SRJC Course Outlines

11/13/2019 4:14:51 AMARCH 2.1 Course Outline as of Summer 2017

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 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 65.1

Catalog Description:
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Architecture and urbanism in the ancient world, from prehistory through the Gothic period. Social, cultural and physical conditions that influenced the built environment in Greece, Roman Empire, Europe, Asia, Africa and Pre-Columbian Americas.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Architecture and urbanism in the ancient world, from prehistory through the Gothic period. Social, cultural and physical conditions that influenced the built environment in Greece, Roman Empire, Europe, Asia, Africa and Pre-Columbian 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

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
1. Identify eras of world architecture from Prehistory through the Gothic period by location.
2. Compare and contrast the architecture of different locations from Prehistory through the Gothic period.
3. Identify and characterize major architectural forms and representative buildings from Prehistory through the Gothic period.
4. Analyze the influences on the development of world architecture from Prehistory through the Gothic period.

Topics and Scope
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I. Influences on the development of architecture
      A. Place - climate and materials
      B. Technology knowledge
      C. Social, cultural and religious
II. Pre-historic:
      A. Eastern Europe
      B. Western Europe
      C. Ancient Mesopotamia
      D. Ancient Egypt
      E. Pre-Columbian Americas
III. The Greek World
      A. Minoans
      B. Mycenaeans
      C. Archaic Greece
      D. Classic Greece
      E. Hellenistic Greece
      F. City planning
IV. Ancient India and Southeast Asia
      A. Early Buddhist shrines
      B. Buddhist influence
               C. Angkor Wat
      D. Early Hindu temples
      E. Later Hindu temple
V. Traditional architecture of China and Japan
      A. Chinese architectural principles
      B. Houses and gardens
      C. Japanese Buddhist and Shinto temples
      D. Japanese cities, houses and castles
      E. Zen Buddhist architecture:  Katsura
      F. City planning
VI. Indigenous architecture in Pre-Columbian Americas
      A. Arctic and Subarctic
      B. North-, Central- and South America
VII. The Roman world
      A.  Etruscan influences
      B.  Roman architecture
      C. Temples
      D. Public buildings
      E. Residences, urban and rural
      F. City planning
VIII. Early Christian and Byzantine architecture
      A. Early Christian basilicas
      B. Martyria, baptisteries and mausolea
      C. Byzantine basilicas and domed basilicas
      D. Centrally planned Byzantine churches
      E. Byzantine churches in Russia
IX. Islamic architecture
      A. Early shrines and palaces
      B. Development of the mosque
      C. Regional variations in mosque design
      D. Columnar halls, Iwan designs, courtyards, pavilions, domed prayer halls
      E. Houses, palaces
      F. Urban patterns
X. Medieval and Romanesque architecture
      A. Carolingian architecture
      B. Anglo-Saxon and Viking architecture
      C. Early Romanesque architecture
      D. Holy Roman Empire architecture
      E. Norman architecture
XI. Gothic architecture
      A. Early Gothic
      B. High Gothic
      C. English Gothic
      D. German and Italian Gothic
      E. Medieval construction
      F. Medieval houses and castles
      G. Medieval cities

Assignments:
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1.  Reading: 20-30 pages per week
2.  8-10 Assignments: study question sets
3.  2-4 Research papers:  three to five pages in length
4.  2-3 Quizzes: objective questions, may include essay questions
5.  1 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%
Assignments; research papers
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
30 - 40%
Assignments; research papers
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
20 - 40%
Quizzes; final exam and/or project
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 10%
Attendance and participaton


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Buildings Across Time - An Introduction to World Architecture: Moffett, Fazio, Wodehouse; McGraw Hill, 2004
Traditions in Architecture: Crouch and Johnson; Oxford University Press, 2001 (Classic Text)
A History of Architecture:  Kostof; Oxford University Press, 1995 (Classic Text)
Instructor prepared materials

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