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Tuesday, March 3: University Closing at 7 p.m.

Due to expected storm conditions, the University will close at 7 p.m. this evening. All classes starting at or after 7 p.m. are canceled. Individual professors may opt to conduct classes or provide assignments online when the campus is closed, so students should check Blackboard and their email to learn of any alternate arrangements.  snow closing guide

University Libraries will close at 7 p.m. tonight. The University Commons dining facility, Subway, the Village Market, and the Hawk's Nest will be open normal hours tonight. All other dining locations will close at 6 p.m. 

All Hartt Community Division activities after 3 p.m. today are canceled.

Updated 3:47 p.m., 3/3/15

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 512 and ARC 612 be taken in reverse order and recommended that ARC 522 and ARC 622 be taken in reverse order.

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