Mar 03, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

Architecture Major, Bachelor of Architecture – Traditional Track


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The curriculum for the Bachelor of Architecture degree includes a combination of required and elective courses offering the student both a solid professional program of study and a sound general education. While the majority of courses are designated as required, students may use the available architecture and general electives to broaden their education and to expand their knowledge in areas of personal interest.

All students studying for a Bachelor of Architecture degree will complete the following requirements in their course of study. For any additional specialized requirements, the student should refer to the Student Handbook of the School of Architecture and the student’s professional advisor.

uTrack Requirements


Universal Tracking (uTrack) is an academic monitoring system designed to help students stay on track for timely graduation. In order to remain on track, students must complete the minimum requirements for each tracking semester, known as milestones. Milestones include successful completion of specified courses and/or attainment of a minimum GPA. uTrack requirements only affect full-time, degree-seeking students.

Term 1


  • 3 Non-Architecture Elective 3 Credit Hours

Credit Hours 17


Term 1 Milestone Notes


  • 2.5 cumulative GPA

Credit Hours 17


Term 2 Milestone Notes


  • 2.5 cumulative GPA

Credit Hours 17


Term 3 Milestone Notes


  • 2.5 cumulative GPA

Term 4


  • 4 Written Communications Elective 3 Credit Hours *

Credit Hours 16


Term 4 Milestone Notes


  • 2.5 cumulative GPA

Credit Hours 17


Term 5 Milestone Notes


  • 2.5 cumulative GPA

Credit Hours 15


Term 6 Milestone Notes


  • 2.5 cumulative GPA

Term 7


  • 6 Professional Elective 3 Credit Hours
  • 4 Social Sciences  Elective 3 Credit Hours *

Credit Hours 15


Term 7 Milestone Notes


  • 2.5 cumulative GPA

Term 8


  • 3 Non-Architecture Elective 3 Credit Hours
  • 6 Professional Elective 3 Credit Hours
  • 5 Unrestricted Electives 6 Credit Hours

Credit Hours 18


Term 8 Milestone Notes


  • 2.5 cumulative GPA

Term 9


  • 4 Natural Sciences  Elective w/Lab 4 Credit Hours *
  • 6 Professional Elective 3 Credit Hours
  • 4 Engaged Inquiries  Elective 3 Credit Hours * with non-ARCH prefix
     

Credit Hours 16


Term 9 Milestone Notes


  • 2.5 cumulative GPA

Credit Hours 15


Term 10 Milestone Notes


  • 2.5 cumulative GPA

Total Credit Hours 163


Footnotes


  1. Students are not allowed to enroll simultaneously in two of these design courses.
  2. Students are exempt from MATH 125 * with a score of 3 or higher on Calculus AB or Calculus BC AP exam.
  3. Chosen from any courses outside architecture, interior architecture, and landscape architecture not already required for the major.
  4. Chosen from the Volunteer Core  list.
  5. Any course not already required for the major.
  6. Chosen from any 300-599 architecture course, any 500-599 landscape architecture course, or any 300-499 interior architecture, graphic design, or industrial design course.
  7. Students are required to participate in a school-approved study abroad or off-campus semester of study, minimum 12 credit hours including a 6 credit hour design studio. Study will typically occur in the fall or spring of fourth-year, the fall of fifth-year, or the summers after the third or fourth years of study.

* Meets Volunteer Core Requirements .   

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