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Introduction to Architecture

Learn how to think, plan, and draw like an architect in this engaging course focused on the design process and investigating the impact of built environments. Explore architectural design, historical and contemporary architecture, and immerse yourself in technical drawing, preparing you with the skills and knowledge to advance your studies in our noncredit certificate program or at another institution. Field trips, readings, and class projects provide an overview of both the science and art of designing buildings. All levels of experience are welcome.

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, September 28 at 1 p.m. CT

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Introduction to Architecture
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Class meeting time 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Class meeting days Tuesday
Building and room MacLean 518
Course number 2500
Course instructor Terry J. Surjan