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Architectural Design & Building Course List

All architecture majors have an advisor in the architecture program with whom they must consult regularly in planning their semester coursework. The total number of courses required for the B.T. program is 38, with 128 total credit hours. Architecture courses (ARCH prefix) require a grade of C+ or higher. Below is a list of coursework that is typically required for Architecture B.T. majors.


Major Course Requirements

Year 1:

• Orientation to Architecture and Construction Technology (AECT 100) 
• Construction Materials (AECT 110)
• Computer Aided Residential Drawing (ARCH 110)
• Architectural Design Graphics (ARCH 125)
• Principles of Wood Frame Construction (CNST 110)
• Architectural design Fundamentals (ARCH 135) 
• Commercial Details (ARCH 220)

Year 2: 

• Architectural Design I (ARCH 140) 
• Commercial Building Systems (CNST 210)
• Statics and Strength of Materials (AECT 150)
• Environmental Systems I (AECT280)
• Architectural Design II (ARCH 240)
• Commercial Building Systems (CNST 210)
• Two Unrestricted Electives

Year 3:

• Architectural Design III (ARCH 330) 
• Architectural Design IV) (ARCH 370)
• Structural Theory (AECT 360)
• Site Engineering and Design(AECT 370)
• Digital design (ARCH 300)
• Environmental Systems II (AECT 350)

 Year 4:

• Architectural Design V (ARCH 430) 
• Architectural Design VI (ARCH 470) 
• Building Science (AECT 450)
• Structural Steel Design (AECT 460)
• Senior Portfolio (ARCH 401)
• Building Codes (AECT 410) 
• Reinforced Concrete Design (AECT 480)

 

Additional Courses

Liberal Arts and Science Requirements

Year 1:

• Mathematics by advisement (MATH ___) 
• Freshman, or Advanced Composition by advisement (ENGL ___)
• General Physics (PHYS 150)
• One Liberal Arts and Sciences Elective

Year 2:

• Public Speaking (COMM 100) 
• History of World and Western Architecture I (HUMN 241)
• History of World and Western Architecture II (HUMN 242)

Year 3:

• Two Liberal Arts and Sciences Electives

Year 4:

• Two Liberal Arts and Sciences Electives


 

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Last Updated: 6/24/13