ARCH 100  - Survey-Contemp Architecture

Students intending to major in Architecture are advised to consult with the architectural counselor/advisor in the Math/Science Division before registering.

Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite courses.


Minimum of 48 lecture hours per term.

Description: Basic values and concepts in contemporary architecture as a synthesis of art and science. A study of the significant design work, principles, and visions of influential architects, planners, and designers from the end of the 19th century into the 21st century. Explores the critical relationships between architecture and environmental design and human experience, societal needs, building technique and community. Slides, films, lecture and individual research. (AA: Area E5c, CSU: Area C1, UC: Area 3A)


College of San Mateo Department: Architecture Number of Units: 3
This description is for the Spring 2015 term