The Master of Science in Architecture (M.Sc.Arch.) is a one year, three semester program (completion of 36 credits is required). The program offers a critical and professional environment to investigate design strategies and design challenges in relation to the most pressing issues of the 21st century: resilient design, tropical and subtropical architectures, identity in a globalized world, health care design, housing design, conservation of the built environment and the effect of embedded technologies on design. The Master of Science in Architecture program is designed to provide a skills and knowledge base for professional application as well as future advanced doctoral study.

Master of Science in Architectural Design

Concentrates on design by requiring two advanced Graduate Studios, Electives and a Master's Thesis in Design.

Plan of Study Grid
FallCredit Hours
ARC 608 Architecture Design (Upper Level) 6
ARC 629 Research in Design-Methods and Procedures 3
Elective (1) 3
 Credit Hours12
Spring
ARC 609 Architecture Design (Upper Level) 6
ARC 699 Directed Research 3
Electives (2) 6
 Credit Hours15
Summer
ARC 610 Architecture Design Degree Project (Design Thesis) 6
Elective (1) 3
 Credit Hours9
 Total Credit Hours36

Master of Science in Architectural Studies

Offers a more theoretically oriented program with Research, History and Theory Electives, other Electives and a written Master's Thesis.

Plan of Study Grid
FallCredit Hours
ARC 629 Research in Design-Methods and Procedures 3
History of Architecture Elective 3
Electives (2) 6
 Credit Hours12
Spring
ARC 699 Directed Research 3
History of Architecture Elective 3
Electives (2) 6
 Credit Hours12
Summer
ARC 610 Architecture Design Degree Project (Written Thesis) 6
Electives (2) 6
 Credit Hours12
 Total Credit Hours36