Minor in Architectural Studies

The Minor in Architectural Studies introduces non-architecture undergraduate students to an overview of architecture history, theory, and design.

Overview

Overview

This minor can complement any discipline on campus and is the only minor offered by the School of Architecture. Successful completion requires a minimum of 17 credit hours in architecture.

Required Courses

  • ARCH 101:  Introduction to Architecture (2 hours)
  • ARCH 210: Introduction to the History of World Architecture (3 hours)
  • ARCH 273: Strategies for Architectural Design (3 hours)
  • ARCH 321: Environment, Architecture, and Global Health (3 hours)

Elective Courses

  • ARCH 314: History of World Landscapes (4 hours)
  • ARCH 402: Introduction to the History of Architectural Theory
  • ARCH 403: Special Topics in Architectural Theory (3 hours)
  • ARCH 407: Rome: City of Visible History
  • ARCH 410: Ancient Egyptian & Greek Arch
  • ARCH 411: Ancient Roman Architecture
  • ARCH 412 Medieval Architecture (3 hours)
  • ARCH 414: Baroque & Rococo Arch
  • ARCH 415: Modernity’s Mirror: Nineteenth-Century Architecture 1750-1900 (3 hours)
  • ARCH 416: The Architecture of the United States, c. 1650 to Present
  • ARCH 417: Modern and Contemporary Global Architecture (3 hours)
  • ARCH 418: History of the Urban Environment (5 hours)
  • ARCH 434: Environmental Control Systems 1 (5 hours)
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