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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 Semester 2: Spring
ARC 605 Foundation Studio (SUNE) 7 ARC 606 Research Studio (SUNE) 7
ARC xxx Technical Methods (SUNE) 3 ARC xxx Intellectual Domain (SUNE) 3
ARC 565 Intellectual Domain (SUNE) 3 ARC 566 Technical Methods (SUNE) 3
PD 501 Planning History/Urban Structure 3 PD 510 Planning Concepts + Controversies 3
Total Semester Credits  16 Total Semester Credits  16
Semester 3: Fall Semester 4: Spring
ARC 575 Environmental Controls 2 3 ARC 582 Professional Practice 3
ARC xxx Cognates 3 PD 538 Economic Concepts 3
PD 691 Colloquium I 1 PD 508 Race, Class and Gender 3
PD xxx Elective 3 PD 473 Land Use and Physical Planning 3
PD xxx Elective 3 PD xxx Elective 3
PD 412 Research Methods for Planners 3 Total Semester Credits  15
Total Semester Credits  16
Semester 6: Spring
Semester 5: Fall ARC 699 4
ARC 607 Studio for dual MUP/M.Arch. 4 ARC xxx Cognates 3
ARC 555 Structures 3 3 PD 699 Thesis 3
ARC xxx Cognates 3 PD xxx Elective 3
PD 699 Thesis Prep 3 Total Semester Credits  13
PD 580 Studio for dual MUP/M.Arch. 3
Total Semester Credits  16 Total Required Credits 92 (52 ARC; 40 PD)

MArch + MUP (Program B)

Semester 1: Fall  Semester 2: Spring
ARC 501 Design Studio 1 7 ARC 502 Design Studio 2 7
ARC 511 Architectural Communications 1 3 ARC 512 Architectural Communications 2 3
ARC 531 Architectural History 1 3 ARC 534 Architectural History 2 3
ARC 541 Introduction to Building Technology 3 ARC 552 Structures 1 3
Total Semester Credits  16 Total Semester Credits  16
Semester 3: Fall Semester 4: Spring
ARC 503 Design Studio 3 7 ARC 504 Design Studio 4 7
ARC 553 Structures 2 3 ARC 542 Construction Technology 4
ARC 611 Computer Modeling 4 ARC 573 Environmental Controls 1 3
ARC 575 Environmental Controls 2 3 ARC 582 Professional Practice 3
Total Semester Credits  17 Total Semester Credits  17
Semester 5: Fall Semester 6: Spring
ARC 605 Foundation Studio (SUNE) 4 ARC 606 Research Studio (SUNE) 7
ARC xxx Technical Methods (SUNE) 3 ARC xxx Intellectual Domain (SUNE) 3
ARC 562 Performance Programming 1 PD 566 Technical Methods (SUNE) 3
ARC xxx Intellectual Domain (SUNE) 3 PD 510 Planning Concepts + Controversies 3
PD 501 Evolution of Urban Structure 3 Total Semester Credits 16
PD 580 Foundation Studio (linked) 3
Total Semester Credits 17 Semester 8: Spring
PD 573 Land Use and Physical Planning 3
Semester 7: Fall PD 508 Race, Class and Gender 3
ARC 555 Structures 3 3 PD 538 Economic Concepts 3
ARC xxx Cognate 3 PD xxx Elective 3
PD 512 Research Methods for Planners 3 Total Semester Credits 12
PD xxx Elective 3
PD xxx Elective 3
PD 691 Colloquium 1 1
Total Semester Credits  16
Semester 9: Fall
ARC 699 Thesis 4
PD 699  Thesis 3
ARC xxx Cognate 3
PD xxx Elective 3
Total Semester Credits  13
Total Required Credits  140 (40 Plan; 100 ARC)