ACT-101: Fundamentals of Architecture (2020-2021)

Catalog Info

Title when registering
Fundamentals of Architecture
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
5 (for 15-week classes)
Course Description

An introduction to the building professions, including architecture, construction, and interior design. Utilizes a wide range of media and technology to explore various topics related to the architecture/construction industry. Covers architectural history, building codes, sketching, geometric construction, floor plans, elevations, building sections, details, residential and commercial blue print reading, estimating, space planning, and sustainability.

Credit for Prior College-Level Learning

Options for Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
Other Details

Provide, in writing, a request to the department indicating the proposed rationale for requesting credit and describing (via portfolio) the type of college level learning upon which the request is based.

  1. Completion of the final exam with a minimum score of 75%.
  2. Schedule an interview with the appropriate instructor(s) to discuss the request and exam.

Upon review of the request, portfolio, and documentation, the department will make a determination whether credit will be granted.

Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Fall 2014 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.