ARTH 103: Introduction to Architecture

ARTH 103-K01: Introduction to Architecture
(Spring 2020)

10:30 AM to 11:45 AM MW

Mason Korea G304

Section Information for Spring 2020


This course will introduce students to the history and appreciation of architecture through lectures, readings, films, team projects and practice in introductory architectural drawing. The course is organized historically, emphasizing basic structural systems and styles, with examples taken from around the world. Supplementary readings will address issues of aesthetics, structure, design, use, and the architect’s practice. Fulfills the University General Education Arts requirement.

IMPORTANT: Students should possess college-level reading and writing skills in English language. If you have a question about this, please see the instructor or your academic advisor.

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Introduces study, principle, and understanding of art of architecture. Approach varies with instructor; may be historical, geographical, technical, or thematic. Notes: Field trips required. Limited to three attempts.
Mason Core: Arts
Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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