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Wednesday, Feb. 10

The University is operating on a normal schedule. The previously announced schedule for Cornel West's visit to campus today has been modified as there will be no morning lecture; a combined afternoon session will take place from 2-4:30 p.m. in Wilde Auditorium.

Program Courses

The Master of Architecture program is a 64-credit, two-year, full-time only program. Each 16 credit semester requires three architecture courses and one professional elective. 

SEMESTER 1 (Fall)

  • ARC 511 Architectural Studio I (6)
  • ARC 512 Advanced Site Planning* (4)
  • ARC 513 Advanced Building Systems (3)
  • Professional Elective (3)

SEMESTER 2 (Spring)

  • ARC 521 Architectural Studio II (6)
  • ARC 522 Advanced Building Economics* (4)
  • ARC 523 Advanced Structures (3)
  • Professional Elective(3)

SEMESTER 3 (Fall)

  • ARC 611 Architectural Studio III (6)
  • ARC 612 Advanced Design Theory* (4)
  • ARC 613 Thesis Research (3)
  • Professional Elective (3)

SEMESTER 4 (Spring)

  • ARC 621 MArch Thesis (6)
  • ARC 622 Advanced Urban Issues* (4)
  • ARC 623 Advanced Professional Practice (3)
  • Professional Elective(3)

Professional Electives (12 credits required)

  • ARC 566 Sustainable Design (3)
  • ARC 585 Seminar on Architectural Topics (3)
    • Computer Graphics
    • Domus:Traditions in Residential Architecture
    • Landscape Architecture
    • Mastering the Esquisse
    • Rendering & Portfolio Development
    • Writing About Architecture
  • ARC 586 Architectural Monuments (3)

Electives in Art, Business, and other disciplines are encouraged


 * The department has recommended that ARC 622 Advanced Urban Issues and ARC 612 Advanced Design Theory be taken in year one and ARC 512 Advanced Site Planning and ARC 522 Advanced Building Economics be taken in year two.

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