ARCH - Architecture

ARCH 121IA. Introduction to Design. 3 Credits. (2 Lec) F,S,Su

PREREQUISITE: For majors and non-majors. Introduction to the design and creative process through global architecture and allied professions. Exploration of the history of design. Emphasis on 20th and 21st century architecture. Individual projects where students apply and explore creative process are required.

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2017 Summer Session10401001First Half SessionTRCHVR1311:00pm - 2:50pm
2017 Summer Session10402002First Half SessionTRCHVR1313:00pm - 4:05pm

ARCH 151RA. Design Fundamentals I. 4 Credits. (2 Lec, 2 Lab) F,Su

A study of the creative design process with emphasis on two-dimensional design, basic three dimensional design concepts and introduction to the essential tools for graphic communication. Development of students' self-critical skills.

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2017 Summer Session10427001First Half SessionMWFCHVR2071:10pm - 5:00pm

ARCH 152IA. Design Fundamentals II. 4 Credits. (3 Std, 1 Lec) S,Su

A study of the design process and methods employed by design disciplines as an introduction to architectonic principles, architectural graphic skills and further understanding of the creative process. Development of student's ability to make critical and analytical judgments.

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2017 Summer Session11171001Second Half SessionMWFCHVR2078:00am - 11:50am

ARCH 231CS. Issues in Sustainability. 3 Credits. (3 Lec) On Demand

Introduction to concepts and practices intended to create more sustainable communities where present generations are accountable for the needs of future generations and the natural environment. The course will explore current multi-disciplinary practices in "ecological design".

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2017 Summer Session11257001Second Half SessionMWFCHVR1319:00am - 11:20am

ARCH 253. Architectural Design I. 5 Credits. (1 Lec, 4 Lab) F

PREREQUISITE: Formal admission into the environmental design program (ENVD). Small-scale design projects requiring integration of spatial, visual concepts, emphasizing relationship of architecture to its context with principles of order, constituents of form, light, structural awareness, nature of materials, architectural coherency. Includes inclusive orthographic graphics design drawing conventions.

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2017 Summer Session10955001Full SemesterMTRCHVR2078:00am - 11:30am

ARCH 254. Architectural Design II. 5 Credits. (1 Lec, 4 Lab) S

PREREQUISITE: ARCH 253 Small to medium-size projects extending the development of the design process to site and adjacency analysis, diagramming, fundamental relationship to landscape and context. Topics include hybrid uses of hand and digital graphic communication including 2D and 3D drawing and modeling.

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2017 Summer Session10956001Full SemesterMTRCHVR2078:00am - 11:30am

ARCH 355. Architectural Design III. 5 Credits. (1 Lec, 4 Lab) F,Su

PREREQUISITE: ARCH 254. Further exploration of ecologically-sound design with emphasis on the integration of structures, building envelope service systems, and building materials, including design for life safety and accessibility. Building scale and program complexity increases, utilizing long-span structural systems. Notebook computer required. Field trip required.

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2017 Summer Session10957001Full SemesterMTRCHVR2078:00am - 11:30am

ARCH 356. Arch Design IV. 5 Credits. (1 Lec, 4 Lab) S

PREREQUISITE: ARCH 355. Advanced architectural design projects integrating site analysis, programming, building systems, and contemporary design theory. Emphasis placed on the inclusive synthesis of conceptual processes, analysis preliminary design investigation, and design development. Notebook computer required.

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2017 Summer Session11133001Full SemesterMTRCHVR2078:00am - 11:30am

ARCH 414. Architectural Study Abroad. 9 Credits. (6 Lec, 3 Ind) F,Su

PREREQUISITE: ARCH 355. COREQUISITE: ARCH 428. Structured study in foreign countries under the direction of an architecture faculty member to obtain an understanding of modern and historical architecture and the forces shaping them. Holistic study of urban environments combines design, urban design, architectural history, drawing, and pre-travel design and research. Itineraries include opportunities for additional destinations and independent travel.

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2017 Summer Session10752001Full Semester-- -
2017 Summer Session10977002Full Semester-- -

ARCH 425. West Architectural History. 3 Credits. (3 Sem; 6 cr max) On Demand

PREREQUISITE: ARCH 322 and ARCH 323. A study of events and influences that led to the development of western architectural styles, ideology, and forms of individual expression.

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2017 Summer Session10573001Full Semester-- -

ARCH 426. History of Identity of Contemporary Places. 3 Credits. (3 Lec; 6 cr max) On Demand

PREREQUISITE: ARCH 322 and ARCH 323. A course in applied architectural history and theory. Lectures, discussions, and student projects investigate characteristics which convey a sense of place based on historical development, architectural styles, and urban design.

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2017 Summer Session10574001Full Semester-- -

ARCH 428. Foreign Study History. 3 Credits. (2 Lec, 1 Ind) F,Su

PREREQUISITE: ARCH 322 and ARCH 323. COREQUISITE: ARCH 414. An on-site study in a foreign country of the social, cultural, and historic influences on architectural design. This course is only offered in conjunction with the foreign study program within the School of Architecture. Course shall include research on-site visits documented in an appropriate media form.

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2017 Summer Session10753001Full Semester-- -
2017 Summer Session10960002Full Semester-- -

ARCH 431. Sustainability in Architecture. 3 Credits. (3 Lec) F,S,Su

PREREQUISITE: ARCH 332 and ARCH 356. Architectural and site strategies for reducing the energy footprint of structures and spaces with an emphasis on the profession's ethical responsibility and techniques that maximize the potential of active and passive design strategies to sustain our natural resources.

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2017 Summer Session11136801Full Semester-- -

ARCH 450. Community Design Center. 5 Credits. (1 Lec, 4 Lab) F,Su

PREREQUISITE: ARCH 355. The CDC assists public and non-profit groups by providing planning, programming, and conceptual design ideas. Emphasis and scope of projects are determined by the community needs. Projects are intended to complement and promote the professional practice of architecture in the State of Montana.

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2017 Summer Session10754001Full SemesterMTRCHVR1208:00am - 11:30am
2017 Summer Session10958002First Half Session-- -

ARCH 451. Design for Community. 1-3 Credits. (3 Ind; 6 cr max) On Demand

PREREQUISITE: ARCH 355. Students will be engaged in architecturally-related activities with government and non-profit agencies. This will enable students to be involved in a service learning academic experience.

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2017 Summer Session10975001First Half Session-- -
2017 Summer Session10976002Second Half Session-- -

ARCH 457. Architectural Design V. 5 Credits. (1 Lec, 4 Lab) S,Su

PREREQUISITE: ARCH 356. Senior capstone course. Architectural design integrating building, landscape, and urban context using multi-story projects of medium scale and complexity with particular focus on mixed-use. Integrated topics include programming structural and mechanical integration, ecologically-sound design, building envelope systems and building codes.

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2017 Summer Session11134001Full SemesterMTRCHVR2078:00am - 11:30am

ARCH 458. Arch Design VI. 5 Credits. (1 Lec, 4 Lab; 12 cr max) On Demand

PREREQUISITE: ARCH 355. A continuation of the holistic design synthesis encountered in ARCH 457 with emphasis on development of student's emerging design values and theoretical perspective. Field trip possible. Notebook computer required.

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2017 Summer Session10575001Full Semester-CHVR145 -

ARCH 471. Directed Research/Creative Act. 1-6 Credits. (1-6 Ind; max unlimited) F,S,Su

COREQUISITE: ARCH 472. Directed research/creative activity which may culminate in a research paper, journal article, or design project. May be repeated.

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2017 Summer Session10307001Full Semester-- -
2017 Summer Session10555002Full Semester-- -
2017 Summer Session10577003Full Semester-- -
2017 Summer Session10578004Full Semester-- -

ARCH 494. Seminar. 1-3 Credits. (1-3 Sem; 4 cr max) F,S,Su

PREREQUISITE: Junior standing and as determined for each offering. Topics offered at the upper division level which are not covered in regular courses. Students participate in preparing and presenting discussion material.

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2017 Summer Session10560001Second Half Session-- -

ARCH 521. Arch Theory. 3 Credits. (3 Sem; 9 cr max) On Demand

PREREQUISITE: Graduate standing or seniors by petition. Specific architectural, urban, planning and preservation theories, their application and context within contemporary practice will be investigated through the study of essays, drawings, models and built projects. May be repeated.

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2017 Summer Session10658001First Half SessionMWCHVR1311:00pm - 5:00pm
2017 Summer Session10659002Second Half Session-- -

ARCH 522. Historical Issues in Arch. 3 Credits. (3 Sem; max unlimited) On Demand

PREREQUISITE: Graduate standing or seniors by petition. Close examination of historic periods and individuals. Emphasis upon in-depth studies of particular personalities and the social, cultural, artistic and scientific developments that influenced the progress of architecture, urban design and city planning. May be repeated.

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2017 Summer Session10528001First Half Session-- -
2017 Summer Session10660002Second Half SessionMWCHVR1311:00pm - 5:00pm

ARCH 525. Special Design Topic. 3 Credits. (3 Lab; 12 cr max) On Demand

PREREQUISITE: Graduate standing or seniors by petition. Students will work under the direction of a faculty member in the research, design, development and presentation of a design, research, or historic preservation project. May be repeated as topics vary.

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2017 Summer Session10561001First Half Session-- -
2017 Summer Session10562002Full Semester-- -
2017 Summer Session10661003Second Half Session-- -
2017 Summer Session10662004Second Half Session-- -

ARCH 527. Architecture: Meaning & Place. 3 Credits. (3 Sem; 9 cr max)

On demand PREREQUISITE: Graduate standing or Seniors by petition. Close examination of the psychological, existential and traditional meaning and consequential sense of place in our natural and built environment.

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2017 Summer Session10961001First Half Session-- -

ARCH 543. Advanced Applied Design and Construction. 3 Credits. (3 Lab; max unlimited) On Demand

PREREQUISITE: Graduate standing or Seniors by petition. Small scale projects industrial products, furniture, buildings, etc., will be designed and built by students as an exploration of the opportunities and limitations of materials, technology, economics, and construction methods.

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2017 Summer Session10663001First Half SessionMWCHVR1081:00pm - 5:30pm
2017 Summer Session10664002Second Half SessionMCHVR1081:00pm - 3:00pm
2017 Summer Session10664002Second Half SessionWCHVR1081:00pm - 5:30pm
2017 Summer Session10962003First Half Session-- -

ARCH 551. Advanced Arch Studio. 6 Credits. (4 Lab, 2 Stu) S,Su

PREREQUISITE: Graduate standing. Design projects which explore specific critical positions with regard to contemporary architectural issues. Research and analysis of theoretical positions are emphasized along with the development of contemporary methods and techniques for analysis. Field trip required.

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2017 Summer Session10579001Full SemesterMTRCHVR2078:00am - 1:30pm

ARCH 564. Adv Arch Graphics. 3 Credits. (3 Lab; max unlimited) F

Su PREREQUISITE: Graduate standing or seniors by petition. Advanced architectural presentation strategies for exploring visual perception and design development through graphic exploration. May be taken more than once as topics vary.

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2017 Summer Session10465001Second Half SessionS-9:00am - 1:40pm
2017 Summer Session10465001Second Half SessionWCHVR1315:30pm - 7:30pm