Aug 08, 2020  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Academic Catalog
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AH 3071 - History of Architecture, Interiors, + Furnishings II


Credits: 3

This survey course provides a history of the built environment based on architecture, interiors, and furnishings from the Reform movements of the 19th century through the contemporary era. Students investigate and document period design within the context of the cultural, sociological, and technological issues of each era including interior and exterior architectural elements, furniture, design motifs, and ornamentation. Upon successful completion of the course, students will have the ability to identify and evaluate the elements of architecture and interiors for each period studied and apply those skills to period renovation, restoration, or to reinterpret historical elements for current use.

Prerequisites: AH 3070 - History of Architecture, Interiors, + Furnishings I   OR AH 1120 - Global Art History I: Prehistory to c.1300   and permission from Interior Design Chair.

Notes: Offered online only. (Formerly AH 2070 History of Architecture + Interiors)

-The required textbook for this course is also used in AH3070.




Course Learning Outcomes:
  • Apply knowledge of interiors, architecture, art, and the decorative arts within a historical and cultural context from the19th century through the contemporary era based on learning exercises, assignments and charrettes, instructor guidance and in accordance with the CIDA indicators aligned with this course.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the social, political, and physical influences affecting historical changes in design of the built environment from the Reform movements of the 19th century through the contemporary era.
  • Identify and describe movements and periods in interior design and furniture from the Reform movements of the 19th century through the contemporary era.
  • Identify and describe movements and traditions in architecture from the Reform movements of the 19th century through the contemporary era.
  • Identify and describe stylistic movements and periods of art from the Reform movements of the 19th century through the contemporary era.
  • Students demonstrate critical thinking skills, defined as the capacity to challenge assumptions, contextualize information, identify problems, conceptualize responses.
  • Students demonstrate writing skills, which encompasses thesis statement, organization, conclusion, grammar, syntax, and spelling.
  • Students demonstrate scholarly research skills.
  • Students demonstrate critical engagement in theory through discussion and writing.
  • Students practice formal analysis and the identification, definition, and application of the elements and principles of design as well as the various types of media found within Contemporary Art.
  • Students demonstrate competence in discipline-specific citation styles.

AH 3071 Course Learning Outcome Rubric  

Required Textbooks:
Architecture + Interior Design: An Integrated History to Present - ISBN: 9780135093573



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