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ARCH 100 Survey of Modern Architecture

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Architecture Preparation

Architecture Students intended to major in Architecture are advised to consult with the architectural counselor/advisor in the Math/Science Division before registering.

Minimum Grade for Prerequisites

Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite courses.

Course Description

Basic values and concepts in contemporary architecture as a synthesis of art and science. A study of the significant design work, principles, and visions of influential architects, planners, and designers from the end of the 19th century into the 21st century. Explores the critical relationships between architecture and environmental design and human experience, societal needs, building technique and community. Slides, films, lecture and individual research.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area E5c
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area C1), UC (IGETC Area 3A)