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Mission Statement:

To advance an appreciation of the built environment by instilling students with a sound intellectual grounding in both the art and science of architectural design.

The Architecture Program emphasizes architectural history, elements of spatial design, drafting, sketching, computer graphics, building codes, and structural concepts. The Program is offering two classes in the Spring semester: an Introduction to Architecture course (ARCH 1311), and an Architectural Freehand Drawing course (ARCH 2301).

Courses Offered - Spring, 2016:

ARCH 1311 Introduction to Architecture
An introduction to the various elements that comprise architectural design, including design concepts, architectural history, structural principles, and basic building codes.
  • 3 credit hours
  • Times: MW 11:00 am -1:20 pm
  • Location: C316
ARCH 2301 Architectural Freehand Drawing I
Representational drawing of three-dimensional spaces is studied, with an emphasis on vantage point, perspective, light, shade, line, and tonality.
  • 3 credit hours
  • Times: TR 1:00 - 3:20 pm
  • Location: TBD

Architecture Faculty:

Jay Cantrell
Office C317/Phone 214-860-2713
Douglas R. Vail, AIA, NCARB, RAS
Office C317/Phone 214-860-2713


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