Curriculum

Below is an example outline of our 5-year Program of Study including electives. We offer a range of electives, including Furniture Design, Digital Fabrication, Architectural Ornament and many different History of Architecture and Studio Art electives.

BS in Architectural Studies

First Year
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
AP 111 Fundamentals of Architecture I 4 AP 118 Fundamentals of Architecture II 4
SA 103 Introduction to Drawing 3 XX XXX Graphics Elective 3
EN 101 Composition + Literature I * 3 EN 102 Composition + Literature II * 3
HI 107 World Civilization I * 3 HI 108 World Civilization II * 3
MA 107 Pre-Calculus * 4 MA 108 Calculus * 4
Total 17 Total 17
Second Year
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
AP 211 Architectural Design I 5 AP 212 Architectural Design II 5
AP 225 Passive Environmental Systems 3 AP 325 Materials & Methods 3
FA 201 Architectural History/Theory I * 3 FA 202 Architectural History/Theory II * 3
PS 201 General Physics I * 4 XX XXX Lab Science * 4
XX XXX General Education Elective * 3 XX XXX General Education Elective * 3
Total 18 Total 18
Third Year
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
AP 311 Architectual Design III 5 AP 312 Architectural Design IV 5
AP 327 Active Building Systems I 3 AP 328 Active Building Systems II 3
AP 221 Site Development + Design 3 AP 222 Human Issues in Design 3
CE 351 Statics + Strengths of Materials 4 CE 457 Building Structures 4
FA 308 Architectural History/Theory III * 3 FA 309 Architectural History/Theory IV * 3
Total 18 Total 18
Fourth Year
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
AP 411 Architectural Design V 5 AP 412 Architectural Design VI 5
XX XXX Free Elective 3 XX XXX Free Elective 3
XX XXX Free Elective 3 AP 436 Project Delivery + Documentation 4
XX XXX Free Elective 3 XX XXX Free Elective 3
AP XXX Architectural Elective 3 AP XXX Architectural Elective 3
Total 17 Total 18
Total Required 141
BS AS Granted

Master of Architecture

Fourth Year Summer and Fifth Year
Summer Credits
AP 531 Architectural Internship 6
Total 6
Fall Semester Spring Semester Credits
AP 525 Thesis Research 5 AP 526 Architectural Thesis 5
AP 5XX Architecture Elective (Writing) 3 AP 533 Professional Practice 3
AP 558 Global Issues in Architecture 3 AP 5XX Architecture Elective 3
AP 5XX Architecture Elective 3 AP 5XX Architecture Elective 3
Total 14 Total 14
Total Earned 34
MArch Granted
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