UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, Philadelphia, PA

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                                         Design Theory & Structural Technology Dual Degree Program

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

A unique educational opportunity that combined the resources and curricula of the School of Engineering and Applied Science and the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania, offering undergraduate students two full degrees and a broad cross-discipline skill set.  Supervised by the faculty of PennDesign (formerly the Graduate School of Fine Arts), the program was typically completed in five years and required completion of 54 credit units (162 credit hours).


DEGREES AWARDED:

    Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Civil Engineering Systems (ABET)
    Bachelor of Arts, Architecture (Design of the Environment)
COURSE REQUIREMENTS:
The School of Engineering & Applied Science (28 c.u.)
Engineering Courses
     CSE 110 - Introduction to Computing
     MEAM 210 - Statics & Strength of Materials
     SYS 200 - Dynamic Systems Analysis I
     SYS 304 - Optimization of Systems
     SYS 341 - Structural Systems
     SYS 352 - Transportation Engineering
     SYS 361 - Water & Wastewater Treatment
     SYS 391 - Computer Aided Design
     SYS 400 - Engineering Economics
     SYS 440 - Geotechnical Systems
     SYS 443 - Reinforced Concrete Design
     SYS 444 - Construction & Project Management
     SYS 462 - Civil Engineering Systems Lab
     SYS 490 - Systems Engineering Design Project I
     SYS 491 - Systems Engineering Design Project II
Mathematics Courses
     MATH 140 - Calculus for Natural Sciences I
     MATH 141 - Calculus for Natural Sciences II
     MATH 240 - Calculus III
     MATH 241 - Calculus IV
     SYS 301 - Engineering Probability
Natural Sciences Courses
     CHEM 101 - General Chemistry I
     CHEM 053 - General Chemistry Lab (0.5 c.u.)
     GEOL 109 - Geology for Engineering & Architecture (1.5 c.u.)
     PHYS 150 - Principles of Physics: Mechanics & Wave Motion + Lab (1.5 c.u.)
     PHYS 151 - Principles of Physics: Electromagnetism & Radiation + Lab (1.5 c.u.)
Application Oriented Focus (Concentration Courses)
     DENV 445 - Structural Design Form
     SYS 342 - Design Principles in Structural Systems

The College of Arts & Sciences (26 c.u.)
Design Studios
     DENV 200 - Visual Communication I
     DENV 200 - Visual Communication II
     DENV 310 - Design Fundamentals I (2 c.u.)
     DENV 310 - Design Fundamentals II (2 c.u.)
     DENV 410 - Architecture/Landscape Studies I (2 c.u.)
     DENV 410 - Architecture/Landscape Studies II (2 c.u.)
Design Theory Courses
     DENV 411 - Poetics of Landscape Architecture
     DENV 412 - Poetics of Architecture
Art History & Preservation Courses
     ARTH 101 - European Art & Civilization Before 1400
     ARTH 102 - European Art & Civilization After 1400
     ARTH 282 - Modern Architecture
     HSPV 538 – Common American Landscape (Graduate Level)
General Electives
     Sector I: Society
          HSSC 221 - Technology in American History
          URBS 100 - Homelessness & the Urban Crisis
     Sector II: History & Tradition
          ANCH 026 - Ancient Greece
     Sector III: Arts & Letters
          FOLK 231 - American Popular Culture
     Sector V: Living World
          PSYC 001 - Introduction to Experimental Psychology
Writing & Language Courses
     ENGL 125 - Writing the Essay
     SPAN 110 - Elementary Spanish I
     SPAN 120 - Elementary Spanish II
     SPAN 130 - Intermediate Spanish I
     SPAN 140 - Intermediate Spanish II

DEGREES CONFERRED:  May 17, 1999