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COURSE SEQUENCE

College of Architecture + Planning


This schedule shows the recommended sequence of courses for the Master of Architecture degree. To modify this schedule, please consult your CAP academic advisor. All required courses listed in the Course Sequence prior to each studio will be a prerequisite for that studio.​

For brief descriptions of courses, see the course catalog.

 

First Year Fall (15-18 SEMESTER hours)

Course Number Course Name Semester hours 
ARCH 5110 Design Studio I (Elemental) 6
ARCH 5510 Architectural Graphics  3
ARCH 5210 Introduction to Architecture
3
ARCH 5350 Structures I
3
Professional Studies or Elective Requirement 3
  

First Year Spring (12-18 SEMESTER hours)
Course Number Course Name Semester hours
ARCH 5120 Design Studio II (Elemental) 6
ARCH 5360 Structures II
3
ARCH 5220 History and Theory of Architecture I 3

Professional Studies or Elective Requirement 3

Professional Studies or Elective Requirement 3


Second Year Fall (12-18 SEMESTER HOURS)
Course Number Course Name Semester hours
ARCH 5130 Design Studio III (Analytical) 6
ARCH 5310 Building Construction & Methods I  3
ARCH 5230 History and Theory of Architecture II
3

Professional Studies or Elective Requirement
3

Professional Studies or Elective Requirement
3


Second Year Spring (12-18 SEMESTER hours)
Course Number Course Name Semester hours
ARCH 5140 Design Studio IV (Analytical) 6
ARCH 5330 Sustainable Systems I 
3
ARCH 5320 Building Construction & Methods II
3

Professional Studies or Elective Requirement
3

Professional Studies or Elective Requirement
3


Third Year Fall (9-18 SEMESTER hours)
Course Number Course Name Semester hours
ARCH 6150 Design Studio V (Reflective) 3
ARCH 5340 Sustainable Systems II
6

Professional Studies or Elective Requirement
3

Professional Studies or Elective Requirement
3

Professional Studies or Elective Requirement
3


Third Year Spring (9-15 Semester Hours)
Course Number Course Name Semester hours
ARCH 6170 Design Studio VI (Reflective) 6
ARCH 6171 Integration Seminar 3

Professional Studies or Elective Requirement
3

Professional Studies or Elective Requirement
3



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