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University of Tennessee, Knoxville    
 
    
 
  Sep 26, 2017
 
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog

Dual MArch-MLA Program - Architecture / Landscape Architecture


The School of Architecture and the School of Landscape Architecture in the College of Architecture and Design offer a dual degree program leading to the conferral of both the Master of Landscape Architecture and Master of Architecture degrees. The dual program can be accomplished with approximately 54 fewer credit hours of coursework than would be required to earn both degrees separately.

The establishment of the dual program addresses the growing need for graduates with an understanding of the disciplinary concepts, skills, and agendas of architecture and landscape architecture. The objective of the dual degree program is to prepare graduates to take leading roles in envisioning and implementing the built environment of the future.

Admission

Applications are accepted for summer semester only (unless admitted to the Advanced Placement track). Applicants for the dual M.Arch/MLA program must make separate applications to and be accepted by the Schools of Architecture and Landscape Architecture. Students should indicate on both applications the intent to pursue the dual M.Arch/MLA program. Students accepted for both the MLA and M.Arch degree programs will be assigned to an advisor from each School. These advisors will be responsible for course approval and supervision of the students' progress through the dual program.

After the M.Arch application deadline of February 1, applications by United States citizens and permanent residents will still be considered as space allows. Additional information is required and different application dates are established by Graduate and International Admissions for international students. Students are encouraged to contact Jason Young (Jason.young@utk.edu), Director of the School of Architecture or Gale Fulton (gfulton@utk.edu), Director of the School of Landscape Architecture, with any questions.

Requirements

The dual M.Arch/MLA curriculum consists of 136 credit hours of coursework, 64 credit hours for the Master Landscape Architecture and 72 credit hours for the Master of Architecture. The dual degree requires the completion of a thesis.

The dual degree candidate must satisfy the curriculum and graduation requirements of the dual degree curriculum path. Students withdrawing from the dual degree program before completing both degrees will not receive credit toward graduation in either degree program for courses taken in the other degree program, except as such courses qualify for credit without regard to the dual degree program. The M.Arch and the MLA degrees will be awarded upon successful completion of the requirements of the dual program.

Dual M.ARCH/MLA Program

Summer–First Year

Fall–First Year

Spring–First Year

Fall–Second Year

Spring–Second Year

Summer

Fall–Third Year

Spring–Third Year

Fall–Fourth Year

Spring–Fourth Year

Total credit hours = 136

1 LAR 561  can occur in Summer of Second or Third Year. The internship report must be completed before the end of the semester of registration.

 

Dual M.Arch-MLA (Advanced Placement Option) - School of Architecture, M.Arch

The School of Architecture and the School of Landscape Architecture in the College of Architecture and Design offer a dual program leading to the conferral of both the Master of Landscape Architecture degree and the Master of Architecture degree. The dual program can be accomplished with approximately 54 fewer credit hours of coursework than would be required to earn both degrees separately.

The establishment of the dual program addresses the growing need for graduates with an understanding of the disciplinary concepts, skills, and agendas of architecture and landscape architecture. The objective of the dual degree program is to prepare graduates to take leading roles in envisioning and implementing the built environment of the future.

Admission

Applications are accepted for fall semester only for students with a 4-year pre-professional bachelor's degree in architecture. Applicants for the dual M.Arch/MLA program must make separate applications to and be accepted by the Schools of Architecture and Landscape Architecture. Students should indicate on both applications the intent to pursue the dual M.Arch/MLA program. Students accepted for both the MLA and M.Arch degree programs will be assigned to an advisor from each School. These advisors will be responsible for course approval and supervision of the students' progress through the dual program.

After the M.Arch application deadline of February 1, applications by United States citizens and permanent residents will still be considered as space allows. Additional information is required and different application dates are established by Graduate and International Admissions for international students. Students are encouraged to contact Jason Young (Jason.young@utk.edu), Director of the School of Architecture or Gale Fulton (gfulton@utk.edu), Director of the School of Landscape Architecture, with any questions.

Requirements

The dual M.Arch/MLA curriculum consists of 94 credit hours of coursework, 52 credit hours for the Master Landscape Architecture and 42 credit hours for the Master of Architecture. The dual degree requires the completion of a thesis.

The dual degree candidate must satisfy the curriculum and graduation requirements of the dual degree curriculum path. Students withdrawing from the dual degree program before completing both degrees will not receive credit toward graduation in either degree program for courses taken in the other degree program, except as such courses qualify for credit without regard to the dual degree program. The MArch and the MLA degrees will be awarded upon successful completion of the requirements of the dual program.

Dual M.ARCH/MLA Program requirements for Architecture Advanced Placement Students

Fall–First Year

Spring–First Year

Summer

Fall–Second Year

Spring–Second Year

Fall–Third Year

  • Architecture 5XX (Professional Elective) 3 credit hours
  • ARCH 580 - Thesis Preparation  3 credit hours
  • Architecture 58X (Design Studio VII) 6 credit hours
  • Directed elective in Architecture OR Landscape Architecture OR Open Elective approved by the directors of architecture & landscape architecture schools 3 credit hours

Spring–Third Year

  • ARCH 562 - Professional Practice  3 credit hours
  • LAR 500 - Thesis  6 credit hours
  • Directed elective in Architecture OR Landscape Architecture OR Open Elective approved by the directors of architecture & landscape architecture schools 3 credit hours
  • Landscape Architecture approved elective 3 credit hours

Total credit hours = 94

1 LAR 561  can occur in Summer of First or Second Year. The internship report must be completed before the end of the semester of registration.