AR-254 : World Architecture

Academic Level:
Undergraduate
Department:
Art
Subject:
Art
Prerequisites:
None
Corequisites:
None
Credits:
3
A survey of Western architecture from the prehistoric period to the present which focuses on particular monuments, both public and private. Architectural types, stylistic influences, urban design, and cross-cultural currents are studied in order to provide students with a vocabulary of terms for discussing and analyzing how architecture both shapes the environment and communicates meaning. 3 credits