Master of Science in Architecture (MS Arch) Curriculum

Program Requirements (minimum of 48 total credits), including:

  • 14 credits of directed research (pre-thesis)
  • 7 credits of thesis
  • 12 credits of architecture graduate research group seminars
  • 15 credits of electives, which may include up to six credits of independent study and up to six credits of electives outside the department
Semester 1:    
     
ARC 567 Directed Research 7
ARC xxx Technical Methods 3
ARC xxx Intellectual Domain 3
ARC xxx Elective  3
Total Semester Credits 16  
     
Semester 2:    
     
ARC 567 Directed Research 7
ARC xxx Intellectual Domain 3
ARC xxx Technical Methods  3
ARC xxx Elective 3
Total Semester Credits 16  
     
Semester 3:    
     
ARC 699 Master’s Thesis 7
ARC xxx Elective  3
ARC xxx Elective 3
ARC xxx Elective 3
Total Semester Credits 16  
     
Total Required Credits 48  

Technical Methods Seminars:

Fall Semester

ARC 543 Technical Method- Material Culture

ARC 545 Technical Method- Ecological Practices

ARC 547 Technical Method- Urban Design

ARC 617 Technical Method- Situated Technology

ARC 620 Technical Method- Inclusive Design

Spring Semester

ARC 544 Technical Method- Material Culture

ARC 546 Technical Method- Ecological Practices

ARC 551 Technical Method- Urban Design

ARC 619 Technical Method- Situated Technology

ARC 621 Technical Method- Inclusive Design

Intellectual Domain Seminars:

Fall Semester

ARC 623 Intellectual Domain- Inclusive Design

ARC 625 Intellectual Domain- Situated Technology

ARC 627 Intellectual Domain- Ecological Practices

ARC 629 Intellectual Domain- Urban Design

ARC 632 Intellectual Domain- Material Culture

Spring Semester

ARC 624 Intellectual Domain- Inclusive Design

ARC 626 Intellectual Domain- Situated Technology

ARC 628 Intellectual Domain- Ecological Practices

ARC 630 Intellectual Domain- Urban Design

ARC 633 Intellectual Domain- Material Culture