This full six-semester professional curriculum is for students holding baccalaureate degrees with majors in architecture and with majors other than architecture. The program begins with a series of core studios and courses before students progress into the advanced studio sequence. This 105-credit program leads to a professionally accredited Master of Architecture degree.
Students admitted to the MArch 3 program have the opportunity to waive the following courses:
- Building Systems (ARCH 445)
- Structures I (ARCH 447A)
- Structures II (ARCH 448A)
- Architectural History I: Antiquity to Baroque (ARCH 4280)
- Architectural History II: Architecture Since 1880 (ARCH 4284)
- Environmental Systems I (ARCH 438)
- Environmental Systems II (ARCH 439)
Six waived units count toward the degree; all other units must be replaced with general electives.
Master of Architecture: MArch 3
Note: The requirements for this program may be revised. Please visit the MArch 3 Curriculum website for the most up-to-date requirements.
Requirements: 105 units
|Year 1, Fall Semester:|
|ARCH 317||Architectural Design I (MArch 3)||6|
|ARCH 323A||Architectural Representation I (MArch 3)||3|
|ARCH 339||Concepts and Principles of Architecture I||3|
|ARCH 4284||Architectural History II: Architecture Since 1880 2||3|
|Year 1, Spring Semester:|
|ARCH 318||Architectural Design II (MArch 3)||6|
|ARCH 323B||Architectural Representation II (MArch 3)||3|
|ARCH 4280||Architectural History I: Antiquity to Baroque 2||3|
|ARCH 438||Environmental Systems I 2||3|
|Year 2, Fall Semester:|
|ARCH 419||Architectural Design III (MArch 3)||6|
|ARCH 445||Building Systems 2||3|
|ARCH 447A||Structures I 2||3|
|History + Theory & Writing Elective||3|
|Year 2, Spring Semester:|
|ARCH 511||Architectural Design V 1||6|
|ARCH 439||Environmental Systems II 2||3|
|ARCH 448A||Structures II 2||3|
|Year 3, Fall Semester:|
|ARCH 512||Architectural Design VI 1||6|
|ARCH 538C||Advanced Building Systems||3|
|History + Theory Elective||3|
|Year 3, Spring Semester:|
|ARCH 611||Architectural Design VII||6|
|ARCH 580||Design Thinking: Research and Design Methods||3|
|Urban Issues Elective||3|
|Year 4, Fall Semester:|
|ARCH 616||Degree Project||6|
|ARCH 646||Professional Practice I||3|
One studio must be comprehensive.
This course may be waived. The credits for any courses that are waived must be replaced with electives.
For a list of available courses, please refer to the Courses section of the Graduate School of Architecture & Urban Design in this Bulletin.