Architecture

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ARCHITECTURE 1 (EDGT 1090) | UVU CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT - SEMESTER: 2 credits

  • SUGGESTED GRADES: 10-12

An introductory architecture course focused on the art & creativity involved in architecture, as well as the science of materials & construction.  This course teaches students how to put together a set of plans in 3D software known as Computer-Aided Design (CAD) & Building Information Modeling (BIM).  This course can act as a pre-req. for advanced architecture classes.


 

ARCHITECTURE 2 (EDGT 1020) | UVU CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT - SEMESTER: 3 credits

  • SUGGESTED GRADES: 11-12
  • PreReq: Architecture 1

An advanced course that continues instruction in 3D architectural design software; Computer-Aided Design (CAD) & Building Information Modeling (BIM). Students continue the design process while being taught important aspects of construction, site design & development, construction methods & codes, materials & techniques, as well as the engineering, math & science behind a structure.


ARCHITECTURE  CAPSTONE | HIGH SCHOOL COURSE - SEMESTER OR FULL YEAR

  • SUGGESTED GRADES: 11-12
  • PreReq:  Architecture 1

An advanced class where students have the opportunity to collaborate with local architectural firms & businesses to work on real-world projects & be mentored by industry partners.  Students continue to work with the 3D architectural design software, draw plans, build physical models, & learn how to implement construction methods, & codes.


INTRODUCTION TO ENGINEERING DESIGN (EDGT 1040) | UVU CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT -  FULL YEAR: 3 CREDITS

  • SUGGESTED GRADES: 10-12

Students are taught to understand and apply the design process, create sketches, use computer software to design models, understand mass property calculations and parametric modeling, understand cost analysis, quality control, staffing needs, packing and product marketing, explore career opportunities in design engineering and understand what skills and education these jobs require, and develop portfolios to display their designs and present them properly to peers, instructors and professionals. Projects include designing, building and testing a lamp made of laser-cut parts, miniature catapults, puzzle cubes, Automoblox cars, crank toys and 3D-printed objects.