation and graphic communication.

    Contact Hour Distribution: 3 hours seminar; variable to include up to 6 hours lab.
    Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 12 hours.
    Registration Restriction(s): Architecture or interior architecture major or students with declared minor in design studies or consent of instructor.
  
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    ARCH 452 - Special Topics in Sustainable Design

    3-6 Credit Hours
    Faculty initiated professional elective involving sustainability and progressive environmental design.

    Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 12 hours.
    Registration Restriction(s): Architecture or interior architecture major or students with declared minor in design studies or consent of instructor.
  
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    ARCH 454 - Special Topics in Materials and Construction

    3-6 Credit Hours
    Faculty initiated professional elective that explores materials and construction, the physical development of large-scale, component, or installation construction.

    Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 12 hours.
    Registration Restriction(s): Architecture or interior architecture major or students with declared minor in design studies or consent of instructor.
  
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    ARCH 455 - Special Topics in Digital Fabrication

    3-6 Credit Hours
    Faculty initiated professional elective involving fabrication and technology in design.

    Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 12 hours.
    Registration Restriction(s): Architecture or interior architecture major or students with declared minor in design studies or consent of instructor.
  
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    ARCH 461 - Design Development Integrations

    3 Credit Hours
    Integration and design development of previously studied building systems from a sustainable design perspective, including energy use, passive systems, active systems, construction, lighting, and materials. Performance modeling for structure and carbon targets. Format: Lecture and lab. Projects integrated with studio.

    Satisfies General Education Requirement: (QR)
    Contact Hour Distribution: 2 hours lecture and 2 hours lab.
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 361, 362, 363, 364, and 365 with a grade of C or better.
  
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    ARCH 462 - Professional Practice

    3 Credit Hours
    Management and organizational theories and practices for delivering professional design services. Included are assessment of the building industry and its influence on practice; analysis of the basic management functions within professional firms; and legal and ethical concerns facing practitioners today. Special obligations and privileges of the design professional.

    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 372 or Interior Architecture 371 or consent of instructor.
    Registration Restriction(s): Architecture or interior architecture major or students with declared minor in design studies.
  
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    ARCH 465R - Directed Research

    3-6 Credit Hours
    With the sponsorship of a faculty member, each student works on a specific topic or project related to that faculty member’s area of expertise, research, scholarship, or creative activity.

    Contact Hour Distribution: 3 hours seminar.
    Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 12 hours.
    Registration Permission: By petition only, submitted by faculty sponsor (with a proposed schedule and an outline of the expected final product) to the architecture program director for approval.
  
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    ARCH 467 - Honors Seminar: Research | Methods | Case Studies

    3 Credit Hours
    Seminar comparing and contrasting past and current approaches to research and inquiry particular to a design-based discipline. Approaches may include, but are not limited to, Art Historical, Scientific/Experimental, Observational/Anthropological, Economical/Statistical. Students pursue individual research projects while examining the methods of “the scholarship of design” and “design as scholarship” in the fields of architecture, urbanism, and landscape architecture. Students are encouraged to link historical methods of investigation and current positions of architectural production.

    Comment(s): Honors course available to non-honors students in architecture.
    Registration Restriction(s): School of Architecture students enrolled in the university Honors Program may register without prior approval. All others require approval of course instructor and must hold a minimum overall 3.5 GPA.
  
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    ARCH 471 - Integration Design Studio

    6 Credit Hours
    Design project from conceptual through design development phase. Specification of component building systems including structures, mechanical, lighting, and construction details. Demonstration of principles of sustainability in design and building performance.

    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 372 with a grade of C or better.
    (RE) Corequisite(s): 461.
    Registration Restriction(s): A minimum of 2.5 GPA in all design courses is required.
  
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    ARCH 474 - Advanced Architectural Design: Landscape Architecture I

    6 Credit Hours
    Introduces students to techniques, concepts, and practices of landscape architecture and landscape planning with particular emphasis on development of representational and communication skills using digital and analog media. Strategic and formal design concepts are introduced as vehicles for the exploration of a wide range of media and techniques for analyzing landscapes, projecting design alternatives, and communicating design ideas.

    Credit Restriction: Students may not receive credit for both Architecture 474 and Landscape Architecture 551.
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 471.
    (RE) Corequisite(s): 424; Plant Sciences 320 or 321.
    Comment(s): Completion of a natural science with lab elective required.
    Registration Permission: Permission of MLA program director.
  
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    ARCH 475 - Advanced Architectural Design: Landscape Architecture II

    6 Credit Hours
    This design studio focuses on issues of space and form in landscape architectural design. Working at small and intermediate scales, students explore contemporary and historical theories of space and form through a range of analog and digital media with a particular emphasis on 3-dimensional modeling. Students work rapidly across several projects in order to explore multiple formal and spatial concepts and practice new techniques.

    Credit Restriction: Students may not receive credit for both Architecture 475 and Landscape Architecture 552.
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 474.
    (RE) Corequisite(s): 424; Plant Sciences 210 and 421.
    Registration Permission: Permission of MLA program director.
  
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    ARCH 477 - Honors: Independent Study in Architecture

    1-6 Credit Hours
    Individual studies and projects under faculty direction, for honors students only. Credit adjusted to complexity and level of effort required.

    Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 12 hours.
    Registration Permission: Consent of architecture program director.
  
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    ARCH 478R - Preparation for Self-Directed Diploma Studio

    3 Credit Hours
    Faculty oversight of student-initiated topic for critical inquiry. Related research on the student-selected topic, context, nature of inhabitation, and applicable precedents results in the synthesis of visual and textual work, including a statement of intent, program, and site for a self-directed project in subsequent semester.

    Contact Hour Distribution: 3 hours seminar.
    Comment(s): Honors course available to non-honors students in architecture. Minimum 3.5 GPA required.
    Registration Permission: Consent of instructor and architecture program director.
  
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    ARCH 491 - Foreign Study

    1–15 Credit Hours
    Research and design projects conducted in various locations abroad.

    Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 15 hours.
    Registration Permission: Consent of architecture program director.
  
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    ARCH 492 - Off-Campus Study

    1–15 Credit Hours
    Research and design projects conducted in various off-campus locations.

    Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 15 hours.
    Registration Permission: Consent of architecture program director.
  
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    ARCH 493 - Independent Study in Architecture

    1-4 Credit Hours
    Student initiated, individual studies and projects under direction of faculty sponsor. Credit adjusted to complexity and level of effort required.

    Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 12 hours.
    Registration Permission: By petition only, submitted by student to Admissions and Academic Standards Committee and architecture program director for approval.
  
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    ARCH 494 - Foreign Studies Sketchbook

    1–3 Credit Hours
    Investigations of historic urban fabric and architecture in various locations abroad. Analysis and sketch records in sketchbook format required.

    Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 12 hours.
    Registration Permission: Consent of architecture program director.
  
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    ARCH 496 - Advanced Architectural Design: Thematic Studio

    6 Credit Hours
    Advanced architectural design based on special topics as defined by instructor.

    Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 18 hours.
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 372 with a grade of C or better.
    Registration Restriction(s): A minimum of 2.5 GPA in all design courses is required.
  
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    ARCH 496S - Advanced Architectural Design – Collaborative Engagement

    6 Credit Hours
    Advanced architectural design based on special topics as defined by instructor. Supports service learning with engaged community partner. Includes purposeful service experience and student reflection.

    Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 18 hours.
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 372 with a grade of C or better.
    Registration Restriction(s): A minimum of 2.5 GPA in all design courses is required.
  
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    ARCH 497 - Independent Study – Advanced Architectural Design Studio

    6 Credit Hours
    Student initiated, individual research and design under direction of faculty sponsor.

    Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 12 hours.
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 471 with a grade of C or better.
    Comment(s): Honors course available to non-honors students in architecture. Minimum 3.5 GPA required. If Independent Study is taken as a substitute for 498R Self-Directed Diploma Studio, a 3 credit-hour preparation course (478R or 493) is prerequisite. If taken as a substitute for 499 Diploma Thematic Studio, requirements and schedule as outlined in 499 syllabus must be followed.
    Registration Permission: By college approval only, request submitted by student to Admissions and Academic Standards Committee and architecture program director.
  
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    ARCH 498R - Self-Directed Diploma Studio

    6 Credit Hours
    Faculty Oversight of student initiated topic for design exploration. The design project is related to previous proposal, research, and documentation undertaken by the student.

    Contact Hour Distribution: 12 hours studio.
    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 478R and 496 or 496S with a grade of C or better.
    Comment(s): This course fulfills requirement for 3 credit hours of honors thesis. Course is available to non-honors students in architecture. Minimum 3.5 GPA required.
    Registration Permission: Consent of instructor through project approval process.
  
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    ARCH 499 - Diploma Thematic Studio

    6 Credit Hours
    Final culminating design studio experience for Bachelor of Architecture professional degree. In-depth, instructor-led themes, with leeway for student interpretation in project development. Required graphic and written products.

    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 496 with a grade of C or better.
    Comment(s): This course fulfills requirement for 3 credit hours of honors thesis.
    Registration Restriction(s): A minimum of 2.5 GPA in all design courses is required.

(AREC) Agricultural and Resource Economics

  
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    AREC 110 - Opportunities in Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics

    1 Credit Hours
    Overview of the curricular requirements for departmental majors, current issues in associated fields of study, and career opportunities.

    Registration Restriction(s): Instructor permission required to enroll if student has greater than 60 credit hours.
  
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    AREC 201 - Economics of the Global Food and Fiber System

    4 Credit Hours
    Introduction to microeconomic and macroeconomic principles and their application to the global food and fiber system. Specific topics include consumer and producer behavior, market equilibrium, monetary and fiscal policy, and international trade.

    Satisfies General Education Requirement: (SS)
  
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    AREC 212 - Introduction to Agribusiness Management

    3 Credit Hours
    Introduction to agribusiness firm characteristics and decision-making. Overview of economic principles and the basic functions of management ― planning, organizing, controlling, and directing. Specific topics include firm structure, forecasting, marketing and selling, budgeting, break-even analysis, use of financial statements, capital investment, supervision, staffing, and evaluation.

  
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    AREC 270 - Economic Perspectives on Natural Resource and Environmental Issues

    3 Credit Hours
    Exploration of the economic causes of natural resource depletion and environmental degradation, employing the concepts of externalities, public goods, and market failure. Use of economic logic and analysis to assess the relative effectiveness of alternative policy approaches for addressing such problems. Application to issues of air quality, climate change, water quality, water quantity, energy use, fisheries management, endangered species protection, and waste recycling.

  
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    AREC 310 - Career Planning and Placement

    1 Credit Hours
    Career planning, job markets in the agricultural industry, and techniques to obtain employment, including recruitment/placement services, resume construction, personal interviewing, and job-offer evaluation/analysis.

  
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    AREC 312 - Rural Real Estate Appraisal

    2 Credit Hours
    Theory, methods and procedures of real estate appraisal applied to rural property; trends in real estate values; factors influencing real estate values; approaches used in real estate valuation.

    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 201 or Economics 201 or Economics 211.
  
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    AREC 313 - Agricultural Law

    2 Credit Hours
    Survey of legal topics related to agribusiness operations and production agriculture in Tennessee. Topics include introduction to legal system, property, contracts, farm and business organization, civil liabilities, and estate planning.

  
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    AREC 314 - Environmental Law

    2 Credit Hours
    Survey of legal topics related to the natural environment, including an overview of the most important federal environmental statutes and the regulatory tools and concepts used to mitigate environmental degradation.

  
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    AREC 324 - Quantitative Methods

    3 Credit Hours
    Quantitative analytical tools used in economics and business. Simple and multiple linear regression techniques applied to economic data. Analysis of cross-section and time series data. Optimization techniques applied to economic and business decisions.

    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 201 or Economics 201 or Statistics 201.
    (RE) Corequisite(s): Economics 311.
  
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    AREC 331 - Agricultural Commodity Policy

    2 Credit Hours
    Economics rationale for and effects of historical and current policies and programs for the agricultural commodity sector including price and income support, supply management, and crop insurance. Relationship of domestic commodity policy to international trade agreements.

    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 201 or Economics 201 or Economics 211.
  
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    AREC 332 - Food Policy

    2 Credit Hours
    Economic rationale for and effects of policies and programs relating to food production and consumption, including hunger and nutrition, safety, labeling, advertising, organic production, and local food systems.

    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 201 or Economics 201 or Economics 211.
  
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    AREC 333 - Agricultural Conservation Policy

    2 Credit Hours
    Economic rationale for and effects of policies and programs for the management of soil and water resources control, nutrient and pesticide application, and the protection of agricultural lands and wildlife habitats.

    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 201 or Economics 201 or Economics 211.
  
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    AREC 342 - Farm Business Management

    3 Credit Hours
    Principles and procedures for determining most profitable business organizations and systems of operation; attention to traditional and nontraditional agricultural enterprises and businesses; nature of managerial processes; business records and their uses; budgeting; acquisition and management of capital, land, labor and machinery; farm business planning.

    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 212 and Accounting 200.
    Recommended Background: Introductory economics and microcomputer competence.
  
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    AREC 345 - Renewable Energy Economics

    2 Credit Hours
    Overview of the economics of renewable energy including wind, solar, hydro, and biomass technologies. Assessment of the economic, environmental, and policy forces that are shaping the renewable energy industry. Exploration of methods for evaluating the economic feasibility of investment in renewable energy.

    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 201 or Economics 201 or Economics 211.
  
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    AREC 350 - The Food and Agricultural Marketing System

    3 Credit Hours
    Survey of U.S. food and fiber marketing system; marketing functions; industry structure; market channels; marketing options of farmers; basic analysis of marketing problems.

    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 201 or Economics 201 or Economics 211 or Agricultural and Resource Economics 212.
  
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    AREC 352 - Futures and Options Markets

    2 Credit Hours
    Examination of futures and options markets. Emphasis is placed on using futures and options in a risk management and pricing context pertaining to trading, marketing, hedging, and procurement of agricultural commodities and natural resources in relation to the agribusiness/agricultural sectors.

    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 201 or Economics 201 or Economics 211.
  
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    AREC 356 - Marketing Team Participation

    1-2 Credit Hours
    Participation in the development of a total marketing plan for a product sold to or by farmers. Includes product identification; market research; and development of an action plan, including an extensive promotional plan, financial analysis, and evaluation. Requires preparation of final plan for presentation in written, oral, and visual formats. Plan presented in national competition during the National AgriMarketing Conference.

    Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 6 hours.
    Registration Permission: Consent of instructor.
  
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    AREC 410 - Senior Seminar

    1 Credit Hours
    Capstone experience for departmental majors involving application of curricular knowledge and skills to one or more case studies in the field of agricultural and resource economics.

    Registration Restriction(s): Only open to agricultural and resource economics majors with at least junior standing.
  
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    AREC 412 - Agricultural Finance and Risk Management

    3 Credit Hours
    Microeconomic and financial concepts applied to decision problems faced by farms and agribusinesses; financial statement analysis; firm capital structure; time value of money, capital budgeting and investment analysis, risk management and diversification; computer applications.

    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 212 and Accounting 200.
    Recommended Background: Introductory economics and microcomputer competence.
    Comment(s): Graduate standing may satisfy prerequisites.
  
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    AREC 420 - International Agricultural Trade and Marketing

    3 Credit Hours
    Introduction to real and monetary aspects of international trade effect on agricultural commodity flows; partial equilibrium analysis of international trade in agricultural products; institutional aspects of international marketing of agricultural products.

    (RE) Prerequisite(s): Economics 311.
    Comment(s): Graduate standing may satisfy prerequisites.
  
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    AREC 442 - Advanced Agribusiness Management

    3 Credit Hours
    Advanced concepts in developing business and marketing plans and in applied management principles, such as inventory control and pricing techniques. Discussion of management issues including going international, employee supervision, management succession, and guerilla marketing. Teamwork emphasized in managing an agribusiness firm through game simulation. Written and oral presentation required.

    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 212 and Accounting 200.
    Recommended Background: Intermediate microeconomics.
    Comment(s): Graduate standing may satisfy prerequisites.
  
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    AREC 443 - Food Industry Management and Marketing

    3 Credit Hours
    Market analysis and business strategy for agricultural products from ‘farm to fork’. Food industry procurement systems, transportation and logistics; supply chain forecasting and planning; management of food processing facilities; development of business plans for new food products and comprehensive marketing plans.

    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 201 or Economics 201, Statistics 201, Agricultural and Resource Economics 342, 350.
  
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    AREC 444 - Agricultural Production and Technology Management

    3 Credit Hours
    Advanced topics in agricultural production management and applied use of advanced tools to make farm management decisions. Topics include business structure, managing income tax, machinery management, human resources, and the adoption and use of new and emerging technologies. Applied tools include mathematical programming, regression analysis, and spreadsheet decision tools.

    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 324, 342, Agricultural and Natural Resources 291.
  
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    AREC 460 - Rural Economic Development

    3 Credit Hours
    Use of economic principles in understanding rural economic development at community and regional levels, emphasizing the linkages between rural and urban communities, business location decisions, and how geography shapes markets. Integrating historical and current information, students will explore efficiency and equity as driving forces behind public and private sector policy to encourage, manage, and forecast domestic and international development.

    (RE) Prerequisite(s): Economics 311.
  
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    AREC 470 - Policy Analysis for Environmental and Natural Resource Management

    3 Credit Hours
    Application of a policy analysis framework to conflicts and issues associated with natural resource use and related environmental quality impacts. Design of institutional changes to improve economic efficiency and equity, with emphasis on the potential applicability of market-type and incentive-based policy mechanisms.

    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 201 or Economics 201 or Economics 211 or graduate standing.
    Comment(s): Graduate standing may satisfy prerequisites.
  
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    AREC 472 - Natural Resource Economics

    3 Credit Hours
    Economic analysis of natural resource use and conservation with emphasis on land, water and other renewable resources. Principles for benefit-cost analyses of natural resource projects and policies. Methods for valuation of non-market impacts associated with natural resource use. Sustainability as an economic concept.

    (RE) Prerequisite(s): Economics 311.
  
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    AREC 492 - Off-Campus Internship

    1-3 Credit Hours
    Pre-approved supervised experience with firm or organization in the field.

    Grading Restriction: Satisfactory/No Credit grading only.
    Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 6 hours.
    Registration Permission: Consent of instructor.
  
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    AREC 493 - Independent Study

    1-3 Credit Hours
    Directed individual or team research and report writing. Special courses in specific topics.

    Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 6 hours.
    Registration Restriction(s): Minimum student level ― junior.
    Registration Permission: Consent of instructor.
  
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    AREC 499 - Undergraduate Research

    1-3 Credit Hours
    Experience in research projects under supervision of staff members. Student should make arrangements for research project with instructor prior to enrollment.

    Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 12 hours.
    Registration Permission: Consent of instructor.

(ARED) Art Education (141)

  
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    ARED 350 - Field Experience

    1 Credit Hours
    Tasks related to teaching and to teacher roles.

    Grading Restriction: Satisfactory/No Credit grading only.
    Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 2 hours.
    Registration Restriction(s): Admission to teacher education.
  
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    ARED 400 - Theory and Practice in Art Education I

    3 Credit Hours
    Basic instruction and hands on practice for K-12 level appropriate 2-D and 3-D art experiences that include production, form and function (art criticism), art context (art history), personal perspective (aesthetics), academic language and lesson plan formats.

    (RE) Prerequisite(s): Educational Psychology 210 or permission of instructor.
    Registration Restriction(s): Admission to teacher education or permission of instructor.
  
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    ARED 401 - Theory & Practice in Art Education II

    3 Credit Hours
    Advanced instruction and hands on microteaching practice that includes elementary, middle, and secondary theme or centrally focused unit plans based upon diversity, multiculturalism, visual culture, technology and interdisciplinary methods.

    (RE) Prerequisite(s): 350, 400.
    Registration Restriction(s): Admission to teacher education.

(ART) Art (140)

  
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    ART 101 - Introduction to Studio Art I

    3 Credit Hours
    A thematic introduction to visual literacy, basic art theory, inter-media technique, and material focusing on formal understanding through verbal, written, and experiential exercise.

  
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    ART 102 - Introduction to 4-D Studio Art

    3 Credit Hours
    A thematic introduction to visual literacy, basic art theory, and technique in 4-D art through verbal, written, and experiential exercise.

    (RE) Corequisite(s): 101 or 103.
 

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