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The Master of Architecture can be achieved via two separate tracks.
  • The M.Arch Track 1 (48 credits, 3 semesters) - available to eligible graduates from the UHart B.S. in Architectural Design + Technology program who took 16 credits of prerequisite graduate architecture courses.
  • Arch Track 2 – (64 credits, 4 semesters) – available to eligible graduates from any pre-professional architecture bachelor program (BS or BA in Architecture, Architectural Studies, Architecture Design + Technology, Architectural Technology, Architectural Engineering Technology, etc).

Master of Architecture Track 1

The Master of Architecture Track 1 program is a 48-credit, three semester, 12-month, full-time only program. Each semester requires three architecture courses and one professional elective.  This program is only available to eligible graduates from the UHart B.S. in Architectural Design + Technology program who took 16 credits of prerequisite graduate architecture courses as indicated below.

Pre-requisites (Senior year of AD+T)

  • ARC 511 Architectural Studio I (6)
  • ARC 515 Advanced Urban Issues (4)
  • ARC 513 Advanced Building Systems (3)
  • Graduate level Professional Elective (3)

SEMESTER 1 (Summer)

  • ARC 521 Architectural Studio II (6)
  • ARC 612 Advanced Design Theory (4)
  • ARC 523 Advanced Structures (3)
  • Professional Elective(3)

SEMESTER 2 (FALL)

  • ARC 611 Architectural Studio III (6)
  • ARC 512 Advanced Site Planning (4)
  • ARC 613 Thesis Research (4)
  • Professional Elective (3)

SEMESTER 3 (SPRING)

  • ARC 621 Master's Thesis (6)
  • ARC 522 Advanced Building Economics (3)
  • ARC 623 Advanced Professional Practice (3)
  • Professional Elective (3)

Master of Architecture (Track 2)

The Master of Architecture Track 2 program is a 64-credit, two-year, full-time only program. Each semester requires three architecture courses and one professional elective.

SEMESTER 1 (FALL)

  • ARC 511 Architectural Studio I (6)
  • ARC 515 Advanced Urban Issues (4)
  • ARC 513 Advanced Building Systems (3)
  • Professional Elective (3)

SEMESTER 2 (SPRING)

  • ARC 521 Architectural Studio II (6)
  • ARC 612 Advanced Design Theory (4)
  • ARC 523 Advanced Structures (3)
  • Professional Elective(3)

SEMESTER 3 (FALL)

  • ARC 611 Architectural Studio III (6)
  • ARC 512 Advanced Site Planning (4)
  • ARC 613 Thesis Research (4)
  • Professional Elective (3)

SEMESTER 4 (SPRING)

  • ARC 621 Master's Thesis (6)
  • ARC 522 Advanced Building Economics (3)
  • 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)

*Please note: Electives in Art, Business, and other disciplines are encouraged