2022-2023 Course Catalog

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Bachelor of Architecture

Architecture Major

Program Curriculum

Degree Core Requirements
Architecture Degree Core Courses
ARCH 2015Architecture II 17
ARCH 2016Architecture II 17
ARCH 3015Architecture III 17
ARCH 3016Architecture III 17
ARCH 4004Architecture IV - Option Lab 17
ARCH 4014Architecture IV - Integrative Design 18
Subtotal43
Major Requirements
ARCH 1015Foundation Design Laboratory6
ARCH 1016Foundation Design Laboratory6
ESM 3704Basic Principles of Structures3
ARCH 4075Building Structures 13
ARCH 4076Building Structures 13
ARCH 2034Art of Building 12
ARCH 3065Building Materials and Assemblies 13
ARCH 3066Building Materials and Assemblies 13
ARCH 3054Building Analysis 12
ARCH 4055Environment and Building Systems3
ARCH 4056Environment and Building Systems3
ARCH 4044/LAR 4124Professional Practice3
ARCH 4034Building Cities 13
ARCH 4515Architecture V 16
ARCH 4516Architecture V 16
Subtotal55
Professional Electives
Select six credits of professional elective courses 26
Subtotal6
Free Electives
Select 9-11 credits of free electives 39-11
Subtotal9-11
Pathways to General Education
Pathways Concept 1 - Discourse
ENGL 1105First-Year Writing3
ENGL 1106First-Year Writing3
ARCH 4114Ideas, Concepts, and Representations of Architecture (1A ; In Major Required Course)3
Pathways Concept 2 - Critical Thinking in the Humanities
ARCH 3115Histories of Architecture (in Major Required Course)3
ARCH 3116Histories of Architecture (in Major Required Course)3
Pathways Concept 3 - Reasoning in the Social Sciences
Select six credits in Pathway 36
Pathways Concept 4 - Reasoning in the Natural Sciences
Select six credits in Pathway 46
Pathways Concept 5 - Quantitative and Computational Thinking
MATH 1535Geometry and Mathematics of Design3
MATH 1536Geometry and Mathematics of Design3
Select three credits of Pathway 5a3
Pathways Concept 6 - Critique and Practice in Design and the Arts
ARCH 4514Thesis Inquiry (6A ; in Major Required Course) 43
ARCH 4524Thesis Documentation (6D ; in Major Required Course) 43
Pathways Concept 7 - Critical Analysis of Identity and Equity in the United States
Select three credits in Pathway 7 53
Subtotal45
Total Credits158-160
1

Prerequisite/Corequisite: Some courses listed on this checksheet may have prerequisites and/or corequisites; please consult the University Course Catalog or check with your advisor.

2

Professional elective requirements may be satisfied with courses in ARCH, ART, BC, CAUS, IDS, ITDS, LAR, SPIA, and UAP at the undergraduate level, if NOT listed as required for the degree. Students choosing the professional electives which are repeatable for credit [ARCH 3514 Design-Related Media, ARCH 4214 Topics in Architecture History and Theory, ARCH 4414 Advanced Environment Building Systems] may repeat these courses only if they are listed with different subtopic titles; duplication of topics will not be allowed. Review the Undergraduate Course Catalog for the maximum number of credit hours allowed for each course. For students choosing to take courses from the categories listed below, no more than one course in each of the three ARCH subject areas of “Media & Methods,” “Technology,” and “History & Theory” can be counted towards their Professional Elective requirements.

  • Subject: "Media & Methods" consist of the following courses: ARCH 3514 Design-Related Media; ARCH 4164 Computer Applications in Design; ARCH 4304 Topics in Design Methods.
  • Subject: "Technology” consist of the following courses: ARCH 4144 Advanced Building Structures I; ARCH 4154 Advanced Building Structures II; ARCH 4204 Urban Technology and Architecture; ARCH 4414 Advanced Environment Building Systems
  • Subject: “History & Theory” consists of the following course: ARCH 4214 Topics in Architecture History and Theory.

The following courses are not approved for the professional elective requirement: ARCH 2974 Independent Study, ARCH 4974 Independent Study; ARCH 2984 Special Study, ARCH 4984 Special Study; ARCH 4994 Undergraduate Research

3

It is recommended that free elective credits be taken at the 2000-level and higher.

4

ARCH 4514 Thesis Inquiry and ARCH 4524 Thesis Documentation each satisfy 3cr. Arts / 3 cr. Design under Pathways to Gen. Ed. Concept 6.

5

Critical Analysis of Identity & Equity in the US may be double counted with another core outcome.

Foreign Language Requirement

Students who did not complete 2 units of a foreign language in high school must earn 6 credits of a college foreign language, such credits to be in addition to those normally required for graduation.

Notes

Prerequisite/Corequisite: Some courses listed on this checksheet may have prerequisites and/or corequisites; please consult the University Course Catalog or check with your advisor.

  1. It is recommended that free elective credits be taken at the 2000-level and higher.
  2. A minimum 2.0 GPA in Architecture courses is required for graduation.
  3. A minimum overall 2.0 GPA is required for graduation.