Minor in Architecture

About the Minor

A minor in Architecture gives students majoring in other disciplines an opportunity to explore architecture through a coherent sequence of coursework. The minor in Architecture can also be used for preparation towards professional graduate study in this field. Interested students should consult the Architecture program director for course selection and scheduling.

The minor requires design studio courses, courses in architectural history, and architectural elective courses. No more than 9.0 credits from a student's major can be used to fulfill the minor requirements.

Program Requirements

Required Courses
Required Architectural History9.0
Choice of Three
Architecture and Society I
Architecture and Society II
Architecture and Society III
Architecture and Society IV
Required Architecture Studios *12.0
Foundation Design I (Non Design Majors)
Foundation Design II
Foundation Design III
Architectural Representation I
Architecture Studio 1A
Architecture Studio 1A
Architecture Studio 1B
Architecture Studio 1C
Architecture Studio 1C
Architecture Studio 2A
Architecture Studio 2B
Elective Architecture Courses **3.0-6.0
Total Credits24.0-27.0

Non-Design Majors will be required to take the following studios: ARCH 107, ARCH 108, ARCH 109, ARCH 211 & ARCH 181

Students who have successfully completed ARCH 192 or VSST 103 should start the studio sequence with ARCH 181

Students who have successfully completed INTR 233 should start the studio sequence with ARCH 183


Electives can be chosen from the ARCH rubric if the prerequisite is satisfied.

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