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School of Architecture

Bachelor of Architecture

First Year - 33.0 Units

First Semester 12.0 Units

  • ARH_110: Studio 1: Conceptual Design Studio
    [Core]
  • FND_113: Sketching for Communication
    [Core]
  • (LA_161: Golden Section/Sacred Geometry, OR LA_123: Design Philosophy: Aesthetics, Logic, and Ethics)
    [Liberal Arts by Advisement ] [Liberal Arts By Advisement]
  • LA_255: College Math
    [Liberal Arts: Math for Environmental Design Requirement] **Take test to determine placement for LA 255/ LA 271/ LA 293.

Second Semester 21.0 Units

  • ARH_150: Studio 2: Spatial Ordering & Form
    [Core]
  • ARH_170: Projective Drawing & Perspective
    [Core]
  • ARH_180: 2D Digital Visual Media
    [Core]
  • LA_108: Composition for the Artist
    [Liberal Arts: Written Communications Requirement] *Recommended Summer course
  • LA_271: College Algebra with Geometry
    [Liberal Arts: Applied Math Requirement]
  • LA_293: Precalculus
    [Liberal Arts: Advanced Math Requirement] *Recommended Summer course

Second Year - 33.0 Units

Third Semester 15.0 Units

  • ARH_210: Studio 3: Site Operations & Tectonic Systems
    [Core]
  • ARH_230: Color, Perception and Space
    [Major]
  • ARH_390: 3D Digital Modeling
    [Major]
  • LA_219: History of Architecture 1
    [Liberal Arts: History of Architecture requirement]

Fourth Semester 18.0 Units

  • ARH_250: Site Culture & Integral Urbanism
    [Core] ---MIDPOINT REVIEW---
  • ARH_240: Site Design & Mapping
    [Major]
  • LA_249: History of Architecture 2
    [Liberal Arts: History of Architecture Requirement]
  • LA_292: Programming & Culture
    [Liberal Arts: Cultural Influences + Human Behavior Requirement] *Recommended Summer course
  • LA_296: Physics for Architects
    [Liberal Arts: Physics Requirement] *Recommended Summer course

Third Year - 36.0 Units

Fifth Semester 15.0 Units

  • ARH_310: Studio 5: Assembly Buildings & Context
    [Major]
  • ARH_320: Structures: Wood & Steel
    [Major]
  • ARH_190: Building Information Modeling
    [Core]
  • LA_319: History of Architecture 3
    [Liberal Arts: History of Architecture Requirement]

Sixth Semester 21.0 Units

  • ARH_350: Studio 6: Sanctuary & Building Performance
    [Major]
  • ARH_330: Structures: Concrete, Masonry, & Tensile Systems
    [Major]
  • LA_429: Architecture Theory
    [Liberal Arts: Written Communications Requirement]
  • ARH_239: Materials & Methods
    [Major]
  • LA_359: Urban Sociology
    [Liberal Arts: Social Factors + Historical Awareness Requirement] ***Recommended Summer Course
  • ***_***:
    [Liberal Arts By Advisement Course] ***Recommended Summer Course (Department Recommendation: Landscape Architecture survey course)

Fourth Year - 33.0 Units

Seventh Semester 15.0 Units

  • ARH_410: Studio 7: Tectonics and Structure
    [Major]
  • ARH_420: Structures: Systems Investigation
    [Major]
  • ARH_430: Climate & Energy Use: Sustainable Strategies
    [Major]
  • ***_***:
    [Non-Architecture Elective]

Eighth Semester 18.0 Units

  • ARH_450: Studio 8: Housing and Comprehensive Design
    [Major]
  • ARH_440: Building Systems: Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing
    [Major]
  • ARH_441: Tectonics: Code Analysis & Building Envelope Documentation
    [Major]
  • LA_449: Urban Design Theory
    [Liberal Arts: Urban Studies Requirement]
  • ***_***:
    [Non-Architecture Elective] ***Recommended Summer Course

Fifth Year - 27.0 Units

Ninth Semester 15.0 Units

  • ARH_510: Studio 9: Mixed Use Urbanisms
    [Major]
  • ARH_475: Professional Practices for Architects
    [Liberal Arts: Professional Practices Requirement]
  • ***_***:
    [Major]
  • ***_***:
    [Non-Architecture Elective]

Tenth Semester 12.0 Units

  • ARH_550: Studio 10: Final Project
    [Major]
  • ***_***:
    [Liberal Arts Elective Course]
  • ***_***:
    [Non-Architecture Elective]