Master of Architecture - 3 years

For students with non-architecture degrees (completion of 105 credits is required)

Plan of Study Grid
Fall Semester ICredit Hours
ARC 604 Architecture Design and Theory I 6
ARC 611 Visual Representation 3
ARC 630 Building Technology I: Materials and Methods 3
ARC 667 History of Architecture I 3
 Credit Hours15
Spring Semester II
ARC 605 Architecture Design and Theory II 6
ARC 613 Advanced Visual Representation 3
ARC 631 Building Technology II: Structural Systems 3
ARC 668 History of Architecture II 3
 Credit Hours15
Summer Semester III
ARC 606 Architectural Design and Theory III (Rome Studio) 6
ARC 632 Building Structures I 3
ARC 662 Environmental Building Systems I 3
 Credit Hours12
Fall Semester IV
ARC 607 Architecture Design and Theory IV (Integrated Design) 6
ARC 620 Responsible Architecture 3
ARC 633 Building Structures II 3
ARC 663 Environmental Building Systems II 3
 Credit Hours15
Spring Semester V
ARC 608 Architecture Design (Vertical Studio) 6
History of Architecture Elective 3
Electives (2) 6
 Credit Hours15
Fall Semester VI
ARC 609 Architecture Design (Vertical studio) 6
ARC 652 Management of Professional Practice 3
ARC 699 Directed Research 3
Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Spring Semester VII
ARC 610 Architecture Design Degree Project 6
Professional Elective 3
Electives (3) * 9
 Credit Hours18
 Total Credit Hours105
1

Curriculum notes: this program assumes that the student has completed college level mathematics and physics.

2

Elective (s) may be taken in spring break or summer.

3

The summer studio will partially take place in our University of Miami - Rome/Italy studio.

Master of Architecture - 2 year advanced standing

For students with non-professional degrees in architecture or closely related field (completion of 60 credits is required)

Plan of Study Grid
Fall ICredit Hours
ARC 608 Architecture Design 6
ARC 615 Advanced Visualization Techniques 3
ARC 620 Responsible Architecture 3
Elective (1) 3
 Credit Hours15
Spring I
ARC 609 Architecture Design (Vertical Studio or Rome Studio) 6
History of Architecture Elective 3
Electives (2) 6
 Credit Hours15
Fall II
ARC 607 Architecture Design and Theory IV (Integrated Design) 6
ARC 652 Management of Professional Practice 3
ARC 699 Directed Research 3
Elective (1) 3
 Credit Hours15
Spring II
ARC 610 Architecture Design Degree Project 6
Electives (3) * 9
 Credit Hours15
 Total Credit Hours60
*

Elective (s) may be taken in spring break or summer.

2

Architecture and professional courses completed in a non-professional bachelor’s degree program will be evaluated to identify courses that may be waived in the Master of Architecture Professional Degree Program.

3

Requirements/Recommendations for additional coursework will be contingent on the evaluation of the student’s prior work at the time of admission.

4

An additional summer semester may be added for students with less than 8 Design Studios from a Bachelor of Architecture degree (6 credits).