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Master of Science in Architecture

Inclusive Design

Inclusive Design Graduate Research students during a project review.

The Master of Science in Architecture with a specialization in Inclusive Design is intended for individuals who want to pursue a non-studio program of study at the advanced level. It enables students to gain a greater understanding of the relationship between inclusive design and the built environment. A total of 48 credit hours are required; 30 credit hours of these include required courses, and 18 are electives chosen by the student to enhance her/his specific areas of interest. A thesis is required for the completion of the degree. This degree is normally completed in three semesters. Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree in architecture or a field related to inclusive design.

Possible Electives

Students may choose from the recommended list, or choose other electives that best suit their specific area of interest. All of the courses listed below are 3 credits.

American Studies

AMS503 Cultural History

Anthropology

APY513 - Cultural Change

Architecture

ARC561 - Design Education

ARC563 - Gender, Architecture and Urban Space

Family Medicine

FMD603 -  Care for the Underserved

History

HIS545 -  Illness and Health in U.S. History

HIS576 -  Introduction to Disability Studies