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10/22/2020 3:02:20 AMARCH 15 Course Outline as of Fall 2009

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  ARCH 15Title:  PREHISTORIC PUEBLO ARCH  
Full Title:  Prehistoric Pueblo Architecture
Last Reviewed:3/23/2009

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled08 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  ARCH 50.1

Catalog Description:
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This course will introduce the student to prehistoric Pueblo architecture and its context. Physical elements such as land, water, and climate and technological elements, tools and materials of construction, critical to the development of architectural forms will be examined. Selected cultural, political, social, and religious influences that help define the architectural context and response will be explored.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
This course will introduce the student to prehistoric Pueblo architecture and its context. Physical elements such as land, water, and climate and technological elements, tools and materials of construction, critical to the development of architectural forms will be examined. Selected cultural, political, social, and religious influences that help define the architectural context and response will be explored.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Fall 2003
Inactive:Fall 2016
 Area:E
Humanities
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 C2HumanitiesFall 2003Fall 2016
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 3BHumanitiesFall 2008Fall 2016
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 2003Inactive:Fall 2016
 
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 2008Inactive:Fall 2016
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Identify common elements of prehistoric Pueblo architecture.
2. Compare and contrast examples of prehistoric Pueblo architecture.
3. Determine physical elements that helped to define the architectural response of prehistoric Pueblo architecture.
4.  Identify and describe technological elements that helped to define the architectural response of Pueblo architecture.
5.  Evaluate selected cultural influences on prehistoric Pueblo architecture.
6.  Evaluate the impact of selected political influences on prehistoric Pueblo architecture.
7.  Evaluate the impact of selected social influences on prehistoric Pueblo architecture.
8.  Evaluate the impact of selected religious/spiritual influences on prehistoric Pueblo architecture.

Topics and Scope
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I.  Physical influences in the development of prehistoric Pueblo architecture
 A. Land
 B. Water
 C. Climate
II.  Materials used in prehistoric Pueblo architecture
 A. Earth
 B. Vegetation
 C. Animal products
III.  Technological influences in the development of prehistoric Pueblo architecture
 A. Hand tools
 B. Traditional methods
 C. Influence of immigrant settlement
IV.  Selected cultural influences on the development of prehistoric Pueblo architecture
 A. Native American and immigrant oral and written literature
 B. Music
 C. Arts
 D. Crafts
V.  Selected social and political influences on the development of prehistoric Pueblo architecture
 A. Tribal structures
 B. Immigrant settlement communities
VI.  Selected religious/spiritual influences on the development of prehistoric Pueblo architecture
 A. Native American spiritual practices
 B. Impact of the Catholic religion
VII.  Forms of prehistoric Pueblo architecture
 A. Case studies selected from among the following:
   1. Chaco Canyon
   2. Puye Cliff dwellings
   3. Mesa Verde
   4. Taos
   5. Acoma Pueblo
 B. Conclusions

Assignments:
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1.  Reading text and research material, 20-30 pages per week
2.  7-10 essays and/or research papers, and analysis of readings
3.  Project and oral presentation
4.  Midterm and final exam

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
40 - 60%
Essays, research paper(s), project and analysis of readings
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
None
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
20 - 35%
Oral presentation
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 40%
Multiple choice, true/false, matching items, completion
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 10%
Class participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Nabokov, Peter et al. Native American Architecture. Oxford University
Press, 1990 (classic text)
Stuart, David. Anasazi America. University of New Mexico Press, 2004
Reuben, Ellis. Stories and Stone: Writing the Ancestral Pueblo Homeland.
University of Arizona Press, 2003
Instructor prepared materials.

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