Sample Curriculum

First Year Pre-professional Program

First year for students admitted to the Fall-Spring Architectural Design Studio:

First Year — Fall

Code Title Hours
ARCH 1015 Architectural Design I 5
ARCH 1212 Design Thinking I: Foundations in History 2
  PHYS 1044/1040L Physics for Architects I 4
  MATH 1213 Plane Trigonometry, MATH 2023 Mathematical Thought, MATH 2043 Survey of Calculus, or MATH 2053 Finite Mathematics 3
  ENGL 1013 Composition I 3
  UNIV 1001 University Perspectives 1
  Total Semester hours 18

First Year — Spring

Code Title Hours
ARCH 1025 Architectural Design II 5
ARCH 1222 Design Thinking II: Foundations in History 2
  Science Core requirement. Recommended: PHYS 1054/1050L Physics for Architects II 4
  MATH 1213 Plane Trigonometry, MATH 2023 Mathematical Thought, MATH 2043 Survey of Calculus, or MATH 2053 Finite Mathematics 3
  ENGL 1023 Composition II 3
  Total Semester hours 17

 

First year students admitted to the Summer-Summer Architectural Design Studio

First Year  — Fall

Code Title Hours
  Fine Arts or Humanities Requirement 3
  PHYS 1044/1040L Physics for Architects I 4
  HIST 2003 or 2013 American History or PLSC 2003, American Government 3
  MATH 1213 Plane Trigonometry, MATH 2023 Mathematical Thought, MATH 2043 Survey of Calculus, or MATH 2053 Finite Mathematics 3
  ENGL 1013 Composition I 3
  UNIV 1001 University Perspectives 1
  Total Semester hours 16

First Year  — Spring

Code Title Hours
  Fine Arts Core Requirement 3
  Science Core requirement. Recommended: PHYS 1054/1050L Physics for Architects II 4
  ENGL 1023 Composition II 3
  Humanities Core Requirement 3
  Social Science Core Requirement 3
  Total Semester hours 16

Summer Session I

Code Title Hours
 ARCH 1015 Architectural Design I 5
 ARCH 1212 Design Thinking I: Foundations in Technology 2
  Total Semester hours 7

Summer Session II

Code Title Hours
 ARCH 1025 Architectural Design II 5
 ARCH 1222 Design Thinking II: Foundations in History 2
  Total Semester hours 7

 

Second Year Pre-professional Program

Second Year — Fall

Code Title Hours
ARCH 2016 Architectural Design III 6
ARCH 2233 History of Architecture I 3
ARCH 2113 Architectural Structures I 3
ARCH 2132  Environmental Technology I 2
  Social Science Core requirement 3
  Total Semester hours 17

Second Year — Spring

Code Title Hours
ARCH 2026 Architectural Design IV 6
ARCH 2243 History of Architecture II 3
ARCH 2123 Architectural Studies II 3
  Social Science Core requirement (students who elected summer studio may have completed this requirement ) 3
  Total Semester hours 15

 

Third Year Pre-professional Program

Third Year — Fall

Code Title Hours
ARCH 3016 Architectural Design V 6
ARCH 3134 Building Materials and Assemblies 4
ARCH 4433 History of Architecture III 3
  Fine Arts or Humanities Core requirement (students who elected summer studio may have completed this requirement) 3
  Total Semester hours 16

Third Year — Spring

Code Title Hours
ARCH 3026 Architectural Design V - Technology Studio 6
ARCH 4523 Architectural Theory 3
  Social Science Core requirement 3
  Fine Arts or Humanities Core requirement (students who elected summer studio may have completed this requirement) 3
  Total Semester hours 15

 

Fourth Year Professional Program 

Fourth Year for students who participate in the Rome Program, Fall Semester

Fourth Year — Fall

Code Title Hours
ARCH 4116 Architectural Design Studio - Rome 6
ARCH 4023 Advanced Architectural Studies, Rome 6
ARCH 4653 Architecture of the City (required) 3
  Total Semester hours 15

Fourth Year — Spring

Code Title Hours
ARCH 4026 Comprehensive Studio 6
ARCH 4154 Environmental Technology II & Building Systems 4
  Professional Elective 3
  Free Elective 3
  Total Semester hours 16

 

Fourth Year for students who participate in the Rome program, Spring Semester

Fourth Year — Fall

Code Title Hours
ARCH 4016 Comprehensive Studio 6
ARCH 4154 Environmental Technology & Building Systems 4
  Professional Elective 3
   Free Elective 3
  Total Semester hours 16

Fourth Year  — Spring

Code Title Hours
ARCH 4116 Architectural Design Studio - Rome 6
ARCH 4023 Advanced Architectural Studies, Rome 6
 ARCH 4653 Architecture of the City (required) 3
  Total Semester hours 15

 

Fourth Year for students who participate in the study abroad program, Summer Semester

Fourth Year — Fall

Code Title Hours
ARCH 4016 Comprehensive Studio 6
ARCH 4154 Environmental Technology II & Building Systems 4
  Professional Elective 3
  Free Elective 3
  Total Semester hours 16

Fourth Year — Spring

Code Title Hours
ARCH 4026 Comprehensive Studio 6
  Professional Elective 3
  Free Electives 6
  Total Semester hours 15

Summer Design Studio (before third year or after fourth year)

Code Title Hours
ARCH 4126 Architectural Design 6
  Total Semester hours 6

 

Fifth Year Professional Program 

Fifth Year — Fall

Code Title Hours
ARCH 5016 Option Studio I 6
ARCH 5314 Professional Practice 4
  Free Elective 3
  Professional Elective 3
  Total Semester hours 16

 Fifth Year — Spring

Code Title Hours
ARCH 5026 Option Studio II 6
  Free Elective 3
  Professional Electives 6
  Total Semester hours 15

 

Total Credit Hours  161  (UNIV 1011 does not apply to degree requirements.)

First Year Pre-professional Program

First year for students admitted to the Fall-Spring Architectural Design Studio

First Year — Fall

Code Title Hours
ARCH 1015 Architectural Design I 5
ARCH 1212 Design Thinking I: Foundations in Technology 2
  PHYS 1044/1040: Physics for Architects I 4
  ENGL 1013 Composition I 3
  UNIV 1001 University Perspectives 1
  Total Semester hours 15

First Year — Spring

Code Title Hours
ARCH 1025 Architectural Design II 5
ARCH 1222 Design Thinking II: Foundations in History 2
  Science Core requirement. Recommended: PHYS 1054/1050L Physics for Architects II 4
  ENGL 1023 Composition II 3
  MATH 1213 Plane Trigonometry, MATH 2033 Mathematical Thought, MATH 2043 Survey of Calculus, or MATH 2053 Finite Mathematics 3
  Total Semester hours 17

 

First year for students admitted to the Summer-Summer Architectural Design Studio

First Year — Fall

Code Title Hours
  PHYS 1044/1040L Physics for Architects I 4
  MATH 1213 Plane Trigonometry, MATH 2033 Mathematical Thought, MATH 2043 Survey of Calculus, or MATH 2053 Finite Mathematics 3
  HIST 2003 or 2013 American History or PLSC 2003, American Government 3
  ENGL 1013 Composition I 3
  Fine Arts or Humanities Core requirement 3
  UNIV 1001 University Perspectives 1
  Total Semester hours 16

First Year — Spring

Code Title Hours
  Fine Arts Core requirement 3
  Social Science Core requirement 3
  Humanities Core requirement 3
  Science Core requirement. Recommended: PHYS 1054/1050L Physics for Architects II 4
  ENGL 1023 Composition II 3
  Total Semester hours 16

Summer Session I

Code Title Hours
 ARCH 1015 Architectural Design I 5
 ARCH 1212 Design Thinking I: Foundations in Technology 2
  Total Semester hours 7

 Summer Session II

Code Title Hours
 ARCH 1025 Architectural Design II 5
 ARCH 1222 Design Thinking II: Foundations in History 2
  Total Semester hours 7

 

Second Year Pre-professional Program

Second Year — Fall

Code Title Hours
ARCH 1013 Diversity and Design 3
ARCH 2233 History of Architecture I 3
ARCH 2132 Environmental Technology I 2
  HIST 2003 or 2013 American History or PLSC 2003, American Government (unless already taken) 3
  Interdisciplinary Core requirement 3
  Social Science requirement 3
  Total Semester hours 17

Second Year — Spring

Code Title Hours
ARCH 2243 History of Architecture II 3
  Interdisciplinary Core requirement 3
  Fine Arts or Humanities Core (unless already taken) 3
  Free Elective 3
  Social Science Core requirement 3
  Total Semester hours 15

 

Third Year — Fall

Code Title Hours
ARCH 4433 History of Architecture III 3
  Upper-Level Arts and Science 3000+ Course Requirement 3
  Interdisciplinary Core requirement 3
  Concentration/Minor Elective 3
  Social Science Requirement (unless already taken) 3
  Total Semester hours 15

Third Year — Spring

Code Title Hours
ARCH 4523 Architectural Theory 3
  Concentration/Minor Elective 3
  Upper-Level Arts and Science 3000+ Course Requirement 3
  Fine Arts or Humanities Core Requirement 3
  Total Semester hours 12

 

Fourth Year — Fall

Code Title Hours
  Free Elective 6
  Concentration/Minor Elective 9
  Total Semester hours 15

Fourth Year — Spring

Code Title Hours
  Upper-Level Arts and Science 3000+ Course Requirement 3
  Free Elective 3
  Concentration/Minor Elective 9
  Total Semester hours 15

 

  Total Credit Hours  120  (UNIV 1011 does not apply toward degree requirements.)