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Before attending Morrisville State, I knew very little about the architecture industry; but what I did know - it was my dream. The skills I acquired at MSC helped me on my journey to achieve my vision of becoming an architect.

Julio Torres Santana '07

Partner, Perez-Torres Arquitectos


Architectural Studies and Design A.S.

School of Science, Technology and Health Studies

Dean: Joseph H. Bularzik
Phone: (315) 684-6079
Email: bularzjh@morrisville.edu

Architectural Studies and Design A.S.

Course Description

Introduction to Architecture

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