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FAR EASTERN UNIVERSITY

INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTURE AND FINE ARTS

DEGREE: BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ARCHITECTURE


Course Title Architecture Comprehensive
Course
Course code Architecture Comprehensive
Course
Credit Units 3 Units Course Co/Prerequisites Completion of all course
covered in each module-
refer to modules below)
Course Description:

The architecture comprehensive course provides an opportunity for each student to show evidence
of his or her ability to synthesize information through learning acquired from the following subject
areas: Theory of Architecture; History of Architecture; Architectural Interiors, Building Technology;
Building Utilities; Urban Planning; Architectural Design; Engineering Sciences; and Professional Practice.

Course Intended
Learning Outcomes
This course serves as an assessment tool for each student’s ability to synthesize information
through acquired learning with focus on professional subject areas until the fourth year level.

After completing this course, STUDENTS SHOULD BE ABLE TO:

1. analytically relate history and theories of architecture, technologies and human
sciences to current issues on development;
2. critically understand the fundamentals of building systems and utilities;
3. effectively apply the rudiments of professional practice; and
4. Exhibit evidence of his or her profound understanding of architecture through
knowledge acquired during the course of study resulting in passing the
comprehensive examinations given after each module.






Course Title: History of Architecture 1 Course Code: DESIGN 111

Essential learning
Week Content Standards Functional
Knowledge
Intended Learning
Outcomes (ILO)
Suggested Teaching/
Learning
Activities (TLAS)
Assessment Tasks
(ATs)
1-6

Module 1:

Review covering the
progression of
courses in Theory of
Architecture; History
of Architecture;
Architectural
Interiors; Building
Technology and
Building Utilities.


Discuss the
overview of the
subjects.

Emphasize
important items in
the course.

Discuss by setting
examples from
experiences

Discuss previous
test questions

 Clear knowledge
and understanding of
the subject matter
 Review of the
subjects.
 Powerpoint
presentation
 Previous Exam
questions
 Discussions
 Handouts
 Q & A


 Quiz
 Periodic exam
7-12

Module 2:

Review covering the
progression of courses
in Urban Planning;
Architectural Design 1
to Architectural Design
8

Discuss the
overview of the
subjects.

Emphasize
important items in
the course.

Discuss by setting
examples from
experiences
 Clear knowledge
and understanding of
the subject matter
 Review of the
subjects.
 Powerpoint
presentation
 Previous Exam
questions
 Discussions
 Handouts
 Q & A

 Quiz
 Periodic exam

Discuss previous
test questions

13-19

Module 3:

Review covering the
progression of courses
in Engineering
Sciences and
Professional Practice
Discuss the
overview of the
subjects.

Emphasize
important items in
the course.

Discuss by setting
examples from
experiences

Discuss previous
test questions

 Clear knowledge
and understanding
of the subject
matter
 Review of the
subjects.

 Powerpoint
presentation
 Previous Exam
questions
 Discussions
 Handouts
 Q & A

 Quiz
 Periodic exam


Evaluation and Grading System:

Methods
1. Traditional Assessment (e.g. Knowledge test, Written report, Oral presentation, etc)
Recitations
Quizzes
Group/oral presentation
Periodic examinations
Reflection Papers
2. Performance Assessment (e.g. teaching performance, Case Study, Portfolio, etc.)

Grading Scale
1. Actual Score *Then convert from decimal to percentage
Total no. of Items
2. Apply basic formula for computing grades
3. Compute for the Final Grade to be transmuted based on FEU Grading System on Quantitative Subjects

A. New Grading System for new enrollees/students (Started SY 2012-2013)

75% Passing base zero 60% Passing base zero
From To From To Quality Point Letter Grade
Below 75 Below 60 0.0 F
75 77.4 60 64.4 1.0 D
77.5 81.4 64.5 70.4 1.5 D+
81.5 84.4 70.5 76.4 2.0 C
84.5 88.4 76.5 82.4 2.5 C+
88.5 91.4 82.5 88.4 3.0 B
91.5 95.4 88.5 94.4 3.5 B+
95.5 100 94.5 100 4.0 A

B. Old Grading System for old students

75% Passing base zero 60% Passing base zero
From To From To Decimal Equivalence
Below 75 Below 60 5.0
75 77.4 60 63.4 3.0
77.5 79.4 63.5 67.4 2.75
79.5 81.4 67.5 71.4 2.5
81.5 84.4 71.5 75.4 2.25
84.5 87.4 75.5 79.4 2.00
87.5 89.4 79.5 84.4 1.75
89.5 91.4 84.5 89.4 1.50
91.5 94.4 89.5 94.4 1.25
94.5 100 94.5 100 1.00




Suggested References

Please refer to suggested and related references used under each subject areas












Prepared by: Archt. Alfredo N. Lapuebla

Reviewed by: Archt. Alfredo N. Lapuebla

Noted by: Dr. Lorelei D.C. de Viana, IARFA Dean

Date: April 2014