Architecture

Curriculum

The Master of Architecture program offers late afternoon and evening courses to accommodate the needs of working students. The complete program leading to the Master of Architecture consists of 90 total course credits (75 core credits and 15 elective credits), normally requiring a minimum of three years full-time study to complete. Students with pre-professional undergraduate degrees may be waived from "first year" courses, requiring a minimum 60 total course credits to earn the Master of Architecture Degree.

The following represents the complete 90-credit program track, required for students without previous coursework in architecture. For other program tracks, see the links at the bottom of this page.

FIRST YEAR (FALL SEMESTER)
ARCH 501 Transitions in Architecture: Theory and Research 3
ENST 510 Environmental Design 6
ENST 512 Graphics Workshop 3
ARCH 513 Technology I (Statics and Strength of Materials) 3
15
FIRST YEAR (SPRING SEMESTER)          
ARCH 520 Architectural Design Studio II 6
ARCH 511 Built Environment History I 3
ARCH 526 Architectural Technology II (Structures: Wood/Steel) 3
ARCH 533 Architectural Technology V (Building Materials) 3
15
SECOND YEAR (FALL SEMESTER)
ARCH 530  Architectural Design Studio III 6
ARCH 521 Built Environment History II 3
ARCH 532 Architectural Technology IV (Structures: Concrete) 3
URBD 511 Urban Design 3
15
SECOND YEAR (SPRING SEMESTER)          
ARCH 540 Architectural Design Studio IV 6
ARCH XXX Advanced History and Theory Elective (Approved Elective 1) 3
ARCH 523 Architectural Technology III (Environmental Controls) 3
URBD 511 Architectural Technology VI (The Integrated, Intelligent Detail) 3
15
THIRD YEAR (FALL SEMESTER)
ARCH 550 Architectural Design Studio V 6
ARCH 771 Architectural Thesis Seminar 3
XXX Approved Elective 2 3
XXX Approved Elective 3 3
15
THIRD YEAR (SPRING SEMESTER)
ARCH 772 Architectural Design Studio VI (Terminal Project) 6
ARCH 561 Architectural Practive, Law, and Management 3
XXX Approved Elective 4 3
XXX Approved Elective 5 3
15
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 90


Standard Curriculum Tracks:
90 credit (Non-pre-professional degree) [pdf]|
60 credit (Pre-professional degree) [pdf]