Curriculum BArch

Suggested Course Map

Download the Requirements Sequence Chart for a suggested sequence of courses. The sequence chart and the degree requirements listed below apply to students matriculating in fall 2016 and spring 2017.

See Advising Tools for prior academic year sequence charts.

Studio Requirements

Core Studio

Drawing 1
3 units
2D, 3D & 4D
9 units

Architecture Major Requirements

Architecture Studios 1–4
24 units
Design Media (DM) 1–3
9 units
Advanced and Integrated Building Design Studios
24 units
Building Technology (BT):
Materials and Methods
3 units
Structures
3 units
Building Energy
3 units
Integrated Building Systems
3 units
Building Technology Elective (BT)
3 units
Professional Practice
3 units
Internship
0 units
History/Theory (HT)
 
Architectural Analysis
3 units
Architectural Theory
3 units
History/Theory Elective (HT)
3 units
Architecture Elective
3 units

Additional Studio Requirements

Diversity Studies Studio
3 units
Interdisciplinary Studio
3 units
Studio Electives (Recommended: Form + Space and Studio 0)
6 units
Open Electives (any discipline)
6 units

117 total units

Humanities & Sciences Requirements

Writing 1
3 units
Writing 2
3 units
Introduction to the Arts: Antiquity to Early Modern
3 units
Introduction to the Modern Arts
3 units
History of Architecture 1: Antiquity to Baroque
3 units
History of Architecture 2: Enlightenment to Postmodern
3 units
Foundation in Critical Studies
3 units
Physics for Architecture
3 units
Literary & Performing Arts Studies (200 level)
3 units
Philosophy & Critical Theory (200 level)
3 units
Social Science/History (200 level)
3 units
Visual Studies (200 level)
3 units
Humanities & Science (300 level)
3 units
Diversity Studies Seminar
3 units

42 total units