This course seeks to examine the questions, “What is an architect?” “What does an architect do?” and “What is architecture?” Addressed will be the development of the architectural education system in the United States, including an introduction to the internship development program, licensure and registration, and professional practice. Particular focus will be given to the wide range of tasks that architects are required to perform. Also studied through the exploration of the social, environmental, behavioral, aesthetic, technological and political influences, will be the place of architects in society and architecture in culture.
Co-requisite: COMP 100 (min.) or permission of instructor
2 credits (2 lecture hours), fall semester
This course counts toward the Liberal Arts and Sciences requirement