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Master of Architecture + Master of Urban Planning

Program Requirements and Curriculum

Program A is intended for those students who already have a four-year, pre-professional degree in architecture. All dual MArch MUP students must complete the requirements for a specialization in the MUP program. This is a model for course sequencing - students should carefully plan their particular sequences with both departmental advisors. Students may register for a maximum of one independent study course in each semester, with a maximum career total of two. 

MArch + MUP (program A)

Semester 1: Fall

ARC 605 Foundation Studio (GRG) 7
ARC xxx Technical Methods (GRG) 3
ARC 565 Intellectual Domain (GRG) 3
URP 501 Planning History/Urban Structure 3
Total Semester Credits 16

Semester 2: Spring

ARC 606 Research Studio (GRG) 7
ARC xxx Intellectual Domain (GRG) 3
ARC 566 Technical Methods (GRG) 3
URP 510 Planning Concepts + Controversies 3
Total Semester Credits 16

Semester 3: Fall

ARC 575 Environmental Controls 2 3
ARC xxx Elective 3
URP 691 Colloquium I 1
URP xxx Elective 3
URP 573 Land Use and Physical Planning 3
URP 512 Research Methods for Planners 3
Total Semester Credits 16

Semester 4: Spring

ARC 582 Professional Practice 3
URP 538 Economic Concepts 3
URP 508 Race, Class and Gender 3
URP xxx Elective 3
URP xxx Elective 3
Total Semester Credits 15

Semester 5: Fall

ARC 607 Studio for dual MUP/M.Arch. 4
ARC 555 Structures 3 3
ARC xxx Elective 3
URP 698 Thesis Prep 3
URP 580 Studio for dual MUP/M.Arch. 3
Total Semester Credits 16

Semester 6: Spring

ARC 699 4
ARC xxx Elective 3
URP 699 Thesis 3
URP xxx Elective 3
Total Semester Credits 13
Total Required Credits 92 (52 ARC; 40 PD)

 

 

MArch + MUP (Program B)

Semester 1: Fall

ARC 501 Design Studio 1 7
ARC 511 Architectural Communications 1 3
ARC 531 Architectural History 1 3
ARC 541 Introduction to Building Technology 3
Total Semester Credits 16

Semester 2: Spring

ARC 502 Design Studio 2 7
ARC 512 Architectural Communications 2 3
ARC 534 Architectural History 2 3
ARC 552 Structures 1 3
Total Semester Credits 16

Semester 3: Fall

ARC 503 Design Studio 3 7
ARC 553 Structures 2 3
ARC 611 Architectural Communications 3 3
ARC 575 Environmental Controls 2 3
Total Semester Credits 17

Semester 4: Spring

ARC 504 Design Studio 4 7
ARC 542 Construction Technology 4
ARC 573 Environmental Controls 1 3
ARC 582 Professional Practice 3
Total Semester Credits 17

Semester 5: Fall

ARC 605 Foundation Studio (GRG) 4
ARC xxx Technical Methods (GRG) 3
ARC 562 Architectural Theory 2
ARC xxx Intellectual Domain (GRG) 3
URP 501 Evolution of Urban Structure 3
URP 580 Foundation Studio (linked) 3
Total Semester Credits 17

Semester 6: Spring

ARC 606 Research Studio (GRG) 7
ARC xxx Intellectual Domain (GRG) 3
URP 566 Technical Methods (GRG) 3
URP 510 Planning Concepts + Controversies 3
Total Semester Credits 16

Semester 7: Fall

ARC 555 Structures 3 3
ARC xxx Elective 3
URP 512 Research Methods for Planners 3
URP 573 Land Use and Physical Planning 3
URP xxx Elective 3
URP 691 Colloquium 1 1
Total Semester Credits 16

Semester 8: Spring

URP xxx Elective 3
URP 508 Race, Class and Gender 3
URP 538 Economic Concepts 3
URP 698 Thesis Prep 3
Total Semester Credits 12

Semester 9: Fall

ARC 699 Thesis 4
URP 699 Thesis 3
ARC xxx Elective 3
URP xxx Elective 3
Total Semester Credits 13
Total Required Credits 140 (40 Plan; 100 ARC)

* Dual MArch / MUP students may complete a combination of final project and special project rather than a thesis with permission of both department chairs.