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
This course presents the basic techniques of hand drawing as an essential method and
skill of design exploration, visual thinking, and design communication. Studio work
involves observation and freehand drawing of objects, architecture and environmental
settings exploring techniques of line, tone, and their combination using soft pencil,
conte/charcoal and pen/ink. Topics include proportion, visual composition, principles
of observed perspective, and orthographic drawing conventions such as plan, section
and elevation, and Paraline drawing. Introduction to digital media to create 3-D model.
Graphic supplies will be required. (Fall only)