2014-15 TMCC College Catalog - page 61

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TMCCCollegeCatalog
B–DegreePrograms
ArchitectureDegree
ASSOCIATEOFARTS
This transferabledegree introduces students to the
designphilosophies,methodologies, theories and
techniquesnecessary to continue their education in
thefieldof architecture. Courses adhere to standards
establishedbynational industry associations and
may fulfill requirements for students transferring
into accreditedbaccalaureateprograms. Students
completing the associateof arts fulfill general education
requirements andmost lower-division architecture
courses for thebachelor of sciencedegree atUNLV.
Students are strongly encouraged toworkwith a faculty
advisor to select appropriate courses for their selected
baccalaureateprogram.
DEGREEOUTCOMES
Students completing thedegreewill:
• Demonstrate abasicknowledgeof architectural design theoryas
it relates to form, space andorder as it pertains to thepracticeof
architecture.
• Gain the ability topreparebasic architectural presentations
demonstratingdesignand constructionknowledge.
• Synthesize courseknowledge and skills thatwill enable them
tomeet the requirements for third-year status inanaccredited
architectural program.
GENERALEDUCATIONREQUIREMENTS
ENGLISH................................................................6CREDITS
FINEARTS.............................................................3CREDITS
Recommended:ART100
HUMANITIES.......................................................3CREDITS
Required:AAD201
MATHEMATICS...................................................3CREDITS
Required:MATH126orhigher
SCIENCE................................................................6CREDITS
Recommended: PHYS100orhigher andENV100
SOCIALSCIENCE................................................3CREDITS
(FulfilledbyU.S. andNevadaConstitutions courses)
TOTALGENERAL
EDUCATIONREQUIREMENTS.............24CREDITS
ADDITIONALDEGREEREQUIREMENTS
DIVERSITY..........................................................(3CREDITS)
Required:AAD201
FOREIGNLANGUAGE......................................0CREDITS
U.S.ANDNEVADACONSTITUTIONS.......(3)CREDITS
TOTALADDITIONAL
DEGREEREQUIREMENTS........................0CREDITS
COREREQUIREMENTS
AAD100 Introduction toArchitecturalDesign..............................3
AAD180 FundamentalsofDesign I. .............................................3
AAD181 FundamentalsofDesign IDiscussion.............................3
AAD202 Analysisof theBuilt Environment..................................3
AAD223 GraphicSoftware forArchitecture,
Construction, andDesignPlanners . ..............................3
AAD265 ComputerApplications inArchitecture I. .......................3
AAD280 FundamentalsofArchitectureDesign I..........................3
AAD282 FundamentalsofArchitectureDesign II.........................3
TOTALCOREREQUIREMENTS.............24CREDITS
ELECTIVEREQUIREMENTS
Choose 12 credits from the following:
AAD101 DesignwithNature........................................................3
AAD125 ConstructionDrawingsandDetailing. ...........................3
AAD182 FundamentalsofDesign II. ............................................3
AAD183 FundamentalsofDesignDiscussion II............................3
AAD230 DesignwithClimate ......................................................3
ADT245 StaticsandStrengthofMaterials...................................3
TOTALELECTIVEREQUIREMENTS.....12CREDITS
TOTALDEGREEREQUIREMENTS...60CREDITS
Recommended courses are listed in the course sequence;
however, other coursesmay apply. Please see an advisor
or thedepartment.
SUGGESTEDCOURSESEQUENCE
FirstYear
Course#
Title
Credits
1stSemester
Core
AAD100
IntroductiontoArchitecturalDesign 3
Core
AAD180
FundamentalsofDesign I
3
Core
AAD181
FundamentalsofDesign IDiscussion 3
English
ENG101
Composition I
3
Mathematics
MATH126 Pre-Calculus I
3
Total 15
2ndSemester
Elective
Choosefrom list
3
Elective
Choosefrom list
3
Humanities/Diversity AAD201
HistoryoftheBuiltEnvironment
3
FineArts
ART100
VisualFoundations
3
English
ENG102
Composition II
3
Total 15
SecondYear
Course#
Title
Credits
1stSemester
Core
AAD223
GraphicSoftwareforArch.Const.,
Dsgnr.Planners
3
Core
AAD280
FundamentalsofArchitecturalDesign I 3
Science
ENV100
HumansandtheEnvironment
3
SocialScience/U.S.and
NevadaConstitutions GEElective Seeapproved lists
3
Science
PHYS100or
higher
IntroductoryPhysics
3
Total 15
2ndSemester
Elective
Choosefrom list
3
Elective
Choosefrom list
3
Core
AAD202
AnalysisoftheBuiltEnvironment
3
Core
AAD265
ComputerApplications inArchitecture I 3
Core
AAD282
FundamentalsofArchitecturalDesign II 3
Total 15
DegreeTotal 60
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