SRJC Course Outlines

10/14/2019 8:34:03 AMARCH 2.1 Course Outline as of Fall 2018

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  ARCH 2.1Title:  HISTORY OF WORLD ARCH 1  
Full Title:  History of World Architecture: Prehistory to Gothic
Last Reviewed:5/8/2017

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled06 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 65.1

Catalog Description:
Untitled document
Architecture and urbanism in the ancient world, from prehistory to the Gothic period. Social, cultural and physical conditions that influenced the built environment in Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
Architecture and urbanism in the ancient world, from prehistory to the Gothic period. Social, cultural and physical conditions that influenced the built environment in Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas.
(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 2010
Inactive: 
 Area:E
Humanities
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 C2HumanitiesFall 2010
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 3BHumanitiesFall 2010
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 2010Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 2010Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Major Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
Untitled document
1.  Identify the development of world architecture from prehistory to the Gothic period in the
    context of time and place.
2.  Analyze major architectural forms and representative buildings from prehistory to the Gothic
    period.

Objectives: Untitled document
During this course, students will:
1. Identify eras of world architecture from prehistory to the Gothic period by location.
2. Compare and contrast the architecture of different locations from prehistory to the Gothic
    period.
3. Identify and characterize major architectural forms and representative buildings from
    prehistory to the Gothic period.
4. Analyze the influences on the development of world architecture from prehistory to the Gothic
    period.

Topics and Scope
Untitled document
I. Influences on the Development of Architecture
    A. Location, climate and materials
    B. Technology
    C. Social, cultural and religious
II. Prehistoric
    A. Cultural contexts
    B. Eastern Europe
    C. Western Europe
    D. Ancient Mesopotamia
    E. Ancient Egypt
    F. Americas
    G. City planning
III. The Greek World
    A. Cultural contexts
    B. Minoans
    C. Mycenaeans
    D. Archaic Greece
    E. Classic Greece
    F. Hellenistic Greece
    G. City planning
IV. Ancient India and Southeast Asia
    A. Cultural contexts
    B. Early Buddhist shrines
    C. Buddhist influence
    D. Early Hindu temples
    E. Later Hindu temples
    F. City planning
V. Traditional Architecture of China and Japan
    A. Cutlural contexts
    B. Chinese architectural principles
    C. Houses and gardens
    D. Japanese Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines
    E. Japanese cities, houses and palaces
    F. Zen Buddhist architecture
    G. City planning
VI. Architecture in the Americas
    A. Cultural contexts
    B. Arctic and Subarctic
    C. North America, Central America and South America
    D. City planning
VII. The Roman World
    A. Cultural contexts
    B. Etruscan influences
    C. Roman architecture
    D. Temples
    E. Tombs
    F. Public buildings
    G. Residences, urban and rural
    H. City planning
VIII. Early Christian and Byzantine Architecture
    A. Cultural contexts
    B. Early Christian basilicas
    C. Martyria, baptisteries and mausolea
    D. Byzantine basilicas and domed basilicas
    E. Centrally planned Byzantine churches
    F. City planning
IX. Islamic Architecture
    A. Cultural contexts
    B. Early shrines and palaces
    C. Development of the mosque
    D. Regional variations in mosque design
    E. Columnar halls, Iwan designs, courtyards, pavilions, domed prayer halls
    F. Houses, palaces
     G. City planning
X. Medieval and Romanesque Architecture
    A. Cultural contexts
    B. Carolingian architecture
    C. Early Romanesque architecture
    D. Holy Roman Empire architecture
    E. Norman architecture
    F. City planning
XI. Emergence of Gothic Influences

Assignments:
Untitled document
1. Reading (20-30 pages per week)
2. Study question sets (6-10)
3. Research papers (2-4)
4. Quizzes and exams (2-3)
5. Final exam and/or project

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
30 - 40%
Research papers
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
25 - 35%
Study questions
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
25 - 45%
Quizzes; exams; final exam and/or project
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 10%
Participaton


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
Untitled document
Buildings Across Time - An Introduction to World Architecture. 4th ed. Fazio, Michael and Moffett, Marian and Wodehouse, Lawrence. McGraw Hill. 2012 (classic)
World Architecture. Ingersoll, Richard and Kostof, Sprio. Oxford University Press. 2012 (classic)
A Global History of Architecture. 2nd ed. Jarzombek, Mark and Prakash, Vikramaditya and Ching, Francis. Wiley and Sons. 2010 (classic)
Instructor prepared materials

Print PDF