Mississippi Valley State University

July 28, 2014

Courses

AT 201 Introduction to Architecture

This course presents the techniques of architectural drafting, symbols dimensional, and methods of representation. Instruction is given in the fundamentals needed to prepare a complete set of working drawings for a one-story residence. Residential planning and design and presentational drawing are studied. 3 credit hours

AT 201 Architectural Drawing

This course stresses the further development of drafting skills and the fundamentals use of materials in construction, with emphasis on building codes. Presentational and working drawings for two-story and/or split level frame constructions are developed with plans, elevations, sections, details, plots and contour maps. 3 credit hours

AT 221 Wood Construction

This course gives detailed instruction in the use of hand and machine tools. Emphasis is placed in setting up an operation of such machines as the table and handsaw, the hollow chisel mortise, the jointer and planner and wood lathe. The course covers the fundamentals principles of wood construction, including both rough and finished carpentry. 3 credit hour

AT 222 Construction Methods & Equipment

An investigation of various construction and building techniques, including traditional and modified methods. Laboratory will include model and prototype development 3 credit hours

AT 302 Elements of Architecture

Elementary architectural forms, composition, color, texture, three dimensional concepts, line and other traditional and contemporary aspects are studied in this course. 3 credit hours

AT 304 Architectural Detailing

This course stressed the methods of construction of architectural details, such as windows, doors, cabinets, fireplaces, etc. Large scale drawings are made of each item studied. 3 credit hours

AT 322 Climate Control Systems

This course includes a study of the theoretical principles of heating, cooling, and plumbing installation in accordance with modern practices and accepted codes. 3 credit hours

AT 421 Interior & Exterior Decorating

The application of materials to the various surfaces relative to painting buildings to include both interior and exterior decorating 3 credit hours

AT 422 Building Codes, Contracts and Specifications

A study is made of building codes controlling building design. The writing of contracts and specifications are also covered 3 credit hours