121-4 Design Communication I. (Same as ID 121) Introduction to basic drawing and graphic modeling for interior design, architecture, and graphic communication. Instruction in two- and three-dimensional visualization of form and space. Topics: freehand drawing and drafting skills, orthographic projection, shade and shadow, paraline drawing, sketching, drawing and projection composition, and perspective geometry and projection. Restricted to Architectural Studies and Interior Design majors. Studio Fee: $48.
ARC122 - Design Communication II
122-4 Design Communication II. (Same as ID 122) Continuation of Design Communication I. This course is a continuation of sketching and black and white drawing techniques. The introduction of color and color presentation techniques with emphasis on advanced interior design and architectural graphics and presentation composition. Prerequisite: ARC 121 or ID 121. Restricted to Architectural Studies and Interior Design majors. Studio Fee: $48.
ARC199 - Individual Study
199-1 to 10 Individual Study. Provides first-year students with the opportunity to develop a special program of studies to fit a particular need not met by other offerings. Enrollment provides access to the resources of facilities of the entire institution. Each student will work under the supervision of a sponsoring staff member. Special approval needed from the sponsor and school director.
ARC210 - Intro to Profession
210-3 Construction Management and Operations: Introduction to the Profession. Initial course in Construction Management and Operations (COMO) specialization series for the BSAS curriculum. Participants will develop an understanding of the wide range of opportunities for COMO, explore applicable standards of practice, industry-based code of ethics, interact with allied and associated organizations, identify certification requirements, and understand the technical challenges of COMO.
ARC231 - Architectural History I
231-3 Architectural History I. (Same as ID 231) (University Core Curriculum Course) The study of the influences and the development of architecture from prehistoric to the 19th Century, in particular, the study of structure, aesthetics, and the language of architecture.
ARC232 - Architectural History II
232-3 Architectural History II. (Same as ID 232) (University Core Curriculum Course) Course covers development of modern architecture and urban planning from the 19th Century to the present, and includes American, British and Continental architecture and urban planning and influences of Eastern Architecture and design.
ARC242 - Building Tech I: Wood
242-3 Building Technology I: Wood. (Same as ID 242) Introduction to basic materials, components, processes, theories, and means of assembly of light wood frame construction. Building of full-scale projects on an off campus requiring the fabrication of wood structures with appropriate tools and equipment. Preparation of working drawings in light wood frame construction using BIM software. Prerequisite: ARC 122, 271. Restricted to major. Studio fee: $36.
ARC251 - Design I: Concept
251-4 Design I: Concept. (Same as ID 251) Introduction to the basic principles and elements of design by means of practical and abstract applications. Development of two- and three-dimensional solutions and presentations for conceptual design problems. Emphasis is on three-dimensional thinking and communication. Prerequisite: ARC 122. Restricted to Architectural Studies and Interior Design majors. Studio fee: $48.
ARC252 - Design II: Order
252-4 Design II: Order. (Same as ID 252) A series of studio exercises to develop an understanding of the use of a model for structuring design information, fundamentals of programming, research, communication skills and the design process. This course is designed to satisfy the writing portion of the Communication-Across-the-Curriculum requirements. Prerequisites: ARC 251, 271 and ENGL 101. Restricted to Architectural Studies and Interior Design majors. Studio fee: $48.
ARC258 - Work Experience
258-1 to 30 Work Experience Credit. Credit granted for job skills, management-worker relations, and supervisor experience for past work experience while employed in industry, business, the profession, or service occupations. Credit will be established by school director evaluation. Restricted to major.
ARC259 - Occupational Education
259-1 to 60 Occupational Education Credit. A designation for credit granted for past occupational educational experiences related to the student's educational objectives. Credit will be established by school director evaluation. This credit may only be applied at the 100- and 200-level for the architectural studies degree unless otherwise determined by the director. Restricted to major.
ARC271 - Computers in Architecture
271-3 Computers in Architecture. (Same as ID 271) This course serves as an introduction to various electronic media employed within the practice of interior design and architecture. Creative and effective skills in the use of computers in interior design and architecture applications are consistently stressed. Restricted to major.
ARC299 - Individual Study
299-1 to 16 Individual Study. Provides students with opportunity to develop a special program of studies to fit a particular need not met by other offerings. Enrollment provides access to the resources of facilities of the entire institution. Each student will work under the supervision of a sponsoring staff member. Special approval needed from the sponsor and school director.
ARC310 - Program Management
310-3 Construction Management and Operations: Program Management. Explore project scope and delivery methods, compensation, forms, contract types during program phase, pre-design, and pre-construction management. Identify importance of contract delivery, administration, documentation, and control across all project phases from concept through facilities management and de-construction. Project performance, stakeholder decisions, documentation tools, and applications are examined.
ARC314I - Expressions in Architecture
314I-3 Expressions in Architecture. (University Core Curriculum) A study of the interconnected nature of the arts, history, environmental psychology, and architecture using the built environment as the foundation for the study. Students will learn to critically examine the built environment by learning how architecture expresses human cultures, social structures, economic and political status, and spiritual beliefs.
ARC319 - Occupational Internship
319-1 to 15 Occupational Internship. Each student will be assigned to a University approved organization engaged in activities related to the student's academic program and career objectives. The student will perform duties and services as assigned by the preceptor and coordinator. Reports and assignments are required to be completed by the student. Hours and credits to be individually arranged. Mandatory Pass/Fail. Restricted to major in architectural studies. Special approval needed from the instructor.
ARC320 - Architectural Co-op Education
320-1 to 12 Architectural Cooperative Education. The student will participate in an Architectural Studies approved cooperative education program that includes formal instruction, training and/or career related work experiences. Students receive a salary or wages and engage in pre-arranged assignments related to their academic program and career objectives. Program faculty evaluations, cooperative agency student performance evaluations and student reports are required. Cooperative experience may be in one or more of the following broad areas: (a) schematic design, (b) design development, (c) construction documents, (d) bidding or negotiations, (e) construction administration. Hours and credit to be individually arranged. Restricted to major in architectural studies. Special approval needed from the instructor.
ARC341 - Build Tech II:Msnry & Concrete
341-4 Building Technology II: Masonry and Concrete. Continuing study of materials and practices in document preparation for buildings using masonry and reinforced concrete construction. Investigation and use of local, state and federal codes regulating health and safety. Investigation of construction techniques relating to criteria of permanence, low maintenance and budget requirements. Produce a set of working drawings for a two-level, light commercial/industrial building. Prerequisite: ARC 242. Restricted to major. Studio fee: $48.
ARC342 - Build Technology III: Steel
342-4 Building Technology III: Steel. Correlation of the design development and construction documents phases of a building project. Development of the project from design development through construction drawing phases with appropriate drawings required for each phase. Prerequisite: ARC 242. Restricted to major. Studio fee: $48.
ARC350 - Technical Career Subjects
350-1 to 32 Technical Career Subjects. In-depth competency and skill development and exploration of innovative techniques and procedures used in business, industry, professions, and health service occupations offered through various workshops, special short courses, and seminars. Hours and credit to be individually arranged. This course may be classified as independent study. Special approval needed from the instructor and school director.
ARC351 - Design III: Context
351-5 Design III: Context. Continuing study of architectural design. Projects of increased scope and complexity. Continue design process study (synthesis) and appropriate design presentation (communication). Working with impingement introduced by external agencies such as social, government, and community, as part of a larger context of planning. Study of the impact of site development, for on-site as well as external, contextual issues. Prerequisite: ARC 252. Restricted to major. Studio fee: $60.
ARC352 - Design IV: Complexity
352-5 Design IV: Complexity. Completion of complex design projects in varied environmental settings. Rapidly paced projects designed to provide the maximum exposure to complex architectural typologies. Analysis of facility program toward management of complex patterns. Prerequisites: ARC 351, 381. Restricted to major. Studio fee: $60.
ARC353 - Vertical Studio
353-4 to 6 Architectural Vertical Studio. A series of studio exercises designed to allow students to earn credit for ARC 251, 252, 351, 352, 451, 452, or ID 251 or 252. Projects are designed to fulfill the goals of the course for which this is substituted. Prerequisites and course work load vary according to the course for which this is substituted. Sophomore standing or higher required. Course may be repeated for up to 14 credit hours. Restricted to major in Architectural Studies or Interior Design. Studio fee: $12 per credit hour.
ARC361 - Structures I: Statics & Steel
361-3 Structures I: Statics and Steel. Elementary study of forces and force systems using graphic and analytic methods. Basic structural concepts: reactions, shear and moment diagrams, axial, eccentric and combined loading on beams and columns. Design of floor and roof structural systems: load analysis, acting and resisting stresses. Truss stress analysis. Introduction to steel design. Prerequisites: PHYS 203A, PHYS 253A. Restricted to major.
ARC362 - Structures II: Wood & Concrete
362-3 Structures II: Wood and Concrete. Study of wood and concrete structural framing systems: investigation of wood and concrete materials and their limitations, and the use of appropriate structural design procedures for wood and concrete structures through selection of appropriate, common and economical shapes to satisfy building structural requirements and applicable building code requirements. Prerequisite: ARC 361. Restricted to major.
ARC381 - Envir Design I: Site Planning
381-2 Environmental Design I: Site Planning. The fundamentals of site planning with reference to the historical, environmental, climatic, technologic, and legal aspects in site design. Introduction to use of surveying equipment and the preparation of a site design with emphasis on the principles of sustainable design. Restricted to major. Studio fee: $24.
ARC399 - Individual Study
399-1 to 16 Individual Study. Provides students with the opportunity to develop a special program of studies to fit a particular need not met by other offerings. Enrollment provides access to the resources of the entire institution. Each student will work under the supervision of a sponsoring staff member. Special approval needed from the faculty sponsor and school director.
ARC410 - Construction Safety Mgmt
410-3 Construction Management and Operations: Construction Safety Management. Introduce principles of safety and health in the construction industry and their relationship to Construction Management and Operations (COMO). Include identification of safety and health hazards, risk reduction measures, personal protection, and safety attitudes and training. Explore Occupational Safety and Health Regulations for Construction.
ARC411 - Time, Value & Risk Mgmt
411-3 Construction Management and Operations: Time, Value and Risk Management. Overview of management issues and scheduling for a project. Explain importance of time and risk management in construction and construction business. Study how fundamentals of scheduling, liability, and value are interrelated and explore impacts on project, scope, and budget. Apply constructability, sustainability, return on investment strategies, quality management terms and definitions throughout project phases. Prerequisite: ARC 210 or ARC 310.
ARC412 - Construction Project Mgmt
412-3 Construction Management and Operations: Construction Project Management. This is a two-part course beginning with an overview of the project management process followed by a more in-depth examination of the activities needed to successfully initiate, plan, schedule, and control the time, schedule, scope, and cost factors of a project. The second part of the course conducts a more focused and in-depth application to the CM process and services. Prerequisite: ARC 210 or ARC 310.
ARC413 - Budget & Cost Mgmt
413-3 Construction Management and Operations: Budget and Cost Management. Provide overview of various estimating tools and methods for managing budgets, project estimates, and costs during program, construction and facilities management phases. Identify roles and responsibilities for controlling and monitoring project cost. Identify and develop methods for creating valid project estimates and budgets. Explore Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) for budget and cost management. Prerequisite: ARC 210 or ARC 310.
ARC434 - Preservation Field Studies
434-3 Preservation Summer. (Same as HIST 496B) Field experience in research and historic preservation issues related to regionally and nationally significant historic sites in southernmost Illinois between the Ohio and Mississippi rivers. Not for graduate credit. Special approval needed from the instructor.
ARC444 - Architectural Field Studies
444-1 to 6 Architectural Field Studies. In site study of specified world area(s) concerning the influence of the region's particular culture on architecture, landscape, urban and interior design. The course reviews both historic and current; ethnicity, social, philosophical, religious, economic and political values of the region being visited to gain insights on the symbiotic relationship between culture and design. Not for graduate credit. Fees: cost of transportation, lodging, access fees and general cost related to delivery of the curriculum items that are in addition to on-site courses. Special approval needed from the instructor and school director.
ARC451 - Urban Design & Community
451-6 Urban Design and Community. (Same as ARC 555) Study of urban design and community as cultural and spatial development of human settlement patterns. All previous design course experience will be brought to bear on the architectural projects within the context of urban and community criteria. Not for graduate credit. Prerequisite: ARC 352. Restricted to major. Studio fee: $72.
ARC452 - Design VI: Integration
452-6 Design VI: Integration. (Same as ARC 556) This comprehensive design studio focuses the knowledge and skills developed in all previous courses on a single project. The course emphasizes the design integration of the building's structural and environmental systems. Not for graduate credit. Prerequisites: ARC 342, 362, 451, all with passing grades of C-. Restricted to major. Studio fee: $72.
ARC462 - Analysis & Lateral Forces
462-3 Structures III: Analysis and Lateral Forces. (Same as ARC 562) Continuing study of framing materials and systems for buildings using advanced concepts of structural analysis. Included are earthquake resistant structures, wind resistant design, composite beams, plastic theory, statically indeterminate structures, long spans, moment distribution, multi-story structures, and other related topics. Not for graduate credit. Prerequisite: ARC 362. Restricted to major.
ARC470 - Architectural Visualization
470-3 Architectural Visualization. This course is designed to give the student a fundamental understanding of the practices of 3D architectural modeling and visualization. Themes emphasized are: 3D modeling; still frame rendering; animation production; image editing and post production. Priority enrollment is given to graduate students in ARC 570 before ARC 470 is offered. Prerequisite: ARC 271. Restricted to architecture and interior design majors. Special approval needed from the advisor.
ARC481 - Environmental Design II
481-3 Environmental Design II: Energy and Systems. (Same as ID 481) The study of the influence of energy, human comfort, climate, context, heating, cooling and water on the design of buildings and sites. The design of passive and active environmental systems and strategies for sustainability. Restricted to major in Interior Design or Architectural Studies; Junior standing with permission.
ARC482 - Environmental Design III
482-3 Environmental Design III: Lighting and Acoustics. (Same as ID 482) This course provides a comprehensive overview of the study of the influences of energy, human comfort, climate, and context, luminous and sonic environment with emphasis on energy-conscious design. Restricted to major; Junior standing with permission.
ARC499 - Individual Study
499-1 to 16 Individual Study. Provides students with the opportunity to develop a special program of studies to fit a particular need not met by other offerings. Enrollment provides access to the resources of the entire institution. Each student will work under the supervision of a sponsoring staff member. Not for graduate credit. Special approval needed from the faculty sponsor and school director.