Undergraduate Catalog 2013-2014


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School of Architecture Core Curriculum

This page contains an outline of the University of Detroit Mercy core curriculum requirements for students with majors in the School of Architecture. UDM's mission statement describes an education that integrates “the intellectual, spiritual, moral and social development” of its students. The core curriculum consists of a set of requirements based on objectives that express, in fuller detail, this academic purpose. Each objective, and the requirements designed to fulfill that objective, is essential to achieve the mission of the University.

Click here for a description of each of the Core Curriculum Outcomes.

Note that you can search the Schedule of Classes by the Core Curriculum Objective attribute to find classes that satisfy particular Core Curriculum objectives.

 


B.S. in Architecture


Objective 1: Communication Skills (6 credits)

CST 1010

Fundamentals of Speech (OB1)

3 cr.

ENL 1310

Academic Writing (OB1)

3 cr.


Objective 2: Mathematical and Computer Skills (9 credits)

MTH 1400

Elementary Functions (OB2A)

3 cr.

ARCH 1160

Intro to Computer Graphics

3 cr.

ARCH 2160

3D Computer Graphics 

3 cr.

Objective 3: Scientific Literacy (9 credits)

PYC 2650

Psychology of Environment

3 cr.

3B

Natural Science course
(must have OB3B attribute)

3 cr.

3C

Social Science or Natural Science course
(must have OB3C attribute)

3 cr.

Objective 4: Meaning and Value (9 credits)

PHL 1000

Intro to Philosophy (OB4A)

3 cr.

RELS/CAS

Religious Studies course
(must have OB4B attribute)

3 cr.

PHL/RELS/
CAS/ISLM

Religious Studies or Philosophy course
(must have OB4C attribute)

3 cr.


Objective 5: Diverse Human Experience (12 credits)

5A

Specific History course
(must have OB5A attribute)

3 cr.

5B

Specific Literature course
(must have OB5B attribute)

3 cr.

5D

Specific Comparative course
(must have OB5D attribute)

3 cr.

OB3-6

Any OB3, OB4, OB5A-D or OB6 course
(ARCH courses excluded)

3 cr.


Objective 6: Social Responsibility (6 credits)

6A

Ethics course
(must have OB6A attribute)

3 cr.

6B

Contemporary Social Problems course
(must have OB6B attribute)

3 cr.

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B.A. Digital Medial Studies


Objective 1: Communication Skills (6 credits)

CST 1010

Fundamentals of Speech (OB1)

3 cr.

ENL 1310

Academic Writing (OB1)

3 cr.


Objective 2: Mathematical and Computer Skills (6 credits)

MTH

Mathematics course
(must have OB2A attribute)

3 cr.

CIS 1030

Web Productivity Tools (OB2B)

3 cr.

Objective 3: Scientific Literacy (9 credits)

HIS 3600

History of American Technology (OB3A)

3 cr.

3B

Natural Science course
(must have OB3B attribute)

3 cr.

3C

Social Science or Natural Science course
(must have OB3C attribute)

3 cr.

Objective 4: Meaning and Value (9 credits)

PHL 1000

Intro to Philosophy (OB4A)

3 cr.

RELS/CAS

Religious Studies course
(must have OB4B attribute)

3 cr.

PHL 1400

Topics in Critical Thinking (OB4C)

3 cr.


Objective 5: Diverse Human Experience (12 credits)

5A

Specific History course
(must have OB5A attribute)

3 cr.

5B

Specific Literature course
(must have OB5B attribute)

3 cr.

5C

Specific Aesthetics course
(must have OB5C attribute)

3 cr.

5D

Specific Comparative course
(must have OB5D attribute)

3 cr.


Objective 6: Social Responsibility (6 credits)

6A

Ethics course
(must have OB6A attribute)

3 cr.

6B

Contemporary Social Problems course
(must have OB6B attribute)

3 cr.


  

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