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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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