Architectural Studies

Description
The architectural studies concentration is designed to provide the student with an overview of architecture throughout history while focusing on architectural design, with the intention to explore the process of design thinking.

Requirements

  • Students must complete a minimum of 18 credit hours including 12 of upper division hours for this concentration.
  • All courses must be completed with a grade of “C” (2.00) or higher.
  • A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required to complete this concentration.
  • To enhance understanding of the subject matter, some of the designated courses are sequential in nature and require certain prerequisites. Consequently, students should carefully note the semester in which these particular courses are offered. All designated courses for the concentration in design studies are lecture courses.

Core 12 hours

ALA 100 Introduction to Environmental Design, HU & G & H (3)

ALA 102 Landscapes and Sustainability, HU & G (3)

APH 313 (offered fall only)/213 History of Architecture I, (L or HU) & G & H (3) ( Prerequisites: ALA 100 or ALA 102 and junior standing)

APH 314 (offered spring only)/214 History of Architecture II, (L or HU) & G & H (3) (Prerequisites: APH 313 with C or better)

Architectural History and Theory 6 hours

ANP 494 Special Topics (1-3)

APH 305  OR 405 Contemporary Architecture, HU & H (3)

APH 394 Special Topics (3)

APH 414 History of the City, (L or HU) & H (3) (Prerequisites: PUP 301; Minimum 45 hours; Credit is allowed for only APH 414, MUD 598 (History of the City) or PUP 412)

APH 421 First Concepts: What is ... The Writing, Philosophy and Culture of Architecture, L or HU (3)

APH 441 Ancient Architecture (3)

APH 461 Charles and Ray Eames, HU (3) (Prerequisite(s): minimum 3.00 GPA; minimum 60 hours; Credit is allowed for only APH 461 or APH 494 (Charles + Ray Eames))

APH 494 Special Topics (1-4)

APH 499 Individualized Instruction (3)

ARP 451 Architectural Field Studies (1-6)

ATE 494 Special Topics (1-4)

IDS Core Course Information

All Interdisciplinary Studies students are required to complete a 9 credit-hour core and 9 credit hours of context/application courses.

Required Courses (9 credit hours):

  • IDS 201 Intellectual Fusion (recommended for freshman/sophomore students)
    • Prerequisites: None

OR

  • IDS 301 Becoming Interdisciplinary (3) (recommended for transfer students and/or students declaring IDS in their junior or senior year)
    • Prerequisites: Interdisciplinary Studies major

  • IDS 302 Integration Skills (3)
    • Prerequisite(s): Interdisciplinary Studies major; IDS 201 or 301 with C or better
  • IDS 401 Integration: Experiential Learning (3) (requires application)
    • Prerequisites: IDS 201 or 301 with C or better; IDS 302 with C or better; minimum 2.00 GPA; minimum of two courses completed in each concentration area

Context courses (6 credit hours)

Choose two Integrative Context courses from the following (3 credit hours each):

  • IDS 310: Integration: Cultural Contexts, C
  • IDS 311: Integration: Global Contexts, G, SB
  • IDS 312: Integrative Perspectives on Change
  • IDS 313: Integrative Perspectives on a Changing World
  • IDS 314: Integrative Perspectives on Cultural Dynamics, SB
  • IDS 315: Integration: Social Contexts, SB
  • IDS 316: Integration: Humanities Contexts, HU

Application courses (3 credit hours)

Choose any IDS Application course from the following (3 credit hours each):

  • IDS 140: The Nature of Knowledge Systems
  • IDS 302: Integration Skills
  • IDS 310: Integration: Cultural Contexts, C
  • IDS 311: Integration: Global Contexts, G, SB
  • IDS 312: Integrative Perspectives on Change
  • IDS 313: Integrative Perspectives on a Changing World
  • IDS 314: Integrative Perspectives on Cultural Dynamics, SB
  • IDS 315: Integration: Social Contexts, SB
  • IDS 316: Integration: Humanities Contexts, HU
  • IDS 484: Elective Internship

Transfer to ASU transfer.asu.edu

Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) transfer students transfer.asu.edu/maricopa

  • Courses may fulfill Arizona General Education Curriculum (AGEC) or Associate’s degree requirements, consult with your community college academic advisor for details.
  • MCCCD course transfer equivalencies are listed here; they may be applied toward this concentration (maximum of six credits or two courses).
  • Information listed was current for this catalog year at the time of printing, consult transfer.asu.edu/maricopa for verification.

Year

Year

2019-20

Campus

Campus

Tempe

Advising

Advising

Interdisciplinary Studies Advising
cisa.asu.edu/advising
All appointments:
480-965-4464

Downtown Phoenix
Arizona Center, Suite 380

Polytechnic
Santa Catalina Hall

Tempe
Urban Systems Engineering

Online
480-965-4464

 

DARs Code

DARs Code

ARAPHEMPH

College/School

College/School

Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts

Concentration Contact

Concentration Contact

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