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    Master of Architecture Sample Curriculum

    1st Year Fall 1st Year Spring
    ARCH 541 (6)
    Design Studio I: Elements
    ARCH 542 (6)
    Design Studio II: House
    ARCH 505 (3)
    Introduction to Architecture
    ARCH 485 (3)
    System: Structural Analysis
    ARCH 500 (3)
    History of Architectural Ideas I
    ARCH 501 (3)
    Contemporary Architecture
    ARCH 506 (3)
    Design Communication I
    ARCH 507 (3)
    Design Communication II

    ARCH 565 (3)
    Architectural Practice

    (Credit hours: 15) 

    (Credit hours: 18) 

    2nd Year Fall 2nd Year Spring
    ARCH 543 (6)
    Design Studio III: Neighborhood
    ARCH 544 (6)
    Design Studio IV: Institution (CBD)
    ARCH 403 (3)
    Building Systems I
    ARCH 404 (3)
    Building Systems II
    ARCH 486 (3)
    Building Design: Mechanics
    ARCH 503 (3)
    Advanced History/Theory Elective
    ARCH 508 (3)
    Design Communication III
    ARCH 436/7 (3)
    Materials Elective
    ARCH 520 (3)
    Introduction to Urbanism
    Architecture Elective (3)

    (Credit hours: 18) 

    (Credit hours: 18) 

    3rd Year Fall 3rd Year Spring
    ARCH 545 (6)
    Studio V: Metropolis
    ARCH 593 (6)
    Studio VI: Metropolis
    ARCH 561 or ARCH 562 or ARCH 563 (3)
    Professional Practice Elective
    ARCH 560 (3)
    Integrated Building Delivery Practice
    ARCH 502 (3)
    Advanced History/Theory Elective
    Architecture Elective (3)
    Architecture Elective (3) Architecture Elective (3)
    Architecture Elective (3)

    (Credit hours: 18) 

    (Credit hours: 15) 

     Total credit hours for M.Arch. degree: 102 

    Curriculum will be implemented beginning in Fall 2014.