B.S. in Architecture Requirements

(120 credits minimum) 

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
1st SemesterCredits
ARCH 161 Intro Design and Digital Media 6
HUM 101 English Composition: Writing, Speaking, Thinking I 3
MATH 113 Finite Mathematics and Calculus I 3
FRSH SEM First-Year Seminar 0
 Term Credits12
2nd Semester
ARCH 156 Tools and Techniques II: Introduction to Architecture Making 3
ARCH 164 Introduction to Design II 5
HUM 102 English Composition: Writing, Speaking, Thinking II 3
MATH 105 Elementary Probability and Statistics 3
 Term Credits14
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 Lab 1
 Term Credits15
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 Lab 1
 Term Credits18
Third Year
1st Semester
ARCH 381 History of Architecture III 3
CS 104 Computer Programming and Graphics Problems 3
Design Elective 3
Design Elective 3
History and Humanities GER 200 level 3
 Term Credits15
2nd Semester
Social Sciences GER 3
History and Humanities GER 300+ level 3
ARCH 361 Project Based Seminar I 3
ARCH 382 History of Architecture IV 3
Design Elective 3
 Term Credits15
Fourth Year
1st Semester
Design Elective 3
Design Elective 3
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 3
History and Humanities GER 300+ level 3
 Term Credits15
2nd Semester
ARCH 461 Project Based Seminar II 3
Humanities and Social Science Senior Seminar GER 3
Design Elective 3
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 1
 Term Credits16
 Total Credits120

 M.U.D. Requirements

Required Courses

The following courses are required, subject to those waived in individual cases; however, no waivers will be given for studio courses. A typical full-time study plan over two semesters is shown below.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
1st SemesterCredits
ARCH 601 Urban Design Studio 6
ARCH 636 History and Theory of Urban Planning and Design 3
ARCH 677 Geographic Information Systems 3
Urban Design Elective 3
 Term Credits15
2nd Semester
ARCH 602 Urban Design Studio 6
ARCH 684 Topics of Sustainable Urbanism 3
ARCH 651 Public and Private Development 3
Urban Design Elective 3
 Term Credits15
 Total Credits30