2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Nov 29, 2020  
2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Architecture Major, Bachelor of Architecture


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 faculty advisor.

Requirements for the Bachelor of Architecture


   

First Year

Hours Credit

ARCH 101  or ARCH 107 , ARCH 102  5
ARCH 121 , ARCH 122  4
1ARCH 171 , ARCH 172  7
ARCH 211 * or ARCH 217 * 3
ENGL 101 *, ENGL 102 * 6
2MATH 125 * 3
3Electives 6
   

Second Year

 
ARCH 212 *, ARCH 213 * 6
ARCH 221  2
ARCH 232  3
1ARCH 271 , ARCH 272  12
PHYS 161 * 3
3Electives 9
   

Third Year

 
ARCH 312  3
ARCH 331 *, ARCH 332  8
ARCH 341 , ARCH 342  8
1ARCH 371 , ARCH 372  12
3Electives 3
   

Fourth Year

 
ARCH 421   2
ARCH 431  3
1ARCH 471  6
4Design Studio Option
6
 3Electives  17
   

Fifth Year

 
ARCH 462  4
ARCH 480  3
ARCH 481  3
4Design Studio Option 6
3Electives 15
   
 

Total 168

   
* Meets University General Education Requirement .
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 25 or higher on the calculus readiness test. Students exempt from MATH 125  must take a higher-level Quantitative Reasoning elective  to meet the University General Education Requirement.
3 Elective distribution – Two courses from the Social Sciences (SS) list . Two courses from the Cultures and Civilizations (CC) list  (which includes intermediate-level foreign languages). Twelve hours of professional electives (Architecture 300-599 or Interior Design 300-499). Sixteen hours of non-architecture electives, which must include one course from the Natural Sciences (NS) list  with a laboratory and one course from the Communicating Orally (OC) list . Ten hours of open electives.
4 One course from the following Design Studio Options – ARCH 482 , ARCH 483 , ARCH 485 , ARCH 486 , ARCH 489 , or ARCH 490 .