SRJC Course Outlines

8/18/2022 3:50:34 AMARCH 2.1 Course Outline as of Fall 2023

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  ARCH 2.1Title:  HISTORY OF WORLD ARCH 1  
Full Title:  History of World Architecture: Prehistory to Gothic
Last Reviewed:4/25/2022

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:
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In this course, students will study the development of architecture, settlements, and city planning from prehistory up to the Gothic period from diverse locations around the world. The study will also include discussions of social, cultural, and physical conditions that influenced the development of architecture.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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In this course, students will study the development of architecture, settlements, and city planning from prehistory up to the Gothic period from diverse locations around the world. The study will also include discussions of social, cultural, and physical conditions that influenced the development of architecture.
(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: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1. Identify the development of world architecture from prehistory to the Gothic period in the context of history, environment, and culture.
2. Classify architectural forms, representative building types, representative building components, and human-made structures from prehistory to the Gothic period.
3. Identify examples of architectural elements that develop from cultural, societal, or purpose-driven need.
 

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In order to achieve these learning outcomes, during the course students will:
1. Identify eras of world architecture from prehistory up 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
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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. Mesopotamia
    E. Africa
    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. China and Japan
    A. Cultural 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. Urban and rural residences
    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. Rock-cut churches of Africa
    G. 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, and domed prayer halls
    F. Houses and 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:
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1. Reading (20-30 pages per week)
2. Study questions assignments (6-10)
3. Research papers (2-4)
4. Quizzes and exams (3-4)
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 assignments
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%
Participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Buildings Across Time - An Introduction to World Architecture. 5th ed. Fazio, Michael, Moffett, Marian, and Wodehouse, Lawrence. McGraw Hill. 2018
World Architecture: A Cross-Cultural History. 2nd ed. Ingersoll, Richard and Kostof, Sprio. Oxford University Press. 2018
A Global History of Architecture. 3rd ed. Jarzombek, Mark and Prakash, Vikramaditya and Ching, Francis. Wiley and Sons. 2017
Instructor prepared materials

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