3.5-Year M.Arch/MFA Curriculum

Curriculum Effective Fall 2021

Semester 1: Fall       
ARC 501  Design Studio 1  7  
ARC 511  Architectural Media 1  3  
ARC 531 Architectural History 1  3  
ARC 541 Environmental Systems 1 3  
Total Semester Credits    16  
       
Semester 2: Spring       
ARC 502 Design Studio 2  7  
ARC 512  Architectural Media 2  3  
ARC 534  Architectural History 2  3  
ARC 552  Structures 1  3  
Total Semester Credits    16  
       
Semester 3: Fall       
ARC 503  Design Studio 3  7  
ARC 553 Structures 2 3  
ARC 611 Architectural Media 3  3  
ARC 573  Environmental Systems 2 3  
ARC 562 Architectural Theory 2  
Total Semester Credits    18  
       
Semester 4: Spring       
ARC 504  Design Studio 4  7  
ARC 542  Construction Technology  4  
ARC 575  Environmental Systems 3 3  
ARC 582  Professional Practice  3  
Total Semester Credits    17  
       
Semester 5: Fall       
ARC 607/5  Research Studio (Situated Technology) 7  
ARC 555 Structures 3 3  
ARC XXX Intellectual Domain (Situated Technology)* 3  
DMS 531 Graduate Seminar 1 3  
Total Semester Credits    16  
       
Semester 6: Spring      
ARC 606 Research Studio (Situated Technology) 7  
DMS XXX Media Theory 3  
DMS XXX Production Course 3  
DMS XXX Production Course 3  
Total Semester Credits   16  
       
Semester 7: Fall       
ARC 698 Research Methods 3  
ARC XXX Elective  3  
DMS 570 Media Theory  3  
DMS XXX Production Elective 3  
DMS XXX Production Elective 3  
Total Semester Credits   15  
       
Semester 8: Spring      
ARC XXX Directed Research 3  
DMS 532 Graduate Seminar 2 3  
DMS XXX Media Theory 3  
DMS XXX Production Course 3  
DMS XXX Directed Elective 3  
Total Semester Credits    15  
       
Semester 9: Fall      
ARC 699  Thesis 7  
DMS XXX Media Theory 3  
DMS XXX Directed Elective 3  
DMS XXX Production Course 3  
Total Semester Credits   16  
       
       
       
Total Program Credits:    103 ARC; 42 MFA  
       

*Technical Methods Seminars:

Fall Semester

ARC 543 Technical Method- Material Culture

ARC 545 Technical Method- Ecological Practices

ARC 547 Technical Method- Urban Design

ARC 617 Technical Method- Situated Technology

ARC 620 Technical Method- Inclusive Design

Spring Semester

ARC 544 Technical Method- Material Culture

ARC 546 Technical Method- Ecological Practices

ARC 551 Technical Method- Urban Design

ARC 619 Technical Method- Situated Technology

ARC 621 Technical Method- Inclusive Design

*Intellectual Domain Seminars:

Fall Semester

ARC 623 Intellectual Domain- Inclusive Design

ARC 625 Intellectual Domain- Situated Technology

ARC 627 Intellectual Domain- Ecological Practices

ARC 629 Intellectual Domain- Urban Design

ARC 632 Intellectual Domain- Material Culture

Spring Semester

ARC 624 Intellectual Domain- Inclusive Design

ARC 626 Intellectual Domain- Situated Technology

ARC 628 Intellectual Domain- Ecological Practices

ARC 630 Intellectual Domain- Urban Design

ARC 633 Intellectual Domain- Material Culture