Montgomery College 2023-2024 Catalog 
    Jul 19, 2024  
Montgomery College 2023-2024 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ARCH 101 - Introduction to Architecture and the Built Environment

(R only)

An introduction to the architectural profession and the related fields of design and construction. An exploration of the impact of architecture within the built environment, including conservation and interior design issues; urban and regional planning; and construction implications. An examination of the entire building process and the legal, social, and cultural implications. Assessment Level(s): ENGL 101 /ENGL 011 MATH 098 . Three hours each week.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

  • Analyze and evaluate the impact of Architecture in the built environment.
  • Examine the entire building process and the legal, social, cultural, and aesthetic implications.
  • Apply principles of basic design in an introductory problem solving exercise.
  • Analyze the physical designs and philosophy of a renowned architect and apply their learned vocabulary to the analysis.
  • Acquire an appreciation of Architecture as an art and a science and a future profession.

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