Architecture

What courses are required?

The certificate program consists of 9 core credits:

ARCH 581 - Design Computation & Fabrication Core Projects (3 credits)

9 hours from electives:

ARCH 593 - Design Computation & Fabrication Applications (3 credits)

ARCH 594 - Immersive Practicum Seminar (3 credits)

ARCH 634 - Advanced Fabrication Seminar (3 credits)

TEDU 697 - Problems in Technology Education (1-3)

ARCH 581 - Design Computation & Fabrication Applications (3 credits)

Foundations course introducing computation, design methods, tools for digital fabrication, and project delivery methods for design through production. Initiates a core understanding of geometry, fabrication strategies, and data extraction/translation through a series of hands-on, iterative modeling and fabrication projects. Prerequisite: graduate status.

ARCH 593 - Design Computation/Fabrication Applications Seminar (3 credits)

Seminar focusing on a discussion of critical consideration of design computation, fabrication technology application issues and discussing theoretical digital technology issues.  Students will work collaboratively to develop critical and prototypical projects. Prerequisite: graduate status, ARCH 581.

ARCH 594 - Immersive Practicum Seminar (3 credits)

Self-directed, entrepreneurial, creative projects perform ARCH d under the guidance of faculty advisors and in collaboration with industry partners. Students are encouraged to consider applied research potentials for projects. Prerequisite: graduate status, ARCH 581.

ARCH 634 - Advanced Fabrication Seminar (3 credits)

Critical overview of current digital fabrication methods and tools for the design and production of artifacts of various scales and types. Prerequisite: graduate status, ARCH 581.

TEDU 697 - Problems in Technology Education (1-3 credits)

Independent study in advanced industrial or professional techniques. Prerequisite: permission of the department chairperson. A total of 3 hours of credit may be earned.

 

Department of Architecture
Architecture Building (AB), Room 402
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

Phone: 765-285-1900
Fax: 765-285-1765