2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Bachelor of Architecture

109 credits

Admission requirements
Portfolio of CAP first year work including design, design communication media work and writing examples; a minimum GPA of 2.75 overall in the CAP first-year courses; transfer requests are addressed on a case-by-case basis.

Retention standards
Students in the B.Arch and BA/BS undergraduate degree programs receiving grades below C- in two consecutive Professional Studies (per NAAB) required courses (i.e., ARCH 201, 202; ARCH 214, 314; ARCH 218, 318; ARCH 229, 329, etc.) must repeat the sequence of both courses.

12 credits from electives in ARCH, PLAN, LA, and CAP (excludes required courses in the professional curriculum, University Core Curriculum courses, and general electives)

Total Credit Hours:12

Degree requirements

ARCH 100Introduction to Architecture

2

ARCH 201Architectural Design

4

ARCH 202Architectural Design

4

ARCH 214Architectural Building Technology 1

3

ARCH 218Structural Systems 1

3

ARCH 229History of Architecture 1

3

ARCH 251Introduction to Social and Environmental Justice in Design

3

ARCH 263Digital Design

3

ARCH 273Environmental Systems 1

3

ARCH 301Architectural Design

5

ARCH 302Architectural Design

5

ARCH 314Architectural Building Technology 2

3

ARCH 318Structural Systems 2

3

ARCH 329History of Architecture 2

3

ARCH 340Introduction to Historic Preservation for Architects

3

ARCH 373Environmental Systems 2

3

ARCH 400Comprehensive Architecture Studio

6

ARCH 403Architecture Design Studio

6

ARCH 404Architecture Final Project Studio

6

ARCH 320Introduction to Professional Practice

3

ARCH 418Structural Systems 3

3

ARCH 420Professional Practice

3

ARCH 424Research and Programming Methods in Architecture

3

ARCH 455Architectural Internship

0

CAP 101Environmental Design and Planning 1

3

CAP 102Environmental Design and Planning 2

3

CAP 161Design Communications Media 1

2

CAP 162Design Communications Media 2

2

LA 100Introduction to Landscape Architecture

2

PLAN 100Introduction to Urban Planning and Development

2



Total Credit Hours: 109

Students are required to complete a minimum of 14 consecutive weeks of a non-credit internship in either the fall or the spring semester of their fourth year.