Architecture (MR)

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Track 1 Degree Requirements

Track 1 is for students with a four-year undergraduate preprofessional degree in architecture (BEDA degree or equivalent).

Required Courses24
Architectural Design: Professional Studio 1
Advanced Architectural Design (Series) 1,2
Advanced Architectural Design (Series)
Final Project Studio In Architecture
Elective Courses24
The Practice of Architecture 3
Select additional "Architecture Electives" to meet the 24 credit hours; up to 6 hours of "College of Design Electives" may be included 4
Total Hours48

Semester Sequence

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
Fall SemesterHours
Required Course 6
Architectural Design: Professional Studio
or Advanced Architectural Design (Series)
 
Architecture Electives 1 6
 Hours12
Spring Semester
Required Course 6
Architectural Design: Professional Studio
or Advanced Architectural Design (Series)
 
Architecture Electives 1 6
 Hours12
Second Year
Fall Semester
Required Course 6
Advanced Architectural Design (Series)  
Architecture Elective 3
Final Project Research in Architecture 2  
Architecture / College of Design Elective 3
 Hours12
Spring Semester
Required Course 6
Advanced Architectural Design (Series)
or Final Project Studio In Architecture
 
Architecture Elective 3
Architecture / College of Design Elective 3
 Hours12
 Total Hours48

Track 3 Degree Requirements

Track 3 is for students without a preprofessional degree in architecture from a National Architecture Accrediting Board (NAAB) accredited program.

Required Coursework
Undergraduate Coursework51
Graduate Coursework45
Total Hours96

Undergraduate Coursework 

Required Undergraduate Courses51
Architectural Drawing
Digital Representation
Architectural Design Fundamentals: Environment
Natural Systems and Architecture
History of World Architecture
Architectural Design Fundamentals: Form
Structures and Materials
History of Western Architecture
Architectural Design Fundamentals: Technology
Architectural Structures I
Architectural Construction Systems
History of Contemporary Architecture
Architectural Structures II
Environmental Control Systems

Graduate Coursework 

Required Graduate Courses24
Architectural Design: Professional Studio
Advanced Architectural Design (Series) 1,2
Final Project Studio In Architecture
Architecture Electives / College of Design Electives21
The Practice of Architecture 3
Final Project Research in Architecture 2
Select "Architecture Electives" and a maximum of six hours or "College of Design" electives to meet a total of 21 hours 4

Semester Sequence

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
SummerHours
Required Courses 6
Architectural Drawing 5  
Digital Representation 5  
 Hours6
 Total Hours6
Plan of Study Grid
First Year
Fall SemesterHours
Required Courses 12
Architectural Design Fundamentals: Environment  
Natural Systems and Architecture  
History of World Architecture  
 Hours12
Spring Semester
Required Courses 12
Architectural Design Fundamentals: Form  
Structures and Materials  
History of Western Architecture  
 Hours12
Second Year
Fall Semester
Required Courses 15
Architectural Design Fundamentals: Technology  
Architectural Structures I  
Architectural Construction Systems  
History of Contemporary Architecture  
 Hours15
Spring Semester
Required Courses 12
Architectural Design: Professional Studio  
Architectural Structures II  
Environmental Control Systems  
Architecture / College of Design Elective 6 3
 Hours15
Third Year
Fall Semester
Required Course 6
Advanced Architectural Design (Series)  
Architecture / College of Design Electives 6 6
 Hours12
Spring Semester
Required Course 6
Advanced Architectural Design (Series)  
Architecture Elective 6 3
Final Project Research in Architecture 7  
Architecture / College of Design Elective 6 3
 Hours12
Fourth Year
Fall Semester
Required Course 6
Advanced Architectural Design (Series) 7
or Final Project Studio In Architecture
 
Architecture Elective 6 3
Architecture / College of Design Elective 6 3
 Hours12
 Total Hours90

Faculty

Full Professors

  • Robin Fran Abrams
  • Thomas M. Barrie
  • Soolyeon Cho
  • David Brian Hill
  • Wayne Place
  • J. Patrick Rand

Associate Professors

  • Bryan Bell Jr.
  • Burak Erdim
  • George Elvin
  • Dana Kathleen Gulling
  • Jianxin Hu
  • Patricia E. Morgado
  • Sara Glee Queen
  • Kristen J. Schaffer

Assistant Professors

  • Shawn Stephen Protz
  • Traci Rose Rider

Practice/Research/Teaching Professors

  • Marshall E. Purnell

Emeritus Faculty

  • Peter Batchelor
  • Georgia Bizios
  • Fatih A. Rifki
  • Henry Sanoff

Adjunct Faculty

  • Margret Kentgens-Craig