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Historical Architecture and Furniture
HIST ARCH/FURN
CLASS CODE: ID 380 CREDITS:  3 FEE:  $5.00
DIVISION: PERFORMING AND VISUAL ARTS
DEPARTMENT: INTERIOR DESIGN
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: A survey of the historical development of architecture, furniture and furnishings from prehistory to the Industrial Revolution.
TAUGHT: Fall
CONTENT AND TOPICS: Decorative motifs; Prehistory; Egypt; Mesopotamia; Aegean; Greece; Etruscans; Rome; Middle Ages; Gothic; Italian Renaissance; Spanish Renaissance; French Renaissance; French Baroque; French Rococo; French Neoclassic; French Provincial; Biedermeier; English Renaissance; English Baroque; English Rococo; English Neoclassic; American Architecture; Early American, Pennsylvania Dutch, and Shaker; American Georgian; American Neoclassic
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: 1. To examine the cultural legacy of Western civilization in the areas of historical architecture, interior design, furniture, furnishings and decorative arts.
2. To distinguish specific styles of historical architecture, decorative motifs, and interior furniture classics.
3. To provide the student with an understanding of major historical events, geography, and people which affected the development of design styles.
4. To advance writing skills, research capabilities, and enhance professionalism in graphic presentation.
5. To incorporate an opportunity for team approach to three-dimensional design application which produces a visual learning experience.
REQUIREMENTS: 1. Attendance.
2. Reading assignments in the course text.
3. Chapter reading analyses or outlines.
4. Historical book.
5. Showcase display.
6. One quiz, five tests, and one final slide exam.




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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2001