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Lake Washington Institute of Technology    
  Jan 24, 2018
Catalog 2017-2018

ARCH 101 Architectural Fundamentals

4 credits
This course covers architectural fundamentals including: terminology, media, line conventions, architectural lettering, scaling, sketching, design principles, floor plans, sections, elevations, and dimensioning techniques. An introduction to building codes, construction documents, print reading, and interpretation. Emphasis is placed on architectural standards and conventions. 

Prerequisites: CADE 101 , CADE 102 , CADE 103 , and CADE 104  

Corequisites: ARCH 105 , CADE 131 , and CADE 132  

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Identify and explain architectural graphics symbols and conventions
  • Demonstrate a basic knowledge of building codes
  • Design basic plans for an architectural project
  • Illustrate sections and details for construction documents
  • Review architectural blueprints and identify common construction components

Total Hours: 60 Lecture Hours: 20 Lab or Clinical Hours: 40