A three required courses in the School of Architecture & Planning that fosters an engaging cohort learning environment. These smaller classes put students in the company of faculty mentors and fellow students with a common interest in the field of architecture, planning and design.
The courses explore the relationship between architectural history and design through an understanding of the roles of society, culture, and creativity in our physical environments. Rather than examining history and the act of designing as separate subjects,
The LEAP Programs' connection with the Department of Architecture & Planning uniquely draws on their relationship to enhance the understanding of both fields. The courses provide a holistic understanding of the roles of architects in society by integrating historical study of the built environment and two and three dimensional design exercises with a community engagement component.