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Tuesday, January 27

Blizzard conditions are now impacting our region and a Connecticut statewide travel ban is in effect. The University will be closed today, Tuesday, Jan. 27.  Day and evening classes are canceled. An updated advisory on the status of classes and operations for tomorrow will be posted this evening. During the time that the University is closed, the Commons, Subway, and Village Market will maintain regular hours for residential dining services and the Sports Center will be open for use by residential students only. Gengras Student Union and University Libraries are closed.   snow closing guide

All Hartt Community Division activities are canceled today.

current as of 7:18 a.m., Jan. 27, 2015

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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