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ARCH 140 Architecture + Design Drawing II: Design Communication

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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 techniques used in the graphic communication of architects and environmental designers. Develops the student's ability to visualize and graphically express forms and spaces in two and three dimensions. Use of orthographic, paraline, and perspective drawing in both black/white and color media. Introduction of digital media to create 3-D model. Use of essential principles of pictorial space, methods of delineation, and mixed media techniques. Graphic supplies required. (Spring only)

Units: 2
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 16-18
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 32-36
Prerequisites: ARCH 120
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU , UC