Plan of Study Grid
First Year
1st SemesterTerm Credits
ARCH 155 Modes of Design Communication I 3
ARCH 163 Introduction to Design I 5
HUM 101 English Composition: Writing, Speaking, Thinking I 3
MATH 107
University Mathematics BI
or Finite Mathematics and Calculus I
3
FRSH SEM Freshman Seminar 0
 Term Credits14
2nd Semester
ARCH 156 Modes of Design Communication II 3
ARCH 164 Introduction to Design II 5
HUM 102 English Composition: Writing, Speaking, Thinking II 3
MATH 120 Basic Concepts in Statistics 1
MATH 113
Finite Mathematics and Calculus I
or Elements of Geometry
3
 Term Credits15
Second Year
1st Semester
ARCH 223 Construction I 3
ARCH 251 History of Architecture I 3
ARCH 263 Architecture Studio I 5
PHYS 102 General Physics 3
PHYS 102A General Physics Laboratory 1
Cultural History (lower-level) GUR Elective 3
 Term Credits18
2nd Semester
ARCH 227 Environmental Control Systems I 3
ARCH 229 Structures I 3
ARCH 252 History of Architecture II 3
ARCH 264 Architecture Studio II 5
PHYS 103 General Physics 3
PHYS 103A General Physics Laboratory 1
 Term Credits18
Third Year
1st Semester
ARCH 381 History of Architecture III 3
MGMT 390 Principles of Management 3
Basic Social Science (lower-level) GUR Elective 3
Architecture Elective 3
Architecture Elective 3
Architecture Elective 3
 Term Credits18
2nd Semester
Basic Lower Level Social Science (GUR) 3
Humanities and Social Sciences Electives (upper-level) GUR Elective 3
CS 104 Computer Programming and Graphics Problems 3
ARCH 361 Project Based Seminar I 3
ARCH 382 History of Architecture IV 3
Architecture Elective 3
 Term Credits18
Fourth Year
1st Semester
Open GUR Elective 3
HSS 4XX- Capstone 3
Physical Education GUR Elective 1
Architecture Elective 3
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 3
 Term Credits16
2nd Semester
ARCH 461 Project Based Seminar II 3
PE -Physical Education 1
Architecture Elective 3
Architecture Elective 3
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 3
 Term Credits16
 Total Credits133
1

Social Sciences (lower-level) GUR: Three credits of the basic social sciences requirement must be taken in economics; acceptable courses are ECON 265 Microeconomics, or ECON 266 Macroeconomics. The remaining 3 credits may be satisfied by EPS 202 Society, Technology, and the Environment, STS 257 Technology, Society and Culture: An American View, or STS 258 Technology, Society and Culture: A Global View. Students also may take approved introductory courses in basic social sciences at Rutgers-Newark to fulfill this requirement. 

Electives

Architecture
ARCH XXXAny architecture course
Computing
Select in consultation with curriculum advisor
Free
Select in consultation with curriculum advisor
Social Sciences (lower-level) GUR
ECON 265Microeconomics 13
or ECON 266 Macroeconomics
Select one of the following: 23
Society, Technology, and the Environment
Technology, Society and Culture: An American View
Technology, Society and Culture: A Global View
Humanities and Social Sciences Electives (upper-level) GUR
Select one of the following:3
LIT 3XX
Literature course
HIST 3XX
History course
PHIL 3XX
Philosophy course
STS 3XX
Science, Technology and Society course
3XX
Approved 300-level course at Rutgers-Newark
Open Elective in Humanities and Social Sciences (upper-level) GUR
Select one of the following:3
ENG 3XX
English course
HIST 3XX
History course
LIT 3XX
Literature course
PHIL 3XX
Philosophy course
STS 3XX
Science, Technology and Society course
HSS 3XX
Social Science course
THTR 3XX
Theatre course
History of Architecture IV
3XX
Approved 300-level course at Rutgers-Newark
Physical Education GUR 3
PE 1XXPhysical Education course1
Physical Education course1
1

Three credits of the basic social sciences requirement must be taken in economics.

2

Students also may take approved introductory courses in basic social sciences at Rutgers-Newark to fulfill this requirement.

3

Students who register as full-time undergraduates for two or more consecutive semesters must take two PE courses. Students are urged to complete the requirement as soon as possible.

See the General University Requirements for more information on electives.

Graduation is contingent upon the maintenance of a 2.0 average and the successful completion of the minimum credit requirement of prescribed courses within the select curriculum: Bachelor of Science in Architecture (B.S. Arch) requires 135 credits.